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Program/Project Assistant

at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, United States

Job Description



Program/Project Assistant

Department: 3670009170 Student Supp & Accountability
Job no: 517482
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Student Affairs / Services
Pay Grade: 06A


About This Role:
The CARE Survivor Advocate in the Department of Student Support & Accountability, Division of Academic Success & Student Affairs provides confidential advocacy and support to students, faculty, and staff who are survivors of sexual violence, dating/domestic violence, sexual harassment, and stalking. The Survivor Advocate will also assistance in organizing, developing, and presenting ongoing awareness campaigns and programs to address sexual violence, dating/domestic violence, sexual harassment, and stalking as well as general outreach. This is a 12-month, Term contracted position.

Why Join Us:
The Center for Advocacy, Response and Education (CARE) provides confidential, free, and voluntary services and advocacy for survivors of sexual violence, dating violence, stalking, and sexual harassment. Founded in 1973 as the Women's Center, CARE provides quality direct services to students, staff, and faculty impacted by sexual and interpersonal violence.

CARE Survivor Advocates are available to assist survivors in understanding and navigating university policies and procedures and help promote the academic success and personal wellness of survivors. CARE Survivor Advocates are also available to the greater K-State community to provide education, training and facilitated conversations around the aforementioned and related topics.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:
Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:
This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

What You'll Need to Succeed:
Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • One-year relevant experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in health promotion, social work, family studies and human services, women's studies, sociology, criminal justice, or related field.
  • Experience working as a survivor advocate or in a support service capacity for those impacted by trauma.
  • Working knowledge of crisis and/or trauma-related interventions appropriate for late adolescent and adult development.
  • Knowledge of campus violence education and response best practices.
  • Ability to accurately ascertain the seriousness of an emergency/crisis and to project a calm demeanor in crisis situations.
  • Experience and strong understanding of privilege, oppression, systemic racism, and intersectionality.


Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.


How to Apply:
Please submit the following documents:

  1. Application
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references with contact information.


Screening of Applications Begins:
Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:
$20.43 - $21.57 per hour ($42,500 - $44,863 annually)

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:
In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.



Advertised: Jun 21, 2024
Application Closes: Open until filled

To apply, visit https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/517482/programproject-assistant







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Job Posting: 12954583

Posted On: Jun 22, 2024

Updated On: Jul 01, 2024

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