Posting: Program Manager for Prevention Education: Community and Graduate Student Engagement - University of Michigan

July 21, 2022

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How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.


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: Community and Graduate Student Engagement 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 sexual misconduct prevention programs for graduate students, which are designed to engage graduate students in primary, secondary, and tertiary violence prevention education and skill-building. You will oversee the Graduate Research, Outreach, Workshops, and Evaluation (GROWE) volunteer program, a peer education program designed specifically for graduate students interested in providing resources to the U-M graduate student community and facilitating peer-to-peer educational workshops, including the Engendering Respectful Communities (ERC) workshop. You will also manage community engagement projects, such as communications and social media, and oversee SAPAC's Raise the Bar (RTB) program. RTB focuses on working with local bars and transportation services to provide tailored workshops on the subject of sexual assault and bystander intervention. You will also provide trainings on responding to disclosures of sexual assault, and facilitate conversations using the restorative practice of circles as an educational and healing tool to address collective harm that has been caused by sexual misconduct within communities. You will 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


  • Prevention Education
  • Student Leadership Development and Management
  • Community Engagement
  • Communications and Social Media

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, education, public health, student affairs, 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 designing and implementing effective trainings and workshops through a professional role or as part of graduate or volunteer work
  • Experience with project management and program planning
  • Experience with student management and peer education

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.


Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

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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