Assistant Director Health Promotion & Outreach

Edmond, OK
Aug 09, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID 2017-4340
Posted Date 8/8/2017
Org Number 010932
Department Wellness Ctr Health Promotion
Division Vice President for Student Services
Job Type Staff
Location US-OK-Edmond
Proposed Salary Range $21.15 per hour ($44,000 annually)
Targeted Job Start Date 9/5/2017
Hours Per Week 40
Weeks Per Year 52
Regular Workdays/Hours Some flexibility needed. Mostly 8-5 M-F
Preference Date ..

Position Overview

Oversee program activities. Manage staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties. Review performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement. Direct and coordinate program financial and budget activities to fund operations, maximize resources, and increase efficiency. Establish and implement program policies, goals, objectives, and procedures. Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

Lead the campus in the development of building a foundation for a culture of wellness through the strategic efforts of Healthy Campus. Develop measurable goals and objectives for interventions at the individual and community/campus level which reflect the social, cultural, political, and economic diversity of students. Develop and maintain partnerships with on and off campus stakeholders that support a comprehensive and integrated approach for campus wellness. Assist the campus in developing and implementing policy change, health communication strategies, coalition building, health screenings, incentive programs and environmental supports conductive to healthy behavior. Implement effective peer health, peer educator, and peer advocacy training and outreach programs, including curriculum and training, application and selection, tuition waiver process, and oversight of peer engagement in programming. Collaborate with student organizations working to attain similar goals, including but not limited to Active Minds, TWLOHA, and Community/Public Health Club, Nutrition Club. Provide training and consultation to faculty, staff and students regarding the prevention and identification of wellness concerns. Provide campus-wide leadership on issues related to student wellness. Lead campus health promotion efforts in developing health education content and skills training and to incorporate health promotion into academic research, courses and programs. Provide leadership and content expertise to build health education programs and skills training resources for students, faculty and staff. Participate actively in the Healthy Life Skills team. Present educational content and skills training programs to diverse audiences both on and off campus. Incorporate technology into the delivery of health promotion activities and messages including but not limited to webinars, social networking, online web content or other forums of information delivery. Formulate transformative learning goals and student learning outcomes through proactive, evidence-based prevention programs and initiatives. Develop, implement and analyze periodic campus health surveys that provided baseline and follow-up wellness data, identify program needs and priorities, evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services, and track trends in wellness status and behaviors of students. Identify and develop effective relationship with campus and off-campus stakeholders to achieve a comprehensive campus-wide response toward campus wellness integration. Monitor trends in college health policy (including mental health and overall wellness) and integrate best practices. Benchmark against best practices of other universities in an effort to identify opportunities and models for use. Ensure the accurate and timely reporting of data. Manage budgetary responsibilities, allocate funds and monitor performance to ensure fiscal responsibility. Supervise, direct, manage and evaluate outreach program staff and students, to include but not limited to wellness staff, health educator, graduate student workers, and peer leaders. Maintain accurate records and ensure confidentiality of student information that may be collected through health assessment, programming, onsite screenings or other health promotion activities. Perform other related duties as assigned. The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Qualifications/Experience Required

Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience that provides knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, and concepts. Requires the application of expertise in a chosen field to achieve results. 5+ years of experience with leading planning, including program development and innovation, program prioritization, and assessment. Appropriate profession accomplishments and credentials.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

Masters degree in health education, health promotion, public health or related field A minimum of five years' work experience in health education, health promotion, wellness programs or related field with focus on planning, program development, innovation, program prioritization and assessment. Demonstrated success in assessing student learning, health behavior change, conducting best practices research and outcomes measurement. Demonstrated success in working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders. Demonstrated success in written communication and presentations. Experience conducting individual, community, and /or environmental needs assessments and using results to guide programmatic decisions. Experience conducting process and outcome-based program evaluations, interpreting findings, and developing plans to respond programmatically to evaluation data. Knowledge and skills in developing ad implementing environmental management strategies/ecological model. Knowledge of budget and financial management. Demonstrated skills in social marketing and health communications strategies. Proficiency in a variety of computer software applications. Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Experience working in higher education. Two years' experience win training or working with students of college age.


Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification. Successful grant writing and implementation experience. This position requires the successful candidate to maintain a smart phone on which to receive telephone calls, email, and SMS messages from participants and authorized Department of Wellness & Sport personnel.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers. Typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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