Public Education Manager
We are a recruiting a Public Education Manager to lead our team of educators!
The Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region supports survivors of sexual violence. We listen, facilitate healing, and celebrate resiliency. Using an anti-racist, intersectional feminist approach, we work to transform systems which promote gender-based violence.
Our Public Education Program is amongst the strongest in the in the VAW sector in Canada. We have a team of educators working to prevent sexual violence, and other forms of gendered violence, through education, training, curriculum, systemic advocacy, and community mobilization.
Our Public Education Manager will be a leader who takes initiative and has experience managing and inspiring a team and juggling multiple projects. They’ll be inspired by our work and have a strong desire to support our Mission, Vision, and Values. They’ll be an experienced communicator, facilitator and educator, with a passion for working with people of all ages and educating for social change. They’ll be a strategic thinker, driven to grow and further develop our Public Education Program, including our Male Allies Program. They’ll also have the capacity and know-how to help move our mission forward remotely as necessary during COVID-19.
Essential Requirements of Education / Experience:
Key Areas of Responsibility:
Knowledge and Skill Required:
At SASC, all compensation ranges are grouped into pay “grades” and we base our compensation structure on internal equity. When determining rate of pay, a candidate’s previous, related experience will be taken into consideration along with where current staff, with similar experience, are currently paid within the relevant pay grade.
Note: Most new team members will start close to the entry point of the range. SASC has a 35-hour work week.
Pay Grade: 6
Min: $33.58 per hour; $61,115.60 per annum
Max: $39.50 per hour; $71,890.00 per annum
We have a health benefit plan including Extended Health Care (EHC), Dental, Employee Life Insurance, Dependent’s Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D), Long-Term Disability (LTD), and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP). We pay 100% of health benefit premiums for our full-time staff and their families.
Due to the nature of our work, our staff team start with four weeks of vacation and one week of personal time. We also health/sick hours totaling 12 days per year.
We offer RRSP matching after one year of employment.
We recognize that sexual violence disproportionately impacts women, trans, and non-binary people. We particularly recognize the impact of racism and colonialism on Black, Indigenous, and racialized women, girls, gender-diverse, and two-spirit survivors.
We acknowledge that the majority of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg, and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main office at 151 Frederick Street in Kitchener, Ontario is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on either side of the Grand River.
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. We strive to make our recruitment, assessment, and selection processes accessible and provide accommodations as requested for applicants with differing abilities. Only information required to facilitate the accommodation will be shared with those involved in the recruitment process, otherwise accommodation requests will remain confidential. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and/or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at or 519-571-0121 x102.
Given all of this, we encourage applications from women, trans, and non-binary candidates, especially those who identify as Black, First Nations, Metis, Inuit, racialized, as members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and/or as a person with a disability. We invite candidates to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a diverse and/or marginalized group as part of their application.
COVID-19 Vaccination Protocol:
To maintain the safety of our team, service users, and community, all new staff are required to provide proof of being Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 as a pre-condition of their employment offer.
How to Apply:
This position requires the successful candidate have a valid driver's license, access to a vehicle, and a Vulnerable Sector Records Check. A flexible schedule is required for evening and weekend work. This position is set to begin as soon as possible. Please submit an updated cover letter and resume in one PDF document to quoting job number 2022-007
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Unless you require accommodations, no phone calls or email inquiries please.
Job Description – Public Education Manager
Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Public Education Manager is responsible for the management of our Public Education Program, including our Male Allies Program. This program provides leadership and training to prevent sexual and gendered violence through education, systemic advocacy, and community collaboration. At SASC, we educate towards social change and raises awareness of the issue of sexual and gender-based violence in Waterloo Region, and beyond.
Duties and responsibilities
General Management Team Responsibilities
Additionally, in a small agency, it is often the case that work of a nature similar to that in each job is either assigned or known to be necessary to be done. As well, from time to time, work that is not similar in nature to the job may also be required to be done by individuals in any job in order to accomplish the SASC’s purpose.
Undergraduate degree in the social sciences with 5+ years of relevant experience, or equivalent.
Required skills, knowledge and competencies:
Excellent communications and interpersonal/human relations skills are critical to the success of this position. It is responsible for important communication of concepts and dealing with the more significant issues relating to clients or groups of people both within and outside the organization. The position participates at the senior level within the organization requiring input into strategic decisions.
This job is performed in a comfortable office environment, with frequent need to travel to external locations to present and facilitate and attend community meetings. Much of the work in the office involves sitting, but there is opportunity to stand and move about the office.
This position currently supervises five full-time educators in the Public Education Program.
This position may also supervise the work of students and volunteers in the program.
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