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Survivor Advocate

Employer
University of Colorado - Denver and the Health Sciences Center
Location
Denver

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Survivor Advocate

University of Colorado Denver


Survivor Advocate - 32758 University Staff Description
Position Details

University of Colorado | Denver

Official Title: Student Services Professional

Working Title: Survivor Advocate

FTE: Full-time

Salary Range: $51,987 - $53,000

Position #00820347 - Requisition #32758
Join the University of Colorado Denver

About the University of Colorado - Denver

The University of Colorado Denver is the state's premier public urban research university and equity-serving institution. Globally connected and locally invested, CU Denver partners with future-focused learners and communities to design accessible, relevant, transformative educational experiences for every stage of life and career. Across seven schools and colleges in the heart of downtown Denver, our leading faculty inspires and works alongside students to solve complex challenges through break through innovations and impactful research, and creative work. As part of the state's largest university system, CU Denver is a major contributor to the Colorado economy, with 2,000 employees and an annual economic impact of $800 million. For more information, visit ucdenver.edu.
Job Description

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *

This position addresses the needs of students, faculty, and staff on the Auraria campus who have experienced sexual violence, stalking, and relationship violence, through providing confidential advocacy services, crisis intervention, and referrals. The position reports to the Director of the Phoenix Center at Auraria (PCA). The Survivor Advocate is responsible for providing, direct victim advocacy services in-person and via Zoom, on the helpline, and during on-scene response (responding to university offices and facilities during business hours) to any and all survivors of interpersonal violence (relationship violence, sexual violence, and stalking).
What you will do:

  • Provide advocacy, resources, safety planning, emergency assistance, case management, and support to victims/survivors of interpersonal violence

  • Provide resources and referral information regarding judicial, legal, medical, law enforcement, therapeutic, and academic services available to victims/survivors of interpersonal violence

  • Provide assistance to victims/survivors of interpersonal violence including navigating and negotiating campus service areas such as academic and student affairs units, academic accommodations, escort and safety services, law enforcement investigations, Title IX/student conduct, discipline processes, and other related university policies

  • Provide education and information regarding the dynamics of relationship violence, sexual violence, and stalking

  • Assess immediate needs and provide appropriate referrals and warm handoffs

  • Complete all necessary documentation up to and including inputting data into the case management system

  • Assist the Advocacy Services Program Manager with training for and serve on the 24/7 helpline

  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications you already possess (Minimum Qualifications)

  • A bachelor's degree in psychology, social science, student affairs, social work, gender and women's studies, public health, human services, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.

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

  • 1 year of demonstrated experience providing advocacy support, case management, and/or crisis intervention to survivors of interpersonal violence or trauma
Preferred Qualification to possess (Preferred Qualifications)

  • 40+ hours of interpersonal violence victim advocacy training

  • Demonstrated experience integrating theories of intersectionality and cultural competence in trauma response services

  • Experience with training volunteers

  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 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 commitment to cause of supporting survivors and ending interpersonal violence
Conditions of Employment

  • This position is grant-contingent.

  • Required to have a driver's license and valid insurance (per our DVP grant) in case the advocate needs to attend court or accompaniment of any kind.

  • Position requires rotating after-hours on call shifts for the 24/7 helpline, and some attendance at after-hours events for advocacy support.

As of 7/1/2023, The University of Colorado recommends employees be fully vaccinated from the COVID-19, but is not required. COVID recommendations and information can be found at: https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus
Compensation and Benefits

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $51,987 - $53,000.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado Denver provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits

Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125
Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to complete applications received by March 8, 2024. Those who do not apply by this date may or may not be considered.
Required Application Materials:

To apply, please visit: http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers and attach:

  • A cover letter which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications

  • A current CV/resume

  • List of three references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references)
Background Check Policy

The University of Colorado Denver strives to maintain a safe and productive educational, clinical, research and employment environment. All prospective employees and current employees must, therefore, consent to and pass background checks prior to any final appointment/employment.
Diversity and Equity

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at workplaceengagement@ucdenver.edu​.

The University of Colorado Denver is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting diverse faculty and staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from Black, Indigenous, and people of color, women, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community, and veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equity in education and employment.

Questions should be directed to Katherine Miller, https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=5052581&targetURL=The University of Colorado Denver is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting diverse faculty and staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from Black, Indigenous, and people of color, women, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community, and veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equity in education and employment.

Questions should be directed to Katherine Miller, Katherine.miller@ucdenver.edu
Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV Job Category
: Student Services Primary Location
: Denver Department: U0001 -- Anschutz Med Campus or Denver - 30230 - VCSSLS-HWAS PhoenixCtrAtAurar Schedule
: Full-time Posting Date
: Feb 23, 2024 Unposting Date
: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Katherine Miller Posting Contact Email: Katherine.miller@ucdenver.edu Position Number: 00820347

To apply, please visit: https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=32758&lang=en







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