Under the leadership of the Student Counseling Services Assistant Director and as part of the Substance Abuse and Violence Prevention Program, the Survivor Advocate will provide confidential and comprehensive survivor-focused services and resources to survivors of violence including sexual violence, intimate partner violence; stalking; sexual harassment and childhood abuse. The Survivor Advocate will provide direct crisis intervention, advocacy and support services; including rights and options, in accordance with federal, state and local laws and regulations (civil and criminal) and campus policies. Serves as a general resource, advocate and referral agent for students seeking sexual assault, intimate partner violence and stalking information and services. Coordinates campus and community resources to support students who have experienced violence or abuse. Collaborates with other departmental colleagues to support the success of prevention programs, including community education, outreach and special events.
This is a full time, temporary position with an end date of 7/31/2018
Tarleton State University, a member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven educational experience marked by academic innovation and exemplary service, and dedicated to transforming students into tomorrow’s professional leaders. With campuses in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and online, Tarleton engages with its communities to provide real-world learning experiences and to address societal needs while maintaining its core values of integrity, leadership, tradition, civility, excellence and service.
Males, age 18 through 25, must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire. This position is designated as a security sensitive position and requires a satisfactory criminal history background check.
Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through The Texas A&M System.
Bachelor’s degree. Two years of professional work experience in crisis intervention and/or crisis counseling on a college campus with a strong interest in higher education. Ability to remain calm and respond to individuals in crisis and emergency situations, and to handle graphic and sensitive situations. Ability to work independently and make decisions in accordance with established policies and regulations. Requires excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality. Well organized and detail oriented with ability to prioritize competing demands. Demonstrated ability to work with clients of varying racial and ethnic backgrounds, sex, gender, gender-expression, and SES status, with a commitment to social justice.
With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community. Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education, within five co...lleges—Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology. Tarleton’s research centers include the renowned Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and the Southwest Regional Dairy Center. Recent additions to the Stephenville campus consist of a state of the art Nursing Building, and a new $25 million living and learning residence hall for 500 students. Tarleton has extended the reach of state-supported, affordable education by expanding online undergraduate and graduate programs with classes in Waco, Midlothian and the Southwest Metroplex Center in Fort Worth. Tarleton offers a traditional, residential college experience with a lively campus atmosphere, intercollegiate athletics, dozens of student organizations and cultural attractions. Students benefit from the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction found at smaller, liberal arts institutions.
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