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SOH – Prevention and Education Curriculum Specialist

JOB TITLE: Prevention and Education Curriculum Specialist
Reports To: Prevention and Education Director FLSA:FT Non-Exempt
Effective: July 1, 2021 Approx. 40 hrs/wk

This position is responsible for developing and refining education and prevention curriculum, materials and presentations in multiple formats and platforms across the organization regarding prevention of interpersonal violence, sexual assault and human trafficking and exploitation. This individual will also assist with giving presentations of programs within the Prevention and Education Department, specifically for youth, caregivers, hospitality industry and groups identified externally within specific grants and agreements for prevention and education programming.


Core duties and responsibilities include the following:

    • Updating and creating curriculum or modifications for education programs, and prevention programs.
    • Delivering education programs and presentation content as needed.
    • Coordination with Prevention and Education Director, and RISE Program Director and other staff to coordinate content and assure that training meets needed goals and objectives.
    • Help develop, collect and manage data and feedback on programs and presentations.
    • Coordinate scheduling and facilitator assignments for education programs and prevention program presentations.
    • As with all positions in the organization, this position is expected to go through Advocate University and be able to provide brief and appropriate support to students and others who may disclose abuse or assault during programming or presentations.
    • Other duties may be assigned.

No direct reports.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data;
Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Client and Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional client and customer situations; Responds promptly to needs of clients, advocates, and other staff; Completes follow-ups with clients after hospital accompaniment in a timely manner.
Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
Oral and Written Communication – Able to communicate and understand written materials fluently in English; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings. Is an excellent spokesperson and representative for the organization to the community; Asks supervisors and/or other approved subject matter experts for assistance when necessary; Puts out excellent and error free written work product; Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Communicates clearly with office based advocates to assure optimum service and responsiveness to clients; Gives and welcomes feedback.
Planning/Organizing – Uses time efficiently; Develops realistic action plans.
Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Dependability – Consistently responds to calls immediately and responds to the hospital in a timely manner; Follows instructions, Responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Innovation – Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ interest.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must maintain and have available an active working phone and reliable transportation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Successful candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in education, human services, social work, gender studies, or related field required. Skills and experience with curriculum and materials development strongly preferred. At least two years of teaching or education and training experience preferred. Those selected for the position will have to complete a 50 hour advocate training and participate in continuing education activities a minimum of 3 times per year.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to traverse spaces; reach for, lift and move objects and speak/listen. Must be able to lift/move items of up to 10 pounds regularly, up to 20 pounds occasionally, and over 20 pounds rarely.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level and lighting in the work environment is usually moderate. Work from home with remote access will be supported during the COVID crisis.

Please send resumes to: community@sohlv.org

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