The Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP) at the University of Iowa (UI) in Iowa City, Iowa is seeking an Executive Director (Behavioral Health Manager) to lead the program. RVAP is the oldest stand-alone sexual assault program in Iowa and counted among the first sexual assault victim services centers in the country. RVAP provides free, confidential services to all victims and survivors of sexual misconduct and other types of interpersonal violence and their friends and families. Services include: advocacy (medical, police, legal and institutional, including the University of Iowa), individual and group counseling, support groups and educational programs. In addition RVAP operates the 24-hour Iowa Sexual Abuse Hotline, the SE Regional Hotline and the local Rape Crisis line. A program within the UI Division of Student Life and a community agency, RVAP recently expanded services from four to eight counties in eastern Iowa with satellite offices in three counties in addition to the main office in Iowa City. The Executive Director will lead a staff of nine full-time professionals including certified sexual abuse counselors, part-time student employees and practicum students, a large diverse pool of approximately 60 direct service volunteers, 12 indirect service volunteers and a volunteer advisory board. RVAP receives funding from UI student government, federal, state and local grants, United Way and community donors. The Executive Director is responsible for directing managing and providing leadership for programs and services of RVAP.
Salary $59,600 to commensurate with experience, plus excellent University benefits.
More information, including representative job functions, qualifications and how to apply, may be found at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/. Refer to requisition #64135. Screening will begin immediately.