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Confidential Victim Advocate (Case Worker)

Company: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

DepartmentSEXUAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION & A (BL-SVPA-IUBLA)Department InformationThe Division of Student Affairs is focused on building a strong foundation to ensure every student's IU experience is positive, safe, healthy, and meaningful. The Division of Student Affairs staff and 20 departments aim to help students navigate their time at IU, providing the tools they need to be successful in school and after graduation. Students are our priority, and their health, safety, and overall well-being are our core mission. Visit Benefits at IU for more information! Job SummaryDepartment-Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide after-hours and weekend support to students impacted by sexual violence. This may include, but is not limited to emails, after hours phone calls, and serving on a 24-hour crisis lineGeneral Responsibilities:
    • Provides direct services and act as central point of contact for students who have experience sexual, physical or other misconduct.
    • Conducts situational analysis and provides assistance and counseling to improve clients' social and psychological conditions
    • Assesses safety concerns, provides an overview of campus resources, and provides immediate and ongoing assistance to students in need
    • Helps guide students through procedures for various issues (requesting grade changes, withdrawing from classes, housing concerns, academic or administrative appeals) and providing assistance to ensure that students receive interim measures
    • Assist students with establishing a support network of family, friends, and community resources and creating personal development plans
    • Identifies and connects students to campus and community resources (direct or indirect referrals); accompanies students to informal or formal meetings with instructors or administrators as needed/requested
    • Reviews university policies and procedures with students. Reviews procedures for investigations, judicial hearings, appeals, etc
    • Maintains case records in a secure and confidential manner, maintains statistics and administers ongoing program evaluations
    • Serves as a member of the sexual violence prevention and advocacy team, providing outreach and raising awareness about prevention and advocacy services provided by the department QualificationsEDUCATIONRequired
      • Bachelor's degree in counseling or social workPreferred
        • Master's degree in counseling or social workWORK EXPERIENCERequired
          • 1 year experience working with survivors or sexual or physical assault, preferably in a counseling or advising capacityPreferred
            • Past experience working with college students or young adultsSKILLS
              • Proficient communication skills
              • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
              • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
              • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
              • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
              • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
              • Highly thorough and dependable
              • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure Working Conditions / DemandsThis role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.Advertised Salary$43,000.00 annually Work HoursMay work some nights and weekends Job ClassificationCareer Level: CareerFLSA: ExemptJob Function: Health ServicesJob Family: Social WorkClick here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework.Posting DisclaimerDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time. This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.Equal Employment OpportunityIndiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.Campus Safety and SecurityThe Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at or by visiting IUPD.Contact UsRequest SupportTelephone: 812-856-1234

Keywords: Indiana University, Bloomington , Confidential Victim Advocate (Case Worker), Other , Bloomington, Indiana

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