Health Promotion Specialist, Sleep & Time Management

University of Florida
Florida, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 27, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Essential job duties include: 

30% - Develop, implement and evaluate theory-based and evidence-informed health promotion strategies, policies, programs and services; and collaborate with key stakeholders to develop a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to health promotion with a concentration in sleep and time management behaviors

35% - Provide individual student services as aligned with the department, such as Wellness Coaching for Academic Success, Sleep Consultations, and HIV Testing

15% - Hire, supervise and manage various student staff and interns 10% - Support data tracking and report development related to health promotion strategies, programs, and services; and support department grant funding and reporting
05% - Contributes to the division and university through active participation on committees and division-wide initiatives (example opportunities: emergency dean on call, event support team, conduct committee, student welcome events, etc)  

Master’s degree in an appropriate area; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in public health, health promotion, health policy or health education; degrees in other health related fields may be considered
  • Preferable experience in a higher education environment
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) or Certified in Public Health (CPH)
  • Certified Wellness Coach (or eligible and intent to become certified)
  • Experience with design and implementation of health promotion programs
  • Experience conducting assessments and using results to guide programmatic decisions
  • Knowledge of the American College Health Association’s Standards of Practice for
  • Health Promotion in Higher Education (ACHA SPHPHE) and Healthy Campus Framework
  • Demonstrated knowledge of health promotion, behavior change, population-based theories and models, and evidence-based health promotion programs/initiatives
  • Demonstrated skills in developing and targeting health promotion initiatives and educational materials for a diverse group of college students
  • Demonstrated skills in a variety of educational methods (e.g., presentations, workshops, trainings, individual behavior change sessions and small group discussion/facilitation)
  • Supervisory and organizational skills
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite and assessment tools such as Qualtrics
  • Ability to analyze problems, conduct research, implement solutions and to collaborate effectively with stakeholders, on campus and in the community.
  • Physical ability to perform required tasks; ability to lift and/or move objects weighing 10 pounds or more, ability to carry boxes and materials weighing up to 30 pounds
  • Willingness to be an active member of at least one relevant professional organization
  • Maturity to satisfactorily discharge assigned responsibilities.

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