University of Charleston

Posted November 13, 2019

Project Coordinator – Sexual Awareness and Violence Education (SAVE) Program

Office of Student Life

The University of Charleston seeks candidates for the full-time position of the Project Coordinator of the Sexual Awareness and Violence Education (SAVE) program under the Department of Justice, Office of Violence against Women (OVW) campus grant to reduce sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking (SADVDVS). The position will report to the Director of Residence Life and Judicial Affairs.

The Project Coordinator of the SAVE program will have primary responsibility for oversight of campus programming and events provided under the OVW campus grant to reduce sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking for all University of Charleston students.

The position is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice until September 30, 2022 and therefore contingent on the renewal of the award. Although the position is paid with federal funds, the individual will be governed by University of Charleston policies and procedures.



  • Grant oversight.
  • Budget oversight per requirements for years 1-3
  • Assessment and reporting of outcomes
  • Assess the student needs by administering a campus climate survey.
  • Create educational materials and toolkits to be given to students, faculty, and staff.
  • Student programming and events.
  • Plan and execute a comprehensive program of activities and events designed to engage and educate students about the areas of SADVDVS, taking into account the diverse needs of residents, commuters and online students
  • Select and arrange guest speakers
  • Coordinate trainings for students, faculty, staff, and external resources
  • Coordinate trainings specific to sub-populations such as athletes and international students
  • Act as the liaison between all internal and external resources per EMOU and IMOU requirements.
  • Including oversight of the Coordinated Community Response Team (CCRT)
  • Member of the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) team
  • Assess and track student completion of orientation and other programming/events.
  • Other duties assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or related field and at least three years of experience working with SADVDVS issues is required
  • A Master’s degree in higher education, counseling, or related field or working toward such a degree, and experience with student activities and Greek Life is preferred
  • The successful candidate should demonstrate the following:
    • Experience working with SADVDVS and understanding of best practices
    • A commitment to diversity
    • The ability to work well with a team
    • Good communication and relationship building skills
    • Experience managing budgets
    • Advanced organization and logistics skills
    • Experience with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint


Interested applicants should submit cover letter, a current resume, and contact information for three professional references to:

University of Charleston
Ryan White, Director of Residence Life & Judicial Affairs
2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE, Charleston, WV  25304

The University of Charleston is an Equal Opportunity Employer