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Program Manager, Student Wellness Center

Date: Apr 29, 2021

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL

 

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

 

Job Overview

The Student Wellness Center empowers students to make informed decisions regarding their health and wellness by providing evidence-based education, inclusive resources, and non-judgmental support.  

 

The Student Wellness Center Program Manager will manage, develop, and evaluate comprehensive wellness prevention efforts with a focus on mental well-being. In addition, the Program Manager will manage a new Student Wellness Center space, including scheduling events, assessing student outcomes, and overseeing operations. This may require working some evenings and weekends, as well as possible on-call hours.  The Program Manager will demonstrate an understanding of contemporary best practices and research in health and wellness, including mental well-being. The Program Manager ideally will have a master's degree in public health, health education, social work, higher education, and student affairs, or a related field in addition to being CHES/MCHES certified.

Essential Functions

  • Manage, design, develop, modify and present programs.  Perform program needs assessment and make recommendations.
  • Implement policies and procedures. 
  • Maintain budget, prepare contracts, approve and monitor expenditures, prepare budget requests and financial reports. 
  • Act as liaison to internal departments, external entities and community organizations.
  • May prepare and edit reports and/or newsletters and develop publication materials.
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Seven (7) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

  • Three (3) years of experience in program development or business administration.
  • May require supervision experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Master's degree in public health, health education, social work, higher education and student affairs, or a related field.  
  • CHES/MCHES certified.
  • 2 years of related experience working with health and wellness issues in a collegiate setting.
  • Demonstrated understanding of contemporary best practices and research in health and wellness, including mental well-being.
  • Excellent project management skills: ability and willingness to manage flexible workload, multiple tasks, and to work occasional evening and weekend hours.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Experience and commitment to public health and social justice change models.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretion and work effectively with students, faculty, and administrative constituencies.  
  • Experience working with a variety of social media platforms.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

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