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Student Wellness Promotion Coordinator

Company: Bucknell University
Location: Lewisburg
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Student Wellness Promotion Coordinator

Job No: 497243
Position Type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Other, Student Affairs

The Student Wellness Promotion Coordinator will develop, implement and evaluate health promotion programs and services to address a range of student health topics (e.g., alcohol and other drugs, sleep, stress management, mindfulness). They will design wellness education strategies to enhance the well-being of individual students, student groups, and the campus community, and collaborate with campus partners to assess students' needs and develop prevention and response strategies.

This position is donor-funded through May, 2026, and is renewable pending additional funding. It is a priority for Bucknell to secure funding to ensure that students receive ongoing support in this area.

Job Duties:
Primary job responsibilities include:
-Create and facilitate health promotion educational programs, presentations, materials and awareness campaigns for residence halls, student leaders and classrooms
-Design, implement and evaluate educational programs and workshops on topics including but not limited to general wellness, alcohol and other drugs, stress management, sexual health, sleep and rest, movement, hygiene, financial wellness, and social relationships
-Create a peer to peer wellness program. Recruit, train and advise peer coaches and peer mentors
-Produce and distribute monthly "Installments" wellness newsletter by developing and collecting content from wellness partners across the University and collaborating with University colleagues
-Partner with departments, including but not limited to the Counseling and Student Development Center, Student Health, Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution, Residence Education and Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, for wellness programs and campaigns
-Provide training and consultation to student groups, staff and faculty to enhance their capacity as partners in students' wellness
-Administer, analyze, apply and share assessments related to students' wellness and well-being
-Participate on Divisional and University committees
-Attend and actively participate in office, departmental and divisional staff meetings and retreats.
-Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree
Minimum of two years of professional experience in health promotion and prevention education; graduate experience may be included.
Demonstrated ability to interpret and present information clearly and accurately in writing and verbally.
Excellent interpersonal communication, public speaking and administrative skills.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Ability to take initiative and direction, managing multiple projects at once.
Capacity to accommodate occasional evening and weekend work hours.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree in health education, public health, higher education, student affairs or another related field.
Experience with NASPA's Certified Peer Educator program or a comparable peer education or wellness coaching program.

Work Type:
This is a full-time, year round, benefits eligible position.

This role is not budgeted for visa sponsorship at this time, all candidates must be authorized to work in the US at the time of submission of the application.

Salary Range:
This is a Staff Exempt position with a hiring range of $43,280-54,100 (E06). The offer rate will be based on a review of the candidate's credentials compared to the qualifications of the position, internal equity, and our overall compensation philosophy.


Eligible full- and part-time employees are compensated beyond base salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not limited to):
- flexible scheduling options determined by role;
- medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance options
- an outstanding 10% employer contribution to your retirement plan (no contribution requirement for non-exempt positions)
- generous paid time off, including vacation and sick time, a community service day, and 19 paid holidays (including two full weeks off for Winter Break!)
- tuition remission, exchange and grants for the employee, spouse/spousal equivalent, and children (with credit for full-time, benefits eligible employment at other institutions of higher education)
- a comprehensive employee wellness program including program incentives
- a myriad of other benefits, including parental leave, an employee assistance program, fitness center membership, and the power of your Bucknell ID card

To learn more about Bucknell's benefits, click here! (*Eligibility criteria and waiting periods may apply.)

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. We endeavor to enhance our capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. We encourage all individuals to apply and do not discriminate in admissions, employment, educational programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.

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Keywords: Bucknell University, Reading , Student Wellness Promotion Coordinator, Other , Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

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