The purpose of this position is to support the mission goals and objectives of Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). The Advocate Program Director is responsible for designing and implementing a campus wide Confidential Advocate Program utilizing staff and faculty volunteers to serve OHSU students. The program’s mission will be advocacy, resource development, and collaborative programming.
The Confidential Advocate Program Director provides the emergency and ongoing support services in order to ensure the well-being and safety of victims of gender-based violence. Services include confidential support and advocacy on behalf of the victims of sexual violence, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and hate crimes; and to provide outreach, consultation, and education to parents, family, and the campus community regarding responding to and preventing such violence, harassment, or discrimination.
This position will provide assistance with navigating campus and community resources and coordinate strategic planning for campus wide education, training and programming related to sexual violence, domestic violence, stalking and gender-based crime prevention and healing. Advocate for trauma-sensitive policies and services throughout the university.
With other related reasonable and available on and off Campus services that ensure their well-being and safety.
Bachelor's degree and five years of professional experience in Human Services, Student Affairs, Counseling or Social Work or in a related field; OR a Master's degree and four years of experience.
in survivor advocacy in a higher education setting, a rape crisis center, or related environment or an equivalent combination of education training and experience.
Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Master’s Degree in Human Services, Student Affairs, Counseling or Social Work and two years of professional experience in related field.