Job Description:The primary responsibilities of the Victim Advocate are to provide case management, advocacy, referrals, counseling, and crisis intervention to victims/survivors of sexual assault, rape, harassment, relationship violence, stalking, and other forms of crime. Additional responsibilities include educational programming and accompanying victims to the hospital, police department, court and/or relevant university offices. This position will provide leadership within Student Affairs and the ECU campus community regarding interventions and programming relating to sexual assault and violence prevention. The Victim Advocate will work collaboratively with fellow Victim Advocacy staff and other related university offices, and will be well-versed in issues associated with the Clery Act, Title IX, and Campus SaVE Act.
Miniumum Qualifications: Master's degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or related human services field. One year direct experience working with survivors of interpersonal violence. Must possess a working knowledge of crisis and/or trauma-related interventions appropriate for late adolescent and adult development. Eligible for licensure within NC as a clinical social worker, counselor, or psychologist. Preferred Education and Experience: Three years of experience working in a higher education setting and/or as a victim advocate Current licensure as a clinical social worker, counselor, or psychologist Demonstrated interest in and experience working with college students including diverse and/or underrepresented college student populations Demonstrated ability in outreach and program development Demonstrated knowledge of criminal processes and legal issues relevant to informing and assisting victims of crime Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills, strong presentation and interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to thoroughly document conversations and actions regarding case management. Ability to build positive and effective relationships across the campus and community Commitment to diversity Ability to work both collaboratively and independently with minimal supervision Ability to manage multiple tasks Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed Ability to provide exemplary customer service. Special Instructions to the Applicant: In order to be considered for the position, all applicants are required to submit online a candidate profile, a letter of interest, a current resume, and a list of three references including contact information. Additionally, original official transcripts, a criminal background check, and three signed letters of reference will be required upon offer of employment. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire. East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. In order to promote the university's diversity goal, Student Affairs strongly encourages applicants from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Qualifications
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