The Healthy Lifestyle Engagement Specialist is responsible for engaging Georgia Tech students in a variety of exciting and innovative healthy lifestyle programming designed to meet the needs of a diverse university community. Specifically, the position will create unique student programming across campus that will focus on all dimensions of well-being, bringing current and future Healthy Lifestyle Programs and services to students in their places of residence, work, study, and play. The Healthy Lifestyle Engagement Specialist will create, administer, and evaluate offerings within numerous Residence Life buildings on campus, working with Residence Life staff on collaborative wellbeing programs, services, and educational content that focus on mental health, physical health, and social connectivity. Wellness spaces include, but are not limited to, 15 identified Residence Halls on main campus.
This position will also oversee and expand the Healthy Lifestyles for Mind & Body program, which focuses on the positive connection between mental and physical health. Since August 2019, this program has seen exponential growth (211% increase in just one year) due, in part, to a solid partnership with the Georgia Tech Center for Assessment, Referral and Education (CARE) Center. Adding the Healthy Lifestyle Engagement Specialist will allow us to expand this partnership and increase the ability to meet with students in their place of on-campus residence. The position will also create new programming opportunities with CARE, Stamps Health Services, Health Initiatives, and other key campus stakeholders. Additionally, the position will work closely with the Assistant Director of Fitness and the school of Biological Sciences to broaden the scope and reach of Applied Physiology (APPH) 1050 courses. The Healthy Lifestyle Engagement Specialist will work directly with all Healthy Lifestyle Program areas, including professional and part-time staff, and will be responsible for increasing the number of Georgia Tech undergraduate and graduate students engaged in positive health and well-being behavior by bringing inviting, inclusive programming to all of campus.
Bachelors' Degree in Exercise Science or related field
Internal Number: 227821
About Georgia Institute of Technology - Campus Recreation
The Campus Recreation Complex (CRC) is a 300,659 sq.ft. facility located on Ferst Drive on the West side of campus. The complex is a unique expansion of the existing swimming and diving venue built for the 1996 Olympic Games. The CRC provides a premier recreation, aquatic center, intramural fields, and leadership challenge course for the Georgia Tech community. It is also home to the Georgia Tech men's and women's varsity swimming and diving team and attracts premier national, state and local aquatic events.
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