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Consent Education Coordinator

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

This position is contingent on conditional funding and does not qualify for conversion under the AUPE Collective Agreement.


Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Consent Education Coordinator
Position Summary
Do you have a passion in making connections with a campus community and delivering programs that enhance personal experience?  The Division of Student Success welcomes you their team as the term-certain Consent Education Coordinator.   
Reporting to the Manager, Student Supports, the Consent Education Coordinator is responsible for the promotion of education, awareness and programming initiatives surrounding sexual and gender-based violence prevention, with a goal to support the Polytechnic’s commitment to building a consent culture and cultivating a trauma-informed campus.
The Consent Education Coordinator will work in collaboration with other Counselling services staff and faculty as well as with other RDP Departments and community stakeholders.


Position Responsibilities
Program Promotion
  • Develop, schedule, and offer presentations to the campus community to further understanding and knowledge of critical topics related to sexual and gender-based violence and to increase knowledge of the sexual and gender-based violence policy and service roles within the office of sexual and gender-based violence prevention and education.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with faculties, student services, residence services, Wellness Services staff and physicians, clubs, and student associations to facilitate communication and awareness on sexual and gender-based violence and healthy relationships.
  • Maintain relationships and collaborate with outside agencies, such as the Central Alberta Sexual Assault and Support Centre.
  • Facilitate preventive measures and awareness of gender-based violence at Red Deer Polytechnic.
  • Build a consent culture, promoting healthy relationships, safeguarding our own mental health, and myth-busting to reduce the incidence of sexual and gender-based violence

Program Coordination
  • Establish collaborative relationships with key internal stakeholders and outside agencies to ensure effective wrap-around support for impacted individuals and to facilitate knowledge/understanding of supports in place should a disclosure be received.
  • Create an annual calendar of events & activities to raise awareness.
  • Create, develop, and maintain online resources related to sexual violence prevention and support resources.
  • Working with the Mental Health Education Coordinator, recruit, and train student volunteers to help with various programs and initiatives.
  • Establish and maintain a marketing plan, including social media presence, to promote awareness and share resources related to sexual violence prevention and awareness
  • Collaborate with the Marketing & Communications team to evaluate and keep the sexualized violence website current.
  • Plan, coordinate and conduct research and engagement within a community of practice to monitor emerging trends and best practices which may inform resource development, programming, and partnership opportunities.
  • Collect data and evaluation information on programs, events, and initiatives in order to inform planning

Continuous Growth and Acquisition of New Skills
  • Participates in training and professional development activities as they become available.
  • Seeks learning opportunities from other staff (e.g. Peer mentoring) in the Student Supports to increase knowledge of Division of Student Success services and to provide initial support and triage to students, faculty and staff.
  • Familiarizes oneself regularly with policy and procedures to meet user needs expediently and accurately without misdirection.
Required Qualifications
Four (4) year undergraduate degree, or three (3) year undergraduate degree plus one full additional year of University in a related program representing four years of study or equivalent. Relevant programs include Health Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Education.
Preferred Qualifications
  • One to two years of experience developing adult-based education materials.
  • One to two years of experience using a variety of techniques for successful program delivery, both virtually and in person, and have excellent presentation skills which lean on learning and development best practice to engage students effectively.
  • Ability and knowledge to work with an increasingly diverse student and staff population as well as a proven commitment to anti-oppression, equity, and inclusion.
  • Demonstrated aptitude with computer software and programs such as word processing, spreadsheets, and content management systems.
  • Demonstrated aptitude with social media tools and web applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal and online communication skills.
  • Strong self-motivation and initiative.
  • Ability to work in a changing, progressive, team-orientated environment.
  • Experience networking and collaborating with internal and external partners.
  • Previous event planning experience may be considered an asset.
  • First Responders to Sexual Violence-type training would be an asset.
  • Experience recruiting, training, managing and coordinating volunteers would be an asset.

Salary or Hourly? Hourly
Salary Starting at $30.04 per hour.
Benefits and Compensation Information
An additional 15% of the hourly rate in lieu of vacation, statutory holidays and benefits.
About Red Deer Polytechnic
Focused on advancing the economic and social priorities of Alberta, Red Deer Polytechnic (RDP) provides more than 80 industry-relevant programs within a breadth of credentials to approximately 6,300 credit and apprenticeship students and 3,400+ learners with Extended Education programming. With modern teaching and learning spaces, and state-of-the-art research and innovation centres in advanced manufacturing and energy innovation, the Polytechnic provides applied research opportunities, leadership in the social, economic, and cultural development of Alberta, and myriad lifelong learning opportunities.

Red Deer Polytechnic’s main campus is located on Treaty 7, Treaty 6 and Métis ancestral lands. This is where we will strive to honour and transform our relationships with one another.

Whatever brings you to Red Deer Polytechnic, we are glad you are here. And we look forward to having you as a valued member of our polytechnic community.
Posting Detail Information

Competition Number 2023-A-058
Employment Type Term-Certain Full-Time
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 07/04/2023
Position End Date (if term-certain) 06/28/2024
FTE 1
Hours of Work 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week. Some evenings and weekends may be required.
Open Date 05/25/2023
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Note to Applicant
To fulfill Red Deer Polytechnic’s mission to enrich the intellectual, economic, cultural, and social development of Central Alberta, people representing diverse perspectives and experiences are required. We welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous persons, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, persons with any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

Red Deer Polytechnic will provide job applicants with accommodations in accordance with the Alberta Human Rights Code. To request an accommodation, please contact Peopleandculture@rdpolytech.ca.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority
Special Instructions to Applicants
This position is contingent on conditional funding and does not qualify for conversion under the AUPE Collective Agreement.


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a four (4) year undergraduate degree, or equivalent?
    • Yes.
    • No.

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents