Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence and nondiscrimination in its educational program and employment practices and encourages candidates who will further advance the goal of fostering a diverse and inclusive community. As one of the nation’s finest institutions of higher learning, Swarthmore College is global in outlook and draws students from around the nation and world. The 425‐acre campus is a designated arboretum, complete with gardens, rolling lawns, a creek, wooded hills, and hiking trails in the Crum Woods.
This position will assist the Title IX Coordinator and Title IX Prevention and Education Team with events, publications, website content, and community building. This position will be charged with creating student-friendly content for the website; in addition, they will create new brochures, posters, and other publications to support campus efforts of preventing sexual misconduct and clearly explaining the resources and response options available. In addition, this position will assist with organizing and publicizing educational programming throughout the year on the topics of healthy relationships, consent, bystander intervention, and survivor support. This position will increase the capacity for ongoing, sustained prevention programming, designed by the Title IX Coordinator, the Violence Prevention Educator, and the rest of the Title IX Prevention and Education Team. This position will assist the Title IX Coordinator with logistical support for report case documentation and creating materials for and scheduling cases for the Title IX Coordinator and Title IX Deputies. This role will serve as the witness support coordinator and will meet with individual witnesses to discuss their role as a witness within the SAHP and assist in accessing various Title IX support/assistance.
Overall, this position will assist with creating student focused resources and community building, provide logistical support to the Title IX Coordinator with reporting documentation, provide case management logistical support, including creation of materials/notification and scheduling to the Title IX Coordinator/Title IX Deputies, and provide support for witnesses in the student cases. This position is full time for an 12 month term and is possibly renewable.
At least three (3) years of work experience
Ability to collaborate with students and staff as part of various teams
Trauma Informed background, especially related to sexual assault
Knowledge of (or willingness to learn about) Title IX, the Clery Act and Swarthmore College policies and procedures
Ability to observe strict confidentiality
Sensitivity and demonstrated commitment to advancing issues of diversity
Demonstrated interest in issues of gender, sexuality, healthy relationships education, and/or sexual misconduct or violence prevention.
Background in offering presentations for these sensitive subject matters.
Demonstrated strengths with interpersonal communications and high degree of professional decorum
Advanced computer literacy and skills required, including knowledge of Word, Excel, e-calendar systems, cloud management (i.e. Swatfiles), Banner, webpage maintenance, Website system (Drupal), maxient and internet proficiency.
Master’s degree preferred
Experience in planning or executing large events
Experience in working on issues of gender, sexuality, healthy relationships, and/or sexual misconduct or violence prevention
The position is full-time, 35 hours per week. This position offers a competitive benefits package and paid time off. Click here to view employee testimonials and learn about what it’s like to be a part of the Swarthmore community.
Swarthmore College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Since its founding in 1864, Swarthmore College has given students the knowledge, insight, skills, and experience to become leaders for the common good. Offering a liberal arts and engineering curriculum, the College is private, yet open to all regardless of financial need. It is also decidedly global in outlook, drawing students from around the world and all 50 states. The diversity of perspectives represented by Swarthmore students, faculty, and staff - including different viewpoints, identities, and histories - contributes to the community's strong sense of open dialogue and engagement with ideas and issues.