University of Utah Part-Time Victim/Survivor Advocate in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 02/04/2019
Requisition Number PRN09004N
Job Title Victim Advocate
Working Title Part-Time Victim/Survivor Advocate
Job Grade D
FLSA Code Administrative
Patient Sensitive Job Code?
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Standard Hours per Week 10-15 hrs/week
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Work Schedule Summary
During regular office hours, Monday-Friday, 8-5 pm, occasional nights/weekends
Is this a work study job? No
VP Area Academic Affairs
Department 00707 - Center for Student Wellness
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $16-$19 DOE
The Center for Student Wellness seeks a Victim/Survivor Advocate who is committed to taking a holistic approach to support and empower students, faculty and staff who have experienced interpersonal violence (IPV). The Advocate will provide education and empowerment; safety planning; academic support; medical and mental health referrals; legal and criminal justice support; reporting assistance; and crisis response to their clients.
The successful candidate will engage as an active participant in the mission of the Center for Student Wellness. They will be detail oriented, organized, collaborative, warm and compassionate. They will maintain ethical boundaries and excellent professional judgement; understand and utilize trauma-informed approaches to their work, and demonstrate the ability to handle stress, maintain work-life balance, and prioritize self-care. They will demonstrate cultural humility and experience working with diverse populations impacted by interpersonal violence.
1.Provides direct advocacy and case management services
a.Academic support and navigation assistance with University systems
b.Assistance and support with reporting, i.e., law enforcement, Title IX.
c.Safety planning on and off campus
d.Provide appropriate referrals for medical and mental health needs
e.Assistance and support with navigating legal and criminal justice processes
f.Crisis response and referrals
2.Inputs, documents and tracks all client information and case notes
3.Understands and complies with relevant policy and procedure, i.e., University of Utah policy, CampusSAVEAct, The Clery Act, and Title IX
4.Understands and complies with confidentiality related policy and procedure, i.e., Utah Confidential Communications Act
5.Serves on campus and community committees related to interpersonal violence.
6.Provides outreach and trainings on behalf of the Center for Student Wellness
7.Collaborates with campus and community partners
8.Supports the activates of the
9.Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or related field or equivalency. Two years experience providing direct service and crisis intervention in sexual assault prevention preferably at a university setting. Utah State Certified Victim Advocate (40 Hour Trained). In-depth knowledge of current literature and best practices regarding sexual assault and inter-personal violence. Excellent writing and professional speaking skills. Demonstrated ability to work with students and administrators on sensitive topics.
Master’s degree (MSWor related field), working knowledge of federal regulations related to campus (VAWA, Title IX, Campus SecurityACT), grant writing experience, and student affairs experience are preferred.
Department Specific Qualifications
•Sexual Assault Counselor Certified (40 hour Confidential Communications Act training completed)
•Social Service Worker (SSW) License
•University and/or Student Affairs experience
•Experience working with diverse populations
Special Instructions Summary
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: “email@example.com” or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: “firstname.lastname@example.org” .
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSare subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.