Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. Position hours are generally 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. but will require some work in the evenings and on the weekends based on student programs.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Habif Health and Wellness Center. The position is located in Dardick House. This position is for the Danforth Campus in the Division of Student Affairs.
The professional in this position will be instrumental in creating a campus culture that reflects overall well-being for members of the Washington University community utilizing a collective impact model. They will oversee the implementation of relevant health promotion programming and design communications that promote a holistic approach to student health and wellness through comprehensive care focused on mind, body and spirit, and practices that are evidence based and developmentally informed.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversee the strategic plans, budgets, annual reports and other administrative tasks. Oversee evidence-based public health initiatives, campaigns, and committees through overseeing the design, implementation, and evaluation of health promotion programs and resources in multiple dimensions of well-being. Co-chair the campus-wide Health and Wellness Committee.
Oversee recruitment, selection, hiring, and training of Health Promotion staff, practicum students and Peer Health Educators. Directly supervise Health Promotion staff. Oversee websites and Social Media communications.
Oversee the administration of the NCHA, federally mandated AOD compliance and subsequent reports and the Health and Wellness contributions to Orientation and RA Training.
Provide direct service to students along a dimension of health promotion commensurate with training and background.
Collaborate and consult with faculty and staff in all schools on the Danforth Campus, colleagues within the Division of Student Affairs, health care providers at the Habif Health and Wellness Center and in the community, student groups, and parents for public health initiatives.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree or higher in public health, counseling, social work, health education, or psychology and five years of appropriate experience required.
CHES/MCHES, or CPH preferred.
Critical Skills and Expertise:
Strong knowledge of national regulations and recommendations for health promotion departments such as ACHA, NASPA, SOPHE, CAS Standards.��
Ability to work effectively as a team leader and member.
Minimum of three years of supervisory experience.
Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and gender equity.
Excellent public speaking skills.
Excellent writing and editing skills.
Excellent computing skills, including graphic design.
Strong knowledge and comfort working with mental health, sexual health, AOD, fitness, and nutrition in university settings.
Familiar with FERPA, Title IX, HIPAA, DFSCA, Campus SaVE Act, and other compliance standards and reporting practices.
Ability to maintain personal well-being and sense of humor in fast-paced work environment.
The hiring range for this position is $66,865 - $86,989 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Habif’s Health Promotion Services department works to help students build healthy decision making skills, reduce risk, and take care of themselves and their friends, helping students reach their full potential in academics, outside the classroom, and beyond WashU. See more at https://students.wustl.edu/health-promotion-services/.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.