SafeCampus values diverse perspectives and life experiences. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply, including survivors of violence, people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans and those with diverse life experiences.
The Postdoctoral Scholar Training Specialist position will have the opportunity to work with a team to develop, implement, and evaluate the Empowering Prevention and Inclusive Communities (EPIC) program. EPIC is a prevention of sexual harassment training program for the University of Washington UAW-4121 Academic Student Employees (ASEs) and Postdoctoral Scholars. This position will focus on working with the UW Postdoctoral Scholar community and will build on the EPIC program that was originally developed in 2018-2019. After initial adaptation of the curriculum, the Training Specialist will facilitate trainings and therefore support the wellbeing and safety of the University of Washington community. The training program will include information regarding sexual harassment, discrimination, intersectional power dynamics, bystander intervention strategies, response options, UW policies and procedures, and union rights.
The EPIC program is jointly developed through a collaborative process with UAW-4121 and the University of Washington. This program is supervised by SafeCampus, University of Washington’s Violence Prevention and Response Program, and the position will report to the Prevention, Education, & Communications Manager in SafeCampus.
The Training Specialist is a 20% FTE position spanning Summer 2021-Spring 2022, with the possibility of renewal for a 20% FTE position for an additional academic year. The EPIC program is currently using all virtual delivery. When individuals return to campus the Training Specialist’s primary work location will be in the SafeCampus office on the UW Seattle Campus. The Training Specialist position will primarily perform their duties Monday-Friday within SafeCampus’ standard business hours of 8am-5pm. Based on the needs of the program there may be some evening training work and limited travel to UW campuses in Tacoma and/or Bothell or other UW locations.
The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: