Department: NE Ctr Research on Youth, Fam & School-4425
Description of Work:
The Project Director will oversee all activities of the Sexual Violence Prevention Center (SVPC) (location Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota) alongside Dr. Katie Edwards (Principal Investigator, University of Nebraska Lincoln) and Lee Paiva (IMpower United). More specifically, the person in this position will oversee day-to day operations of the SVPC including all programming, research, administrative, grant-writing, and training/technical assistance activities. The person in this position will also supervise alongside PI Edwards and Paiva all staff and students of the SVPC. In addition to overseeing day-to-day activities, the person in this position will lead strategic planning and sustainability and expansion efforts of the SVPC.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See https://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in indigenous studies, psychology, sociology, public health, social work, family studies, criminology, or a highly related field and three years of experience working with tribal communities. Experience working with and/or extensive knowledge of sexual violence prevention and/or intervention. Knowledge of the multitude of Native American cultures, traditions, and histories. Must have project management experience, grant writing experience, research experience, exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills, the ability to multi-task, a documented history of managing multiple staff and/or students, and an enduring commitment to community-led work to prevention of sexual violence. Must have a valid driver's license and meet University driver eligibility requirements.
Master's degree in indigenous studies, psychology, sociology, public health, social work, family studies, criminology, or a highly related field. Previous experience with nonprofit management is highly desired as is previous experience with large-scale research studies with intervention and training components.
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.