Physically located at in Elm Hall, the Survivor Advocate will work closely with Title IX Office, University of Washington Police Department, Human Resources, Academic Human Resources, Student Life, SafeCampus the Violence Prevention and Response Program, and other university departments, including UW’s three hospitals, to contribute to a coordinated community response to relationship violence, sexual assault, stalking, harassment and other behaviors of concern. This position will support employees who have concerns about relationship violence, sexual assault, stalking, harassment or other related behaviors of concern from UW Seattle, UW Tacoma, UW Bothell as well as UW-affiliated medical centers. The Survivor Advocate will also support students across the three campuses. The Survivor Advocate will be expected to evaluate and respond to the needs of (an) individual(s) despite a multitude of complex and unpredictable situations. Meeting the needs of survivors may include such things as court accompaniment, accompaniment in Title IX hearings, resource referral, transportation, safe housing, medical needs, academic needs, and safety planning.
Competitive candidates will possess sound independent judgment while working with a wide variety of complex issues and individual needs; will demonstrate cultural humility when working with diverse populations. Inherent to success in this position is excellent organizational and time management skills.