Social Worker

Job description

Working/Functional Title

Sexual Assault Therapist

Position 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 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 resume

Special Instructions

Applications only accepted via

Work 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.




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Posted: 3/28/2018
Application Due: 4/24/2018
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