Wellness Program Specialist

Burlington, VT
Jun 15, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Details Advertising/Posting Title
Wellness Program Specialist

Diversity Statement
The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are required to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Posting Summary

Coordinate administrative activities, programs, and events in support of the University of Vermont Employee Wellness Program. Work closely with the HR Process Supervisor and Wellness Advisory Team to achieve annual wellness program goals, while following the strategic Wellness planning schedule. Coordinate and monitor programs and events such as on-site flu shot clinic and biometric screenings; support strategic planning and program development; create marketing and communication materials; and evaluate wellness survey responses. Respond to inquiries and provide information to employees. Maintain related data, records, documents, and resources; process billing and assist in tracking wellness related budgets. Report to the HR Services Supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Bachelor's degree in related field and one to three years of related experience required. Effective interpersonal, written communication, and organizational skills required. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse constituents required. Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and publishing applications required. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, social justice issues, and fostering a collaborative, multicultural environment required.

Desirable Qualifications

Proficient with MS Office Suite include Word, Excel, Publisher & Power Point highly desirable. Experience working in a human resources- or wellness-related function desirable.

Other Information

80% of full time with full benefits package

Special Conditions
Occasional overtime/weekend hours required, External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees


Job Type


Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE))

Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE))

Staff Hiring Band
Hiring salary budgeted at low end to mid pay band

Staff Union Code

Posting Details
Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Job Open Date

Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.)

Open Until Filled

Position Information Position Title
Program Specialist

Posting Number

Benefit & Employee Operations/11340

Position Number

Employee FTE

Employee Term

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents

    The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.


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