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|Job Type:||Health/Wellness/Drug and Alcohol Student Activities/Union Facilities|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 15,000 Students|
Position will develop health promotion activities and initiatives within Health Initiatives. Plan, implement, and evaluate theory-and evidence- based health promotion programs and services designed to improve the health and academic performance of individual students, student groups, and campus communities. Position may deal with planning, implementing, and evaluating age-appropriate health education strategies aimed at influencing health behaviors of college students. May work with the campus community and SHS staff to assess the needs and develop strategies to meet the health needs of GT students on a variety of core health issues (i.e., alcohol, sexual health, nutrition, stress management, sexual violence prevention, etc.). Collaborate with key stakeholders on and off campus to develop a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to health for students.
This position is housed in the Department of Health Initiatives and is a health educator with specialization in employee well-being and chronic disease prevention. This health educator is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of employee well-being initiatives including health screenings, healthy lifestyle workshops, employee Well-being Activator program and Certified Healthy. Additionally, this position is charged with actively promoting and engaging employees in the University System of Georgia Well-being and Employee Assistance programs. Experience with wellness coaching and evidence based behavior change programming is preferred. This health educator will assist in the completion of Georgia Tech’s worksite health scorecards and will serve on the Employee Well-being Council. This position must demonstrate the capability of working in a fast-paced, results-oriented team environment.
Plan, implement, and evaluate theory-and evidence-based health promotion programs and services.
Develop, implement, and analyze periodic student health surveys that (1) provide baseline and follow-up health data, (2) identify program needs and priorities, (3) evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services, and (4) track trends in student health status and behavior.
Collaborate with key stakeholders on and off campus to develop a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to health for students.
Hire, train, manage, supervise, and evaluates paid and/or volunteer staff, interns, and/or peer educators.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Health Promotion, Health Policy or Health Education or equivalent combination of education and experience
Work Experience: Two to four years job related experience in working with adolescents or young adults; university environment experience preferred with use of electronic medical records.
Skills: Computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite and email, knowledge or (1) health promotion, behavior changes, and population-based theories, (2) evidence-based health promotion programs/initiatives, (3) environmental management strategies/ecological model, (4) student development theories and models. Position requires effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Preferred Education: Master's or advanced degree in the above
Preferred Work Experience: N/A
Preferred Certifications: Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES/MCHES), Nationally accredited health coaching certification (i.e. Wellcoaches, National Consortium of Health & Wellness Coaching, etc.)
Preferred Skills: Computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite and email, knowledge or (1) health promotion, behavior changes, and population-based theories, (2) evidence-based health promotion programs/initiatives, (3) environmental management strategies/ecological model, (4) student development theories and models. Position requires effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Only online applications will be considered.
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