Survivor Advocate (Student Services Professional IV), Counseling
and Psychological Services
California State University, San Bernardino
Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of
California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services
California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center
of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern
California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the
beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than
20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students
annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and
has the most diverse student population of any university in the
Inland Empire. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first
in their families to do so.
At CSUSB, you can:
- Build your future
- Work with the best
- Be your authentic self
- Focus on you
- Make a lasting impact
- Work for a purpose that is greater than your own
- Bring everything you are, become everything you want
CSUSB's Counseling and Psychological Services supports the
university mission of academic success and social justice through
promoting the mental well-being of CSUSB students, the campus
community, and the surrounding region. This is achieved through
mental health counseling, advocacy, and outreach and consultation
in a safe, supportive, and culturally informed environment.
Reporting to the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services,
the Survivor Advocate will provide emergency and ongoing support
services and assistance to students and employee
victims/survivors/complainants who are victims of Sexual Assault
(SA), Domestic Violence (DV), Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and
stalking by assessing their needs, identifying appropriate
referrals and plans of action.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- May accompany individuals to meetings with University Police,
local law enforcement, Title IX and other meetings with University
administrators related to the complaint, medical/counseling
appointments and treatments, civil and criminal court appointments,
and meetings regarding interim measures and remedies as
- Facilitates individuals in writing civil and domestic violence
- Act as an advisor during all stages of investigations,
hearings, and other meetings with the Office of Student Conduct
& Ethical Development.
- Assists individuals in filing Victim Compensation
- Works with diverse student groups, organizations, academic and
other campus departments regarding student health needs, issues,
Advocacy Program Coordination &
- Serves on campus-based sexual violence task force
- With the leadership of the Title IX Office, collaborates to
develop and provide campus-wide awareness and outreach activities,
including activities highlighting social justice issues and their
intersections with SA/DV/IPV.
- Provides leadership in the dissemination of sexual violence
prevention and awareness activities and programs.
- Provides informational teaching and public speaking to academic
classes, student clubs and organizations.
- Establishes and maintains relationships with campus departments
and community members and organizations related to sexual violence
issues, educational and advocacy programs.
- Aids faculty on issues involving student SA/DV/IPV.
- Maintains a close, collaborative relationship with local rape
crisis and/or treatment centers to assure 24-hour coverage of
Campus- and System-Wide Service
- Develop survivor advocacy services annual goals and
- Annually review survivor advocacy services mission and ensure
mission is in alignment with university mission, particularly
around areas of social justice.
- Develop learning and process outcomes and adopt or create
assessments to measure program efficacy.
- Coordinate services with other staff who perform advocacy
duties on campus.
- Prepare monthly and annual reports as well as reports for any
- Serves on campus and system-wide committees and work groups and
participate in relevant conferences and trainings to enhance
- Perform other duties as assigned.
"Exempt" position (with the possibility of converting to
Application Review Deadline:
This position will
remain open until filled. The initial review of applications will
begin on July 7, 2022.
- Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (occasional
evenings and weekends).
Education and Experience
- Thorough knowledge of the policies, procedures, and practices
of the program area to which assigned or the ability to quickly
acquire such knowledge.
- General knowledge of the policies, practices, and activities of
Student Services programs outside the program to which immediately
assigned; general knowledge of the principles, problems, and
methods of public administration, including organizational,
personnel and fiscal management; general knowledge of advanced
statistical and research methods.
- Ability to carry out very complex assignments without detailed
- Advise diverse students individually or in groups on varied and
- Determine the appropriate course of action and proper
techniques to utilize while engaged with individuals and groups in
personal interactions of a sensitive nature.
- Reason logically and analyze and solve organizational and
operating problems of one or several program areas.
- Plan, coordinate, and initiate actions necessary to implement
administrative or group decisions or recommendations.
- Analyze and define complex organizational, policy or procedural
problems, collect and evaluate data, draw valid conclusions, and
project consequences of various alternative courses of action.
- Understand the roles and responsibilities of others and gauge
relationships accordingly by considering issues of diversity, the
variety of the interrelationships, motivations, and goals of the
members of the organization served.
- Establish and maintain effective, cooperative, and harmonious
working relationships in circumstances which involve the denial of
requests or the necessity to persuade others to accept a different
point of view.
- Ability to maintain a Procurement Card.
- Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or
university in a related field, plus upper-division or graduate
course work in counseling techniques, interviewing and job-related
conflict resolutions where such are job related.
- Experience: Equivalent to four years of progressively
responsible professional student services work experience which
includes experience in advising students individually and in
groups, and in analysis and resolution of complex student services
- A master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social
Work, or a job-related field may be substituted for one year of
professional experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate
internship or clinical training in counseling, guidance or a
job-related field may be substituted for two years of the required
professional experience for positions with a major responsibility
for professional, personal or career counseling.
- Valid CA driver's license and state mandated liability auto
Anticipated Hiring Range: $5,351 - $5,584 per month
Classification Range: $5,351 - $7,663 per month
Statement of Commitment to Diversity
In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our
educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino
seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes
respect for the entire variety of human experience. In our
commitment to diversity, we welcome people from all backgrounds,
and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in
the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community.
Our commitment to work toward an environment that values diversity
requires that we create, promote, and maintain activities and
programs which further our understanding of individual and group
diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and
promote values which discourage intolerance and
The concept and dimensions of diversity are to be advanced and
incorporated into every aspect of university activity, including
student life, the curriculum, teaching, programs, staffing,
personnel training practices, research, community services, events,
and all other areas of university endeavor.
Dimensions of diversity shall include, but are not limited to, the
following: race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexual orientation,
sex, gender identity, gender expression, ability, socioeconomic
status, cultural orientation, national origin, and age.
The implementation of the Commitment to Diversity will rest with
the university as a whole. The president, in addition to a personal
commitment and involvement, may use the University Diversity
Committee, campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students as
well as other members of the campus community to implement
effectively the philosophy and intent of this statement.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be
completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a
position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the
background check may affect the application status of applicants or
continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated
reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting
Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in
CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants
for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national
origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical
condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran
This position may be "Designated" under California State
University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the
filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and
the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and
every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of
Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination,
Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic
Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion
of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming
employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order
To view full description and to apply, visit: https://www.csusb.edu