This is a full-time position on the East Baltimore campus of the Johns Hopkins University within the University Health Services (UHS) Office of Wellness and Health Promotion. UHS serves graduate students and trainees in the School of Medicine, the Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the School of Nursing by providing clinical primary care, mental health, and wellness services. The Wellness Program Coordinator will contribute to the office's mission of supporting the well-being of students and trainees, and contribute to the assessment, implementation, and evaluation of wellness and health promotion efforts. Working with the Director of Wellness and Health Promotion, the Wellness Program Coordinator will help implement evidence-based outreach and awareness programs, communication strategies, and health education efforts to enhance the well-being of the campus community. The person in this position will also assist in coordinating collaborative efforts among health and wellness stakeholders at the university and serve as an advocate for student and trainee wellness needs.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Support the development and implementation of outreach strategies, educational programs, and interventions to support the mental, emotional, and physical health of students and trainees;
Collaborate with stakeholders across the university and contribute to institution-wide efforts to improve the well-being of students and trainees;
Contribute to the development of educational and communication materials tailored to meet the needs of the diverse student and trainee population;
Assist with assessment and evaluation efforts to inform ongoing needs, and determine effectiveness;
Contribute to research projects related to wellness efforts;
Plan wellness events and educational workshops on health promotion and well-being topics;
Manage a small grant program to support student and trainee-led wellness initiatives;
Maintain UHS Wellness website, calendar, and social media;
Attend monthly Student Health Advisory Committee and UHS Wellness Committee meetings;
Attend quarterly UHS Advisory Board meetings if requested, and ad hoc meetings as needed;
Attend student, fellow, and house staff orientations and student fairs;
And other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree with a focus on health promotion, health education, public health or another related discipline, and some related work experience.
* JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. *
Work experience in public health, health promotion health education or wellness preferred.
Experience in an academic setting and serving student and trainee populations similar to the Schools on the Johns Hopkins East Baltimore campus preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Candidates must have excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills and strong organizational skills.
Interest in contributing to the design, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based well-being initiatives.
Ability to plan and execute special events and well-being programs for students and trainees.
Excellent interpersonal skills and professional manner in interacting with students, trainees, staff and faculty.
Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, manage time efficiently, and prioritize tasks.
Advanced working knowledge and experience in Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point required.
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Wellness Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range: $16.10 - $22.12 /Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002645-SOM Admin Std Health University Health Personnel area: School of Medicine
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