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Survivor Advocate

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Cambridge, MA 

 

 MIT Violence Prevent and Response in the Office of the Dean for Student Life seeks a Survivor Advocate to provide support and advocacy to students impacted by sexual assault, relationship abuse, stalking, and sexual or gender-based harassment.

The mission of Violence Prevention and Response (VPR) is to end sexual and relationship violence by cultivating healthy communities and advocating for those impacted. Working with campus partners, VPR is committed to eliminating the inequities that threaten the lives of underserved communities who are disproportionately affected by sexual and domestic violence.

 

Responsibilities:

·        Work directly with students who have been affected by interpersonal violence and advising students regarding options and on- and off-campus resources.

·        Assist in providing crisis response, referrals, and support to complainants involved in a formal campus grievance process.

·        Assist and/or accompany students to local law enforcement for reporting, obtaining protective orders, and/or medical services.

·        Serve as a resource on matters concerning sexual and relationship violence with the appropriate Institute resources, including the Institute Discrimination and Harassment Response Office (IDHR), MIT and local police departments, Student Mental Health and Counseling, and many others.

 

A full description is available at https://studentlife.mit.edu/content/dsl-open-positions

 

Qualifications:

·        Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

·        At least one year of experience working in higher education or closely related setting.

·        Demonstrated knowledge of interpersonal violence and victim advocacy.

·        Commitment to student wellbeing.

This is a temporary, one-year position, with the possibility of renewal depending upon funding.

 Employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check.


 Interested candidates may apply on-line at https://hr.mit.edu/careers. Please reference job number 19428.

 

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. MIT’s full policy on nondiscrimination can be found at https://policies.mit.edu/policies-procedures/90-relations-and-responsibilities-within-mit-community/92-nondiscrimination.

Survivor Advocate

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Cambridge, MA 

 

 MIT Violence Prevent and Response in the Office of the Dean for Student Life seeks a Survivor Advocate to provide support and advocacy to students impacted by…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Location

On-site
Cambridge, MA, USA

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