Engages in social and environmental strategies and interventions
which enhance student health and wellbeing at the community,
policy, and individual levels.Collectively engages, plans, and
coordinates cross-functional connections and collaborations to
advance health and wellbeing across the Macalester campus. Leads
specific initiatives related to sexual respect and sexual violence
prevention, alcohol & other drugs, and the promotion of mental
health. As a member of the Hamre Center for Health and Wellness
leadership team, partners with Center colleagues to promote a
holistic, public health-driven, social justice-oriented approach to
About the Health & Wellness
The Laurie Hamre Center (also referred to as The Health &
Wellness (HWC)) offers integrated medical, counseling, disability,
health promotion, and sexual violence prevention services and
programs for all students and serves as a resource supporting the
entire Macalester community’s effort to build a healthy campus. We
are dedicated to providing care, support, and connection to
resources for students of all identities.
The mission of the Laurie Hamre Center for Health & Wellness is
to create a healthy community by working with students to achieve
physical, emotional and social well-being while promoting the value
of life-long learning and health.
- Directs, designs, coordinates, implements, and evaluates
evidence-based student health promotion initiatives and strategies.
Key areas include: mental health as part of Macalester's commitment
to a JED Campus strategic plan, AOD, sexual health and sexual
respect, infectious disease prevention, and general well-being.
Closely collaborates with campus partners in residential life,
orientation, student government, athletics, leadership &
engagement, conduct, etc.
- Leads campus efforts on sexual health & sexual
respect/sexual violence prevention. Serves as a key member of the
implementation team of a $300,000 Department of Justice Office of
Violence Against Women grant, which prioritizes centering students
traditionally de-centered in this work (BIPOC students, LGBTQIA+
students, international students, students with disabilities).
Ensure NCAA Board of Governors and State of Minnesota compliance
with sexual respect work.
- Serve as Maclester's primary leader in coordinating efforts
related to alcohol & other drug prevention. Creates and
co-leads an interdisciplinary alcohol and other drug advisory
committee. Provides evidence-based policy recommendations and
programing, including early intervention consultation to students
(e.g. BASICS, MI for cannabis) and conducts the federally required
DFSCA Biennial Review.
- Supervises two master's level health promotion specialists,
graduate interns, and mentors
- student employees, peer educators, and student advisory groups
who work to advance the health of the campus.
- Provides timely and responsive outreach to students as a member
of the Campus Response Team (including regular on-call duty
rotation) and Case Management Team. The Director also may assist
students with a variety academic and personal concerns, including
managing collegiate expectations inside and outside of the
- Coordinates assessment and program evaluation efforts within
the Hamre Center and in collaboration with Institutional Research
and Assessment. Collects, analyzes, and disseminates various types
- Develops and participates in campus and community partnerships
that advance public health; including advocating for policies that
address health issues. Advances initiatives identified through
Macalester's current strategic planning process related to the
theme of flourishing and joy.
- Serve as a key member of the interdisciplinary leadership team
of the Hamre Health & Wellness Center
- 5+ years of prior experience in college health, health
promotion, or public health
- Master's degree in health promotion, education, public health
or related field; knowledge of health behavior change
- Assessment and program evaluation; able to analyze quantitative
and qualitative data, best practices, theories and develop
appropriate policies and interventions. .
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate and create relationships
across departments and with various stakeholders.
- Appreciation for and ability to mentor emerging adults in
- Strong leadership, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
required to support the health and wellness needs of a diverse
community. Stays current in the related fields and maintains active
professional engagement with professional organizations such as
ACHA, NASPA, ACPA, etc.
- Demonstrated commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity.
Actively engages in learning and practicing principles of social
justice and inclusion to increase individual capacity to support
institutional changes that create and sustain a more welcoming and
inclusive environment across the Macalester Community.
- Experience supervising professional staff and/or student peer
- Experience with grant-related work
- Ability to deliver BASICS and/or MI related interventions for
- Experience serving in an on-call capacity
Compensation & Benefits:
This full-time, 1.0 position offers an annual salary of 77-84k
and Macalester’s Benefits Package.
To be considered, please apply online via Macalester’s
Employment Opportunities page by submitting both your
resume and cover letter in the same pdf.
Candidates who apply by April 14th will receive
priority consideration. This position will be posted until
All inquires about this position can be sent
Talent Acquisition Manager
Macalester College - Institutional Overview
Since its founding in 1874, Macalester has provided students with
the inspiration, insight, and experience to become successful and
ethical leaders. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Macalester enrolls
nearly 2,100 students who come from virtually every state and 91
countries. Macalester is committed to being a preeminent liberal
arts college known for its high standards of scholarship and its
special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service
Macalester is proud of its longstanding commitment to social
justice and creating a safe environment for all people regardless
of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin,
citizenship status, gender, religion, age, or ability. Macalester
is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and
pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural
environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who
would add richness to our community, including people of color,
individuals with disabilities and women.
Macalester employees enjoy a fantastic benefits package and working
environment that is second to none. Please visit http://www.macalester.edu/employmentservices/benefits/
for more information about benefits at Macalester College.
Our Commitment to Safety in response to COVID-19:
For the safety of our community, Macalester requires all employees
to have received a COVID-19 vaccine. Should a newly hired employee
be unable to receive the vaccination for either medical or
religious reasons we offer accommodations and assistance.
Questions or concerns about this process should be directed to
Bob Graf, Director of Employment Services, at
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