Student Graduate Assistant for the Survivor Advocacy Program

Posting Details

Applications will be accepted until midnight (Eastern Time Zone) on the 'Posting End Date' shown below.

Position Information

Job Title Student Graduate Assistant for the Survivor Advocacy Program
Special Instructions to Applicants

Upload cover letter, resume, and 3 references.

Cover letter should detail your interest in working with student survivors (of sexual assault, dating violence, &/or stalking), your professional experience with this population (if any), and whether you currently hold an Ohio SWT or LSW or would be willing & able to obtain this licensure prior to the beginning of the Fall semester

Posting Number 2016352STD
Job Description

The Survivor Advocacy Program (SAP) is seeking 2 license eligible (LSW or SWT) graduate assistants from the social work program to assist the director & survivor advocates/case managers in general program & campus outreach efforts as we seek to provide support and advocacy services to student survivors of sexual assault, dating violence, & stalking.
¬ Help plan, implement, and monitor outreach efforts to notify the campus community of SAP’s services (may coordinate with University’s Sexual Assault Prevention Educator on campus educational efforts by developing innovative ways to engage the student population).
¬ Create educational materials & presentations on various topics for survivors & other campus entities.
¬ Occasionally answer the SAP crisis hotline phone to provide general information, referrals, hospital advocacy, and triage calls, as needed.
¬ Assume general office duties (i.e. answer phones, filing, webpage, social media, etc. & other office duties as assigned).
¬ Act as advisor for SAP’s student organization.

Minimum Qualifications

¬ Strong written & interpersonal communication skills & strong organizational skills.
¬ Demonstrated personal flexibility and initiative.
¬ Ability to work with diverse student populations.
¬ Eligibility and willingness to obtain licensure (LSW or SWT) through the Ohio CSWMFT board if chosen for this position. (If SWT eligible student is chosen for position(s), they must also agree to do their field placement with SAP-otherwise their SWT licensure would not cover SAP duties).

Preferred Qualifications

¬ Working knowledge of campus & community resources.
Experience working directly with surivors of sexual assault and/or relationship violence

Department Counseling and Psych Services
Pay Rate
Posting Open Date 11/30/2017
Posting End Date 02/16/2018
Job Category Student Hourly
Planning Unit Vice President for Student Affairs
Work Schedule

To be determined based on student schedule. Graduate assistants are expected to work a total of 300 hours (in the SAP office on the Athens campus) over the course of both Fall & Spring semesters. This time period may begin 2 weeks prior to the start of the semester and conclude at the end of the semester.

Campus Athens
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position. Kimberly Castor, LISW-S, Director, Survivor Advocacy Program at or 740-593-0167
Diversity Statement

Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Ohio University is a member of the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

Employment Type Part-Time Term

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Applicant Documents

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  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
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