Sexual Assault TherapistPosition Summary
The Michigan State University Sexual Assault Program social worker position (Sexual Assault Therapist) will provide direct service and outreach to a diverse student population. The Social Worker Position (Sexual Assault Therapist) will provide comprehensive psychotherapy services to victims of sexual assault and adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, will facilitate individual counseling and group services and provide advocacy and crisis intervention services. This position also provides consultation services to MSU faculty and staff regarding sexual assault dynamics and trauma response. This position is responsible for the completion of counseling, advocacy, grant-required statistics, and service documentation.
*Bidding eligibility-closing date refers to MSU internal bidding only. Please see careers.msu.edu for external closing date.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing one or two years of graduate study beyond a Bachelor's degree, such as a Masters in Social Work; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in counseling in a health/mental health environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and State certification as a Social Worker.Desired Qualifications
Ability to provide in-person crisis intervention and advocacy services at Sparrow Hospital Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Unit within a 20-minute travel time period as needed; demonstrated competency and expertise in counseling and outreach with diverse populations; more than three years of experience providing advocacy and counseling to survivors of sexual assault; experience providing sexual assault services and trauma treatment in a university or college setting; experience in facilitating training and presentations for large groups; experience with grant-related data collection and reporting.Required Application Materials
Cover letter and resumeSpecial Instructions
Applications only accepted via careers.msu.eduWork Hours
some evenings and weekends
Description of End Date
This is an off-dated position funded for nine months from date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.
Bidding eligibility ends on 4/3/18 at 11:55 PM.