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Campus Wellness Coordinator
Student Counseling - Campus Wellness
$32,000-$34,000 plus benefits for 0.8 FTE (32 hrs/wk for 12 mos or equivalent)
The primary focus for the individual in this position is to maintain an established advocacy and outreach program for students throughout the institution. The Campus Wellness Coordinator provides campus leadership in responding to survivors of sexual assault, collaborative and direct education to increase the development of healthy relationships and reduce sexual misconduct, and substance abuse harm reduction education. Engages in wellness program development, planning, training, assessment, research and evaluation. Serves on related campus committees, and as liaison for community services. Collaborates with existing services to provide a coordinated community wellness message to the campus. Reports to the Director of Student Counseling, and works closely with Counseling and Health providers to maintain a consistent and attainable message regarding wellness topics. Maintains clearinghouse connections with resources on and off campus.
Develop and deliver educational programming regarding consensual sexual contact, healthy relationship development, reduction of sexual violence, substance abuse harm reduction, and other related personal and community wellness topics.
Primary advocate to survivors of sexual assault. Key resource for first contact by survivors for support, identification of resources, and advocacy. Must be capable of maintaining appropriate confidentiality.
Recruit, train and provide supervision and oversight for peer wellness educators (currently 4-5 paid student positions).
See full job description for position #855 at http://www.pacificu.edu/hr/employment/positions/
Masterís degree in health promotions, public health, psychology, social work or related field. Will consider applicants with completed Bachelorís degree in related field and 2 years relevant work experience.
Experience providing community-based education related to healthy relationship dynamics and harm reduction strategies for substance use. Understanding of appropriate intervention and advocacy approaches with survivors of sexual assault/abuse/relationship violence.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and work with diverse populations.
Ability to work autonomously and to collaborate effectively within interdisciplinary teams.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, and experience delivering educational presentations and facilitating group discussions.
Employment experience in a university/college setting. Experience with wellness promotion in a higher education setting strongly preferred.
Demonstrated ability to utilize multiple forms of media in dissemination of educational and health promotion materials.
Certified Health Education Specialist preferred.
Discover Pacific University, a small place where big ideas are developed through a distinctive combination of learning opportunities, diverse perspectives and civic engagement. Pacific University was founded in 1849 and now has three campuses in Oregon. We celebrate a rich liberal arts tradition in the College of Arts & Sciences alongside our acclaimed colleges of Education, Health Professions and Optometry. Today, we offer a distinctive combination of learning opportunities, diverse perspectives and civic engagement. At the historic Forest Grove campus, Pacific students pursue bachelorís degrees in more than 36 majors, as well as graduate and masterís degrees. At the Eugene campus we offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in our College of Education. And, at our state-of-the-art College of Health Professions campus in downtown Hillsboro, we offer professional programs in dental health science, gerontology, healthcare administration, occupational and physical therapy, pharmacy, professional psychology and physician assistant studies with Audiology starting in 2012.
Pacific University also offers healthcare services throughout the Portland metropolitan area, caring for the patients we serve and the healthcare and optometry students we train. Additional facilities in Portland support the clinical programs of the College of Optometry and the School of Professional Psychology. We remain committed to a tradition of service and support to the community, offering service learning, international education, internships, research opportunities and co-curricular activities to students and faculty.
With a rich history to build on and a strong future ahead, our 3,350 students enjoy a rigorous academic experience, professors who love to teach and a warm, friendly atmosphere. Our alumni go on to become life-long learners and engaged citizens of the world.
Forest Grove, OR is a small town approximately 25 miles west of Portland, Oregon.
Required Application Materials
People of all genders encouraged to apply. Please email cover letter, resume and names and phone numbers of three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please name your documents as shown in the following example: (Example: Adams_Amy letter, Adams_Amy resume, Adams_Amy references). You may also mail your application materials to Human Resources/Pacific University, 2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Position is currently open and active, and we hope to fill the position within this semester if possible. Preference will be given to applications received on or before October 22. Position will remain open until filled.
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