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Crisis Intervention and Sexual Violence Support Services Director

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Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Executive/Management/Director, Student Life/Services

Department: Office of the Dean of Students
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $60,000 - $65,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA06-Fiscal Year 2018-2019
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
December 18, 2018; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit the following with your online application:
• Cover letter explaining how you meet each of the required minimum qualifications, professional competencies, and preferred qualifications. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table on your cover letter.
• Chronological resume including work experience, education, and applicable certifications.
• Names and contact information for three professional references, one of which must be a current supervisor (or most recent supervisor if not currently employed). Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.
• Answers to the following supplemental questions. Number your responses to correspond to the questions and describe your experience and training related to each question. Please limit responses to no more than 2 pages.

1) The Division of Student Life is committed to creating a multicultural organization that actively respects, includes, and engages everyone. What does this mean to you and how, if you were selected, will you help us meet this goal? Further, how will you encourage and develop a commitment to inclusivity among the students with whom you will be working?
2) The culture and dynamics of a university or college are unique as compared to many other organizations. This position involves working with traditional and non-traditional college students, faculty, staff, and other campus partners. Citing specific examples, how has your experience prepared you to work with the diverse constituents of a university setting? How, if at all, would you anticipate needing to adapt to working effectively in a university setting?

Department Summary
The Office of the Dean of Students (ODOS) is committed to advancing student learning that builds community. The Office of the Dean of Students is a learning organization that creates engaging environments to transform student learning; encourages a caring and safe community that increases our students’ abilities to learn and make healthy choices; promotes inclusiveness, supports the success and growth of all students; prepares students to think critically, practice skills, and clarify values--all of which they can use throughout their lifetime; and enriches the student experience. The programs reporting to the AVP/DOS work with Student Life staff, student groups, and other members of the university community in the development of curricular and co-curricular opportunities that assure the integration of academic and student life.

Position Summary
The Crisis Intervention and Sexual Violence Support Services Director is a position in the Office of the Dean of Students that oversees the sexual violence response program and in crisis intervention support. The University is committed to providing a comprehensive and integrated response to students who have experienced any form of sexual harassment or violence. The position serves a key role in ensuring support for students experiencing any form of sexual harassment including sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking.
The position provides initial crisis intervention and support to students experiencing any form of sexual harassment during regular working hours and shares a rotation outside of regular working hours (24 hour/7 days a week) with other program staff, assessing student’s immediate needs and any campus safety concerns. Following the initial response, the Director will be responsible for coordinating any ongoing services requested by the student. The position provides case coordination to address the needs of other students who have related challenges and/or barriers to their academic success, including medical, psychological, psychiatric, and social issues.

The Crisis Intervention and Sexual Violence Support Services Director is a 1.0 FTE position. The position leads the program’s efforts in providing assessment, intervention, case management, information and referral, counseling, supervision, consultation, education, and advocacy. The position reports to the Assistant Dean of Students for Prevention and Response.

Incident Response
Crisis intervention and support to students may require the incumbent's immediate response; the expectation for response time is within 20 minutes of notification.

Minimum Requirements
• A master's degree in social work, counseling, counseling psychology, couples and family therapy or similar degree.
• Professional licensure in Oregon in social work, counseling, counseling psychology, counseling education, couples and family therapy, or similar discipline; or ability to obtain Oregon licensure within 1 year of hiring date.
• Four years of full-time experience providing crisis response for individuals that includes coordination of care with campus and/or community services.
• Supervision experience of professional, graduate or volunteer staff members.

Professional Competencies
• Multicultural competence and a commitment to multicultural organizational development.
• Demonstrated effective oral communication skills supporting individuals in crisis, and communicating with a wide range of colleagues to support individuals in crisis.
• Demonstrated written communication skills including the ability to create cogent, clear communications and documents for a wide range of audiences.
• Competency in working under federal, state, and local legislative and legal mandates such as Title IX, the Clery Act, the Violence Against Women Act, and clinical practice standards.
• Demonstrated organizational skills, including the ability to handle multiple cases and use various computer applications to manage case load.

Preferred Qualifications
• Two years of experience providing support, assistance, and/or advocacy to survivors of sexual violence, including sexual assault, domestic violence, relationship violence, and stalking.
• Experience working with college student population in a higher education setting.
• Experience leading case coordinating practices as part of a multidisciplinary team.

FLSA Exempt: Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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