The Associate Director is responsible for managing Health Promotion, a unit within the Student Health Center. This position is responsible for creating and overseeing the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of an evidence-informed comprehensive program focused on student health and well-being.
This position directly supervises the Health Promotion staff and is available to other health center staff as well as on-campus partners for consultation and education surrounding student health and well-being. In addition, they are a member of the Student Health Center Executive Committee and have a role in the continuity of operations planning and emergency response.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Master's degree in Health Education, Public or Community Health, or a related field
Previous experience in college health or higher education is preferred.
Previous work experience as a Health Educator in a college/university setting is preferred.
Previous experience with marketing is preferred.
Must have the ability to effectively communicate with students, staff, faculty, families, and local partners, with a focus on confidentiality
Must have strong written communication, verbal communication, and presentation skills
Must have a working knowledge of current health issues common in college health
Must have previous supervisory experience.
Required Certifications or Licensure:
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:
The mission of the Abrons Student Health Center (SHC) is to provide student-centered affordable, quality health and preventive services to the students of UNCW. The SHC provides comprehensive medical services, a retail pharmacy, health education, and intervention services. Utilizing an ecological health model, the SHC supports collegiate success and sustained health and well-being for all UNCW students.
As a part of the SHC, the Health Promotion office provides information on a variety of health and wellness topics, including alcohol and other drugs, nutrition, sexual health, sleep, and stress. They provide services and educational programming to increase students' knowledge and commitment to personal health and well-being. The office also provides educational programs for the campus conduct system and coordinates the collegiate recovery community.
The Division of Student Affairs consists of fourteen functional departments, each of which is responsible for providing a variety of student support, service, and educational programs which are accessible to all members of the university community. The staff members are dedicated individuals known for their passion and commitment to implementing programs and services that affect student development over the course of a lifetime. Student Affairs provides excellent delivery of student services that are responsive to student needs and promotes the quality of life and education both inside and outside the classroom. We build institutional traditions and lifelong affiliations through creative programs, vibrant student organizations, and a living/learning environment built on core values and uncompromising principles. The Division is a leader and primary spokesperson for students.
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About The University of North Carolina at Wilmington
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.