Residential Health Educator

Location
Savannah, Georgia (US)
Salary
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Posted
Jul 12, 2018
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for Residential Health Educator. This position provides educational programs within the residence halls utilizing leadership, advocacy, and collaboration. Promotes student success and preventive services; identifies residence hall needs; addresses personal and social development for residential students. Develops and conducts programs and presentations highlighting relationships, self-esteem, depression, substance abuse prevention, anxiety, crisis, and current residence hall trends. Conducts group therapy; completes clinical documentation. Creates a resource library emphasizing residence life topics to be used in workshops, in-service training and programming. Works directly with the residence life staff to provide support for residential students facing challenges that affect their well-being. Maintains accurate records for monthly and annual reports for residential health education; attends meetings and conferences relating to residence life and counseling. Recruits students for participation in the programs; develops and maintains relationships with the university community. Maintains a flexible schedule to accommodate department needs, evening/weekend programming, or training; follows CAS standards for work performance. May be directed to perform job related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, and Higher Education and two or more years of experience in human services preferred. Group therapy experience required. Must have a commitment to growth, professional development, program development, and be willing to provide services in accordance with the stated mission, goals, objectives and priorities of the Department of University Housing and Residence Life, and Savannah State University. Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Ability to listen well, accurately communicate ideas, and work well in a team; must be detail oriented and self-motivated. A working knowledge of Windows, Excel, Access, Publisher, MS Word, and PowerPoint is required. Background and/or credit check may be required.

Complete application online https://jobs.savannahstate.edu; submit three letters of reference, transcript(s) and resume online.

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled