The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Health Education Coordinator II - VAV Healthy Masculinities Coordinator

Hiring department Cmhc
Monthly salary $3,959+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Flexible from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 18-03-26-01-1533
Job Status Deleted
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Terminates on 08/31/2021
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

After hours work may be required for meetings, program development and presentations. Involvement in professional development, networking, and program support at all UT System Schools may require limited travel. Note: In your cover letter please provide the search committee with a brief outline of your ideas for engaging college-aged students in healthy masculinities initiatives.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


To lead men's engagement and healthy masculinities efforts aimed at ending interpersonal violence at UT System schools.

Essential Functions

This position will provide strategic guidance for MasculinUT, a comprehensive initiative that aims to promote healthy masculinities on the UT Austin campus through public events, educational workshops, and other forms of student involvement. MasculinUT works to increase acceptance of gender diversity, promote healthy relationships with an emphasis on consent, and prevent interpersonal violence. Though the Healthy Masculinities Coordinator is housed at the UT Austin campus, this position will have responsibility for working with campus liaisons at all UT System academic institutions to provide best practices for engaging men in ending interpersonal violence. This may include traveling to UT System schools, organizing conference calls, and/or providing in-person or web-based training opportunities. Working under the direction of the Associate Director, Prevention and Outreach, at the Counseling and Mental Health Center and with the Voices Against Violence (VAV) team, this position serves as a catalyst and resource for advancing violence prevention efforts on UT System campuses that will include a focus on gender equity and social justice. With support from the VAV team and an assessment coordinator, the Healthy Masculinities Coordinator will provide programmatic guidance for the planning, execution, and development of strategic plans, goals and measurable objectives for advocacy, violence prevention and healthy masculinities programs and services. The coordinator works to forge cross-campus partnerships, facilitate difficult dialogues and will model respectful discourse. The coordinator continues to grow the programs of MasculinUT at the UT Austin campus including facilitating a steering committee of faculty, staff and students. This position may also have the opportunity to create programming and/or content around men's experiences of interpersonal violence. The coordinator role will include a focus on programs that support healthy masculinities to encourage all students to think critically about the impact gender role socialization has on their personal and academic relationships. The coordinator will support student success by promoting campus leadership and involvement, effective bystander behaviors, and the emotional and physical well-being of all students. The coordinator is also responsible for administrative tasks including budgeting and other administrative duties. In partnership with VAV staff, the Healthy Masculinities Coordinator works with the media on requests related to these issues.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other duties as assigned.

Required qualifications

Masters degree in Women's and Gender Studies, Public Health, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Higher Education, or closely related field with at least two years of professional experience. Knowledge of issues of interpersonal violence including issues of consent, healthy romantic relationships, boundaries and signs of power and control. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, social justice, innovation and collaboration. Understanding of the ways in which student's identities, particularly those who are underrepresented or marginalized, intersect with masculinity. Understanding of healthy and toxic masculinities. Demonstrated ability to convene people around a common cause and facilitate respectful dialogue. Experience developing, implementing and evaluating large-scale initiatives with multiple deadlines and outcomes. Demonstrated ability to create new and innovative programming utilizing a public health, population-level approach. Ability to manage multiple complex job duties and project-based work. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Masters degree in one of the above fields or closely related field plus four years of experience. Experience working on a college campus. Experience working in interpersonal violence prevention. Experience in the assessment of behavior-change initiatives. Experience writing for a mass audience. Knowledge of assessment and program evaluation.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions

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