This position will serve as a victim advocate for the Criminal Trials and Appeals Division and will assist victims identified as part of a departmental criminal case from the pre-charging stage all the way through sentencing. Most importantly in these proceedings, the victim advocate serves as the liaison between the Attorneys assigned to their case and serves as the main contact person for the Department for the victims. Duties include answering questions and concerns that the victims may have, advising the victims as to issues arising in the case, coordinating court appearances, arranging transportation, and otherwise assisting in the investigation and prosecution of these cases in a victim-centered manner. This advocate will work on cases involving sexual assault, and sexual assault kit cases. This advocate will serve as the liaison between the DAG and the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) programs throughout the state. The advocate will also work cooperatively with other advocates in CTA to cover cases of other crimes, such as homicide, elder abuse, fraud, and anything else that requires advocacy support. Prior work with sexual assault victims, and crime victims, and knowledge of community-based services is beneficial.
Required Education and Experience
Possession of a bachelor’s degree in any major.
Departmental Analyst 9
No specific type or amount is required.
Departmental Analyst 10
One year of professional experience.
Departmental Analyst P11
Two years of professional experience, including one year of experience equivalent to the intermediate (10) level in state service.
Additional Requirements and Information
Please attach a cover letter, resume, and official college transcripts (if applicable) to your application.
Please note: Applicants may be screened out for failure to attach the required resume, cover letter and transcripts to their application.
Starting Rate of Pay: $46,860.00
More Information: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/DepartmentalAnalyst_12505_7.pdf