Program Specialist – Violence Prevention

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Work type: Staff (Temporary)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Title IX
Division: Student Affairs

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Position Summary:

The Violence Prevention Specialist will play a critical role in violence prevention awareness and education programs, marketing campaigns, and events designed to raise the consciousness of the campus community on the broad social issues of sex and gender-based violence, as well as the resources and support services available for the campus community. The position requires developing, delivering, and assessing workshops and presentations; facilitating difficult dialogues in group settings; developing and implementing prevention and awareness campaigns; managing interns and volunteers; planning events; collaborating with campus and community partners; and other work as assigned.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop, deliver, and assess prevention and awareness education and outreach programming related to topics covering healthy relationships, relationship abuse, consent, sexual assault, stalking, sexual harassment, and other closely related subjects to various college audiences
  • Conduct tabling, workshops, presentations, programs, and other education and outreach efforts for students
  • Develop, train, and manage a peer education group
  • Manage violence prevention social media accounts
  • Assist in training peer educators, resident assistants, student leaders, and incoming students during orientation
  • Oversee critical projects to support student activism around sex/gender discrimination and consent
  • Supervise interns and volunteers by assigning and overseeing projects
  • Plan special events and manage volunteers
  • Assist with assessment and benchmarking for Title IX education initiatives
  • Collaborate with other departments and individuals to assist with Title IX-related goals and initiatives
  • Support other special projects and initiatives

The Office of Title IX leads Rollins College’s efforts to prevent and respond to sex and gender-based discrimination and sexual misconduct, which includes sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating and domestic violence, stalking, sexual exploitation, coercion, and retaliation, as well as any other form of gender-based discrimination. The office seeks to promote a campus climate of care, respect, and accountability that supports students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Additional information can be found at

Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
  • General understanding of gender and interpersonal violence and its impact on individuals and communities in the greater social context, as well as the impact of victimization, trauma, and rape culture within a global society and specifically within the population we serve
  • Program facilitation and presentation skills
  • Comfort speaking with people from diverse backgrounds about sensitive subject-matter
  • Educational campaign development, marketing, and graphic design skills
  • Technological skills including graphic design, social media, word processing, database software, and online research
  • Motivated self-starter with a flexible disposition and willingness to work as part of a collaborative team
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail
  • Commitment to serving a diverse student and employee population with cultural competence and sensitivity
  • Professionalism and proper office etiquette, with an expectation to uphold Rollins’
  • Service Excellence standards

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a violence prevention education role
  • Previous experience working in a higher education environment
  • Interest in issues of diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice
  • Interest in legal compliance under Title IX, VAWA, Campus Save Act, and other applicable federal laws
  • Volunteer management and supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of basic and complex issues of diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, power, privilege and unconscious bias, and how they impact anti-violence work and activism

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

The pay rate is $15.00 - $21.00 per hour, based on experience.

This is a part-time position working less than 1,000 hours/year. This position will work approximately 20 hours per week. Some night and weekend hours required.

There are no benefits associated with this position.

Our Values:


Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

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