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Coordinator of Peer Education

Employer
University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Administrative, Student Affairs, Disabled Student Services, Health Services, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Vacancy Number

S01509

Position Title

Student Services Specialist

Working Title

Coordinator of Peer Education

Competency Level

Advanced

Dept/School

Crossroads SAPEP - 40220

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The mission of the Abrons Student Health Center is to provide student centered affordable, quality health and preventive services to the students of UNCW . The Student Health Center provides comprehensive medical services, a retail pharmacy, health education, and intervention services. The Student Health Center staff work collaboratively to best help students stay healthy and make healthy decisions while at UNCW .

As a part of the Student Health Center, the Hundley Health Education Center serves as the campus resource for information on a variety of health and wellness topics, including alcohol and other drugs, nutrition, sexual health, sleep, and stress. They provide services and educational programming to increase students’ knowledge and commitment to personal health and well-being. The office also provides educational programs for the campus conduct system and coordinates the collegiate recovery community.

College

Student Development Services - 40200 College

College/School Information

The Division of Student Affairs consists of fourteen functional departments, each of which is responsible for providing a variety of student support, service, and educational programs which are accessible to all members of the university community. The staff members are dedicated individuals known for their passion and commitment to implementing programs and services that affect student development over the course of a lifetime. Student Affairs provides excellent delivery of student services that are responsive to student needs and promotes the quality of life and education both inside and outside the classroom. We build institutional traditions and lifelong affiliations through creative programs, vibrant student organizations, and a living/learning environment built on core values and uncompromising principles. The Division is a leader and primary spokesperson for students.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

Location of Workplace

Main UNCW Campus

Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Coordinator of Peer Education is part of a team working to create a comprehensive focus on health and well-being for our students. This team is responsible for the recruitment, training, supervision, and retention of the Peer Educators for the Hundley Health Education Center. This position will oversee the design, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs that are presented to the campus community. This position will also be available to other health center staff as well as on-campus partners for consultation and education surrounding health and wellness issues.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Graduation from a four-year college or university or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Preferred education, professional skills and experience

Master’s degree in Health Education, Public or Community Health, or related field is preferred

CHES or MCHES certification

Current CPR certification

Current working knowledge of alcohol, tobacco and other drug trends, issues and research that directly affect the college-aged population

Current working knowledge of current health issues affecting college students

Must have experience working with peer educators and delivering and developing educational programs on a variety of health-related issues

Detail oriented and able to manage multiple priorities at once

Ability to effectively communicate with students, staff, faculty, families, and local partners, with a focus on confidentiality

Required Certifications or licensure

Recruitment Range

$44,628 - $45,000

FTE

1.0 (40 hours per week)

Months Per Year

12 Months

Work Days

Monday - Friday, occasional weekends for programming

Work Hours

8:00AM - 5:00PM, occasional nights for programming

Type of Position

Permanent

Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited

Position Number

1874

Job Posting Date

10/20/2021

Posting Close Date

11/21/2021

Number of Openings

Single Incumbent

Special Notes to Applicants

PLEASE NOTE : This posting will close at 11:59PM (Eastern time) on the posted closing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application, including the ‘Work History’ section, before you submit for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application. Also, please provide a cover letter that describes which specific skill set you are interested in and your work experience that will support being successful in this role. Three or more professional references are required.

Note that letters of application without the requested components will not meet the application requirements.

This position is being recruited at the Advanced level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

External Link to Posting

https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/22195
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNC Wilmington (2021)?
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    • Chronicle of Higher Education
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    • Inside Higher Ed
    • North Carolina Job Network
    • Women In Higher Education
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