NC State University is seeking an energetic, innovative, student-centered leader for the position of Coordinator, Wellness Programs. We seek an individual with proven leadership experience capable of working as part of a fast-paced, results-oriented team. The candidate will empower students and professional staff to create world-class wellness and recreation programs and services that promote and enhance student success inside and outside of the classroom. Reporting to the Assistant Director, Wellness, this position directs and is responsible for the NC State wellness coaching and ThriveWell programs.
The successful candidate will provide programming for an innovative, growing and collaborative university wellness effort. This position connects campus partners to support a wellness program that include: student wellness initiatives, one-on-one and group wellness coaching, Wood Wellness Village living and learning community, lifestyle modification programs, wellness education sessions and special events. Programming addresses physical activity, time management, stress management, resiliency, nutrition, social support, chronic disease management, sleep, happiness, and more.
Specific responsibilities include:
Provide leadership and direct the NC State ThriveWell program which include: student wellness initiatives, Wood Wellness Village living and learning community, lifestyle modification programs, wellness education sessions and special events.
Lead one-on-one and group wellness coaching focusing on skill building in the areas of: time management, stress management, nutrition, social support, fitness, weight management, chronic disease management, self-reliance, resiliency and goal-setting.
Educate and empower participants to establish and maintain healthy behaviors.
Lead and instruct skills and techniques that are necessary for wellness programs. Skills include: body composition testing, blood pressure testing, biometric screenings, body mass index assessments, fitness assessments, motivational interviewing, goal-setting and rapport-building, and more.
Develop resource guides, worksheets and modules for wellness coaching participants.
Manage six Wellness Coaches (equivalent to 1 FTE). Facilitate training, mentoring, and continuing education opportunities for staff. Responsible for managing time cards and bi-weekly payroll for respective student staff. Provide expert on-site supervision of staff.
Instruct nationally accredited ACE Health Coach course for potential wellness coaches.
Facilitate customizable challenges for student groups, residence halls, living and learning communities and departments.
Assist with the development and execution of a strategic marketing and communication plan to inform and educate the campus community about wellness programs, services and special events.
Facilitate and instruct small and large group workshops, presentations, and discussions on a variety of wellness topics including: physical activity, stress management, time management, resiliency, sleep and happiness, and more.
Plan, execute and evaluate programs related to wellness including wellness coaching, special events and educational workshops.
Design, implement and evaluate lifestyle modification programs to include weight management and walking/movement challenges.
Independently makes decisions and exceptions about standard operating procedures and guidelines,including approving refunds, as appropriate.
Plan and assess short and long term business objectives and goals for ThriveWell program to determine satisfaction levels, areas of improvement and potential sectors to target among staff and participants.
Participate in overall department assessment and goal planning.
Provide consultation and expert advice on best practices, industry trends and emerging issues to Assistant Director, Wellness and department leadership.
Resolve conflicts and grievances within area of responsibility.
Develop and execute on-going customer service training program to ensure goals, objectives and outcomes are met.
Maintain a high level of visibility and develop positive working relationships with campus partners.
Assist as needed in all required departmental functions.
Master’s degree in public health, health education, health promotion or a related field within 90 days of hire.
Two years of experience with wellness program planning and implementation (This may include graduate assistantship).
Demonstrated ability to work autonomously with initiative and critical and creative thinking.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate, develop partnerships and work effectively as a member of a fast-paced, results-oriented team.
Demonstrated knowledge of national trends and best practices in health and wellness programming.
Demonstrated knowledge of theories and practices in promoting student development and learning.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated experience organizing and developing leaders through practical application and learning.
Demonstrated success managing, supervising, and mentoring student employees.
Demonstrated integrity, ethics and commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Commitment to promoting healthy, active lifestyles.
REQUIRED LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION
Certified Health Coach (Wellcoaches, American Council on Exercise, American College of Sports Medicine, WELCOA, etc.) or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire.
Applicants must apply online at NC State University Human Resources https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/100702 (Position 00061685) and should include cover letter, resume, and list three references.
Review of applicants will begin Tuesday, May 29, 2018.
If you have any questions, please contact Shannon DuPree, Director of Wellness at email@example.com.
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
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About NC State University
UREC Mission: To inspire a culture of wellness by providing quality, innovative and inclusive collegiate recreation programs, services and facilities that promote healthy, active lifestyles to enhance student success.
UREC VISION: To be premier collegiate recreation leaders that enhance student success.
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