Recreation & Wellness- Assistant Director of Events and Program for Stanford BeWell

Jun 30, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University

Recreation & Wellness- Assistant Director of Events and Program for Stanford BeWell

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Title: Assistant Director Events and Program for Stanford BeWell
Type: 1.0 FTE
Department: DAPER
Reports to: Director of Wellness

Stanford's Department Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”) supports the campus Recreation and Wellness initiatives. The core tenants of the Departments culture, “The DAPER Way” are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead With Courage, and Work Cohesively. All department actions and employees are guided by these principles.

Job Summary:
As part of the Stanford BeWell team this position will be responsible for design and management of BeWell events, special programs and miscellaneous back office processing.

Programming (90%)
  • Responsible for creating impactful events, budgeting, resourcing, managing, and measuring success of such events
  • Creativity and vision for development of ongoing unique events
  • Excellent cross functional collaboration and project management skills
  • Experienced in the design of wellness events for large scale implementation
  • Coordinate BeWell events including but not limited to Cardinal Walk, Annual Employee Wellness Fair, Sharing Wellness, Harvest Festival and BeWell ticket promotions with Athletics.
  • Design and management of data driven special programs (i.e. customer success, workshops, etc.). Collaborating with BeWell colleagues and map IT development of such programs
  • Liaise with partner departments on additional events and programs such as Healthy Work Environment, Healthy Taste, the Welcome Center, Cardinal Cares, and other events as they arise.
  • Work with HIP, WorkLife, Help Center and other partners by coordinating the addition of classes/workshops that would count as a berry credit
  • Collaborate on BeWell email blasts & monthly newsletter with the marketing and communication team
  • Oversee other projects and events as determined by the BeWell team.

    Back office processing (10%):
  • Maintaining records for approved special event budgets and purchases
  • Responsible for compiling BeWell program information for quarterly and annual reports.
    Minimum requirements:
    Bachelor's degree required; minimum of 3-5 years wellness event programming

    Abilities required:
    Ability to appropriately handle sensitive personal information
    Ability to work non-standard hours when required to ensure success of events and programs
    Must be able to lift 30lbs; excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

    QUALIFICATIONS: BA degree required, minimum of 3-5 years of experience creating and implementing wellness programming. Working knowledge of HIPAA and privacy regulations. Excellent written and oral communication skills, Demonstrated ability to complete tasks under deadline. Ability to work independently and with good judgment under general supervision. Demonstrated ability to set priorities in order to perform a high volume of detailed work with constant interruptions. Strong working knowledge of MS Office, Excel, Word, PC proficient and PowerPoint.

    This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford's intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for insuring that their involvement with Athletic Department activities maintains the integrity of the University's reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and Pacific-10 rules and regulations.
    * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

    *Stanford is an equal opportunity employer.

    Job: Athletics

    Location: Athletics
    Schedule: Full-time
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    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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