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Sexual Assault Center

Statewide Training Specialist (Prevention Focus)

Sexual Assault Center


Job Summary

The purpose of this position is to manage and coordinate inter-connected projects and programing to prevent sexual assault in support of SAC’s mission to end sexual violence.  

Job Responsibilities

Major Duties: 

  • Manage new and existing prevention programs, projects, and services including but not limited to:    
    • Safe Bar, a program designed to work with local bars and restaurants in raising awareness about alcohol’s role in sexual assault, engaging bar owners and staff in bystander intervention, and ultimately doing our part to prevent sexual violence across Tennessee
    • Safe Trax, a program modeled after Safe Bar, with the goal of bringing the same high-level training and awareness to music studios and venues across Tennessee
  • Work collaboratively with team members on the identification/development, and delivery of research-based, trauma informed prevention content/curricula, programs, services, and messaging rooted in cultural humility.    
  • Provide training, outreach and education to raise awareness and promote skills development related to sexual assault prevention, healthy relationships, consent, personal and online safety, bystander intervention, and first response.  
  • Work collaboratively with participating programs to design policies, procedures and protocols for serving sexual assault survivors.
  • Meet administrative/clerical needs of grant including but not limited to: setting meetings, general correspondence with participants, developing and updating SAC training materials, participating in team meetings.
  • Assist in the identification of opportunities for cross-collaboration and partnership.    
  • Engage the community through public speaking opportunities.  
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of annual Statewide Sexual Assault Training Conference
  • Collect, track, evaluate, and report outcome data. 
  • Establish, enhance community partnerships and ways to increase prevention funding.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Educational Requirements:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field, preferred. Additional 3-5 years of experience in social services, community engagement, education or related field.   Familiarity with sexual assault dynamics, trauma informed response, and prevention education required.


  • Experience working with sexual assault victims/survivors and/or systems/organizations working on behalf of sexual assault victims/survivors required.
  • Experience working within diverse communities required.

SAC reserves the right waive any of the above educational requirements and qualifications dependent on work experience and other qualifying factors.


  • Ability to effectively communicate with community partners from multiple disciplines to build and maintain meaningful relationships and partnerships.
  • Must be pro-active, enthusiastic and possess excellent customer service skills.
  • Must be able to balance being organized and detail-oriented with being flexible and keeping up with changing scopes of project work.
  • Must be self-motivated and takes initiative.
  • Models trauma-informed approach and cultural humility related to client care and team/organizational wellness.
  • Skilled at meeting facilitation and public speaking.
  • Organized, detail oriented, and flexible.
  • Able to identify and respond to shifting priorities.
  • Utilizes good judgement to navigate uncertainty and conflict.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Additional Information


Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD & 401(k) all available.  Employer contributes to Medical, while Dental and Vision are all 100% Employee paid.

How to Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter to:

Earnestine Sangster, HR Manager


  • Date Posted: July 9, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Education
  • Start Date: 07/28/2021
  • Salary Range: $40,000
  • Working Hours: M-Thurs 8:00am - 6:00pm & Fridays 8:00am -2:00pm