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Prevention & Evaluation Specialist
Prevention & Evaluation Specialist
Supervised by: Director of Education and Outreach Programming
Full-time Equivalency: Full-Time renewable through July 31, 2018
Salary: $42,000 annually plus benefits

The Prevention and Evaluation Specialist (PES) is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of prevention programming throughout Dane County. This position is supervised by the Director of Education and Outreach Programming (DE). The PES position is contingent upon funding through the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault (WCASA) through a Rape Prevention Education (RPE) grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The grant funds the PES through July 31, 2018.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide Prevention Education at Oregon and East High School (20%)
  • Oversee Gender Equity Clubs at Oregon and East high schools, developing meeting agendas, recruitment strategies, and school-wide activities that align with the RPE goals.
  • Implement evidence-based curriculum at Gender Equity Clubs in alignment with RPE requirements.
  • In collaboration with the DE, develop multi-session prevention curriculua for high school health classes and middle schools.

Supervise GameChanger Program (20%)
  • Develop meeting agendas, recruitment strategies, and county-wide activities with the GameChangers that align with the RPE goals.
  • Manage all aspects of GameChanger meetings, including coordinating meals, keep meetings on pace, lead participants through agenda items.
  • Plan GameChanger-determined final projects (such as podcast, public service announcement, etc.) in collaboration with the DE, Development and Marketing Director and the Executive Director.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with, and feedback to, youth advisory board and faciliators including email, phone calls, etc. regarding scheduling and upcoming events and program needs.

Evaluation (20%)
  • Develop and implement evaulation strategies to ensure RPE goals are met.
  • Work with WCASA to develop a logic model and evaluation plan, including collaborating with the Dane County Youth Assessement survey to increase understanding of sexual violence victimization and perpetration.

Oversee Rape Prevention Education Grant (20%)
  • Ensure RPE workplan goals are met with support from the DE and WCASA.
  • Ensure completion of grant reporting requirements, including narrative and data collection.
  • Document best practicies for multi-year implementation.
  • Manage all logistical aspects of RPE projects and events.

Program and General Support (20%)
  • Help develop and implement short and long-range prevention and evaluation goals and objectives.
  • Participate in staff meetings and in-services, maintain regular contact with staff and supervisor, and document services provided.
  • Provide technical and emotional support to other members of the team.
  • Participate in the general upkeep of office space.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Complete RCC Outreach Educator and Helpline training programs. After completing training, provide Helpline coverage as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Robust understanding of sexual violence, primary prevention and evaluation.
  • Ability to effectively build strong relationships with youth, adult and diverse audiences.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred though relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Advanced program planning skills and ability to think through logistics of complex projects and events.
  • Detail oriented and highly organized.
  • Possess computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Personal and professional experience with, and/or the commitment and capacity to learn, gender identity competency and cultural competency in African American, Latin@, Asian and other cultures represented in Dane County.
  • Excellent public speaking, verbal communication and written communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and maintain materials, data, meeting minutes and logistics.
  • Comfort and competence in working independently and as part of a team.
  • Access to reliable private transportation with appropriate license and insurance and ability to travel throughout Dane County.
  • Available to work flexible work hours to include some evenings and weekends.
  • Satisfactory Criminal Background Check.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English.
  • Experience developing outcome-driven curriculua for diverse audiences.
  • Experience with statistical evaluation.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Create Suite, Publisher, social media applications, and video production tools.

Work Environment and Physical Demands
  • Work is primarily performed in an office setting and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, fax machines and filing cabinets.
  • Occasionally requires the ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time, and to move about and position self efficiently.
  • Requires the ability to adjust vision and focus to review documents and spreadsheets.
  • Occasionally requires the ability to move or transport supplies or equipment weighing up to 20 pounds unassisted, while ascending or descending stairs.

To apply, e-mail a cover letter addressing your interest and qualifications for the position, the completed supplemental questionnaire (click here to download), and your resume to Eileen Zeiger at info@danecountyrcc.org. Please indicate "Prevention and Evaluation Specialist Position" on the subject line of the email. Preference will be given to applications received by Sunday, February 12, 2017. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

EEOC employer with Affirmative Action plan.