Posting: Program Manager for Prevention Education and First-Year Programs - University of Michigan

July 21, 2022

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Being part of something greater, of serving a larger mission of discovery and care — that's the heart of what drives people to work at Michigan. Every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. It's about adding a purpose to your profession. Work with us at Michigan and become a champion for the greater good. The Program Manager for Prevention Education and First Year Programs serves on the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center's (SAPAC) Prevention Education team and reports to the Director of SAPAC. SAPAC is housed within the Division of Student Life. You will provide leadership for the required sexual misconduct prevention programs for first-year students, which are required by the state of Michigan and designed to engage incoming students in primary, secondary, and tertiary violence prevention education and skill-building. This includes healthy relationship, consent, communication, bystander intervention, and survivor support education and skill-building. Your work will involve program and curriculum development; management of student staff and facilitators; ongoing facilitation training for peer educators; management of student workshop schedules and registration processes; partnering with units engaged in overlapping and intersecting work; evaluating programs for effectiveness; overseeing leadership teams; and managing the infrastructure for the required programs. You will also support SAPAC's prevention education efforts through presentations, trainings, and workshop facilitation.

Why Work at Michigan?

In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:

  • Generous time off
  • A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
  • Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses
  • Maternity and Parental Leave


  • Management of Required Sexual Misconduct Prevention Workshops for First-Year Students
  • Training and Workshop Facilitation
  • Student Leadership Development and Supervision

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in social work, public health, education, student affairs, or related field
  • 1+ year experience working in sexual violence prevention education, social work, public health, education, student affairs, youth development, or related field through a professional role or as part of graduate or volunteer work
  • 1+ year experience working through lenses of social justice, cultural competence, intersection of identities, and empowerment of historically marginalized and underserved populations through a professional role or as part of graduate or volunteer work
  • 1+ year experience with program planning and/or project management through a professional role or as part of graduate or volunteer work
  • 1+ year experience with student supervision and/or peer education through a professional role or as part of graduate or volunteer work

Additional Information

This role may have reporting obligations under Title IX and Clery.

Authorization to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment and applicants for this position will not be sponsored for work visas.

Salary may vary depending on qualifications, experience, and education of the selected candidate.

Relocation will not be offered for this position.


U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working remotely.   More information on this new policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.

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