Health Promotions Specialist

Southern Oregon University  |  Ashland, OR

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Posted about 3 weeks ago Full-Time

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Position Title:

Health Promotions Specialist

Job Type: Health/Wellness/Drug and Alcohol
Location: Ashland, OR
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 5,000 Students
Employer ID: 24607

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Position Description

Health Promotions Specialist

Southern Oregon University


Southern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.

The Student Health and Wellness Center (SHWC) at Southern Oregon University promotes optimal health, prevention and well-being of students through quality educational, counseling and primary care services. These services are provided on campus, during daytime hours during the work week. Educational services are provided on evenings and weekends, and may also take place jointly with partner and other entities that serve the broader local community. Services are delivered in a setting and manner that facilitate the healing and learning processes, promote professionalism, represents the SHWC and SOU positively, and are supportive of the academic goals and programs of SOU.

The Health Promotions Specialist is responsible for program planning, implementation, and evaluation/assessment of health promotion/disease prevention programs for the campus. The Health Promotions Specialist coordinates and facilitates the development of campus-wide wellness programs that integrate academic learning, student development, environmental support, programming, and policies that foster individual, interpersonal and community health, social justice and inclusion.

Areas of responsibility include prevention, environmental intervention, outreach, health information marketing, mental health & health education. Assignments may change annually or more frequently in order to respond to campus health concerns and priorities.

The Health Promotions Specialist performs the duties as stated above in a collaborative team environment, contributing positive, constructive and professional interaction with all SHWC staff and the campus community, with the goal of providing an efficient and quality system of patient care and education.

This successful candidate for this position will utilize guidance from the American College Health Association Health Education Standards, the AAAHC Standards for Health Promotion, Council for Academic Standards (CAS) principles and other emerging evidence-based programs and best practices in college health.

Form more information and to apply, please visit: http://jobs.sou.edu/postings/7162


Special Instructions to Applicants
Each applicant is encouraged to provide (preferably as attachments to the online application) the following supplemental documents: (1) letter providing some detail of the applicant’s qualifications and interest in the position; (2) current resume/CV; (3) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references. If you are unable to attach the supplemental materials to the online application please mail to:

Southern Oregon University
Human Resource Services
Churchill Hall, Room 159
1250 Siskiyou Boulevard
Ashland, OR 97520

For inquiries and additional information, please contact: Human Resource Services via email at hrs@sou.edu or by phone at (541) 552-8553.

Diversity Statement
Southern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.






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