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Director, Student Resiliency and Wellbeing

Employer
Rowan University
Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 18, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Chief Student Affairs Officers & Vice Presidents, Other Student Affairs, Residence Life, Student Activities & Services, Executive, Executive Directors
Employment Type
Full Time
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Director of Student Resiliency and Wellbeing

Reporting to the Vice President of Student Life/Dean of Students in the Division of Student Life, the Director of Student Resiliency and Wellbeing is responsible for the development, implementation and assessment of strategic wellbeing planning and support. The Director supports the University’s mission and vision of comprehensive wellbeing services for students, as well as the strategic initiatives of the Division of Student Life to ensure student success. In addition, the Director works closely with members of the Vice President of Student Life/Dean of Students’ team to engage with all aspects of the University community to promote health and wellness and creates a foundation for life-long wellbeing.

Responsibilities:
  • Foster a vision that promotes wellbeing and support that is true to the University vision, mission, and objectives.

  • Serve as the comprehensive administrator of Rowan Thrive.

  • Serve as the Co-Chair of the University Wellbeing Committee.

  • Create and distribute the Strive to Thrive Newsletter.

  • Supervise Student Resiliency Coordinators.

  • Manage a caseload as appropriate and necessary.

  • Serve as the primary administrator for the University CARES Program.

  • Implement a comprehensive marketing campaign for the awareness of Rowan Thrive and wellbeing programs and services available to all campus constituents.

  • Develop and oversee comprehensive outreach programs for students and student groups to promote Rowan Thrive and wellbeing using a student-centered, prevention-oriented, experiential learning model.

  • Create collaborative partnerships with University divisions and departments.

  • Develop and oversee educational and outreach programs within Student Life areas and other high-flow student experience units to connect and integrate their work to promote student wellbeing.

  • Administer departmental budget.

  • Implement a comprehensive assessment model to inform intentional growth and development of areas of responsibility.

  • Administer a robust tracking system for all areas of responsibility.

  • Complete other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Student Life/Dean of Students.

Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in health promotion/prevention or other health-related discipline, higher education/student affairs, or related field.

  • Three (3) years of professional experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in higher education and/or student affairs.

  • Demonstrated commitment to university programs, policies and services intended to maximize student residential learning experience, personal growth, education, and development.

  • Energy, creativity, organizational skills, tolerance for ambiguity, sense of humor, desire to challenge status quo, ability to work nontraditional hours and as a member of a team.

  • Evidence of a commitment to diversity, sensitivity to the needs of a diverse student population and promoting a campus climate that encourages inclusion.

  • Familiarity with well-being educational curricula and methodologies.

  • Knowledge of current and emerging trends within collegiate wellbeing and health promotion and/or prevention strategies.

  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present effectively to small and large groups.

  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community to analyze and solve problems.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, especially Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.

  • Demonstrates an understanding and consideration of the differing needs and concerns of individuals with varying identities, cultures and backgrounds.

  • Ability to work evenings and/or weekends as necessary.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position

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