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8/28/2017
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Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Resource Prosecutor - Recruitment number 13244
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Job Description

Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Resource Prosecutor (SADVRP) Utah Prosecution Council Staff Attorney

The Utah Prosecution Council (UPC), a division within the Utah Attorney General's Office, is seeking to hire a full time Sexual Assault / Domestic Violence Resource Prosecutor (SADVRP). The position is an at-will employee of UPC and is considered a non-merit employee of the Utah Attorney General's Office. This is an on-going, full-time position with UPC. Applicants will be required to review and comply with the Attorney General's Policy Manual. This position is funded by continuing, dedicated funds from the legislature and is intended to be a long-term position. Factors in determining salary include bar admission date and experience, with the Council making the final salary determination. Additionally, the SADVRP will be eligible for a variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, be enrolled/remain enrolled in the state retirement system, as well as a comprehensive leave program. Subject to approval, the SADVRP may choose to work a flexible schedule.

The SADVRP shall be responsible for the following:

1. To work with the Department of Public Safety (DPS) to develop training in trauma-informed response and investigation of sexual assault and sexual abuse and to conduct such training.

2. To train prosecutors in trauma informed response and investigation of sexual assault and sexual abuse.

3. To serve as a resource for prosecution agencies throughout Utah.

4. To work collaboratively with partner agencies to improve statewide capacity for effective criminal justice responses to sexual violence, domestic violence and related offenses, and to hold offenders accountable while honoring the needs of victims.

5. To work closely with other partner agencies involved in the intervention of, and response to, sexual assault and domestic violence.

Further responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

1. In collaboration with other agencies, conduct knowledge and training needs assessments related to sexual assault and domestic violence in the law enforcement and prosecution communities.

2. Develop training materials.

3. Participate in and/or present at specialized trainings and professional development seminars related to current and emerging issues in sexual violence and domestic violence response.

4. Develop and present specialized trainings and workshops in conjunction with UPC's training schedule, with partner agencies and at national seminars.

5. Attend state and national conferences to increase the SADVRP's expertise.

6. Travel throughout the state training judges, prosecutors, law enforcement officers, victim advocates and others.

7. Assist in drafting legislation. On occasion, appear before the legislature as a representative of UPC.

8. Provide technical assistance and legal research to prosecutors, prepare resource manuals on issues of sexual violence, domestic violence and related offenses.

9. As time and schedule permits, provide "second-chair" assistance to prosecutors in cases of sexual assault and domestic violence.

10. Actively participate in monthly work-groups, advisory committees, boards and other groups. 11. Administer and be responsible for preparing federal grant reports. Research grant opportunities.

12. Serve as a staff attorney for the Utah Prosecution Council, working under the direction of the Director of the Utah Prosecution Council.

13. Become acquainted with and assist in the support of UPC's offense tracking system.

 

Required qualifications include:

1. A Juris Doctor or equivalent from an accredited law school.

2. Membership in good standing in the Utah State Bar or acceptance into the Utah State Bar within eight months of hire date.

3. Have been an attorney for a minimum of five (5) years.

4. Experience prosecuting sexual assault/sexual abuse cases, domestic violence or other related offenses.

5. Have, or be able to obtain, a Utah driver=s license and have an exemplary driving record.

6. Ability to drive oneself throughout the state, at times being away from home for multiple days/nights.

7. Ability to fly to various national conferences.

8. Knowledge of PowerPoint.

9. Knowledge of Word or WordPerfect.

10. Ability to lift at least 20 lbs.

 

Other preferred but not required qualifications:

1. Experience presenting at professional conferences.

2. Attendance at Train the Trainer or other equivalent training or experience.

3. Knowledge of Excel and Publisher

4. Knowledge of Camtasia or other presentation recording software.

 

Applicant must be a self-starter and able to work with minimal oversight and/or guidance. Applicant must be focused and detail oriented. Applicant must possess excellent writing and oral presentation skills. Applicant must be able to interact with all segments of the prosecution and law enforcement community, victim advocacy groups, court personnel, and the community at large.

Applicant must be able to perform and be responsible for their own secretarial and administrative-type duties. A resume, writing sample and PowerPoint presentation on the topic of your choice must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application. Be prepared to give 5-7 minutes of your submitted presentation during the interview process.

Recruitment number 13244.

The deadline for applying is Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. First-round interviews will be Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Second-round interviews, if needed, will be Thursday, September 28, 2017. No phone calls please. UPC and the Attorney General's Office are equal opportunity employers. Security background checks are completed as a condition of employment.


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