Student Development Specialist IV - RVSP Advocate (S00886P)
University of Texas at Arlington
May 17, 2018
Provide comprehensive services to victims of sexual assault, stalking, interpersonal violence and sexual harassment. Effectively manage referrals and demonstrate strong case management to ensure the safety and success of students.
1) Provide crisis intervention and stabilization for students 2) Serve as resource for individuals impacted by interpersonal and sexual violence; primary individual will be responsible for coordinating housing/academic accommodations, assisting student in filing reports, referrals 3) Maintain records and data related to student support services to ensure proper follow-up and documentation 4) Assess student needs and determine appropriate referrals to both on and off community agencies 5) Initiates and develops relationships with community resources including local hospitals, counseling and police departments 6) Ensure university response plan and procedures for incidents of sexual violence are updated, working closely with the Dean of Students and Title IX Coordinator 7) Maintain and routinely update resources; including web site, brochures and program library 8) Collaborate with community agencies to develop a comprehensive list of resources and services 9) Maintain relationships and partnership with various constituents on campus to provide best practice in service efforts.
Minimum requirements include a Master’s degree in higher education, student personnel services or health promotion, social work, counseling, addiction/alcohol studies, psychology, public health or related field. Three years of experience in an advisory, administrative or educational capacity with college students or adolescents in community groups or the equivalent experience. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of federal mandates and best practice in the field of violence prevention programming and threat assessment. Experience working with college students in a programmatic and advisory capacity.
Experience working with college/university students in sexual assault prevention and experience in social work field as a case manager. Two years or more providing assessments, interventions or counseling. Understanding of Title IX and Clery
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLSANDABILITIES : Maintains knowledge of university policy and procedures, student development and counseling theories, and trauma informed practices.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: college or college degree, list school name, degree type, major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 6038
About University of Texas at Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington sets the standard for educational excellence in the thriving Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area and is one of the nation’s fastest-growing public research universities. With an enrollment of 38,000 on-campus students and an additional 15,000 online degree-seeking students, UTA is the second-largest institution in The University of Texas System. The University offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees through 10 colleges and schools and is rising in stature through its commitment to transforming the lives of students, pushing the boundaries of knowledge, and serving a growing and diverse community.
UTA has developed a strategic plan, “Bold Solutions, Global Impact” (http://www.uta.edu/strategicplan). Taking advantage of our unique location at the center of the fastest growing urban region in the U.S. and adjacency to the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, our vision is to be ‘The Model 21st Century Urban Research University’. To support this vision, our strategic plan focuses on four over-arching themes across the University: Health and the Human Condition, Sustainable Urban Communities, Global Environmental Impa...ct, Data Driven Discovery and Knowledge Management. The College of Engineering is playing a critical role in the advancement of each of these themes.
Our highly ranked academic programs attract the best and brightest scholars from around the world, and our faculty and students consistently receive national and international recognition for their accomplishments. U.S. News & World Report ranks UT Arlington fifth among national universities for undergraduate diversity, we are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, and the Military Times recently named UTA as the best 4-year College for veterans in the state of Texas. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks UT Arlington among the 20 fastest-growing public research universities in the United States over the last 10 years.
With a population of 7 million, the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is the fourth-largest urban area in the United States. It covers an area larger than the states of Rhode Island and Connecticut combined. The Metroplex is the economic and cultural hub of North Texas and has the 10th-largest gross metropolitan product in the world. Not only is it an exciting place to live and work, the Metroplex offers UT Arlington a host of unparalleled scholarly, research, and economic activity.
UTA has been a catalyst for redevelopment and revitalization in the central business district of Arlington, establishing a true college town environment in downtown Arlington. UTA’s 20-acre, mixed-use College Park District provides new special events and student living space, restaurants, and parking as part of its broad-based initiative to generate and support economic activity at the city’s urban center. In addition, the University is expanding its footprint in both Fort Worth and Dallas and has plans to increase its global presence building on active partnerships led by the College of Business and the College of Nursing and Health Innovation in Central and South America, South East Asia and the Middle East.
For more information on University of Texas at Arlington, visit: www.uta.edu