Institute on Violence, Abuse & Trauma


Careers with IVAT

Employment Opportunities

The Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT) is a leading international resource and training center. IVAT is a one-stop shop to address and end violence. We host 2 international summits annually, house 4 academic journals, provide a wide array of trainings addressing violence, abuse and trauma-- many of which can be used toward specialty certificates and continuing education, and we offer vital professional and clinical services to San Diego County and beyond.

IVAT is headquartered in San Diego, California with a satellite office in Honolulu, Hawai`i. 


Current Job Openings

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Anti-discrimination Policy

IVAT prohibits discrimination in employment and in its educational programs and activities, including admission or access thereto, on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, medical condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify or associational preference.

IVAT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IVAT will conduct its programs, service and activities consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and orders.

This policy is governed by Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the regulations implementing these statutes, and applicable federal and California law.