Reporting to the Assistant Dean, Director Tiernan Field House (TFH), the Associate Director Tiernan Field House is responsible for implementing and evaluating evidence-based and needs-based health education programs that are research driven best practices related to alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. Efforts will focus on primary prevention, risk reduction and intervention program for the campus community. The Associate Director will be responsible for the oversight and administration of the facilities reservations and support the management of the day to day operations of the Field House. This position will also be responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive student training model for the TFH staff.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This information is intended to be a descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position. Perform other duties as assigned.
Health & Wellness
Lead the development, implementation, and evaluation of the health and wellness peer (student) program to address education, prevention, and intervention strategies.
Co-lead the development and implementation of a wellness themed Learning Community with the Residential Life staff members.
Lead the implementation and maintenance of the Harm Reduction Alcohol Education program and develop campus-wide Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs (ATOD) programming.
Implement and manage the BASICS/CASICS intervention program.
Develop and maintain social norming campaign around ATOD.
Serve as lead campus contact for Everfi Programs.
Provide alcohol and other drug education utilizing E-Checkup as required following amnesty and conduct meetings.
Co-author the college’s Biennial Review in compliance with the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act (DFSCA) and Part 86 of the Department of Education’s General Administrative Regulations (Edgar Part 86).
Instruct health education and wellness classes and workshops to facilitate participation and understanding of healthy lifestyle choices.
Provide and instruct educational opportunities to support mental health initiatives and suicide prevention and awareness.
Participate in the development and implementation of the Healthy Campus initiative.
Collaborate with campus departments to implement health promotion initiatives, work closely with the Health Education Outreach, Residential Life, Academic Resources, SCORE, Student Activities, Monsour Counseling and Psychological Services, Student Advocates for Sexual Violence, and the Orientation Planning Committee.
Implement culturally sensitive health and wellness education programs and individual consultations based on students' needs, interests, developmental stages and learning styles.
Oversee scheduling of the Tiernan Field House, Alumnae Field, and Pool utilizing risk management protocols.
Work in collaboration with Tiernan Field House staff, student affairs staff and consortium partners to support department initiatives within the mission of a student-centered facility, programs and services.
Participate in all staff trainings (Fall and Spring), team and community building activities for Tiernan Field House staff (70+).
Generate accurate and detailed reports on operational activities, accident/injury reports, incident reports and supervisory logs.
Assist in the supervision of all facilities and programs within the Tiernan Field House, Pool and Soccer/Lacrosse Field including but not limited to fitness programs, physical education classes, open recreation, and special events as needing, including the supervision of student and part-time staff
Work evening and weekend hours and conduct weekday/weekend facility opening and closing procedures; ensure the security of staff and facilities.
Make supervisory level decisions in emergency situations and contact emergency personnel as needed.
Serve on the Tiernan Field House Advisory Board.
Assist in the hiring, training, and supervising of the Peer Health Educators, Customer Service Associates and TFH Coordinators.
Prepare and implement training curricula and ongoing professional development for TFH student staff.
Serve on the Student Leadership Institute (SLI) Committee.
Serve on the on-call crisis response rotation and participate in relevant trainings and meetings, including evenings, weekends and 24/7 response.
Participate in the development, implementation and management of student affairs projects and initiatives and committees as assigned.
Participate in Scripps Orientation Activity Retreat (SOAR) program and Orientation activities.
Assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of ATOD education and awareness trainings during SLI and Orientation
Serve on campus-wide initiatives that develop, promote and implement campaigns that support health and wellness, such as:
Fresh Check Day
SAMHSA Garrett Lee Smith Grant
JED Campus Program Gatekeeper Training
Collaborate with various departments in the formation and implementation of these initiatives: SAS, Malott Commons, Dining Services, Development Office, Grounds, and Maintenance.
