University of British Columbia (UBC) has a responsibility to maintain an environment where its community members can study, work, and live free from concerns of sexual violence and misconduct. The Office of Sexual Violence Prevention & Response is the primary point of contact for survivors/victims of sexual violence and misconduct, as well as for their faculty, supervisors, friends, colleagues and family. This office supports UBC Community members on the Vancouver Campus, including Point Grey, Robson Square and the hospital sites.
The newly created position of Director of the Sexual Violence Prevention & Response Office is the University’s specialist on issues related to the prevention of and response to incidents of sexual assault, sexualized violence, and other forms of sexual misconduct. The Director will lead the University in proactive and effective implementation of Policy 131: Sexual Assault and Other Sexual Misconduct. She will be responsible for ensuring comprehensive, holistic support for faculty, staff, and students who have experienced such trauma by providing a safer environment for both disclosure and making informed decisions regarding reporting, as well as access to support and resources. This includes providing access to the legal, academic accommodation and health supports they choose. In addition, the Director and her team will build upon UBC’s various sexual violence prevention and education activities, and will have a mandate to deliver programming that elevates the discussion and is proven to reduce the incidences of sexual violence and misconduct.
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