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Job ID: 203745

Student Wellness Coordinator- School of Medicine
Tufts University

Date Posted Jan. 17, 2023
Title Student Wellness Coordinator- School of Medicine
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coordinator
  • Student Services


The Office of Student Wellness (OSW) provides integrated wellness programs, services, and resources to the Boston Health Sciences students at Tufts University. The Student Wellness team works with all students to offer practical approaches to manage everyday stressors and life challenges.  OSW provides confidential and private advice for personal challenges and makes referrals for therapy/psychiatric care as needed for students who may need support for depression, anxiety, or other mental health concerns.  The Office of Student Wellness offers wellness opportunities that are inclusive and promotes a culture that supports the personal development and academic successes of all students.  These wellness opportunities aim to foster and support the mental, physical, and emotional health of students.  Prevention is the cornerstone for maintaining optimal health and is part of OSW’s holistic approach to health and wellness.  The Student Wellness team is made up of a trained and experienced staff that provides advice to students, and designs and implements evidence-based wellness promotion programs to improve overall health, wellness, and academic performance for all health sciences students.

What You'll Do

  • Trained and experienced to design and implement evidence-based and cost-effective wellness activities to improve the overall well-being of the students on the Boston Health Sciences campus. 
  • Collect and analyze data to identify needs prior to planning, implementing, and evaluating programs designed to encourage a balanced well-being.  Assist with the oversight of program inquiries system and handling of incoming communication in an expedient and professional manner.
  • Provide day to day administrative support for the Office of Student Wellness, including responding to phone, email, and in-person inquiries from students and other members of the community.
  • Other major functions include overseeing social media including Instagram.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Keep records of program utilization and additional data points
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with key constituents across the Health Sciences campus
  • Participate in new student orientations
  • Co-produce the weekly wellness newsletter
  • Ability to remain organized and productive in high demand periods required
  • Ability to respond promptly, directly, and effectively handle inquiries and requests for service while managing competing demands.
  • Assist in the planning, marketing, and execution of all wellness activities such as monthly wellness gathering, bi-weekly pop-up-teas, monthly massages, and yoga
  • Manage the reservation process for all wellness workshops and activities
  • Assist in the coordination of Wellness Week, Winter Recharge, Stress Less week and other large-scaled wellness activities
  • Manage the student wellness calendar
  • Monitoring and updating wellness information on TUSM Significant Others Facebook page
  • Design invitations, determines venue, coordinates materials, audio visual or other set-up needs for lunchtime lunch and learn sessions
  • Arrange for payments or honoraria for guest speakers and other vendors
  • Coordinates logistics for off campus wellness events.
  • Provide phone support and triage calls when needed
  • Provide information and assistance to students and visitors to Student Wellness Advising office
  • Schedule student wellness advising appointments when needed
  • Maintain office supply inventory and order supplies as needed

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in health education or related field from an accredited institution required. Minimum of two year of full-time professional experience in student activities, health promotions environment or related college student affairs experience or a combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated experience with, and sensitivity to, individuals of diverse cultural background and a commitment to a diverse community
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Knowledge with advanced Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint, data management and digital systems.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience working in a higher education setting strongly preferred.

  •  Ability to work in a highly trafficked space with multiple interruptions.

  • Experience working with a multicultural community would be helpful.

  • Ability to multitask with attention to detail and ability to maintain accuracy of data and maintain focus.

  • Ability to always maintain professionalism and to use sensitivity in dealing with person and confidential information.

  • Some evening and weekend work is required due to special events.

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