Rural County Services Coordinator, Rape Victim Advocacy Program

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Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Behavioral Science, Social Work, or related field or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Working experience (typically 1 – 3 year) providing counseling and advocacy to victims/survivors as paid staff or trained volunteer in a rape crisis center, human services agency, social justice agency, or similar setting.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge in counseling and advocacy skills and issues pertaining to sexual abuse.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors at working level.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and proficiency in use of Microsoft office software applications (Word, Excel Outlook).
  • Commitment to and alignment with the values of the Division of Student Life, including a demonstrated commitment to excellence through anti-oppression, diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Ability to obtain RVAP Advocate Training within 6 months of hire and complete Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault Certification within 1 year of hire.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and meet UI fleet safety guidelines.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and application of the communication techniques and relationship building skills that develop the ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
  • Ability to provide on-call direct service on a pre-scheduled rotating basis with other regional staff members outside normal office hours (must be able to respond in-person within 75 minutes to hospitals in RVAP’s rural service area).


Desirable Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated working proficiency prioritizing and managing multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Experience providing counseling and advocacy as staff or volunteer in a human service agency in a rural setting.
  • Ability to speak language(s) in addition to English.


Application Details:

  • In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission.


Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.  Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.  Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process. For questions or additional information, please contact

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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