Ball State University is seeking applications for a full-time Director of Health Promotion and Advocacy.
The Director of Health Promotion and Advocacy is responsible for the effective operation and administration of health education and advocacy programming and services relating to general health education and wellness and specific university student health including sexual health, alcohol and other drugs, sexual violence prevention, and mental wellness. The Director is also responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating education programming in support of the stated mission of the University and of the Division of Student Affairs. The Director monitors national trends and helps to ensure that relevant outreach, educational programming and resources are provided to meet the needs of the campus community. Additionally, the Director of Health Promotion and Advocacy provides strategic leadership and guidance in the development of a healthy environment for students at Ball State University.
Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in public health, nursing, wellness, health, student development, higher education administration, counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university. Background and professional work experience in the administration of health education/promotion/prevention programs.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred qualifications: Earned Doctorate in Health Promotion or a related discipline from an accredited university. Supervisory experience; delivery of health education/promotion services or programming experience on a college campus; public speaking experience and skills; evidence of research and scholarly activity and ability. Certified Health Educator; AOD education and prevention experience; professional supervision and consultation skills; administrative and leadership skills; strategic, budget-planning, and management skills; program evaluation skills; excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; ability to work effectively in a complex organizational environment.
Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/22767. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to Mike Gillilan. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through November 1, 2020.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.
About Ball State University
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.