Healthy Campus Coordinator

Selkirk College
Posted 2 months ago
$2,369.08 - $3,806.85 bi-weekly
Full Time

Job Description

Location Castlegar Department Student Services Subdepartment Athletics and Recreation Employment Group SCFA Recruitment Type Internal / External Appointment Type Regular FTE 100 Hrs / Week 0 Desired Start Date 20/02/2023 Closing Date 05/02/2023 Competition # 13275

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Main Duties and Responsibilities

Planning, developing, implementing, evaluating, and promoting health initiatives, programs, policies, tools and resources across the Selkirk College community and with external partners by:

Providing credible expert advice, consultation, education and support in the areas of health promotion. This could include health events for students, classroom presentations and supporting faculty in recognizing students in distress and embedding well‐being activities into their classrooms and curriculum. Programming initiatives such as active bystander workshops, sexual consent information campaigns, dinner basket conversations, eat and art events, resiliency workshops, anti‐racism, equity, diversity and inclusion, and mental health awareness and reducing stigma campaigns; Leading and/or supporting the assessment of and continuous improvement to the campus conditions that impact well‐being, making appropriate referrals and linkages as necessary; Collaborating with the chairs and faculty across all schools and Teaching & Learning, to provide leadership and consultation processes regarding curriculum and health and wellness; Maintaining current working knowledge of the Selkirk College context (e.g. academic and institutional plans and priorities, faculties, departments, and student services in order to best align Healthy Campus with the Strategic Directions of the College, school priority areas including indigenization and reconciliation; Participating in campus committees to provide health promotion expertise and promote a Healthy Campus; Collaborating with Marketing & Communications staff to develop health promotion materials and communications for the campus community, including online and print communication materials, tools and resources; Developing funding proposals and research, collaborating with local and provincial partners and providing leadership in the development of a strategic student health and wellness plan for Selkirk College; Developing strategic and operational plans for health promotion and specific initiatives by providing health promotion expertise and analysis of existing activities or contexts; Identifying strategic and innovative opportunities for new Healthy Campus initiatives and supporting their research, planning and development. (e.g. those that arise from stakeholder engagement); Researching and writing health promotion online resources, articles and background documents to increase awareness of health and well‐being and to contribute to knowledge and best practice in the field. Presenting health promotion work at relevant conferences, meetings, and workshops. Researching and developing grant proposals for the director’s submission; Analyzing and evaluating student wellness programs and liaising with the Registrar’s Office, Athletics & Recreation Department Head, and Student Access & Support Department Head on issues, successes and insights into the Selkirk College student experience; and; Managing the Student Ambassador Program, including supervising work study students to enhance the student experience, promote student wellbeing and create a sense of connection and belonging within the student body; Operating as Campus Navigator for former Youth in Care (YIC) and corresponding with students, Financial Aid and Student Access & Support to support students through tuition waiver application, former YIC funding and wrap around support as needed; Other duties as assigned by the supervisor. Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Strong leadership and group facilitation skills and an ability to mentor and teach students/staff Expertise in targeting and enhancing different aspects of health and well-being, including mental health, social health and connection and sexual violence-Strong verbal and written communication skills Competency with various software and social media platforms to produce and maintain health promotion materials and marketing Willingness to work outside of normal o

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