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With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, global leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.
About the Department
The Student Wellness Center empowers students to make informed decisions regarding their health and wellness by providing evidence-based education, inclusive resources, and non-judgmental support. We offer an extensive collection of resources and information about various health and wellness topics.
The University of Cincinnati Student Wellness Center (SWC) is looking for qualified individuals to apply for the key leadership position at the Student Wellness Center and join our energetic and collaborative team to lead student wellness, health education, prevention and awareness efforts on our campus.
Direct, design, and manage the Health & Wellness Education programming within the Student Wellness Center.
Plan, develop, implement, and direct the administrative and programming activities of the Student Wellness Center.
Make recommendations regarding the health and wellness needs of the student population and coordinate campus-wide efforts to address these needs.
Develop, coordinate, implement, and evaluate campus health promotion initiatives.
Collect and analyze information and make decisions to resolve complex problems.
Oversee and provide training to student workers, interns and volunteers.
Develop and administer office budget.
Act as liaison representing the office on a variety of university and community committees.
May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Five (5) years of increasing administrative experience.
Three (3) years supervision.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Doctoral degree in public health, health education, social work, higher education and student affairs, women's/gender studies, or a related field.
Related experience working with health and wellness issues in higher education systems.
Demonstrated understanding of contemporary best practices and research in health and wellness promotion and prevention.
Experience in an organization developing and implementing a strategic plan to meet specified goals.
Excellent project management skills: ability and willingness to manage flexible workload, multiple tasks, and to work occasional evening and weekend hours.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Experience and commitment to public health and social justice change models.
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretion and work effectively with students, faculty, and administrative constituencies.
Experience working with a variety of social media platforms.
Experience or demonstrated knowledge of developing educational materials and programming related to systemic discrimination and violence in a campus environment.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range of $50,132 - $70,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at [email protected].
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.