Victim Services Coordinator

Denver, CO
May 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

The Phoenix Center at Auraria

Victim Services Coordinator

Position #1899 - Requisition 09625

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

The Phoenix Center at Auraria has an opening for a Full-Time University Staff (unclassified) Victim Services Coordinator position.

The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

Jobs in this career family support students' emotional and physical well-being and intellectual, cultural and social development outside the context of the formal instruction program or traditional academic unit. Functions include student counseling, career guidance, residence life, multicultural affairs, support of student activities and organizations, recreation services and intramural athletics administration.

Professionals at the intermediate level are responsible for exercising discretion, analytical skill, personal accountability and responsibility in a wide range of areas including academic, administrative, managerial and student services functions. Work involves creating, integrating, applying and sharing knowledge directly related to a professional field.

At the intermediate level, duties may be more limited in scope and are performed with guidance and direction from other professionals.

Job Summary:

This position addresses the needs of students, faculty and staff on the CU Denver campus, who have experienced sexual assault, sexual harassment, stalking and interpersonal violence, through confidential advocacy services, crisis intervention, and referrals. The position reports to the Director of the Phoenix Center (PCA). The Victim Services Coordinator will develop and manage direct victim services at CU Denver and report directly to the Director of the PCA. The PCA is under the umbrella of Student Affairs at CU Denver, and serves all students on the Auraria Campus, which includes Metro State University and Community College of Denver.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position has been established at $44,000 to $50,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience.

This position is not eligible for overtime compensation

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in social science, women and gender studies, psychology, counseling, student affairs, or a directly related field from an accredited institution
  • One year of professional level experience providing interpersonal violence victim survivor assistance.

Condition of Employment:

Completion of a minimum of 40 hours of training as a victim's advocate for sexual assault and domestic violence, as per Colorado Revised Statute 13-90-107 (certificate or letter of completion required).

Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in in social science, women and gender studies, psychology, counseling, criminal justice, student affairs, or a directly related field from an accredited institution a related field
  • Licensed clinical social worker or counselor
  • Progressive and extensive experience providing direct Interpersonal Violence victim services
  • Experience recruiting, training and supervising volunteers and/or interns


  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Demonstrated experience integrating theories of intersectionality and cultural competence in trauma response services.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Required Application Materials: To apply, please visit: and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references). Questions should be directed to: Megan Alpert,

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:Application Deadline: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by May 29, 2017. Those who do not apply by May 29, 2017 may or may not be considered.

Job Category: Student Services

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30230 - AVCASA-DOS PhoenixCtr at Aurar

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: May 18, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Megan Alpert

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00001899


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