The Center for Survivors is a Confidential Program at Michigan State University. The Michigan State University Center for Survivors Survivor Support Coordinator will provide timely, non-judgmental, compassionate care to sexual assault survivors. The Survivor Support Coordinator provides direct service to a diverse student population. The Survivor Support Coordinator assists the Therapy Team Supervisor with gathering and evaluating essential paperwork and documentation, including but not limited to intake screening and assessment forms, gathering consents and releases on behalf of Center for Survivors Therapists and advocates. The Survivor Support Coordinator will take phone calls from survivors at the Center for Survivors during business hours. The Survivor Support Coordinator has ethical, professional, and legal responsibilities to maintain records regarding work with clients and to protect client confidentiality in accordance with guidelines set by VOCA/VAWA, MSU, the State of Michigan, and other professional associations.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related human services field; up to six months of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in counseling in a health/mental health environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated competency and expertise in providing services and building relationships with diverse populations. Experience providing crisis intervention and support services to survivors of sexual assault. Experience with data collection and reporting. Understanding of sexual victimization and natural responses to trauma. Awareness and experience using an intersectional lens with a focus on multiculturalism, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Demonstrated empathy and supportive communication skills. Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills. Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work responsibilities. Ability to be honest and maintain professional boundaries. Ability to work collaboratively with other clinicians and victim service responders. English language proficiency; bilingual desired though not required.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Required Application Materials
Standard, but may be occasional evenings and weekends
Description of End Date
This is an off-dated position funded through 09/30/2022 from date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.
Bidding eligibility ends on 07/27/2021 at 11:00 PM
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