Wellbeing Specialist for Health Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention

Wellbeing Specialist for Health Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention

University of North Carolina Greensboro | Fort Collins, CO, 80521, US
Salary Range:$29,000 – $42,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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Position Number 998732 & 014433 Functional Title Wellbeing Specialist for Health Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention Position Type Staff Position Eclass EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earning University Information

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master's and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and ">Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit

Student Health Services (SHS) provides primary and mental health care for UNC Greensboro

students. As a health organization operating within an academic institution, we are committed

to the support of the educational, research, and service missions of the University.

Our mission is to provide collaborative health care designed to empower students to develop lifelong skills that enhance their physical, psychological, and wellness status in an inclusive and affirming environment and promote student success and retention.

Student Health Services:

* Provides student-centered, medical, counseling, and wellness services which are affordable and accessible
* Utilizes a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to wellness and health care
* Provides an environment of inclusion, respect, and appreciation of diversity
* Promotes professional excellence, responsiveness, and ethical practice
* Committed to the support of the educational, research, and service missions of the University

Position Summary

The Wellbeing Specialist for Health Promotion, Prevention, and Early Intervention is responsible for promoting and providing services and programming around the eight dimensions of wellness, designed to challenge and support students' personal growth, academic success, and wellbeing. Services and programming will be focused on the promotion of wellbeing, as well as prevention, early intervention, bystander intervention, and recovery for concerns such as interpersonal violence, suicide prevention, mental health, sexual health, alcohol, and other drugs. The wellbeing specialist will ensure that programming and services are fully engaged in, compliant with, and leading national best practices and other industry standards related to the field. The Wellbeing Specialist will conduct appropriate assessments to identify and better understand the attitudes, habits, and environmental risk factors within the community. Research and maintain current web-based and text resources. Serve on university-wide and/or departmental committees as appropriate. Engage in long-term strategic planning within the DSA for this functional area. Supervise interns or graduate assistants in the areas of wellness. Collaborate with Associate Director to complete annual reports and other assessment needs. Collaborate and work in an integrated manner with all other wellness and wellbeing areas on campus to provide seamless programming and services through intersection of topics such as mental health, alcohol, drugs, interpersonal violence, and integrated wellness.

Minimum Qualifications

* Master's Degree in Public Health Education, Social Work, Counseling, or similar degree.
* 3-5 years, post-masters experience with the college student population and knowledge about issues relevant to college students.
* Demonstrated proficiency in and a commitment to multicultural competence and experience working with individuals from culturally diverse populations, as well as underrepresented and/or underserved populations.
* Demonstrated understanding and application of the intersectionality of identity and wellbeing.
* Demonstrated proficiency in delivering well-being programming and services.
* Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with colleagues and team members.
* Ability to work effectively with young adults.
* Strong interpersonal skills.

Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates Preferred Qualifications

* Expertise in the area of suicide prevention, mental health, alcohol, and other drugs, and/or interpersonal violence
* Clinical experience or background in the area of suicide prevention, mental health, alcohol, and other drugs, and/or interpersonal violence
* Experience in college/university setting in the areas of Health Promotion, Prevention, and Early Intervention

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. The application must be completed in full detail for your qualifications to be considered.

Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:

* Resume
* Cover Letter
* List of References

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that include:

* Name
* Company Name
* Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic, or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
* Email Address
* Contact Phone Number

Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.

Recruitment Range Commensurate with Experience Org #-Department Student Health Services - 44604 Job Open Date 06/30/2022 For Best Consideration Date Job Close Date Open Until Filled No FTE 1.000 Type of Appointment Permanent If time-limited, please specify end date for appointment. Number of Months per Year 12 FLSA Exempt

Key Responsibilities

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Percentage Of Time 60 Key Responsibility

Program/Service Coordination and Implementation

Essential Tasks

Planning and implementation of programs and services that address health promotion, prevention, and early intervention around the eight dimensions of wellness, specifically topics such as mental health, alcohol/drugs, interpersonal violence, and integrated wellness.

Percentage Of Time 20 Key Responsibility

Outreach

Essential Tasks

Planning and implementation of, as well as responding to requests for outreach programs that address health promotion, prevention, and early intervention around the eight dimensions of wellness, specifically topics such as mental health, alcohol/drugs, interpersonal violence, and integrated wellness.

Percentage Of Time 15 Key Responsibility

Collaborative and Critical Engagement

Essential Tasks

Staff, Division, and Collaborative campus and community partnerships; participation in professional development; university-wide committees, strategic planning, program planning, and evaluation of services.

Percentage Of Time 5 Key Responsibility

Other Duties as Assigned

Essential Tasks

Other duties related to wellbeing and/or university activities as assigned.

ADA Checklist

ADA Checklist

R for Rare (0-30%), O for Occasional (30-60%), F for Frequent (60-90%), C for Constant (90-100%).

Physical Effort Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - O, Hand Movement-Grasping - O, Finger Dexterity - F, Reading - F, Writing - F, Eye-hand coordination - F, Vision-Color Distinction - O, Vision-Preparing/Analyzing figures - O, Hearing - F, Talking - F, Standing - O, Sitting - F, Walking - O, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - O Work Environment Inside - F, Outside - O

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

* Resume/CV
* Cover Letter
* List of References

Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
* No Answer
* UNCG Website
* The Chronicle of Higher Education
* National Association of Asian American Professionals
* Latinosinhighered.com
* National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education
* Personal Networking
* Other


* If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

(Open Ended Question)


* * Are you eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship?
* Yes
* No