The Assistant Director for Mental Health Promotion is responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating group- and population-level efforts to improve the mental wellbeing of undergraduate and graduate students. The position supports campus-wide prevention strategies that are evidence-based, clinically-informed, collaborative, and address the varying needs of our diverse student body.
Developing, delivering, and evaluating programs, presentations, and training to promote a thriving student population
Collaborating with stakeholders to offer culturally-relevant mental health promotion offerings
Expanding mindfulness offerings, including facilitation of Koru groups
Facilitating gate-keeper training programs
Consulting on campus-based initiatives to promote mental health
Supporting the department's peer education program
Masters Degree in Public Health, Health Communication, Social Work, or related field
3-5 years experience
Excellent understanding of mental health challenges and opportunities in higher education
Exceptional project management skills
Exceptional communications skills
Exceptional teamwork skills
Proven self-starter and creative problem-solver
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 9205
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