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Hazing Prevention Specialist

Company:
University of Washington
Job Location:
Seattle, Washington
Category:
Student Affairs and Services
Community Standards and Student Conduct at the University of Washington has an outstanding opportunity for a Hazing Prevention Specialist. Community Standards and Student Conduct (CSSC) fosters a developmental approach to the behavioral and educational needs of UW students. Through a variety of approaches CSSC strives to maximize individual student success while upholding community standards and advancing the University's values. CSSC is guided in this work by the values of integrity, inclusiveness, and compassion.

Washington State House Bill 1751, concerning hazing prevention and reduction at institutions of higher education, was signed into law in June of 2022, and a new Hazing Prevention Specialist position was created as a result. This position will serve as a tri-campus leader ensuring the University is in compliance with HB 1751. They will develop and implement University-wide prevention education and services for communities such as fraternities and sororities, Registered Student Organizations, Recreation Club Sports, and athletic teams as well as employees and volunteers who have direct ongoing contact with students. They are responsible for establishing and maintaining hazing prevention committees at UW Seattle, UW Bothell and UW Tacoma as well as tracking hazing investigations, and creating websites and reports consistent with the law. The Hazing Prevention Specialist will report to the Director of Community Standards & Student Conduct on the Seattle campus, and will maintain close relationships with Student Conduct Directors at UW Bothell and Tacoma.

Responsibilities:
  • Program Development and Implementation
  • Develop and implement a multi-dose, multi-year hazing prevention curriculum for students and employees which will include: hazing awareness, prevention, and intervention; the signs and dangers of hazing; and institutional prohibition of and policies on hazing.
  • Develop and implement hazing-specific educational initiatives that will be utilized across the University.
  • Ensure that prevention programming content is coordinated with larger University prevention and education goals.
  • Create a public facing website for students, parents, guardians and volunteers to view the required hazing prevention training.
  • Develop strong working relationships with Fraternity and Sorority Life, Registered Student Organizations, Intercollegiate Athletics, Recreation Club Sports and Intramurals, and First Year Programs / New Student Orientation, the Graduate School, and Human Resources.
  • Establish and support hazing prevention committees at all three campuses.
  • Coordinate and conduct hazing investigations involving students.
  • Develop, publish, and maintain ongoing reporting regarding hazing investigations and related investigations compliant with the requirements of the law.
  • Collaborate with other campus specialists focusing on prevention programs including hazing, alcohol and other drugs, and sexual misconduct.
  • Collaborate with tri-campus stakeholders to be a resource for hazing prevention education.
  • Advise student affairs administrators on accountability practices to work in concert with prevention education.
  • Ensure tri-campus compliance with HB 1751.
General
  • Remain informed of best practices in student conduct and student affairs. Remain up to date on knowledge of laws and policies that effect practice of student conduct administration and share regularly with other members of the team.
  • As a member of Community Standards and Student Conduct, this position will assist in adjudicating violations of the Student Conduct Code, WAC 478-121 including allegations of academic and behavioral misconduct.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy, Higher Education, Student Affairs/Student Development, or other equivalent degree.
  • Three years experience working with college students in an advisory capacity.
  • Experience building partnerships and collaboration across departments in a higher education setting.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Desired:
  • Master’s Degree in Public Policy, Higher Education and Student Affairs/Student Development or other equivalent degree.
  • Experience administering or developing student programs in higher education.
  • Experience working with the fraternity and sorority community.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in working with diverse student populations.
  • Experience with prevention and risk management concepts and education.
Application Process:
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by 8/12/2022.

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington State law.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.

Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.
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