The Division of Student Affairs at Reinhardt University is seeking a team-oriented Prevention and Health Promotion Director (Project Director). This position will contribute to the overall goals of the University by supporting a comprehensive and co-curricular program for approximately 1,600 students. This position will serve as a primary contact on campus for advocating healthy environments, skill building to promote overall well-being, educating to prevent high risk behavior, and mobilizing campus to adopt healthier norms. This position will report to the Dean of Students.
This position will have the primary responsibility for developing and leading a Community Coordinated Response Team (CCRT); developing and leading a Sexual Assault Response Team, and the development, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive, ongoing education, prevention, and bystander intervention program on domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking (DVDVSAS) for the campus community. The coordinator will work with internal and external partners to implement an extensive programming model, support the provision of services and advocacy for victims of DVDVSAS, and design and oversee a comprehensive assessment plan to ensure documentation and evaluation of programming and training efforts. The project coordinator will dedicate 75% of his/her time to this project, as required by the grant.
In addition, this position will be responsible for development, promoting and implementing wellness education, outreach, workshops and engagement opportunities for the University community that focus on alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse prevention; mental health, suicide awareness, nutrition, sexual and reproductive health, including contraception and STI and HIV prevention; violence and sexual violence prevention; stress management; women's health; men's health; and other specific and general health topics. This position will also be responsible for managing and maintaining the online prevention awareness programs/courses offered through Everfi.
The ideal candidate possesses a master’s degree in public health, education, higher education, or a similar field with three years of experience in health education, public health, or health promotion. Must have basic knowledge of the public health model and have experience working with college age students and the post-secondary community with a strong understanding of student development. Preferred qualifications include a Certified Health Education Specialist certification and an understanding of mental health, substance abuse, suicide prevention, and how they are inter-related.
- Bachelor’s degree in Health Education/Health Promotion, Public Health, or other area related to defined responsibilities and experience in a capacity related to the duties to be performed.
- Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Health Education/Health Promotion, Public Health, or other area related to defined responsibilities and experience in a capacity related to the duties to be performed.
- Two years health education and/or health promotion experience working with wellness and health education programs, targeting alcohol, other drug issues, and sexual health preferably on a residential college campus.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
- Certified Health Education Specialist or Master Certified Health Education Specialist
- One to three years of full-time experience in the field of domestic violence or sexual violence, with strong knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of interpersonal and sexual violence and related issues on a college campus
- Experience coordinating peer health education programs
- Demonstrated experience and ability to work with a diverse population of students and colleagues
- Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to conduct educational programs and training workshops
- Familiarity with best practices and assessment tools related to social wellbeing and Alcohol and Other Drug education
- Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in complex, sensitive situations
- In-depth knowledge of issues relating to sexual violence, relationship abuse and stalking
- Experience working in a college/university setting
- Experience working with a variety of social media
- Demonstrated ability to develop ongoing prevention strategies including small- and large-scale programs that are comprehensive and culturally relevant, based on population needs identified through data analysis
- Ability to develop, implement, market, and assess engaging and interactive campus programs and events
- Experience managing a multidisciplinary project
- Current knowledge of principles/practices in student development, multicultural competence, and accessibility
- Understanding of federal and local laws pertaining to interpersonal and sexual violence on a college campus
- Demonstrated skill in managing difficult and complex situations involving students, parents, staff, faculty, Campus Safety and Law Enforcement, and community organizations
- Demonstrated technological competence and skill to apply technology in departmental operations and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint, MSOffice, MSWord, Outlook)
- The ability to administer the grant and budget in accordance with Department of Justice guidelines
- The ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
- The ability to work under pressure with interaction with multiple departments across campus
- The ability to provide excellent customer service and attention to detail
- Ability to work a flexible schedule including some nights and/or weekends
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