Being a part of Wellness@ASU as a Health Educator Senior means uniquely engaging in our mission of building an ASU student community that embraces physical, mental, spiritual, and social well-being of self and others as a hallmark of the Sun Devil Experience. We do this through the Sun Devil Way: exemplifying; achievement, engagement, and responsibility.
As an integral part of Wellness@ASU, the experience team is leading the way in providing personalized frameworks for students to establish and maintain positive health habits at ASU and beyond. We do this by assessing student health and wellness needs, providing a variety of programs and building environments that promote healthy living, decision-making and student engagement for students to ultimately be better equipped to succeed in their academics, career and in their personal lives. This person will also be responsible for taking a leadership role in cultivating, creating and ensuring student participation in ASU Spirit, Pride and Tradition while instilling institutional affiliation and college pride.
The Health Educator Senior serves as a central member of the experience team and is primarily located at the Sun Devil Fitness Complex-Tempe. This position is responsible for developing student employees into student leaders, through ongoing training, assessment and development of student staff. The Program Coordinator for Well-being (focus on health education) Engagement works in a team setting to deliver world class programs and services across ASU’s four campuses in the Metro Phoenix area.
There are many opportunities within Educational Outreach and Student Services (EOSS); roles shift and evolve to support the needs of the institution. Therefore, it is important for this person to maintain a nimble approach to service. There are many growth opportunities, as well as the ability to be part of a service oriented, student-focused, mission-driven team, doing important work.
$36,000 per year
Develop, implement, and evaluate health promotion initiatives that affect individual health behaviors and environmental factors in areas as assigned
Plan, implement, and evaluate theory-based and evidence-informed health promotion strategies, programs, and services in areas as assigned
Assist with the implementation and evaluation of university-wide health promotion initiatives
Assist with development of strategic plans, goals, and measurable objectives for health promotion programs and services in areas as assigned
Collaborate with key stakeholders on and off campus to develop a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to health for students
Facilitate education development, training, and speakers as needed in areas as assigned
Utilize baseline and follow-up health data and track trends in student health status and behavior in areas as assigned
Develop relationships with departments for implementation of comprehensive plan within departments and disciplines across four ASU campuses
Participate in professional writing, publications, and/or presentations
Actively participate in professional organizations
Deliver cost-effective, evidence-informed programs that have a high likelihood of achieving measurable improvements in health behaviors and status and/or enhanced student success
Student Staff Development: Utilize principles of growth mindset when facilitating the engagement, development, hiring, training, scheduling and evaluation of a dynamic student staff that consists of student coordinators, student managers and student supervisors.
Will play an integral role in supporting the development of all student staff across the department with intentional models to create growth and learning opportunities for student staff members.
Design and implement development and leadership opportunities for student leaders.
Mentor student leaders as they navigate the policies, procedures, and processes of the Sun Devil Fitness Program.
Have a comprehensive understanding of holistic health and implement health and wellbeing programming into the Sun Devil Fitness and Wellness programs and services.
Cultivate an inclusive and diverse environment for student participants and staff.
Responsible for taking a leadership role in cultivating, creating and ensuring student participation in ASU Spirit, Pride and Tradition.
Provide input in all areas of Sun Devil Fitness as a collaborative and team effort.
Process payroll for student employees on a bi weekly basis.
Address patron comments, concerns, behaviors and conduct issues as necessary and with outstanding customer service.
Assist with creating, forecasting, monitoring and allocating the various budgets.
Assist with purchasing and maintenance of program equipment and supplies.
Provide ongoing assessment and evaluation of programs and services.
Exhibit outstanding problem-solving skills by addressing unexpected issues with limited supervision.
Perform other duties as specified by the Associate Director of Tempe and Executive Director of Sun Devil Fitness.
Job location is primarily at the Tempe Campus; however, the incumbent will be required to periodically travel to other ASU campuses to perform work.
Days and Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm; some weekend and evening required.
Bachelor's degree in Health Education or related field AND two years of health education experience; OR, six years of health education experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Evidence of a Master’s or advanced degree. Most relevant degree areas include public health, health promotion, health policy, or health education. Degrees in other fields may be considered with evidence of relevant experience or sufficient university-level coursework and/or professional continuing education in the areas listed above.
A minimum of two years related health promotion work experience, preferably in a higher education environment.
Evidence of ability to provide leadership and problem-solving skills in analyzing health promotion needs of emerging adults, especially college students
Experience supervising, training, developing and evaluating student employees.
Experience initiating collaborations with university and community partnerships.
Experience cultivating an inclusive, safe and diverse environment for student participants and staff.
Experience training and evaluating student employees
Experience conducting literature reviews and program evaluations, interpreting findings, and
developing plans to programmatically and strategically respond to the findings
Demonstrated knowledge of student development theories and models
Familiarity with social marketing and health communications strategies
Knowledge of the ACHA Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education (SPHPHE)
Demonstrated knowledge to conceptualize health promotion in the context of higher education
Demonstrated knowledge of health promotion, behavior change, and population-based theories and models
Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-informed health promotion programs/initiatives
Demonstrated knowledge of environmental management strategies/socio-ecological model
Ability to critically review health-related professional literature relevant to college students and assess its applicability and utility for effectiveness on a particular campus
Demonstrated skills in gathering, compiling, and synthesizing information to develop health promotion initiatives and educational materials for a diverse group of students
Demonstrated skills in a variety of educational methods including presentations, workshops, trainings, and small group discussion/facilitation
Proficient in a variety of computer software applications (e.g., word processing, spreadsheet, PowerPoint, and statistical software)
Written/oral/interpersonal communication skills
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, manage time efficiently, and prioritize tasks
Work in a fast-paced environment
Sit or stand for prolonged periods of time
Lift up to 35 pounds
Communicate to perform essential duties
Educational Outreach and Student Services (EOSS) is committed to enrolling all qualified students at Arizona State University and assisting them in their academic success. EOSS provides a broad range of services and support to students and prospective students ranging from outreach efforts with K-12 schools, orientation programs for new freshman, bridge programs to assist the transition to a university environment, and a wide variety of services, programs and activities for enrolled students. EOSS has direct responsibility for multiple departments across four campuses, some of which include the Dean of Students, University Housing, Health Services, Counseling Services, Disability Resources, the Memorial Union, Upward Bound, and TRiO programs, Sun Devil Fitness, Student Government, Student Media, Career Services and others.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
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Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 70,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.