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Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 21, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Health & Wellness Coordinator

Department: Appalachian Institute for Health and Wellness - 273600

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Public Health or Public Health Education, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Special Note: This is a generalized representation of positions in this class and is not intended to reflect essentialfunctions per ADA. Examples of competencies are typical of the majority of positions, but may not be applicable to all positions.

License/Certification Required

Essential Job Functions
Health Promotion for Faculty and Staff is a division of the Appalachian Institute for Health and Wellness which serves Appalachian State University’s Faculty, Staff, Retirees, and Spouses. Our primary purpose is to promote employee wellness through health and wellness education, facilitate exercise facilities, provide preventative screenings, and work with campus partners to build a culture of wellness for all.

This position works closely with the Director of Health Promotion for Faculty and Staff in advising Appalachian State University employees on a variety of fitness and health-related topics. This person will develop, coordinate, and lead individual and group health and wellness programming. This individual maintains comprehensive reports for all fitness activities and health/educational programming and works within health-related software systems to organize and utilize health information to work with clients. This position maintains open communication between all staff, participants, university departments, and local physicians through emails, direct conversation/meetings and announcements.

Additional duties of this position include supervision of part-time staff; CPR Skills Checks, and working closely with AppWell Directors to implement and manage new and existing programs.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively in all levels of management.
  • Knowledge and ability to develop employee wellness educational training to serve faculty and staff.
  • Ability to guide employees to proper resources whenever help is needed and motivate participants to achieve higher wellness expectations.
  • Knowledge of NC State Health Plan’s employee wellness opportunities and updates is essential.
  • Knowledge of health and wellness concepts and ability to find local and state resources to promote to employees
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships and collaborate across campus partnerships.
  • Ability to provide supervision to non-student temps, students, and interns.
  • Acquire knowledge and certifications related to program development and service delivery, including training others in CPR, teaching group exercise classes, worksite wellness, and health coaching.
  • This position requires strong communication skills working in a team environment, leading interns and students in program development, and implementation.
  • Ability to learn and lead the use of software programs to assist with data collection and promotion of HPFS services, including Google programs, Microsoft Office/Excel, Qualtircs, Canva, Constant Contact, and Wellnessliving.
  • Ability to promote Health Promotion for Faculty and Staff services, events, and programs on a continuous timeline with independence, branding, and consistency.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Related fields such as Public Health, Health Education, Exercise Science, Health Promotion or related field
  • Experience working in a public or college public health, employee wellness, and or health promotion setting

Work Schedule/Hours: Monday through Friday; daily hours will vary between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.; expected to work special events, and some weekends, which may occasionally require more than a 40-hour work week.
Anticipated Hiring Range: $38,973-$47,874
Closing Date: 7/11/2024

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Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.


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