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Program Manager of AZIEH

Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona
August 10, 2022
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Job Description

Being a part of Wellness@ASU as a Health Educator Senior means uniquely engaging in our mission of building an ASU student community that embraces physical, mental, spiritual, and social well-being of self and others as a hallmark of the Sun Devil Experience. We do this through the Sun Devil Way: exemplifying; achievement, engagement, and responsibility.

As an integral part of Wellness@ASU, the experience team is leading the way in providing personalized frameworks for students to establish and maintain positive health habits at ASU and beyond. We do this by assessing student health and wellness needs, providing a variety of programs and building environments that promote healthy living, decision-making and student engagement for students to ultimately be better equipped to succeed in their academics, career and in their personal lives. This person will also be responsible for taking a leadership role in cultivating, creating and ensuring student participation in ASU Spirit, Pride and Tradition while instilling institutional affiliation and college pride.

The Health Educator Senior serves as a central member of the experience team and is primarily located at the Sun Devil Fitness Complex-Tempe. The Health Educator Senior works in a team setting to deliver world class programs and services across ASU’s four campuses in the Metro Phoenix area.

There are many opportunities within Educational Outreach and Student Services (EOSS); roles shift and evolve to support the needs of the institution. Therefore, it is important for this person to maintain a nimble approach to service. There are many growth opportunities, as well as the ability to be part of a service oriented, student-focused, mission-driven team, doing important work.

**Grant Funded through March 15, 2023, with possibility for grant renewal for 5 additional years

Working Environment

  • Activities are performed in a variety of settings which may involve exposure to external environmental conditions when traveling between locations or across campus.
  • Subject to periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse.
  • Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work.
  • Use fine motor skills in administration of health care related activities.
  • Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in nursing from an accredited nursing program AND current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Arizona OR must possess a temporary permit from the Arizona State Board to practice as a Registered Nurse AND two (2) years’ related experience in Public Health or Community Health nursing; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.

Department Statement

Educational Outreach and Student Services (EOSS) is committed to enrolling all qualified students at Arizona State University and assisting them in their academic success. EOSS provides a broad range of services and support to students and prospective students ranging from outreach efforts with K-12 schools, orientation programs for new freshman, bridge programs to assist the transition to a university environment, and a wide variety of services, programs and activities for enrolled students. EOSS has direct responsibility for multiple departments across four campuses, some of which include the Dean of Students, University Housing, Health Services, Counseling Services, Disability Resources, the Memorial Union, Upward Bound, and TRiO programs, Sun Devil Fitness, Student Government, Student Media, Career Services and others.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience initiating collaborations with university and community partnerships.
  • Experience in supporting student well-being initiatives in identified special populations (i.e. Off-campus housing, collegiate athletics at all levels of competition, greek life, under-represented populations).
  • Experience conducting literature reviews and program evaluations, interpreting findings, and developing plans to programmatically and strategically respond to the findings.
  • Familiarity with social marketing and health communications strategies.
  • Knowledge of how to conceptualize health promotion in the context of higher education.
  • Knowledge of health promotion, behavior change, and population-based theories and models.
  • Knowledge of evidence-informed health promotion programs/initiatives.
  • Knowledge of alcohol and other drug prevention strategies within the collegiate environment.
  • Ability to critically review health-related professional literature relevant to college students, assess its applicability and utility for effectiveness on a particular campus.
  • Ability to gather, compile, and synthesize information to develop health promotion initiatives and educational materials for a diverse group of students.
  • Experience in presentations, workshops, trainings, and small group discussion/facilitation.
  • Proficient in a variety of computer software applications (e.g., video conferencing, word processing, spreadsheet, PowerPoint, and statistical software).
  • Ability to effectively communicate: written, oral, and interpersonal.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, manage time efficiently, and prioritize tasks.
  • Experience in using problem-solving skills by addressing unexpected issues with limited supervision.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation’s fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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Essential Duties

Population-specific Programming: Coordinate and manage special events and programs that fit the specific wellness needs of assigned populations; Collaborates with key internal and external stakeholders to execute programs in a meaningful way and in immersion and virtual modalities; maintains effective relationships with campus and community partners in an ongoing manner.

Well-being Promotion and Programming: Plans, directs and implements immersion and virtual activities and programs of the department to ensure achievement of established strategic plan objectives and goals.

Functional Expertise: Serve as member of the Sun Devil Fitness and Wellness Health Education expertise committee. Directs ongoing and new programs that are aligned with current trends in the area and provides consistent services to students. planning, development and implementation.

  • Drive wellness initiatives across high priority populations through collaboration with strategic campus partners.
  • Responsible for the day to day implementation of the grant as it pertains to including coordinating with grant partner(s) to bring prevention education and activities into the ASU student groups identified as high priority.
  • Expand the reach of the C3 training programs that increase faculty, staff, student, and community member understanding of alcohol and drug abuse, and how to reduce use among the students they teach, advise, mentor and get to know in their work with students.
  • Serve on the wellness committee(s) (i.e. parent/family/caregiver team) to ensure identified special populations of student well-being needs are being met.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate health promotion and prevention initiatives that affect individual health behaviors and environmental factors related to substance misuse.
  • Responsible for the implementation of program curriculum.
  • Manage online prevention programs; execution, data collection, evaluation.
  • Responsible for the creation, implementation and evaluation of health communications through campus partners working with identified special populations.
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate theory-based and evidence-informed health promotion strategies, programs, and services in areas as assigned
  • Assist with the implementation and evaluation of university-wide health promotion initiatives
  • Assist with development of strategic plans, goals, and measurable objectives for health promotion programs and services in areas as assigned
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders on and off campus to develop a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to health for students
  • Facilitate education development, training, and speakers as needed in areas as assigned
  • Utilize baseline and follow-up health data and track trends in student health status and behavior in areas as assigned
  • Develop relationships with departments for implementation of comprehensive plan within departments and disciplines across all 4 ASU campus locations.
  • Deliver cost-effective, evidence-informed programs that have a high likelihood of achieving measurable improvements in health behaviors and status and/or enhanced student success.
  • Perform other duties as specified by the Associate Director of Tempe and Executive Director of Sun Devil Fitness.

Job location is primarily at the Tempe Campus; however, the incumbent will be required to periodically travel to other ASU campuses and community locations to perform work.

Days and Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm; some weekend and evening required

Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.