Employment

The PCA is currently hiring for the following position(s):

To apply for positions with the PCA, please visit http://cu.edu/careers/

Victim Services Coordinator (Anschutz Campus)

Job #08320

Applications preferred by May 12

Open until filled

Nature of Work

This position addresses the needs of students, faculty and staff on the CU Anschutz campus who have experienced sexual assault, sexual harassment, stalking and interpersonal violence, through confidential advocacy services, crisis intervention, and referrals. The position reports to the Director of the Phoenix Center (PCA).

Departmental Overview
Reporting to the University of Colorado Denver Dean of Students, the Phoenix Center Director is a key leader in the development and implementation of survivor/victim support services for both the Auraria campus and the CU Anschutz campus including CU Denver, CU Anschutz, CCD, and MSU. The Victim Services Coordinator will manage the direct victim services program and report to the Director of the PCA.

Job Summary

The Victim Services Coordinator will provide and oversee direct victim services to students, faculty, and staff from the Auraria campus. This position will also be responsible for ensuring quality recruitment, training, scheduling and supervision of volunteer advocates who respond to campus related incidents of interpersonal violence (IPV), relationship violence, sexual assault and stalking.

Brief Description
The primary duties of the Victim Services Coordinator include:

  • Provide advocacy, resources, safety planning, emergency assistance, case management, and support to victims/survivors of sexual and interpersonal/relational violence and stalking.
  • Oversee the ongoing development and implementation of PCA’s direct victim / survivor services on campus, to include crisis intervention, in-office advocacy, and the on-scene response services.
  • Provide resources and referral information on judicial, legal, medical, law enforcement, therapeutic, and academic services available to victims of sexual and interpersonal/relational violence and stalking.
  • Provide assistance to victims/survivors of sexual and interpersonal/relational violence and stalking 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, and discipline processes and other related university policies.
  • Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and support the activities of the advocacy team (work-study students, interns, student assistants, and volunteers)
  • Serve on the 24/7 helpline currently being operated at PC-Auraria with the understanding that PC-Anschutz may develop their own helpline
  • Develop collaborative relationships with community and campus stakeholders
  • Participate in campus and community planning and response groups related to victim/survivor services.
  • Plan and conduct campus outreach efforts to generate and increase campus awareness of services offered by the PCA.
  • Serve as the primary liaison from the PCA to the Campus Police Department and Aurora Police Department.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competencies

  • Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills.
  • Experience with developing new programs in unconventional settings.
  • The ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of individuals
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Must be outgoing and knowledgeable: Able to engage the public about IPV issues.
  • A commitment to diversity and culturally competent education, outreach and care; experienced in developing programs in response to diverse needs, including those of international students.
  • Skills with computer programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, case management systems and other key programs necessary to perform the requirements of the position.
  • Interpersonal communication skills, including conflict management, assertiveness, consensus/team building, group facilitation, and cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Organizational and planning skills to achieve progress on multiple, simultaneous projects, to meet deadlines and to maintain a high level of In-depth knowledge of issues related to IPV.
  • Demonstrate productivity in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Extensive advocacy training as per Colorado Revised Statute 13-90-107.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the cause of supporting survivors of and ending instances of sexual and interpersonal/relational violence and stalking.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in counseling, social work, public health, women’s studies, student affairs, or related field.
  • 40+ hours of specific domestic violence and sexual assault advocacy training (certificate or letter of completion required).
  • 3 years experience providing IPV victim/survivor assistance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Licensed clinical social worker or counselor.
  • Demonstrated experience integrating theories of intersectionality and cultural competence in trauma response services.
  • Demonstrated experience effectively using independent judgment and making professional decisions and recommendations in situations that require highly individualized planning in effectively advocating for the Experience recruiting, training and supervising volunteers and/or interns, preferably in a university setting.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and managing or participating in the formation of new programs.
  • 5 years experience providing assistance to sexual and interpersonal/relational violence and stalking victims/survivors.

 

Victim Services Coordinator (Auraria Campus)

Job #09625

Applications preferred by May 29, 2017

Open Until Filled

Auraria is a large urban campus with a highly diverse student body of more than 43,000 graduate and undergraduate students attending school at three different institutions of higher education: the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver), the Community College of Denver (CCD), and Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver). The Phoenix Center at Auraria serves the students, faculty, and staff of all three institutions.

 

Departmental Overview
This position will be supervised by the Director of the Phoenix Center at Auraria. The Victim Services Coordinator will manage the direct victim services program. The Director will provide ongoing assistance and support in the development and implementation of a work plan to carry out the goals and objectives of the PCA’s direct service program.

 

Job Summary

The Victim Services Coordinator will provide and oversee direct victim services to students, faculty, and staff from the Auraria campus. This position will also be responsible for ensuring quality recruitment, training, scheduling and supervision of volunteer advocates to respond to campus related incidents of interpersonal violence (IPV): relationship violence, sexual assault and stalking.

Brief Description
The primary duties of the Victim Services Coordinator include:

  • Oversee the ongoing development and implementation of PCA’s direct services on campus, to include in-office advocacy, the 24/7 helpline, and the on-scene response services.
  • Provide advocacy, resources, safety planning, emergency assistance, case management, and support to victims of IPV.
  • Provide resource and referral information on judicial, legal, medical, law enforcement, therapeutic, and academic services available to victims of IPV.
  • Provide assistance negotiating campus bureaucracies such as schedule changes, course accommodations, and police, student conduct and Title IX investigation processes to victims of IPV.
  • Supervise and support the activities of the advocacy team (work-study students, interns, student assistants and volunteers), to include recruitment, hiring, and training of said team members.
  • Collaborate with on and off-campus direct service providers to make a full range of resources available to victims.
  • Participate in campus and community planning and response groups related to victim services.
  • Assist with campus outreach efforts to increase campus awareness of services offered by the Phoenix Center at Auraria.
  • Serve as the primary liaison from the PCA to the Auraria Campus Police Department.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competencies

  • Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills.
  • Experience with developing new programs in unconventional settings.
  • The ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of individuals.
  • Must be outgoing and knowledgeable: Able to engage the public about IPV issues.
  • A commitment to diversity and culturally competent education, outreach and care; experienced in developing programs in response to diverse needs, including those of international students and students with disabilities.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Organizational and planning skills to achieve progress on multiple, simultaneous projects, to meet deadlines and to maintain a high level of productivity in a dynamic, fast paced environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of issues related to IPV.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in counseling, social work, public health, women’s studies, student affairs, or related field.
  • Advocacy training as per Colorado Revised Statute 13-90-107.
  • 2 years experience providing IPV victim/survivor assistance.
  • Skills with computer programs used in the university such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, case management systems and other key programs necessary to perform the requirements of the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Licensed clinical social worker or counselor.
  • Demonstrated experience integrating theories of intersectionality and cultural competence in trauma response services.
  • 4 years experience providing assistance to sexual and interpersonal/relational violence and stalking victims/survivors.
  • Two years of experience as a victim advocate or other social work profession.

To apply for positions with the PCA, please visit http://cu.edu/careers/