Active support for the College’s Principles of Community and Principles of Diversity in the performance of job duties.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Individuals must possess knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
Experience working with diverse communities as it relates to health and wellness and sensitivity to issues and concerns related to women’s health and wellness
Experience with multimedia communications (including computer technology), research methodologies, group facilitation, writing, public speaking, and use of teaching aids;
Experience with motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral skills training, peer education advising and/or required online education management.
Experience working with national organizations: Bacchus, NASPA, American College Health Association.
Demonstrated knowledge of collegiate wellness and community health promotion theories, methods, strategies, tactics, and current issues affecting college students.
Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues and concerns related to historically women’s health and wellness.
Sensitivity to the confidential nature of health-related information and FERPA regulations.
Flexibility to work in structured and unstructured learning environments and to interact as a team member with professional and administrative staff members.
Commitment to the Scripps mission and Student Affairs core values of mutual respect, collaboration, and service orientation, multiculturalism and diversity, community service, and institutional excellence
Strong interpersonal communication skills, demonstrated ability to provide leadership among peers, and experience interacting with students, parents, and colleagues under a variety of circumstances.
HOURS & CLASSIFICATION AND STATUS:
This is a regular, full-time, benefits-eligible, exempt position.
The regular hours for this position are Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm. Hours may vary due to the needs of the department or College.
Will supervise the Peer Health Educators, Customer Service Associates and TFH Coordinators.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is quiet to moderate.
Physical and Mental Requirements
Ability to maintain good concentration level while dealing with interruptions; attention to details with emphasis on accuracy; capable of giving, receiving, and analyzing information, formulating work plans, and articulating goals and action plans.
Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time. Standing for extended periods of time. Reaching and extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than the whole hand(s), or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard. Communication skills using the spoken word. Ability to see within normal parameters. Ability to hear within normal parameters. Ability to bend and stoop, for example, to file. Ability to move about. Ability to lift and carry short distances up to 20 lbs., for example to lift or move office supplies, files, books and packages.
Regular employment at the College is for no specified period of time; conditions and status of employment (hours, pay, title, duties, etc.) are subject to change at any time. Scripps College is an At-Will employer. Employees, and likewise the College, are free to end the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without notice or cause, unless otherwise prohibited by law.
Scripps College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local law.
QUALIFICATION STANDARDS :
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in Health Education/Health Promotion, Public Health, or any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Master's degree in Health Education/Health Promotion, Public Health preferred.
Three to five years health education and/or health promotion experience working with wellness and health education programs, targeting alcohol, other drug issues, nutrition, and sexual health preferably on a residential college campus.
LICENSES / CERTIFICATES:
Required Certifications: American Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR Pro and First Aid, AED certification within the first 60 days of hire.
Preferred Certifications: Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) or Master Certified Health Education Specialist, and/or Certified Wellness Practitioner (CWP) or other related certification.
Internal Number: REQ-1713
About Scripps College
Scripps College is a top-ranked liberal arts college and the women’s college of The Claremont Colleges. Founded in 1926 by Ellen Browning Scripps, the College has provided exceptional education to equip talented students intellectually and morally with the skills, experience, and discernment to lead satisfying and productive professional and personal lives. In the founder’s words, “The paramount obligation of a college is to develop in its students the ability to think clearly and independently and the ability to live confidently, courageously and hopefully.” These fundamental principles remain central and relevant to the mission of the College today.
The College has repeatedly been recognized nationally by US News and World Report as a top 25 liberal arts college. Princeton Review rated Scripps as a “Best College in the West” and a “Best Value College.” Forbes Magazine cited the Scripps campus as one of the most beautiful collegiate campuses in the world.
Current enrollment of degree seeking undergraduates is approximately 980 women from 47 states and 21 countries. Roughly 36% are students of color. There are 88 full-time faculty members, 100% of who possess Ph.D. or appropr...iate terminal degrees. For the 2012-2013 fiscal year, total revenues and expenses were $59.6 million and $58.1 million, respectively. As of June 30, 2013, total net assets were $392.9 million, of which endowment funds totaled approximately $282 million.