Position Description: The CARE advocate provides confidential and privileged advice, assistance and advocacy to students who are victims of sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking. Supports diverse students in pursuing avenues of healing and justice.
Serves as advocate in the student conduct process for victims of sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, dating and domestic violence, and stalking, providing student conduct process orientation, case status and disposition notification, and hearing support. Provides criminal justice system orientation and court support, and assistance in filing for state compensation under the Victim of Violent Crimes Act.
Facilitates referrals for psychological and emotional needs resulting from the trauma of assault, transferring students into therapy and psychiatric care on and off campus as needed. Advocacy also includes assistance in coordinating accommodations and services with campus departments and local agencies including UCPD on behalf of the student in all areas, including Student Services/University services, coordination of legal advocacy, medical advocacy and other assistance as needed.
Responsible for developing, implementing, and managing a case management system to coordinate, facilitate, and monitor programs and services available to distressed students.
Working collaboratively with the CARE Prevention Team, participates in educational outreach services to diverse University populations.
Special Instructions: This is a 2 year contract with possibility of renewal.
The target salary range for this position is between the posted minimum and $6,250 monthly.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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