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Job Opportunity: SARC Advocate:Oregon State University

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SARC Advocate

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) A resume/CV; and 
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and practice have prepared you for this position.

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

For additional information Contact Us by:  Sue Jackson at sue.jackson@oregonstate.edu

OSU is committed to the health of our local and global community. All employees and students are required to comply with the university's COVID-19 Vaccination Program. Please visit https://covid.oregonstate.edu/ for additional information about OSU's plans for safety and success, as well as options for compliance with the vaccination program.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the capability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

• The anticipated starting income will be $51,072 - $86,904

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.

This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030 et seq. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the motor vehicle check requirement.

Position Details

Department Student Health Services (MSH)
Position Title Specialist 2-Cri Couns/Cas Mgr
Job Title SARC Advocate
Appointment Type Administrative/Professional Faculty
Job Location Corvallis
Position Appointment Percent 100
Appointment Basis 12
Faculty Status Regular
Tenure Status N/A
Pay Method income
Recommended Full-Time income Range $51,072 - $86,904
Position Summary The Survivor Advocacy Resource Center in the Student Health Services is seeking an SARC Advocate. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position.

Oregon State University's Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center (SARC) is seeking a full-time Survivor Advocate. The Advocate will provide confidential and legally privileged advocacy services (including safety planning, academic and housing accommodations, financial aid, accompaniment all over reporting processes, emotional support, and crisis response) to members of the University community who have practiced interpersonal violence: sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, stalking, and gender-located harassment and discrimination. SARC provides trauma-informed and healing-centered care from an anti-oppressive and empowered lens that addresses survivor autonomy and choice, accountcapability, the lived practices of survivors arising out of their intersecting identities, and the community impacts of violence.
The Advocate works in close collaboration with multiple campus and community partners, including Counseling and Psychiatric Services, Equal Opportunity and Access, Office of the Dean of Students and other departments to formulate strategies that best serve the survivor.

The Advocate will work closely with the SARC Director in providing direct advocacy services for OSU members, providing training for students, faculty, and staff on the impact of interpersonal violence and trauma informed responses, and helping to advance a more supportive campus community. Along with the Director and campus partners, this position will help educate the campus community about the integral function that each member plays in ending interpersonal violence and providing survivor centered responses to disclosures of violence. These efforts will be conducted through a social justice lens, knowledge of working with culturally diverse students and traditionally marginalized groups.
This position will also support the SARC Director in the training of additional SARC staff, including support with case management.

Position tasks 70% SURVIVOR ADVOCACY
Provides confidential advocacy services? informs survivors of their options, rights, and available resources. Develops, and enhances survivor-centered advocacy to those who have practiced interpersonal violence situations, including practices that occurred prior to a student's arrival to the university.
Connects survivors to various campus and community entities who can provide desired services related to their healing and support.
Accompanies survivors as needed all over reporting processes (Title IX, Equal Opportunity and Access, and law enforcement) and evidence collection exams; and assists with academic and housing accommodations as needed.
Maintains confidential case files so that baseline statistics and trends can be determined and reported.
Exercises sound judgment and the flexible use of advocacy expertise, including crisis management and personal empowerment expertise.
Works effectively within and outside of the university system in developing relationships and programs to address programmatic issues and needs.

10% TRAINING AND OUTREACH
Develops and supports training and professional development opportunities for faculty, staff, students, parents, and community members. These programs will consist of workshops, outreach, multimedia, online, and other forms of training.
Develops and maintains strong relationships with local community-located organizations to assist with advocacy and referral efforts.

10% SUPPORT OF ADVOCACY EFFORTS

Assist the SARC Director in developing, implementing, and evaluating OSU's approach to supporting survivors of interpersonal violence, including survivor centered referral protocols.
Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of training programs for other advocacy staff providing advocacy services on campus.
Support other SARC advocates through case management and consultation as needed.

5% VIOLENCE avoidance
Works collaboratively with the SHS avoidance and Wellness department and other internal and external programs focused on interpersonal violence avoidance.

5% SERVICE
Serve on departmental, unit and university committees, to include Student Health Services, Counseling & Psychological Services, Office of Equal Opportunity, and Access, Sexual Assault Response Team, and other significant university and community committees as delegated by the Director of SARC.

Minimum/Required Qualifications
   » Master's degree in a significant field such as social work, counseling, psychology, or related fields OR a bachelor's degree in a significant field such as social work, counseling, psychology, or related fields combined with five years' practice at full time equivalency in such significant fields.
   » Minimum of 2 years' practice at full time equivalency, in the provision of sexual violence/interpersonal trauma advocacy or counseling services.
   » Demonstrated commitment to diversity, social justice, and creating inclusive environments.
   » Demonstrated capability to work with people of various ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, and gender identities.
   » Demonstrated knowledge of current best practices in responding to interpersonal trauma.
   » Within three months of hire, possess or obtain significant state-wide certifications regarding advocacy training.
   » This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
   » This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a motor vehicle history check, possess, and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
Preferred (Special) Qualifications
   » Demonstrated capability to design, present, and adapt educational/training materials as needed.
   » practice working in higher education.
   » Mental health field licensure for the state of Oregon.
   » practice and competency serving in advocacy or counseling to underserved and traditionally marginalized student groups such as but not limited to LGBTQ+ communities, BIPOC students, international students, survivors with disabilities, first-generation survivors, survivors with high financial need. Strong capability to work effectively within and outside of the university system in developing relationships and programs to address programmatic issues and needs.

Working Conditions / Work Schedule This position requires the capability to drive students to off-campus appointments.
This position will require after-hours work, including responding to an after-hours call service that are of significant level of concern.

This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. No

Posting Number P04980UF
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 12/15/2021
Anticipated Appointment End Date
Posting Date 11/08/2021
Full Consideration Date
Closing Date 12/05/2021
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified candidates
Special Instructions to candidates When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) A resume/CV; and
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and practice have prepared you for this position.

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

For additional information Contact Us by: Sue Jackson at sue.jackson@oregonstate.edu

OSU is committed to the health of our local and global community. All employees and students are required to comply with the university's COVID-19 Vaccination Program. Please visit https://covid.oregonstate.edu/ for additional information about OSU's plans for safety and success, as well as options for compliance with the vaccination program.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the capability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

• The anticipated starting income will be $51,072 - $86,904

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.

This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030 et seq. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the motor vehicle check requirement.

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Job Location: Corvallis, Oregon
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Post Date: 11/24/2021 / Viewed 1 times
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Contact Email: sue.jackson@oregonstate.edu


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