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Job Number:  44784
Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC) Manager
Job Posted: Friday, 18 May 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 22 June 2018
(88 days ago)
Alma Mater Society of UBC
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)

The Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC) at UBC is a part of the AMS, the Student Society of UBC Vancouver. Run by full time staff and students since 2002, the SASC has been committed to the education, support, and empowerment of people of all genders who are survivors of sexualized violence as well as their friends and family. We serve UBC students, staff, faculty, and people with a connection to the UBC campus through various resources and services.


Working within an intersectional, anti-oppressive framework, the Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC) Manager is responsible for the operation of the AMS Sexual Assault Support Centre in the AMS Student Nest at UBC Vancouver, providing support for survivors of sexual assault, advocating for university support for those experiencing sexualized violence, and raising the profile of the issue of sexual assault to the AMS membership and the UBC Community.


What do we offer?

  • Competitive compensation
  • Great benefits package
  • Meal discounts at any of our AMS-run food outlets

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the SASC team which includes all SASC staff and volunteers
  • Oversee the provision of immediate and on-going support, advocacy, and client administration to survivors of sexual assault and/or violence, their family members, friends, and other support providers
  • Oversee provision of crisis intervention support to survivors
  • Oversee provision of legal, medical, and campus-related advocacy and accompaniments for clients when appropriate
  • Perform full cycle recruitment, training, and discipline up to and including termination
  • Shape the vision and direction of the SASC in conjunction with the Executive Committee and the Senior Student Services Manager
  • Develop, implement, and administer services and outreach programs
  • Assist in assessing and resolving operational issues and policies
  • Develop and perform public education workshops and initiatives for the SASC.
  • In conjunction with UBC campus partners, develop, implement, and advocate for a campus coordinated response to sexual assault
  • Advise the President and Executive Committee on issues relating to sexual assault
  • Liaise with UBC and related student service programs at other universities to develop best practices
  • Perform and produce work that is consistent with the values of the SASC and the AMS of UBC Vancouver
  • Build and maintain budgets, write grant applications, fundraising
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications and Experience

  • Previous management experience required
  • Specialized knowledge of sexual violence, including legal and medical systems and procedures
  • Strong understanding of anti-oppression perspectives and approaches in relation to sexualized violence and abuse for all persons
  • Relevant post-secondary education and/or combination of training, education, and experience required
  • Previous experience/formal training providing support to survivors of sexual violence
  • Case consultation experience with support staff
  • Experience working within a feminist and/or social justice organization is an asset
  • Well organized, flexible, self-motivated and able to work and make decisions independently and collaboratively
  • Experience with community engagement and relationship building an asset
  • High level of comfort and proficiency in public speaking
  • Experience speaking to media and acting as public representative
  • Experience working with diverse communities an asset
  • Experience working within an educational context, and/or within the UBC campus community is an asset
  • Experience creating and facilitating workshops an asset
  • Experience in program development an asset
  • Experience working with volunteers an asset
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit a resume and cover letter at http://ow.ly/XgOF30jPcS6

Application deadline: 5PM on Friday, June 22nd, 2018
Thank you for your interest at the AMS. Due to the large volume of resumes we receive at the AMS, we are only able to contact those we are interested in interviewing and cannot reply to email/phone/walk-in inquiries regarding application status.

The AMS is an equal opportunity employer
Contact Details:
Kurtis Chow
Alma Mater Society of UBC
6133 University Blvd.
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1
www:   ow.ly/XgOF30jPcS6

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