Victim Advocate Counselor

University of Colorado Boulder,

Office of Victim Assistance (OVA)
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Last Posted:

Tue, Jun 27th, '23


Please apply by July 9, 2023 for consideration.

Start Date:

Approximately mid-August 2023

Last Updated:

Tue, Jun 27th, '23

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  • Full Time

The Office of Victim Assistance (OVA) provides trauma-informed victim advocacy and short-term counseling to university students, staff and faculty who are impacted by disruptive and disturbing life events, typically crime and policy violation related. This can include experiences of sexual assault, intimate partner abuse, harassment, stalking, disasters, mass violence, hazing, physical assault, discrimination, bias, and other types of experiences. The Victim Advocate Counselor will work with other members of the OVA team to provide free and confidential short-term counseling, advocacy, support and information to members of the university community who are impacted by these life events. This position also involves presenting about our response services and topic areas, as well as our “Supporting Survivors” presentation.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

As one of 35 U.S. public research institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU)—and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region—our goal at CU Boulder is to directly affect Colorado communities through collaborative research, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Our faculty, staff, and students work with the broader community to establish outstanding connections that have lasting outcomes—both across Colorado and around the world.

  • If independently licensed, the salary range is $60,638 - $75,056 annually dependent on years of independent clinical licensure.
  • For current LPCC's with at least 1,250 supervised hours, the salary will be $57,750 annually.

Our outstanding benefits include:

  • Paid days off: 22 vacation days, 15 sick leave days, and 11 holidays per year.
  • Access to medical, vision, dental, and life insurance.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • A 10% employer contribution retirement plan.
  • EcoPass for free RTD rides.
  • Opportunity for career growth!

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.


To apply, please submit the following materials using the provided URL:

  1. A current resume.
  2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.