The Director of Health Promotion serves as a campus leader who develops, oversees, and administers and evaluates educational, comprehensive, and inclusive health and wellness program initiatives. This position performs high-level professional, leadership, management and administrative duties in the planning, coordination and directing of initiatives that enhance campus-wide engagement in prevention and wellness efforts. The position reports to the Assistant Vice President for Health and Well-being while actively collaborating with other campus and community support services to deliver relevant population-based programs and education.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provide strategic leadership for the health promotion department. Directly supervise Health Promotion staff ensuring that performance evaluations align with divisional and departmental mission, vision and values. Oversee peer education programs. • Provide strategic leadership to guide campus-wide initiatives of a Health Promoting Campus. Develop, implement, and evaluate comprehensive holistic health promotion initiatives. Serves as the campus leader in creating a comprehensive culture of wellbeing for the campus community. • Establish and maintain effective relationships with key leaders in other university departments and external agencies in the community. Work across divisional lines to create a culture of well-being where our students thrive. • Manage financial resources assuring that fiscal operations are consistent with good practice and university/state policy. • Collaborate with Student Affairs Assessment Council to develop and implement ongoing assessment efforts. • Contribute to Student Affairs equity and inclusion value by designing intentional and inclusive practices, policies and programs.
• Masters' Degree or higher in Health Promotion, Health Education, Public Health, Community Health Education, School Health, Higher Education, Health Communication, or related field. • Five years of progressively responsible experience in a relevant setting which includes at least three years of supervisory experience. • Experience serving diverse populations, with a focus on diversity, equity and inclusion. • Extensive knowledge of current and emerging college health issues, environmental management/prevention strategies, health behavior change theories and ecological framework, and evidencebased practice. • Ability to stay current on developments in the field of public health, health promotion, peer health education, and college health. • High level of organizational skills and proven record of delivering quality results in a timely manner. • Ability to strategically and creatively manage a wide range of projects, and to work quickly and effectively on deadline projects. • Proven ability to effectively collaborate with other departments to develop shared outcomes for health and well-being. • Ability to work successfully with a diverse community and provide inclusive services. • Ability to ensure compliance with regulation and legal requirements.
• Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES), Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), Certified in Public Health (CPH), or eligible and intent to become certified.
To learn more and to apply, go to joblink.jmu.edu and reference posting F2182 or go to https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/14603. Review of applications begins 6/12/2023. Salary is a maximum starting pay of $90,000. James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.