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The University of Washington Bothell is the fastest growing public university in the state of Washington. We provide a leading-edge student experience grounded in hands-on learning, close relationships with faculty members as teachers and mentors, and staff dedicated to student success. The academic work of the campus focuses on cross-disciplinary research and creative practice, connected learning, and community engagement. UW Bothell's current enrollment is approximately 5,000 students. A majority of those students are first generation college attendees or are from underrepresented groups; approximately 92 percent are from Washington. Located in the Seattle metropolitan region, UW Bothell builds vibrant regional partnerships, creates and disseminates new knowledge, and prepares students for leadership in the state of Washington and beyond.
Diversity is a core value of University of WA Bothell. We believe the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.
Our STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICE has an outstanding opportunity for a Victim Advocate and Educator.This individual will be responsible for:
Provide advocacy, consultation, information, and referral services to students affected by sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, sexual harassment, suicide risk, alcohol and other drug use, and students who are struggling with additional complex situations. This position also provides support and information to students concerned about others so affected.
Review resources and reporting options for students and create plans including safety measures and facilitate connections to support and reporting services.
Education and Training:
Collaborate in the implementation and evaluation of campus-wide prevention and educational programming and activities consistent with evidence-based practices. Collaborate, conduct, and coordinate training for students, faculty and staff through individual presentations and those conducted in collaboration Counseling Center and other departments on campus including Recreation and Wellness, Campus Safety, Safe Campus, Residential Life, and Academic Departments. Develop, partner, and deliver awareness campaigns via print and social media.
Collaboration and Consultation:
The Sexual Assault Prevention Educator and Advocate works on students' behalf with various UW departments (including Campus Safety and Student Affairs) and local law enforcement and is available to support students through the University student conduct code process from initial report through appeal. Provide consultation on how to best support students to University staff, administrative units or classes on the topics identified through Health & Wellness. Liaison with campus, community, tri-campus and statewide groups as appropriate in the areas of sexual assault and relationship violence, stalking, and harassment, suicidal ideation and substance use concerns.
Review current research and incorporate effective evidence based practices into intervention services offered. Conduct research on identified topic areas among UW students and other initiatives that further explore the issues pertaining to the work of health, wellness and counseling on campus.
Data Collection and Records Keeping:
Manage student data base of student cases and create, update and run reports as needed or requested by Director of Counseling Center. Submit data to the Campus Safety to be included in the Jeanne Clery Act Annual Safety and Security Report.
Support & Administration:
Contribute to the overall mission and work of Student Affairs in both our outreach and education. Collaborate on departmental projects and serve on University committees. Help promote the visibility of services throughout the campus community including poster campaigns, website development, resource cards and social media. Other duties as assigned.
| Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Public Health or related field. |
At least 3 years' experience providing counseling or sexual assault and/or relationship violence services to the public, preferably in a college or university setting
Candidates must also demonstrate the following specialized knowledge, skills or experience:
In-depth knowledge of current literature regarding sexual assault and relationship violence.
Knowledge of information on suicidal ideation, alcohol and other drugs and other issues of concern as they overlap and co-occur with these identified issues.
Excellent writing and professional speaking abilities.
Demonstrated ability to work with students and administrators on sensitive topics; ability to make independent judgments, apply discretion, maintain privacy, and consult when appropriate.
Proficiency with computers including social media, website editing, databases.
Ability to listen and respond empathetically and professionally.
Ability to work effectively in collaboration with other administrative units.
Experience working with a diverse community and commitment to diversity and social justice.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.