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Peer Education Coordinator

Employer
Syracuse University
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Jul 28, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Counseling, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job # 037209 Department Code 40701-7012 Department Health Services Job Title Peer Education Coordinator Location Syracuse, NY Pay Range Commensurate with experience Staff Level S4 FLSA Status Non-exempt Hours
Standard University business hours

8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)

8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)

Hours may vary based on operational needs. Job Type Full-time Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description
The Barnes Center at The Arch is Syracuse University’s integrated health and wellness center which incorporates health promotion, counseling, health, and recreation. The Peer Education Coordinator is a 12-month, full-time position within the health promotion team in the Barnes Center at the Arch. This position is responsible for overseeing a mission critical peer health education program in the Barnes Center. The Peer Education Program Coordinator recruits, trains (over 70 hours of training) and supervises 45 paid peer educators and coordinates their involvement in the programs they support, including the Wellness Leadership Institute, Health Hub, Soul Programs, Options Educational Workshops, representation on key Barnes Center and University committees and task forces. Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required in higher education, public health, health promotion, health education, or health communications or related area. Two years of related experience/training preferred.

Job Specific Qualifications
  • Thorough knowledge of the health promotion and education field. Two (2) plus years of experience leading or supporting the leadership of a peer health education program preferred.
  • Understanding of student development and supporting students in a higher education setting.
  • Thorough knowledge of the design and delivery of related programs.
  • Skills associated with both the development and delivery of health education programs and services.
  • Effective interpersonal skills to interact effectively with diverse client groups.
  • Experience working with and/or supervising individuals from diverse identities and backgrounds.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Proficient verbal and written communication skills, including knowledge of proper business formats, grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Experience and competency with standard business equipment, computer technologies and a variety of software including system and networking software, Microsoft Office suite, email and a variety of web-based programs and browsers, with the willingness and ability to update and increase skills as needed to meet the goals of the unit and the division.
  • Demonstrated understanding of principles of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility.
Responsibilities
  • Supervises peer educators (35-37 students) and student team leaders; direct supervision of 8-10 team leaders. Supervisory responsibilities include oversight of weekly team meetings, weekly meetings with Team Leaders, scheduling individual meetings with peer educators and their Team Leader supervisors each semester, weekly payroll approval of 45 peer educators and team leaders, regular update of peer educator task lists, and ensuring shift coverage for Wellness Leadership Institute workshops facilitated by peer educators, Health Hubs, and outreach events.
  • Responsible for overseeing continuing education for peer educators. This includes coordination of internal and guest speakers at weekly meetings and sharing opportunities for webinars and on-campus trainings.
  • Coordinates the peer educator training process, which includes over 70 hours of training each academic year, to become well-versed in substance use prevention, sexual violence prevention, sexual health promotion, nutrition, physical activity, and mental health promotion. This includes both logistical support and coordination of internal and guest speakers/trainers throughout the training, as well as coordination of NASPA Certified Peer Educator Training.
  • Coordinates the peer educator recruitment process, including application management, individual and group interviews, rubric development, selection process, offer letters in coordination with ’Cuse Work.
  • Oversees peer educator-facilitated Wellness Leadership Institute coordination. This includes managing regular updates of educational workshops, ensuring peer educator facilitators are trained to provide the workshops appropriately, feedback processes, and shift coverage.
Physical Requirements
Not Applicable Tools/Equipment
Not Applicable Application Instructions
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter. About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit www.syracuse.edu. About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal. EEOC
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities. Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members. Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity. Quick Link https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/87707 Job Posting Date 07/14/2021 Application Deadline Full Consideration By Job Category Staff Message to Applicants
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