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Budget Title: Senior Staff Assistant (SL-3)
Salary: Commensurate with experience and credentials
Health Promotion and Prevention Services (HPPS) invites
applications for the Health Promotion Coordinator position.
Reporting to the Director of HPPS, the Health Promotion Coordinator
will be responsible for the development, implementation, and
evaluation of general health promotion programming and outreach for
the campus community. As a key member of the HPPS team, the
coordinator will support and advance the University's strategic
roadmap for being "premier" through the use of theoretically sound
and evidence-based practices. In addition, the Health Promotion
Coordinator will engage in regular assessment of program
effectiveness and the development of executive reports.
HPPS is a key partner in Binghamton University's health and
wellness initiatives. HPPS staff strive to increase student
knowledge of health behaviors and to empower them with the skill
development and supportive resources necessary to live their best
lives. HPPS staff cultivate an inclusive, health-focused campus
To be successful in the position, the Health Promotion
Coordinator will need to be highly collaborative and creative, and
knowledgeable of current health trends. An ideal candidate will
have depth of knowledge regarding the health behaviors of college
students, understand and be able to implement best practices
of public health, health promotion, and health communications;
and have a proven track record of developing and evaluating
programs and initiatives.
Direct Health Education Programming:
- Develop a health education curricula and public awareness
campaign rooted in the 8 dimensions of wellness, to be implemented
through both targeted and broad-based campus channels.
- Coordinate and implement health promotion programs ranging in
size from small group workshops to large campus-wide events.
Examples include: sexual health workshops, party safe workshops,
nature preserve self-care hikes, civic engagement activities,
tabling at major campus events, etc.
- Incorporate multicultural diversity and social justice concepts
and principles into all health promotion programs and
Collaborate with University Offices:
- Cultivate interdisciplinary campus and community partnerships
that advance HPPS's comprehensive approach to promoting student
- Participate in University and community committees relevant to
the HPPS mission.
- Integrate programming within the living communities.
Coordinate the Peer Educator Student Leadership Program:
- Reimagine the structure and implementation of the peer educator
program in order to meet student needs and to maximize HPPS
- Annually recruit, train, and supervise a group of peer
educators, with the intention of developing them into leaders and
growing the reach of the HPPS department.
Manage Health Promotion Communication Efforts:
- Coordinate with campus communications to develop a strategic
digital and print student outreach plan (initial concept design to
final product distribution).
- Utilize campus services to produce programming, educational
materials, and digital campaign materials (i.e. brochures, posters,
flyers, PSA's, PowerPoint presentations, etc.).
Conduct Regular Needs Assessment, Evaluation, and Research:
- Develop a methodology for evaluating programmatic success. This
includes establishing timelines for assessment, defining measurable
objectives, creating data collection instruments (qualitative and
quantitative), synthesizing data into reports, etc.
- A master's degree in public health, health education and
promotion, health communications, or related field.
- At least three years of related work experience.
- Understanding of emerging adult brain development, public
health theories, and student development theories.
- Experience developing and delivering programs on general health
and wellness, and/or sub-topics such as mental health, alcohol and
other drugs, etc.
- Experience developing digital marketing campaigns.
- Experience with assessment and evaluation.
- Knowledge of how to apply emerging technologies to health
- Experience working with college students; ideally around issues
pertaining to health and well-being.
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful
completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of
degree(s) and credentials.
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Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity
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Deadline for Internal Applicants:
Deadline for External Applicants: Open until filled
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the vacancy is filled.
Persons interested in this position should apply online.
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