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Program Director, Sexual Assault Prevention & Advocacy

Simpson College
Job Location:
Indianola, Iowa
Student Affairs and Services
Program Director, Sexual Assault Prevention & Advocacy
Simpson College: Student Development

Indianola, IA
Open Date: Oct 05, 2022


Simpson College received a three-year Department of Justice Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) grant to reduce sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking on campus (SA/DV/DVS). A portion of the funds will be used to hire a Project Director.

Principal Duties and responsibilities will include:

  1. Leading the College and its partners through the assessment and development phase of the DOJ Grant and develop a detailed timeline for activity and implementation as a part of our continuation grant
  2. Providing oversight and coordination of grant objectives, including training programs for campus departments, law enforcement, and local victim advocacy agencies to assure effective crisis response and long-term support and care for campus victims
  3. Develop and manage the Coordinated Community Response Team (CCRT) trainings and workshops
  4. Create and execute campus wide education awareness and prevention programs throughout the academic year
  5. Work with individual marginalized groups– develop relevant prevention programming and to identify culturally-responsive resources for victims and survivors of gender-based violence
  6. Attend three grant orientations yearly, Technical Training Institutes, scheduled webinars and other trainings required by the grantee
  • Master's degree in related field strongly preferred. Preference given to individuals with experience in sexual assault, domestic and dating violence and stalking education prevention. 
  • Preference given to individuals with experience in project coordination. 
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills with exceptional attention to detail required, as well as ability to meet critical deadlines. 
  • Candidate must be able to adhere to standards of strict confidentiality. 
  • Successful candidate must have ability to problem-solve and make appropriate corrections as needed.
  • Technical proficiency using a computer and software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite
Application Instructions

To apply please submit:

  1. a letter of application
  2. resume
  3. three professional references
  4. a diversity statement to help us identify candidates who have professional skills, experience and/or willingness to engage in activities that would enhance campus diversity and equity efforts.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All applications received by November 5, 2022 will receive full consideration.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION: Applicants for admission and employment, students, parents of students, employees, sources of referral for admission and employment, and all unions or professional organizations holding collective bargaining or professional agreements with Simpson College are hereby notified that this institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, veteran or veteran disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristic in admission, access to, treatment or employment in, its programs and activities. Any persons having inquiries concerning Simpson College’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title VII, Title IX – Section 504 or Americans with Disabilities Act are directed to contact Mary Ellen Bartley-Nancarrow, Director of Human Resources, Simpson College, 701 North C Street, Indianola, Iowa 50125-1299, (515) 961-1511. Persons may also contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, regarding the institution’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title VII, Title IX – Section 504, or Americans with Disabilities Act.

TITLE IX: Simpson College does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of sex/gender. Simpson College also prohibits retaliation against any person opposing discrimination or participating in any discrimination investigation or complaint process internally or externally. Reports of misconduct, questions regarding Title IX, and concerns about non-compliance should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator. For a complete copy of the policy, more information, or to report an instance of sex or gender-based discrimination, please contact the Title IX Coordinator ( and/or the Assistant Secretary of Education within the Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

The College is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include but are not limited to criminal history, national sex offender search, and motor vehicle history. Simpson’s annual security compliance document is available on the Simpson Security website. To comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, you will be required to, upon being made an offer of employment, produce documents that are specified by the federal government to establish your identity and right to work in the United States. These documents must be produced no later than seventy-two (72) hours after beginning paid employment. Questions? Contact the Human Resources department at


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