Recreation & Wellbeing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking an individual who has a passion for health promotion, experience leading students, and ability to build relationships. As coordinator of wellbeing, you’ll juggle many different projects and initiatives while collaborating with many stakeholders. You’ll be part of a team that has the opportunity to shape the future of wellbeing on a campus of 40,000+ students and 20,000+ faculty/staff.
With our recent rebranding behind us, we've set our sights on opening the Nicholas Recreation Center, a highly-anticipated $87.5M state-of-the-art facility and the first building project of a $236M Master Plan. At the same time, we've started to design our second building project of the Plan, a $110M replacement of the current Gymnasium-Natatorium. But we're more than a building. We're building a movement. And we're looking for go-getting, limit-pushing, movement-loving people to join us. Starting on Day One, your experiences, ideas, and strengths will be valued and leveraged to help us work on all things public health, from policy to programming.
Develops and delivers public health informational programs and materials using the tenets of public health to educate the public and other health professionals, promote the health of the population, and advocate for improved health resources and policies.
Advocates for and disseminates health resources, policies, and safety information with educational materials and programs to appropriate entities to educate the public and health professionals
Collects and analyzes data by conducting research to improve public health programs and services
Develops materials, resources, and policies that support healthy behaviors and environments and informs, educates, and empowers the campus and community about environmental health and mental health issues
Directs grant and grant-funded public health programs and campaigns on established topics. May research, write and manage grants as needed to support outreach, policies, and programming
Participates in public health committees as needed
Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate wellbeing student staff.
Develop, coordinator, implement and monitor an array of wellbeing programs
Educational wellbeing workshops.
Assist in oversight of massage therapy.
Please DO NOT apply on Bluefishjobs, please apply through:
jobs.wisc.edu, internal job number 221192-AS
Our ideal candidate offers:
> Superior communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, and organization skills > Demonstrated initiative and leadership; oversight of student staff is a bonus > A high attention to detail and creative problem-solving skills > Experience in health promotion and educational outreach > Understanding of health theory and how it is applied to programs > Experience in assessment, including survey development, focus groups & evaluation > Ability to effectively manage multiple projects, tasks, and deadlines > Desire to learn, grow, and create a culture of health and wellbeing at a Big Ten institution
Internal Number: 221192-AS
About University of Wisconsin-Madison Recreation and Wellbeing
With more than 40,000 students, exceptional academics, inspiring faculty and alumni, a beautiful campus and a vibrant college scene, UW–Madison is one of the nation’s premier universities.
UW-Madison is the birthplace of the Wisconsin Idea, the principle that education should improve people’s lives beyond the university classroom. We believe the work that’s done here at the UW should help people in the state, the country and around the globe.
UW-Madison offers 160 majors and 4,200 courses. Seventy of our academic programs are ranked in the nation’s top 10, and UW-Madison overall is ranked seventh among public universities.
With 933 acres located on the shores of Lake Mendota, UW-Madison boasts a beautiful campus through all four seasons. The city of Madison (population 220,000) has topped many “best” lists — best place to live and work, best college sports town, one of America’s safest cities, a top green city – and offers a combination of campus and city that together make one of the nation’s liveliest college scenes.