Peer Health Education Coordinator

Charlottesville, VA
Mar 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Peer Health Education Coordinator

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Elson Student Health Center

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 03-20-2017

Posting Summary:
The Office of Health Promotion in the Department of Student Health at the University of Virginia is seeking a full-time 40 hour a week Peer Health Education Coordinator to advise the Peer Health Educators (PHEs) and the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT). These peer-led groups develop and implement educational programming on college health issues, primarily substance use, sexual health, nutrition, mental wellness, and holistic wellbeing.

To apply, candidates must submit a CV/Resume, Cover letter, and 3 references through Jobs@UVa (, posting # 0620569. This position will remain open until filled.

The Department of Student Health at the University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to developing diversity in faculty and staff.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with diverse populations;
Strong commitment to the educational purposes of Student Health and Division of Student Affairs, including student-self-governance;
Clear capacity to advise, train, and develop student peer educators;
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills;
Experience in program and event planning and evaluation;
Experience with qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods;
Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes some evenings and weekends

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