Confidential Advocate - Victims Advocacy Specialist - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Carbondale Illinois

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale, Illinois

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Student Health Center (SHC) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking applications for a Confidential Advocate-Victims Advocacy Specialist to join Student Health Services to provide services as an advocate to student victims of sexual violence, domestic/dating violence, and stalking. The person in this position must have the ability to analyze complex situations accurately, adopt effective courses of action, and advocate for student survivors of violence, in coordination with multiple campus departments and off-campus partners. This is a state of Illinois Preventing Violence in Higher Education Act mandated 12-month, full-time appointment. Compensation includes a comprehensive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with a minimum of three years paid working experience with victims of sexual violence/sexual assault OR Master's degree with a minimum of one year paid experience working with victims of sexual violence/sexual assault. Minimum of 40 hours of training or certification in advocacy services for survivors of sexual violence/sexual assault must be completed prior to date of hire. Experience assessing levels of emotional distress. Demonstrated experience working with people of various racial, ethnic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds, sexual orientation and gender identities. Relative experience developing and implementing best practices or sexual violence prevention, risk reduction and survivor support strategies.

This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the university will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check.

Application Instructions:
Use Institution Website button to the right of this job description, then follow instructions on the jobpage at SIU-Carbondale's website.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Keyword Phrases

  • Where brains and heart intersect
  • Inclusive excellence
  • Access, opportunity, innovation and teaching
  • Health Services
  • Counseling
  • Campus Safety and Police
  • Student Affairs and Services
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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