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Job ID: 104603

Program Coordinator
University of Idaho

  • Mar. 14, 2018
  • Program Coordinator
  • Student Benefits, Health & Wellness
  • University of Idaho
    Moscow, ID
    United States
  • 4/5/2018
  • Available immediately
  • Coordinator
    Professional Staff
  • Student Services
    Health Services
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University of Idaho

Program Coordinator

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Student Affairs

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $40,000-$45,000 annually

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director, Health Promotion, the Alcohol & Other Drug Program Coordinator/Health Educator works to implement and sustain campus-wide health promotion practices in order to create an environment that promotes student success and personal development. The focus of this position is to develop, coordinate, deliver, and evaluate comprehensive universal, targeted and individual alcohol and other drug prevention strategies and services to the UI student population. The coordinator works as a collaborative team member within the department, Student Health Services and the campus community to implement alcohol, tobacco, and other drug programs and initiatives to promote health and wellness; collaborates with key stakeholders on and off-campus to support a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to health for students; incorporates multicultural diversity and social justice concepts and principles into health education programs and services; integrates ACHA Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in health promotion, health policy, health education, public health, social work, psychology or related field and 3 years of related experience; or Masters degree in related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience totaling 7+ years.

Knowledge of: current research related to alcohol and other drug evidence-based practices within a college setting; harm reduction approach and motivational interviewing; program planning and implementation; designing and conducting training programs; providing liaison with customer/provider groups; computer operation and software programs; budget preparation for program initiatives.

Experience: implementing prevention strategies; coordinating and facilitating workshops, meetings, and trainings; managing multiple projects while adhering to deadlines; developing, recommending, and evaluating program procedures and recommending changes; developing program goals and objectives; demonstrated commitment to health education initiatives, diversity, social justice, and cultural competence and the ability to work in a multicultural environment; gathering, assembling, correlating, and analyzing data; devising solutions to problems; writing concise reports.

Possess: excellent written and verbal communication skills, marketing skills, management skills.

Ability to: travel, work outside of regular business hours and holidays.

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters degree in related field.

3 years of experience in related health promotion field preferably in a higher education environment. Ability to be an active member of ACHA, APHA, NASPA or relevant professional organizations.

Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), Certified in Public Health, Certified Prevention Specialist or eligible and intent to become certified.

Experience: developing and implementing alcohol and other drug prevention initiatives, taking initiative and independently planning, organizing, coordinating, and performing work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved; conducting needs assessment and using results to guide programmatic decisions; utilizing environmental health promotion strategies; writing grants; conducting independent research; and, developing and evaluating policies and procedures.

Good knowledge of: ACHA Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education (SPHPHE); fundamental principles student development theories and models; developing partnerships within the university; how to establish and maintain effective working relationships within the campus community including university administrators, students, faculty, and representatives from campus departments; thorough knowledge and understanding of the current issues and future directions of health education in higher education. The successful candidate will have a focus on health education initiatives and an understanding of the mechanics of building partnerships between campus and community organizations to mobilize resources to enhance a quality health education program.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP001726P

Posting Date: 03/06/2018

Closing Date: 4/5/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions:

To be considered for the position of Program Coordinator: complete the online application, provide your resume, and include a letter of qualification identifying how you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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