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Under the supervision of the Director of Health Promotion, the Health Promotion Specialist- Mental Health will provide leadership and functional responsibility for the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of campus mental health promotion, which may include stigma reduction, suicide prevention, substance abuse and recovery, as part of a comprehensive health promotion program operating within a social justice and health equity lens.
The Health Promotion Specialist- Mental Health will: -Design and conduct campus-wide mental health promotion using health promotion theory and student development theory, including but not limited to environmental management, social movement, policy development, or social norming.
-Apply principles of health equity to programs, services, and activities sensitive to the diversity of the student population.
-Collaborate with campus and community partners on initiatives, policies and research to develop a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to mental health promotion initiatives.
-Mobilize key stakeholders for collective action to shift the campus culture and environment around mental health.
-Participate in strategic planning, assessment and evaluation of Health Promotion efforts.
-Develops goals and measurable objectives for policies, programs, and services and evaluate effectiveness.
-Propose and manage specific program budgets.
Master's degree in public health, health education, social work, counseling, or closely related field
2 years of experience in public health, health education, social work, counseling, or closely related field
Experience in college health
Experience in program development
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
Ability to think critically and solve problems, as well as handle multiple projects simultaneously
Good judgment and ability to handle confidential/sensitive information with discretion
Demonstrated cultural competence and inclusiveness in working with populations of diverse cultures and identities in addressing issues of diversity, health, and social justice
Experience in substance misuse prevention or intervention with college students or young adults
Experience in substance recovery community development or maintenance
Experience in suicide prevention and stigma reduction with college students or young adults
Familiarity with research and best practices in college health promotion, including those specific to mental health outreach, substance misuse, and recovery
Experience utilizing behavior change theories and models in the development and implementation of evidence-based programs/initiatives
Internal Number: 29592
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