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Associate Director for Health Promotion and Crossroads

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Associate Director for Health Promotion and Crossroads
Department Student Health Center - 40210
Vacancy Number E153
Position Number 1918
Location of Workplace Main UNCW Campus
Summary of Position

The Associate Director for Health Promotion and Crossroads is responsible managing Health Promotion and Crossroads, two service units within the Student Health Center. This position is responsible for overseeing the design, development, implementation and evaluation of comprehensive programs focused on student health and wellness. This position directly supervises the Campus Dietitian, the Assistant Director for Campus Prevention Initiatives, the Direct Services Coordinator, and an administrative assistant. They are available to other health center staff as well as on-campus partners for consultation and education surrounding student health and wellness. In addition, they are a member of the Student Health Center Executive Committee and have a role in continuity of operations planning.

Minimum Requirements

Master’s degree in Health Education, Public or Community Health, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

CHES or MCHES certification is preferred

Current CPR certification is preferred

Previous experience in college health or higher education is preferred

Previous work experience as a Health Educator in a college/university setting strongly preferred

Must have the ability to effectively communicate with students, other staff in the health center, staff, faculty, families, and local partners, with a focus on confidentiality

Must have current working knowledge of current health issues affecting college students

Previous experience supervising professional staff is preferred

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The mission of the Abrons Student Health Center (SHC) is to provide student centered affordable, quality health and preventive services to the students of UNCW. The Student Health Center is made up of four parts: Medical Services, Pharmacy, Health Promotion and Crossroads. The SHC staff work collaboratively to best help students stay healthy and make healthy decisions while at UNCW.

Health Promotion serves as the campus resource for information on a variety of health and wellness topics, including nutrition, sexual health, sleep, and stress. They provide services and educational programming to increase students’ knowledge and commitment to personal health and well-being. Crossroads, the campus alcohol and other drug prevention and education program, provides comprehensive prevention programming across campus, provides educational programs for the campus conduct system, and coordinates the collegiate recovery community.

College/School Information
University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with over 15,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicant Instructions
Months Per Year 12 Months
Position Type Permanent
Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions
Job Posting Date 03/23/2017
Priority Consideration Date 04/24/2017
Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNC Wilmington?
    • UNCW LinkedIn Page
    • UNCW FaceBook Page
    • UNCW Twitter Account
    • UNCW Website
    • Carolina Job Finder/Employment Guide
    • Direct Contact from UNCW HR Representative/Recruiter
    • UNCW Employee Referral
    • Craigslist
    • Other Social Media Tools
    • Other
  2. * A CHES or MCHES is preferred for this position. Please select the option that best describes your certification.
    • CHES
    • MCHES
    • Working on my CHES
    • Neither
  3. * Do you have prior experience working in college health or higher education?
    • Yes
    • No