The Health & Counseling Center (HCC) is an on-campus facility that provides a wide range of on-site medical and mental health services. Physicians, nurses, psychologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other professionals staff the HCC. All students enrolled for academic credit (full-time or part-time, undergraduate or graduate) may use the HCC. This position works in the Department of Health Promotion at the HCC.
The Department of Health Promotion cultivates a thriving DU community through education, engagement, and sociocultural change. Health Promotion provides outreach, workshops, and resources to help DU students make success-oriented decisions related to alcohol and other drugs, mental health, gender violence, sexual health, and other aspects of wellbeing. The Health Promotion team includes professionals, graduate fellows, and undergraduate peer educators.
The University of Denver and the Health and Counseling Center are committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will advance this commitment through their research, teaching and/or service.
The Coordinator of Health Promotion works as part of the HCC Health Promotion team and is responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating high quality campus alcohol and other drug health promotion initiatives that meet the needs of the diverse University of Denver student community. The Coordinator of Health Promotion is also responsible for overseeing all aspects of Health Promotion’s peer health education program.
This position is housed in Health Promotion and reports directly to the Director of Health Promotion. This is a full-time, benefited position. It requires periodic evening and weekend hours.
Program Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation
Develop, implement, and evaluate health promotion programs, educational materials, and social marketing campaigns to address alcohol and other drug issues and other health and wellness topics as needed. Incorporate needs assessment data and best practices into programming. Develop and utilize learning outcomes, outcome measures, and evaluation procedures for all programs delivered. Demonstrate a commitment to the principles of diversity, inclusion and equity through past experience and education, and the ability to describe the values associated with these principles. Student Leadership Development
Lead knowledge and skill development for undergraduate peer educators. Hire, train, and supervise undergraduate peer educators. Hire, train, and supervise graduate fellow. Outreach
Initiate campus and community partnerships to expand the scope and impact of health promotion efforts. Provide health promotion workshops, outreach, and consultations to faculty, staff, and student groups. Represent the Health and Counseling Center and the Department of Health Promotion on campus and community coalitions as assigned. Other Duties
Bachelor’s degree in public health, higher education, social work, counseling, or related field. Two or more years of relevant experience can substitute if the Bachelor’s is in an unrelated field. One year of experience developing, implementing, and evaluating community health promotion programs. Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Excellent organizational skills.
Master’s degree in in public health, higher education, social work, counseling, or related field. Two or more years of full-time, post Bachelor’s experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating community health promotion programs. Experience in a higher education setting. Expertise in alcohol and other drug issues and/or peer education.
Typically, Monday-Friday 8-5, with periodic evening and weekend hours.
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) October 8, 2018. Applications may be accepted and reviewed until position is filled.
Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.
Please include the following documents with your application:
Resume Cover Letter; applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will advance this commitment through their research, teaching and/or service.
The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.