Student Wellness and Programming Specialist
Harford Community College
The Student Wellness and Programming Specialist provides a holistic approach to student wellness programming for HCC students.
This position provides strategic planning and implementation of prevention and intervention programs and initiatives directed at substance abuse prevention and risk reduction. Specifically, this position will be responsible for overseeing the state-mandated educational requirements of the Heroin and Opioid Addiction Prevention Awareness Training (Maryland House Bill 1082).
In addition, this position will assist with activities related to civic engagement which includes community service and related cultural and social programming.
Duties include, but are not limited to, assessing the wellness needs of the current HCC student population; evaluating the feasibility of implementing ACHA's Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education at HCC; designing and delivering in-person and online programming that addresses student wellness needs; developing a community service/involvement program with learning outcomes that align with the Office of Student Activities and College goals; connecting students with short- and long-term volunteer opportunities; track student participation in wellness and community service activities; planning, supervising, and assessing annual alternative break trips and activities, including supervising and traveling with students on day and overnight trips; planning and attending social programming for students; assisting HCC in maintaining compliance with federal and state mandates (e.g., opioid addiction prevention); and performing other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
This is an exempt, professional staff position.
A bachelor's degree and one to three years of related experience is required; equivalent education, technical training, or experience may be considered.
Applicants will be evaluated based on their experience developing and conducting needs assessments related to student wellness and community service; experience designing and implementing face-to-face and online wellness, social, and educational programming; experience working with students to provide resources and referrals related to wellness; experience coordinating community service programming; and experience building partnerships and collaborating with local organizations to offer opportunities for students.
Other requirements include experience planning and providing student programming centered around equity and inclusion; experience collaborating with faculty to offer co-curricular programs; and proficiency in a Windows-based computer environment as well as proficiency with social media and other current technologies.
Preference is given to candidates who are trained in Narcan administration, are CPR and/or Mental Health First Aid certified, are bilingual (English-Spanish), and have knowledge of ACHA's Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education.
For best consideration apply online at www.harford.edu/careers by February 11, 2018.
HCC is a smoke/tobacco-free campus.
HCC is an AA / EEO / ADA employer committed to diversity in the college community.
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