Reporting to the Assistant Director of Wellness, the Coordinator of Wellness position will provide programming and leadership for an innovative, dynamic, and collaborative university wellness effort. They will develop, coordinate, implement and evaluate a variety of wellness programs and connect campus partners to support a wellness outreach program including student well-being, individualized and small group health coaching. Programming efforts include but are not limited to substance abuse, Sex education, Mental health, Nutrition, physical activity, time management, stress management, resiliency, social wellbeing, sleep, and happiness. The Coordinator will ensure the goals are aligned with CRW`s adopted eight Dimensions of Wellness and the eight leadership competencies.
In addition, the coordinator will assist the Sport and Youth area regarding summer camps. The Coordinator is expected to communicate and serve the campus community with emphasis on a diverse populace both on and off campus. The position reports to the Assistant Director of Wellness.
Specific duties of the position are as follows:
Coordinate and schedule a comprehensive wellness outreach program which will include: weekly wellness initiatives for CRW, wellness education sessions on campus, and special events.
Assist in the supervision (hire, train, manage, develop and evaluate) of 20 Campus Wellness Education Leaders (CWEL) for Campus Recreation and Wellness.
Assist and advise in the programmatic development of peer health education and peer health groups on campus.
Develop, coordinate, implement and evaluate CRW wellness activities including CWEL programs, weekly initiatives, and the daily operations of two Wellness Centers within CRW.
Assist in the development and implementation of a wellness coaching program within CRW.
Instruct a nationally accredited Health Coach course for potential wellness coaches.
Assist with the fiscal management of Wellness including the budget for equipment, supplies, special events and personnel.
Coordinate and schedule wellness programs/classes that may be instructional in nature. This could include programming for: residence halls, academic units, local campus communities, living learning communities, and faculty/staff events.
Lead and instruct skills and techniques that are necessary to enhance customer service and presentation skill levels for CWEL Team Members and Program Assistants.
Facilitate and instruct small and large group workshops, presentations, and discussions on a variety of wellness topics including but not limited to sex education, substance abuse, mental health, nutrition, physical activity, stress management, time management, resiliency, sleep, and happiness.
Assists with data collection, development of data, reports and assessment related to wellness and fitness.
Assist with the risk management of wellness related programs and services, ensuring they are congruent with industry standards of practice.
Assists in the development of marketing and promotional themes and strategies to promote wellness education programs, services, and facilities within the Department. Work collaboratively with the Coordinator of Promotions and Staff Development on the production of promotional materials for a variety of programs.
Work cooperatively with health-oriented professionals/staff and instructors across campus as requested.
Work with other Campus Recreation & Wellness staff to coordinate and facilitate the implementation of customized wellness programming requests which are proposed by Residence Advisors/Staff, campus student leaders, organizations, academic classes, and other university-related units.
Work collaboratively, educate and include the Campus Recreation & Wellness staff team members and assist in the delivery of a comprehensive wellbeing initiative for the university community.
Assist with the development, coordination, and implementation of special events.
Continue professional development through membership in professional organizations, attending conferences and workshops, professional reading, and staying current with trends and issues pertinent to wellness education, physical activity and fitness. Maintain certifications as required.
Assist with recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating part-time, volunteer personnel, and internship or practicum students.
Serves on departmental, divisional, and/or University committees.
Teach sections of COAD, KINE, and HLTH classes with potential additional teaching opportunities through the College of Health and Human Performance.
Support campus and division wide events through active participation and/or planning of events hosted by Student Affairs.
Flexible schedule of non-traditional work hours is expected.
Other duties as assigned.
A Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Health Education, Health Promotion, or related field.
One year of experience with wellness program planning and implementation (This may include internship or graduate assistantship).
Demonstrated ability to teach and supervise others.
Demonstrated ability for clear, cogent written and verbal communication. Must communicate effectively with a variety of constituents.
Must possess excellent customer service skills and the ability to be flexible and accommodating as it relates to the needs of the members.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
CPR/AED and First Aid certifications required.
Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Education, Health Promotion or related field.
Accredited Health Coaching certification or the willingness to obtain within one year hire.
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).
Experience with more than one of the following: health coaching, wellness screening, program assessment, public speaking.
Two or more years’ experience teaching or working with others in a supervising capacity.
CPR/AED and First Aid Instructor certification.
Internal Number: 921611
About East Carolina University
East Carolina University, founded in 1907, is a public university and a member of the UNC system serving over 29,000 students. ECU is a progressive doctoral-granting institution with the feel of a small college. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School, and the Schools of Allied Health Sciences, Art, Business, Education, Health and Human Performance, Human Environmental Sciences, Industry and Technology, Medicine, Music, Nursing, and Social Work. Its 392-acre main campus and 46-acre medical campus are located in Greenville, NC.