Sexual Assault Response Coordinator

Washington D.C.
Nov 21, 2018
Nov 21, 2018
Full Time

Occasional travel - Travel may be required between installations.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • The capacity to respond by telephone and in person 24 hours a day, providing support and assistance to victims of sexual assault, including response within 60 minutes of the referral, either telephonically or in person.
  • Experience working with victims of sexual assault or working in victim advocacy and victim advocacy services required and experience working with the Navy SAPR program preferred.  The incumbent must have knowledge of the dynamics of sexual assault and local community resources for sexual assault victims.  Knowledge of the military, Department of Defense (DOD), and Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program, along with local, state, and federal laws and military regulations pertaining to victims of sexual assault is preferred.

    The incumbent must have the demonstrated ability and skill to provide effective trainings and briefings.  The incumbent must have knowledge and skill in developing program management plans and adhering to them.  Ability to assess program effectiveness.  Ability to maintain accurate statistical framework for program data collection and reports.

    The incumbent must have the ability to understand, be sensitive to, and have empathy for victims.  Ability to develop trusting helping relationships and to work effectively with individuals and families from diverse racial, ethnic, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

    The incumbent must have the analytical ability to intervene in crisis situations, using sound professional judgement, ethical practice, and common sense.  The incumbent must have the ability to work cooperatively with military and civilian medical, social service, law enforcement, and legal personnel on behalf of victims.

    The incumbent must be skilled in oral and written communication.  The incumbent must have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.  Skilled in the use of office software applications to prepare management reports and use software to develop information; able to enter data in required management reports.

    Completion of a four year degree in behavioral health or social science AND three years of experience that demonstrates acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral health or

    social sciences equivalent to a major in the field OR an appropriate combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of knowledge and skill equivalent to that gained in

    the above.

    Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection. Spouse Preference does not apply to NF 04 and NF 05 positions. Please clearly identify in your application that you are asking for spouse preference and complete the Request for Military Spouse Preference form and submit a copy of current PCS orders.  Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted.  Acceptance or declination of a regular full or part-time non-appropriated or appropriated fund position ends your ability to claim this preference. 

    Some positions have special requirements.  In these cases selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements.  Applicants may be required to provide proof of education, etc. All selections are contingent upon the obtaining of satisfactory employment reference checks.

    As a condition of employment, the selected individual will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer program.

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    The Department of the Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

    The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should contact our Human Resource Office to ensure that the Department of the Navy can consider such requests.  The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case by case basis.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Ranking and Rating Criteria of knowledge, skills and abilities will be used for each application.

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    Drug test required No

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