CARE (Campus Awareness, Response, and Education) Project Coordinator

Hood College of Frederick, MD Frederick, MD

* Grant funded position (October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2020)

* Comprehensive Benefit Package

Under the general direction of the Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students, the CARE (Campus Awareness, Response, and Education) Project Coordinator embraces and carries out the mission of the College and the Division of Student Life, collaborating with campus partners to implement prevention and education programs, training and responses regarding Sexual Violence/Domestic Violence (SV/DV), dating violence, and stalking crimes to ensure the safety and well-being for all students.

The CARE Project Coordinator will work closely with Hood's Coordinated Community Response (CCR) team to ensure that prevention education activities are broadly inclusive and meet the specific needs of students from underserved communities.

RequirementsDirect Services (50%)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the coordination, implementation and management of the following grant stipulated objectives and outcomes.

* Increase avenues for students who experience SV/DV and introduce Reach Out, a mobile app that provides students ready access to a full range of services and resources both on and off campus.

* Work with Hood's Coordinated Community Response (CCR) team to establish a meeting schedule and work plan and develop a statement of purpose and confidentiality and attendance agreements.

* Conduct and/or coordinate annual campus-wide training on trauma-informed, victim centered and SV/DV prevention and response for students, faculty and staff, as well as for specific internal and external partners, such as campus security personnel, local law enforcement representatives, and Grievance Board/Faculty Review members, RAs, and key personnel faculty and staff.

* Develop and implement a student conduct data system to improve communication about student behavioral matters; track and generate reports. Conduct and/or coordinate prevention education training on consent, increase bystander skills; maintain a listing of SV/DV resources and reporting options for Hood students, including all first-year/new students, students who are LGBTQ, and male student leaders.

Administrative (40%)

* Completes all required project deadlines and reports as required by grant guidelines.

* Coordinates monthly CCR executive team meetings and CCR meetings.

* Ensures that best practices are adhered to in the design and implementation of training regarding SV/DV, dating violence and stalking crimes.

* Develops and maintains active relationships with both internal and external constituencies including Heartly House, The Frederick Center, Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick City Police, etc.

* Coordinates data collection and assessment to measure program effectiveness, in collaboration with the Office of Institutional Research.

* Oversees grant budget – tracking expenditures and ensuring reports are submitted to the Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students for review and final submission in compliance with semiannual grant report deadlines.

* Serves on divisional and campus wide committees and completes administrative tasks and projects as assigned.

Supervising (10%)

* Recruits, selects, trains, supervises, evaluates and documents work of administrative assistant.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The successful candidate must be able to work independently to carry out project deadlines and complex assignments while being detail-oriented. Must exhibit a commitment to a student-centered approach, demonstrating initiative in reaching out and building relationships. Must maintain a visible, approachable, and accessible on-campus professional staff presence. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in the social sciences or related field required, Master's degree preferred, with three to five years related experience in the SV/DV field required; knowledge about victim's rights, effective prevention efforts, and SV/DV laws. Preference given to those with work experience in Higher Education.


Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite programs, e-mail, Internet, social media platforms, and mobile technologies. Ability to learn new software programs quickly.

Language Skills

Proficient in the communication of key concepts in the English language and ability to assist students with English as a secondary language. Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to effectively provide information and positively respond to questions from both external and internal customers both in person and by phone. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of students, faculty, staff, and other constituencies.

Reasoning Ability

Strong ability to search for, discover and solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to hypothesize, draw conclusions, and support conclusions. Ability to work in theoretical arena and apply logic as appropriate.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to oversee and analyze financial information to ensure all CARE Project operations are within budget. Ability to work with and apply basic mathematical concepts in developing reports.

To Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line via the Hood College electronic application which requires submission of the following:

* Cover Letter addressed to Olivia White, Ph.D. stating you are applying for the CARE Project Coordinator position.

* Résumé detailing your professional experiences and educational background.

* Professional References List containing contact information for three professional references (including name, title/location, email address, and phone number).

* When saving documents, all document titles related to your application should include your name and the job requisition number. (i.e. c.smith 18-0033).

It is anticipated that video interviews will be extended to some candidates before selecting finalists to be invited to campus for a day-long interview.

The electronic application is found at the end of the job description on the lower right hand side, "Apply On-line". If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email or call (301) 696-3592.

Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States. An Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disability.

Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592. For complete information on Hood College's nondiscrimination policy, please visit

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