Sexual Violence Response and Support Services Coordinator

Eugene, Oregon
Apr 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 520161
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Administrative/Office Support, Student Life/Services

Department: Dean of Students
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $47,000 - $55,000 per year
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
May 4, 2017; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit the following with your online application:
• A cover letter in which you describe your interest in the position and your approach to ensuring support for students experiencing sexual harassment (including sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking) in a higher education environment.
• A resume of your educational and professional work experience.
• At least three professional references, one of which must be current supervisor (or most recent supervisor if not currently employed). Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.
• Answers to the following supplemental questions. Number your responses to correspond to the questions and describe your experience and training related to each question. Please limit responses to no more than 2 pages. Note: this will also be assessed as a writing sample.
1. Please articulate how you meet the requirements of the position (refer to Minimum Qualifications, Professional Competencies and Preferred Qualifications listed). Please be specific in addressing each qualification.
2. The Division of Student Life is intentionally creating a multicultural organization that actively includes and engages everyone. What does this mean to you, AND if you are selected, how will you help the Division of Student Life achieve this goal?

Department Summary
The Office of the Dean of Students (ODOS) is committed to advancing student learning that builds community. The Office of the Dean of Students is a learning organization that creates engaging environments to transform student learning; encourages a caring and safe community that increases our students' abilities to learn and make healthy choices; promotes inclusiveness, supports the success and growth of all students; prepares students to think critically, practice skills, and clarify values--all of which they can use throughout their lifetime; and enriches the student experience. The programs reporting to the AVP/DOS work with Student Affairs staff, student groups and other members of the university community in the development of curricular and co-curricular opportunities that assure the integration of academic and student life.

Position Summary
The Sexual Violence Response and Support Services Coordinator is a position in the Office of the Dean of Students that reports to the Director of Crisis Intervention and Sexual Violence Support Services. The University is committed to providing a comprehensive and integrated response to students who have experienced any form of sexual harassment or violence. The position serves a key role in ensuring support for students experiencing any form of sexual harassment including sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking.

The position provides initial crisis intervention and support to students experiencing any form of sexual harassment during regular working hours, and shares a rotation outside of regular working hours (24 hour/7 days a week) with other staff within the Crisis Intervention and Sexual Violence Support Services program, assessing student's immediate needs and any campus safety concerns. The Coordinator provides information, options and refers to student to available resources in an effort to ensure that the student has the necessary support to continue their academic program of study. Following the initial response, the Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating any ongoing services requested by the student. The position also provides case coordination to address the needs of other students who have related challenges and/or barriers to their academic success, including medical, psychological, psychiatric, and social issues.

Minimum Requirements
• A master's degree in social work, counseling, counseling psychology, couples and family therapy or similar degree from an accredited university, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• A minimum of one year providing crisis response for individuals that includes coordination with campus and/or community services.

Incumbent will need to live within 20 minutes of campus upon accepting the position, and be able to share in an on-call rotation with other staff to provide 24/7 crisis response services to students

Professional Competencies
• Multicultural competence and a commitment to multicultural organizational development
• Demonstrated effective oral communication skills supporting individuals in crisis, and communicating with a wide-range of colleagues to support individuals in crisis
• Demonstrated written communication skills including the ability to create cogent, clear communications and documents for a wide range of audiences
• Demonstrated organizational skills, including the ability to handle multiple cases and use various computer applications to manage caseload

Preferred Qualifications
• Professional licensure in Oregon in one of the disciplines identified in the required qualifications, or ability to obtain Oregon licensure within 1 year of hiring date.
• One year of experience providing support, assistance, and/or advocacy to survivors of sexual violence, including sexual assault, domestic violence, relationship violence and stalking.
• Experience working with college student population in a higher education setting
• Experience providing case coordinating practices as part of a multidisciplinary team
• Knowledge of higher education laws and regulations, including Federal legislation such as Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act

FLSA Exempt: Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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