Healthy Sexuality Project Coordinator - (22003162)

Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Ritter Annex
Job: Staff
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular


The position is at the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University — Pennsylvania's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service. The purpose of a Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities is to provide university and community training, innovative services and supports, technical assistance, research, and dissemination to support people with disabilities in their pursuit of independence, productivity, community inclusion, and overall quality of life.

The Healthy Sexuality Project Coordinator will report to the Executive Director of the Institute on Disabilities and will demonstrates an unwavering commitment to people with disabilities thriving in their own identities and the advancement of policies and practices that promote health equity through healthy sexuality. The incumbent is responsible for coordinating multiple projects that address the intersections of disability and sexuality, with a focus on identity development, healthy relationships, comprehensive sex education, and violence prevention. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in a related field and at least 3 years' experience working in the field of disability. Experience providing sex education or facilitating support groups with people with IDD and/or experience delivering workshops and trainings on identity, healthy relationships, sexuality, and violence prevention. Experience with grant writing. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to interact comfortably, tactfully, and with sensitivity around issues of disability and sexuality with self-advocates, family/caregivers, providers, and other stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of and experience with people with disabilities and health equity issues
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple projects and change direction and focus as needed.
  • Professional skills including organization, time management, problem solving, decision making, and interpersonal communication.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

This is a grant funded position.

This position is assigned a hybrid work arrangement (on-campus and remote), the duration of this hybrid work arrangement is at the discretion of Temple University and the Department.

Employment at Temple University means much more than a competitive salary.  Temple strives to maintain a culture of diversity and inclusivity and provide employees with opportunities for growth and advancement.  You will enjoy a collaborative working environment that values innovation and creativity.  Our health and wellness benefits are among the best in the region, and our retirement savings plans allow you to plan for the future.  Temple University offers many opportunities for employees to enhance skills, gain new perspectives and grow professionally.  For example, you can earn your bachelor's degree or an advanced degree through our tuition remission benefit or develop your management and leadership skills in one of our HR Learning and Development's academies.  Temple University employees also enjoy recreational, entertainment, and cultural activities both on campus and throughout the Philadelphia region.
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