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|Opportunity Title||Interpersonal Violence Advocacy and Outreach GA|
|Posting Type||Graduate Assistantship|
|Hours Per Week||20|
|Pay||Stipend plus in-state tuition rate|
|End Posting Date||2022/05/31|
|Organization||USC Student Health Services|
|Department||Healthy Campus Initiatives|
|Street Address||1409 Devine St|
|Specify the experiences to be undertaken (including strategy, methods, resources, settings).||Under the general supervision of the Lead Advocate of Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention & Prevention (SAVIP), the incumbent will be responsible for interpersonal violence advocacy and planning, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive interpersonal violence prevention programs for the University community.|
|Specify the criteria for assessment of learning results and work performances.|
|Describe in detail any special conditions, arrangements, or restrictions.||Skill Requirements: • Ability to maintain confidentiality in working with and advocating for clients • Ability to serve in an on call capacity which includes being available to respond to crisis calls and calls that require hospital, residence life, and law enforcement agency response after hours (see hours above) • Interest in and awareness of interpersonal violence issues; knowledge of intersectionality, feminist and social justice theories preferred • Strong interpersonal, programming, public speaking, and organizational skills • Ability to work with diverse populations • Ability to mentor, lead, and inspire college-aged young adults and/or faculty/staff • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with team members • Effective oral and written communication skills • Professionalism and attention to detail • Intermediate knowledge of basic Microsoft Office programs, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel • Ability to work without constant supervision|
|Give time sequence for achieving the desired results and how progress will be monitored.||This position requires occasional evening and weekend work to include responding to calls after hours and facilitating presentations and workshops to student groups.|
|What are the specific deliverables associated with this opportunity (e.g. a needs assessment, a policy analysis, production of public health brochures and handouts)?|
|Job Duty 1||Provide advocacy and crisis intervention services to clients affected by interpersonal violence which includes in-office advocacy and participating as a member of the SAVIP on-call team (SAVIP staff are typically on call 5-7 days/month; on call hours for graduate assistants are typically 5:00pm Thursday – 8:00am Friday and 5:00pm Friday - 8:00am Monday morning).|
|Job Duty 2||Enter client information/notes into the electronic medical record per University Health Services and SAVIP policies & protocols; Assist with preparing and editing survivor resource materials and clinical documents|
|Job Duty 3||Develop and foster working relationships with campus partners such as other UHS partners; University Housing; University 101; Substance Abuse Prevention & Education; Multicultural Student Affairs; LGBT student groups; Fraternity and Sorority Life; Resident Life, and International Student Services|
|Job Duty 4||Coordinate and facilitate various workshops around interpersonal violence, consent, healthy relationships, etc.; Assist with planning and participating in primary prevention campaigns for Relationship Violence Awareness Month, National Stalking Awareness Month, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, etc. ; Coordinate campus-wide awareness campaigns as assigned to include social media campaigns and tabling|
|Job Duty 5||SAVIP office: Provide administrative coverage (e.g. answer phones, assist walk-in clients) as needed; Assist with data entry as needed; Submit monthly report of activities to Associate Director|