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Full-time Behavioral Health Coordinator

at U of Iowa in Iowa City, IA

Advertising Ends on: Thursday, May 11th, 2017
Advertising Started on: Thursday, April 27th, 2017
Organization: Student Health and Wellness
Department: Student Health and Wellness


Salary: $34,126.00 to Commensurate
Pay Grade: 2A


Percent Time: 100%
Type of Position Regular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.
Please Note: This is a school year position; starts one week prior to the start of the fall semester and ends on the last day of the spring semester. The salary listed on this advertisement is for 12 months. The final salary will be adjusted based on the dates of the school year appointment (9 months).

Position Summary: Design, plan, promote and provide wellness/preventive care programs of substantial complexity and impact, either on and/or off campus.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Ability to direct a program by developing, promoting and implementing the specific goals and objectives of the program.
Serves as program instructor, facilitator, trainer, and/or consultant for substance abuse prevention and intervention programs and general college health issues.
Assesses the needs and priorities for health education and promotion programs, emphasizing substance abuse prevention and intervention and other general college health issues.
Assists with peer opinion leader program.
Assists with coordination and facilitation of group educational programs.
Documents outcomes regarding program effectiveness and behavior change.
Writes and edits articles and reports for publication and distribution.
Develops program materials that accurately reflect standards, policies and services to those being served.
Follows relevant policies and procedures when coordinating program operations.
Identifies and analyzes problems currently existing in program operations.
Maintains the quality of services provided to program "customers."
Education Required:
Bachelor's Degree in Health Promotion, Health Education, Psychology, Exercise Science or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience Required:
0-6 months of program experience in health promotion or health education.
Public speaking, writing and/or teaching skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge and understanding of young adult growth and development.
Skills in interpersonal relationships and ability to maintain effective working relations with others.
Proficient in computer software applications and online systems.
Desirable Qualifications:
Certified Health Education Specialist preferred.
Experience performing fitness testing.
Professional experience in college health topics, specifically substance abuse prevention and intervention.
Professional experience working in Higher Education.


Application Type: This job requires basic applicant information, plus a resume. Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.
Cover Letter: A plain text cover letter is required.
References: References must be filled out online during the application process, however, only professional references will be allowed.
Number of References: 5

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Attention: Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.

Contact: Kathleen A Coleman -
ShWe-Administration- Student H
4195 WL
Phone: 319-335-8219
Department URL:

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