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Support Services Coordinator, Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services

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Work Type: Staff/Unclassified
Location: Kent Campus
Category: Full-time
Home Org/Dept: SRVSS - Kent Campus [100979]

Job Title:

Coordinator, Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services

Physical Location:

 Kent Campus, Kent, OH

Salary:

 

Basic Function:

Provides direct support services to students impacted by sexual violence. Conducts outreach and training to the greater university community through the Office of Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services (SRVSS) and the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Reports to the SRVSS Director.

Additional Basic Function – if applicable:

 

Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following: 

Provide support services for students impacted by sexual violence including.

- Assistance with filing criminal or university complaints.

- Provide survivors resources for mental health counseling, medical services and crisis support; assist with housing or academic accommodations.

- Provide advocacy during the criminal or university investigation process and during court or university hearing procedures.

Advocate for students impacted by sexual violence including survivors and survivors from under-reported populations.

Co-chair the Sexual Assault Response Team of the Coordinated Community Response Team.

Assist in developing and implementing a peer advocate model for providing peer-to-peer support services to students impacted by sexual violence.

Develop and provide training to faculty and staff regarding responding to students who disclose experiencing sexual violence, referring students to appropriate support resources and notifying the appropriate university authority of the disclosure.

Collaborate with schools, departments, colleges, faculty members, etc. regarding training of staff and support for students.

Conduct outreach to the university community, including regional campuses about the SRVSS office, its support services and local community resources for students impacted by sexual violence.

Collect and analyze demographic data related to notices of sexual violence to look for trends, patterns and areas where more awareness and outreach would be beneficial.

Maintain relationships with university and community partners, students and staff to better serve students impacted by sexual violence.

Serve on various department, division and University committees as a representative of the SRVSS Office.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:

 

Provide support services for students impacted by sexual violence including:

  • Assistance with filing criminal or university complaints
  • Provide advocacy to survivors of sexual assault
  • Co-Chair the Sexual Assault Response Team of the Coordinated Community Response Team
  • Develop and provide training to faculty and staff on responding to students who disclose experiencing sexual violence.
  • Collect and analyze demographic data related to notices of sexual violence to look for trends, patterns and areas where more awareness and outreach would be beneficial.
  • Serve on various department, division and University committees as a representative of the SRVSS office.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a relevant field and two to three years experience in higher education, health education, public health, community advocacy or a comparable field.

License/Certification:

 

Knowledge Of:

Power-based personal violence (sexual assault, intimate partner violence and stalking), warning signs, risk factors, and consent *
Resources and services for victims of sexual violence including reporting options, legal resources, mental health counseling *
Title IX as it relates to sexual violence in the university setting *
Demonstrated awareness of intercultural relations and global perspectives *
Personal computer applications (i.e. MS Office Suite) *

Skill In:

Advocating for victims of sexual violence
Interpersonal communication skills with sensitive issues
Written and verbal communication with the ability to communicate effectively with all components of the university (faculty, staff and students) and external constituents *
Development and implementation of training and programs *
Public speaking and group facilitation *

Ability To:

Organize and prioritize work with a high degree of initiative and independence *
Work collaboratively with university departments and academic units
Collaborate with constituents from diverse cultural backgrounds *
Demonstrate attention to detail and a high level of quality control *
Maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding sensitive information *
Multi-task while managing multiple projects and assignments to meet deadlines *
Demonstrated ability to manage concurrent projects with ability to promote diversity
Work as an effective change agent

Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:

Master's degree. Experience with volunteer management and working with student and community organizations.

Assessments:

Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally. Ability to work non-traditional hours as needed.

Working Schedule:

 

Additional Information:

Must pass a security check.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Disclaimer:

The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.

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