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Victim Advocate - Campus Public Safety
Utah Valley University

Date Posted Jul. 11, 2019
Title Victim Advocate - Campus Public Safety
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Victim Advocate - Campus Public Safety

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time


Under the general supervision of the Police Chief, assists victims of crime through the judicial process by providing information regarding the legal process, investigation process, and resources such as shelter, treatment, education, legal assistance, and financial aid.

Required Qualifications:

Requires Bachelors degree in behavioral science, psychology, sociology, or another related field and at least one year experience in crisis intervention, victim assistance, law enforcement, social services or related field; OR any combination of education and experience totaling five years.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the criminal justice process and victims rights.
  • Knowledge of community resources available to victims for shelter, treatment, education, legal assistance, and financial aid.

  • Skills in reading, writing, and basic math. Skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and basic computer application.
  • Skills in using standard office equipment. Skills in filing, record keeping, and record retrieval.

  • Ability to stay calm while working with people in crisis situations.
  • Ability to communicate and interact with individuals from diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds in a professional manner.
  • Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work activities.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive records and information.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

Licensed as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Physical Requirements:

Work is performed in a typical office environment.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Pay Range: $39,872 - $49,840

Advertisement Number: STA177418 Police Staff

Open Date: 07/09/2019

Review Start Date: 07/15/2019

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

Please list a minimum of three business references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

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Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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