Responsibilities

 

Responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring student well-being initiatives. Responsibilities include providing intramural sports events, development of programs focusing on areas such as: alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, mental health, nutrition, general health, sexual health, and sexual violence prevention. These programs should create awareness, promote motivation, and provide tools for students that help them adapt and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Other responsibilities include creating and implementing preventative resiliency and mental health education focusing on stress reduction, managing new and changing relationships, succeeding in a challenging academic environment, and other transitional student development issues. Additionally, this position will provide some direct support and intervention for students learning to manage these and similar issues.

Essential Functions

Coordinate health and wellness, intramural sports, and prevention programs for the department of Student Life and maintain compliance with state laws and College policies and procedures

Schedule, develop, implement, deliver and assess health and wellness outreach and prevention programs to the Midland College student body in the areas including, but not limited to: mental health, substance abuse, sexual health, sexual assault prevention, and overall wellness. Target areas to include, but not limited to health screening, smoking cessation, STI’s and HIV/AIDS prevention, communicable diseases, blood drives, alcohol and drug abuse awareness, sleep deprivation, stress management, healthy relationships, anxiety, depression and suicide prevention

Develop and implement evaluation tools to assess programs. Develop program reports, participant evaluations, statistical data, and other relevant information to make recommendations on scope, size, and nature of future programs

Conduct educational programs on health and wellness issues for student groups such as residence hall students, commuters, athletic teams, clubs and organizations

Collaborate with various campus departments on health and wellness promotions, such as, but not limited to: Athletics, Student Life, Residence Life, ADAC, Title IX, and Midland College Police. Additionally, collaborate with various off-campus community partners such as, but not limited to: blood donor partners, HIV/AIDS prevention organizations, sexual assault/domestic violence centers & shelters

Be the main point of contact for the student body for any questions, referrals or concerns regarding health and wellness and our efforts for compliance

Use a wide range of accessible media including educational technologies, electronic and web-based programs and social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) to create, develop and promote student participation in health education and promotion programs

Utilize relevant research and evidence-based practices for creating positive individual and environmental outcomes for students as well as developing student learning outcomes for the programs developed

Develop and implement student and professional staff training resources on related topics

Keep current with practices and trends in health education

Recruit, train and supervise staff as needed (game officials, referees, work study students, part-time staff, etc.)

Supervise, oversee, and maintain game room and equipment daily

Plan, schedule, and supervise events for intramural sports

Provide equipment and set up fields for scheduled events

Accompany teams to all extramural competitions

Communicate with campus clubs, organizations, and departments to plan activities, events, and coordinate use of facilities

Develop a public relations plan to promote intramural sports and health and wellness

Produce a monthly newsletter for the Student Life Department to include: intramural sports, health and wellness, campus housing and student activities for all events, programs and activities

Purchase and maintain equipment and supplies for intramural sports and health and wellness

Fiscal management of budget

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

 

Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Kinesiology, Recreation, Health, Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, Health Promotions or related field

Minimum of one year of experience working in a sports or health setting

Computer literacy including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

Basic knowledge of various sports equipment, rules, and field set up

Strong organization, planning, and communication skills both written and oral

Demonstrated ability to coordinate and facilitate student well-being initiatives

Demonstrated organizational and managerial experience

Proven ability to motivate target populations

Demonstrated ability to build and maintain rapport with students, staff, faculty, and community agencies

Interpersonal skills with a demonstrated record of successful work with a diverse group of individuals at all organizational levels both inside and outside a higher education setting

Exceptional time management skills and the ability to prioritize duties when faced with interruptions, distractions, and fluctuating workload

Ability to exercise initiative and work independently

Track, collect, and synthesize data in spreadsheets and report formats

Use tact and diplomacy and maintain a high level of confidentiality

Present and lead trainings or workshops for students and professional staff

Strong commitment to teamwork and student support

Ability to learn and interpret Midland College policies and procedures as well as state and federal laws for compliance

Must possess a valid Texas Driver License, good driving record, and be insurable on Midland College’s insurance policy

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Physical Education, Kinesiology, Recreation, Health, Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, Health Promotions, or related field

Experience working with campus recreation, intramural sports, and/or health and wellness

How to Apply

 

To apply:

https://midland.peopleadmin.com/postings/5647


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