East Carolina University, a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina, is a doctoral institution with an enrollment of over 27,000 students and approximately 4,500 faculty and staff.
Job Description: Summary of Position's Duties
This Associate Director of Campus Wellness reports directly to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Campus Recreation and Wellness, and supervises three full time professionals as well as several graduate assistants and student employees. The primary responsibility of this position is directing and providing administrative oversight for the comprehensive Campus Wellness program for Campus Recreation and Wellness. The Associate Director performs the following responsibilities: overseeing program development and implementation; providing long range and short-term strategic planning; assessing and evaluating programs and services; providing leadership for and management of the Campus Wellness program unit. The Campus Wellness Associate Director serves as a resource person for ECU students, faculty and staff, as well as the Greenville community. This person will perform other duties as necessary for the advancement of Campus Wellness efforts within Campus Recreation and Wellness and the University.
Specific Duties include but are not limited to:
1. Works with the Assistant Vice Chancellor in the administrative planning and implementation of all programs and services for Campus Wellness
2. Oversees a comprehensive Wellness Passport program, in collaboration with Academic Affairs, to promote campus wellness initiatives
3. Researches, develops and oversees implementation of wellness programs and initiatives
4. Prepares and monitors unit financial budget
5. Recruits, trains, supervises and evaluates Campus Wellness staff
6. Develops and revises Campus Wellness policies, procedures and goals
7. Continually evaluates the quality, impact and outcomes of programs offerings
8. Oversees the coordination of health education campus awareness campaigns/events
9. Contributes as a member of the Student Affairs Leadership Team (SALT)
10. Serves as the administrator for the Wellness Living Learning Community and Mentor Program
11. Pursues grant funding opportunities
12. Serves as a referral source for campus and community
13. Serves as the primary CRW contact for wellness initiatives across the campus and community.
Minimum Qualifications: 1. Master's degree from an appropriately accredited institution in health education, nutrition, public health, student personnel administration or a related field
2. Minimum of five years of related experience, preferably in higher education, with demonstrated progressive levels of administrative responsibilities
3. Knowledge of current community health promotion theories, methods, and strategies
4. Experience managing a health promotion program including strategic planning, supervising employees, and managing budgets
5. Experience writing and administering grants, preferred
6. Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research design, implementation, and interpretation
7. Working knowledge of effective marketing strategies
8. Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills, a collaborative management style, and the ability to work cooperatively with various faculty, staff, and students.
Special Instructions to Applicants: In order to be considered for the position, all applicants are required to submit a candidate profile, a letter of interest, a current resume/vitae, and a list of references including contact information online.
In addition, each candidate should arrange to have a minimum of three letters of reference that speak directly to the candidate's qualifications for this position submitted to the Chair of the search committee at the address indicated below:
Ms. Gretchen Brockman
East Carolina University
Suite 100 Jones Residence Hall
Mail Stop 415
Greenville, NC 27858-4353
Additionally, original official transcripts, as well as a criminal background check, will be required upon offer of employment.
East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. In order to promote the university's diversity goals, Student Affairs strongly encourages applicants from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.
Date Initial Screening Begins: 04-08-2013
Job Close Date: Open Until Filled