Advocacy & Education Coordinator

first_imgPhysical Demands * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?Public Job PostingInternal Job PostingAgency ReferralAdvertisement/PublicationPersonal ReferralWebsiteOther * Please describe the attributes that will make you a strongcandidate for this position(Open Ended Question)* What is your Philosophy for serving students?(Open Ended Question)* Provide examples of how you handled difficult situations withthose you have worked with.(Open Ended Question)* Please describe in detail how your background and experiencewould be applicable for this position in a College/Universitysetting(Open Ended Question)* Are you available to work in the evening (6 pm to 10 pm)?YesNo Job TypeRegular * Are you available to work weekends?YesNo Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Duties and Responsibilities • Provide survivor-centered and trauma informed crisisintervention, thorough intakes, safety planning, and assessment andfollow-up services to NMHU campus;• Work collaboratively with existing mental/behavioral healthspecialists, law enforcement, and advocacy groups on campus and inthe community;• Develop and promote diverse and inclusive educationalprogramming; specifically bystander intervention, enthusiasticconsent, healthy dating relationships and suicide prevention,etc.;• Ensure ethical boundaries, decision making and advocacy standardsare adhered to;• Be open to feedback and change in response to client and team’sneeds;• Educate clients of campus resources, processes, and theirrights;• Educate clients about the basic processes of legal system andcampus disciplinary process;• File complaints, protective orders, compensation claims forclients, etc.;• Field crisis calls and walk in clients;• Ensure safety/confidentiality of clients;• Be on call for crisis situations;• Provide survivor-centered services to clients individually and ingroups, ensuring autonomy and unconditional support;• Assist clients in exploring various options, and the possibleoutcomes based on their choices;• Provide information regarding available communityresources;• Conduct one on one individual advocacy sessions with clients andmanage case work;• Facilitate group meetings, discussions with project partners,community allies, and campus personnel;• Create and present general or topic specific accurate educationalprograms to the campus community;• Lead trainings for campus programs, residents, and teams ondating and domestic violence, sexual violence, stalking,empowerment, suicide prevention and bystander intervention,etc.;• Schedule and coordinate presentations with campus entities;• Design and revise program literature and materials asneeded;• Facilitate communication/teamwork among staff;• Review and update logs, client files, case review notes andprovide on-going case management;• Attend and participate in staffing and team meetings;• Attend professional development trainings;• Cross train with advocates in other specialty areas;• Provide guidance/training to campus and community partner,volunteers, and students;• Handle related administrative responsibilities;• Record/log all client contact(s) using ADVOCATE system;• Report monthly/quarterly statistics;• Solicit evaluations (pre and post surveys) followingprograms;• Maintain necessary supplies;• Perform professional responsibilities;• Keep abreast of current information topic areas;• Network with federal, state and local agencies, exchangingrelevant information and community activities;• Use social media platforms to promote and create awareness, aswell as other outlets such as radio or newspaper;• Coordinate special program projects;• Oversee student employees;• Maintain regular attendance;• Perform related duties as assigned. Position Summary Work Location/Campus CenterLas Vegas, NM Campus SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS• Must be willing to work evenings, weekends and odd hours asrequired;• Complete NMCADV 40 hour advocacy Certification Training withinsix (6) months of employment;• Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age;• Must be willing to carry University-issued cell phone;Must be willing to work on-call crisis situations and assist campuspolice as needed. Full Time/Part TimeFull Time Minimum Job Requirements KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES• Ability to present detail specific material both orally andvisually;• Knowledge of legal and federal requirements for referralprocedures for reporting violence;• Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain high levelof confidentiality;• Ability to work under highly stressful, crisis orientedsituations;• Skill in training, leading, organizing, advising, planning, andworking independently;• Knowledge in systems of oppression, socio-ecological model ofprevention, and intersectionality;• Ability to incorporate and recognize the need for inclusive,diverse, and equitable services for vulnerable groups;• Knowledge and distinction between Title IX, Clery Act, VAWA,FERPA and HIPPA and other related federal policies; EEO Statement Special Instructions to Applicant Open Date10/09/2020 Pay Rate$38,049 Salary A complete online application must include: 1) Letter ofinterest/cover letter; 2) Resume; 3) Names, telephone numbers andemail address of three (3) Professional references in application;and, 4) Unofficial copies of transcripts. Candidates who areinvited for on-campus interviews will be required to submitofficial transcripts. References will be contacted in conjunctionwith on-campus interview. Upload required materials with onlineapplication. For disabled access or services, call (505) 454-3242or contact Human Resources at [email protected] NMHU IS AN EQUALOPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Psychology, Social Work,Health or related field;-2-3 years working in a university/college setting;-Prior experience working as a victim advocate or working in asurvivor-centered, trauma informed service provider agency;-Expertise in gender based violence programming;-Experience working with marginalized populations;o PREFERENCE : 40 hour advocacy state training • Walking• Standing, kneeling, stooping• Eye strain due to computer use• Light lifting up to 25 pounds Quick Link Working Environment New Mexico Highlands University is an affirmative action, equalopportunity employer, making decisions without regard to race,color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationalorigin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protectedclass. We are committed to the University values of diversity,accessibility, excellence, and responsiveness.For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or [email protected] the link below for more information regarding affirmativeaction and equal opportunity:Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Position Details Preferred Qualifications Posting NumberAS426P Open Until FilledYes Close Date Under the supervision of the Director, provides campus advocacyservices exclusively to clients who have experienced violenceincluding domestic and dating violence, sexual violence, andstalking. Additionally provide services to clients who self-reportor are identified as students of concern who exhibit mental orbehavioral health distress, including but not limited to signs ofdepression, suicidal ideation, or crisis. EDUCATION : Associate’s Degree in Human Services, Psychology,Social Work, Health, or related fieldEXPERIENCE : One (1) year of experience directly related to thespecified duties Special Conditions for Eligibility PositionAdvocacy & Education Coordinator * What is the highest level of education attained?GEDHigh School DiplomaAssociates DegreeBachelors DegreeMasters DegreePHD WORK ENVIRONMENT• Work is performed in a typical interior/office workenvironment.• Outreach education programming can range from classrooms,residential halls, gymnasium, or virtually Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Documents Needed to ApplyRequired DocumentsCover Letter/ Letter of InterestResumeUnofficial Transcripts Conferring Required DegreeList of Three Professional References with Name, Address andE-MailOptional DocumentsLicense/CertificateLetter(s) of Recommendationlast_img read more