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Job Offer: Wellness Coordinator:Oregon State University

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Wellness Coordinator

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 09/23/21. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to candidates.

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
 
1) A resume/CV; and 
 
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and practice have prepared you for this position.

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

The anticipated starting income will be $48,372 - $56,124 and will commensurate with expertise, education, and practice.

For additional information Contact Us by: human.resources@osucascades.edu

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement. 

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the capability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Position Details

Department Acad Prog / Student Aff (LCB)
Position Title Coordinator-Health Educator
Job Title Wellness Coordinator
Appointment Type Administrative/Professional Faculty
Job Location Bend
Position Appointment Percent 100%
Appointment Basis 12
Faculty Status Regular
Tenure Status N/A
Pay Method income
Recommended Full-Time income Range Starting income is anticipated to be approximately $48,372 - $56,124 and will be commensurate with expertise, education, and practice.
Position Summary Oregon State University - Cascades is seeking a Wellness Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position.

The Wellness Coordinator provides services and support for the health & wellness programs at OSU-Cascades. Helping students to connect to physical and mental health resources, community support and engage with their peers has a direct impact on student satisfaction, success and retention. The Wellness Coordinator is part of a multi-function student success team whose primary goal is to educate and engage students in a variety of learning practices. The Wellness Coordinator serves as a non-clinical case manager, a point of referral and coordination with health and wellness services and collaborates with on- and off-campus partners to ensure wrap-around services for basic needs in support of student success.

OSU-Cascades, located in Bend, Oregon is a branch campus of Oregon State University. Established in 2001, the university currently enrolls more than 1,300 students in bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs. The campus expanded to a four-year university in 2015, opened its 10-acre campus in fall 2016, and the Oregon legislature approved additional funding in 2017, 2018 and 2021 for continued campus expansion, which is currently in progress. The branch campus has ambitious enrollment goals to reach 3,000 students and is engaged in building a culturally diverse and community-centric educational environment.

Position tasks 50% Student Support in Health and Basic Needs Navigation

• Works with OSU-Cascades adjunct Director of Health & Wellness Services to connect students experiencing housing and/or food insecurity with campus and community resources and to assist with navigating the health care system matching insurance options, benefits, local clinical resources, and health care needs.
• Supports on-going relationships with Central Oregon community partners to best serve OSU-Cascades students experiencing homelessness and/or food insecurity.
• Navigates social services in Central Oregon, including Neighbor Impact rental assistance programs and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to support students.
• Facilitate access to needed health, wellness and community resources, as needed and requested
• Provide education to students on differences, purpose and options in emergency, urgent, primary and specialty care services
• Assist with knowledge and explaining health insurance types, benefits, health care language and concepts into clear, simple and understandable information for students to maximize the potential to take reasonable action in choosing health care needs

25% Administration

• Provide administrative support for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grant including grant materials, reports, projects and events.
• Assist with the maintenance of the OSU-Cascades Health and Wellness website, print resources and social media.
• Attend and engage in health and wellness education related outreach events including, but not limited to drug and alcohol use and suicide avoidance.
• Support any continuing or new grant initiatives under the direction of the adjunct Director of Health and Wellness Services.
• Assist with development, implementation and assessment of health and wellness workshops in conjunction with community providers
• Supervise student workers in the absence of the adjunct Director.

20% Public Health Interventions

• Assist in coordination of on campus testing initiatives for COVID-19; work in conjunction with community providers and OSU Student Health Services to send students to external testing. resources and assist in funding provisions.
• Participate in contact tracing efforts for OSU-Cascades students in conjunction with county efforts and statewide regulations.
• Work with community/regional/state-wide entities to facilitate vaccination efforts.
• Participate in OSU and OSU-Cascades workgroups on various public health topics and resumption efforts.

5% Other tasks as assigned.

• Serves on school, college, and university committees, participates in professional organizations and activities, completes ad hoc projects and other tasks as assigned.

Minimum/Required Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Education, Social Work, Counseling, Social Sciences, College Student Services or a related discipline.

Minimum of two years of prosperous and progressively responsible practice in health and wellness, social services or related field.

Knowledge and/or practice working with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures and a demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

capability to plan, implement, evaluate and report activities, juggle multiple tasks and responsibilities, prioritize appropriately, pay careful attention to details, and meet deadlines.

Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal expertise.

capability to communicate effectively verbally in front of small and large groups and to provide workshops, trainings and outreach programs during occasional evening and weekend hours.

High computer proficiency including strong MS office practice with Word, PowerPoint, Excel (or comparable program) and working knowledge of Outlook (or comparable program) and/or Windows/Mac.

practice using excel for data entry, analysis and summation.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications practice relating to and working with college age students and committed to a developmental philosophy of student engagement.

practice developing and coordinating health and wellness outreach and educational activities.

practice in development of educational materials and workshops and learning results.

practice with event planning Fluency in a second language - Spanish preferred.

Working Conditions / Work Schedule The position typically works indoors in an office setting and is occasionally required to stand for long periods in the outdoors where temperatures can be hot or cold.

Occasional evening or weekend schedule required.

This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. No

Posting Number P04771UF
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 10/15/2021
Anticipated Appointment End Date
Posting Date 09/08/2021
Full Consideration Date 09/23/2021
Closing Date 09/30/2021
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified candidates
Special Instructions to candidates To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 09/23/21. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to candidates.

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) A resume/CV; and

2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and practice have prepared you for this position.

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

The anticipated starting income will be $48,372 - $56,124 and will commensurate with expertise, education, and practice.

For additional information Contact Us by: human.resources@osucascades.edu

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the capability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Supplemental Questions

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   » * OSU-Cascades values and is committed to promoting and enhancing diversity in a variety of contexts. Please describe how your background and practices can assist in furthering this goal and please specifically address in regards to working directly with diverse populations and sensitivity to communication differences.
(Open Ended Question)

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Job Location: Corvallis, Oregon
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Post Date: 09/15/2021 / Viewed 1 times
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Contact Email: human.resources@osucascades.edu


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