Well-Being and Learning Programs Manager

Job description

Human Resources and Inclusive Community (HRIC) at the University of Denver is led by the Vice Chancellor of HRIC who reports directly to the Chancellor of the University. The HRIC Department is responsible for developing and delivering a broad range of services in support of the University's mission, vision and strategies. The HRIC Department is evolving from a traditional operational and service orientation into a highly effective strategic unit advancing the broader strategic aims of the University.

In support of this evolution, the University is seeking a Well-being Program Manager who will be responsible for the development and maintenance of a unique and comprehensive program that fosters a culture of well-being and contributes toward building our One DU community. The well-being program will support the University's aim to attract, recognize, reward, and retain a diverse and world-class faculty and staff population with its benefits.

This role serves as part of the University's HRIC team, reporting to the Director of Benefits. The well-being Program Manager will be an energetic, innovative, collaborative leader that will create a well-being philosophy which contributes toward the University's mission and goals while embracing its unique and extraordinary culture.

Essential Functions

Structured in each of the listed accountabilities is the need for this position to create a sense of community through well-being knowledge and participation.

  • Implement health and well-being programs that meet the needs of a diverse and dispersed workforce and also influence behavior change.
  • Lead the development of strategies and implementation of programs by developing timelines, milestones, communications, key success factors and metrics to monitor participation and identify expected outcomes and successes of well-being programs and initiatives.
  • Coordinate a communications and marketing strategy to educate and drive participation in health and well-being initiatives.
  • Establish and maintain partnerships across campus to inform, inspire, and support employees to engage in health and well-being initiatives.
  • Provide support to groups and individuals in all areas of health and well-being to facilitate desired lifestyle changes.
  • Benchmark external programs and stay current with well-being trends and scientific literature to implement and revise internal programs based on evidence.
  • Partner with the Division of Athletics and Recreation, the Health and Counseling Center to launch the Well-being Center within the Daniel L. Ritchie Center for Sports & Wellness. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to; programming, staffing, resource management, and participation.
  • Partner with available resources to coordinate and deliver health and well-being activities, special events and seminars.
  • Manage the Wellmetrics portal and incentive program tied to the health insurance plan.
  • Assist with the integration of well-being into HRIC events and other community events.
  • Create reports to provide data analysis to identify populations benefiting from program options.
  • Maintain accurate records and ensure confidentiality of all data collected during the integrated programs and activities.
  • Develop program budget and monitor expenditures.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong written, verbal, analytical, and organization skills
  • Knowledge of principles, theories and best practices of health promotion programs, risk reduction, and health promotion/behavior change
  • Experienced in effective instruction, facilitation and motivational coaching
  • Knowledge of business, project, and budget development/management
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills to interact effectively at all levels within and outside the University

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in health education, health promotion, public health, nutrition, wellness or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5 years of experience in worksite health promotion.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree.
  • Experience in an academic setting.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.

The University of Denver is an affirmative action employer and that age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other applicable status protected by state or local law are not taken into account in any employment decision.




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Job No: 005182
Posted: 10/8/2018
Application Due: 12/7/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable