Hampshire College Associate Director of Wellness Promotion in Amherst, Massachusetts

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Associate Director of Wellness Promotion

Search:#627 Date Posted: 01/19/2018 Type/Department:Administrator in Outdoor Programs and Recreational Athletics Search Status:Interviewing Candidates

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Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications an associate director of wellness promotion in the student life division.

Reporting to the the director of outdoor programs, recreation, and athletics (OPRA), the associate director of wellness promotion provides leadership for comprehensive and evidence based health education and wellness promotion programs such as alcohol and substance abuse prevention initiatives, efforts to promote healthy relationships, and strategies to promote students' resilience and overall integrated health and wellness. The associate director will oversee the development of strategic plans, goals, and measurable objectives for wellness promotion on campus. They will provide general oversight of the Wellness Center, which includes advising student groups who use the center, market and publicize Wellness Center services and programs, and work as a partner with the staff of Health & Counseling Services to plan, evaluate, and market student health and wellness programming and services. Working closely with Title IX deputy coordinator, the associate director will serve as one of several campus resources for survivors of sexual offenses to provide information and referrals, including the identification of on and off campus resources. This position holds supervisory responsibilities.

Bachelor’s degree in a related field, e.g. health promotion, health education, health advocacy, public health or health-policy with a minimum of three years job-related experience is required. Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), Certified in Public Health (CPH) or eligible is preferred. Successful candidate must have experience presenting on issues related to college health promotion, healthy relationship dynamics, sexual violence prevention, and/or college student alcohol and substance abuse harm reduction; and knowledge and understanding of domestic violence and sexual assault issues. The director must have capability of conducting needs assessments and using results to guide programmatic decisions, institutional strategies, and budget allocations; sensitivity to and understanding of the challenges faced by socially underrepresented groups in educational contexts (including but not limited to gender identity, sexual orientation, class, race/ethnicity, nationality spirituality/religion); and skill working one-on-one with students in helping them address their health and wellness needs is essential. Experience working with victims of sexual assault or relationship abuse is preferred. Candidate must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds is essential. This position requires occasional evenings and weekends as needed.

This full time, 10 1/2-month, benefited position has an employment cycle of August 1st through June 15th, and holds a grade 6 in the Hampshire College staff salary grading schedule. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits program. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/


Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity and inclusion in education and employment.