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The Health Promotion Division (HPD) serves the mission of the Division of RU-N Student Affairs and the We R Wellness initiative. HPD supports the academic and personal success of Company – Newark (RU-N) students across all 8 dimensions (intellectual, social, environmental, physical, financial, multicultural, emotional, and spiritual) by increasing access and advocating for social justice. This mission is accomplished through data-driven, evidence-informed prevention and intervention strategies. The core of HPD lives in developing trained student leaders who educate their peers and drive well-being initiatives – “By Students, For Students.”
Company-Newark, an urban public research university and anchor institution, located in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise, is seeking a Program Coordinator (Temporary) for the Health Promotion Division which will report the Director of Health Promotion Division (HPD).
The Program Coordinator (Temporary) is a critical member of the team in fulfilling HPD’s mission to “make well-being easier.” Duties will include but are not limited to:
Assists the HPD Director in developing, assessing, and implementing training for peer educators.
Collaborates in developing, assessing, and implementing educational outreach for RU-N community, and beyond.
Provides some oversight and mentoring of peer educators.
Trains, supervises, and schedules Work Study student staff.
Collaborates with student staff in developing outreach marketing and educational print materials, digital signage, and social media campaigns.
Participates in HPD strategic planning and quality improvement activities including the development and evaluation of long- and short-term program goals.
Manages HPD Volunteers, participant lists, and data tracking.
Ensures coverage for all events, including social media campaigns.
Collaborates with RU-N students, staff, faculty, and community members, and serve as liaison for HPD on campus and community committees as appropriate.
Responsible for providing the day-to-day administrative support to HPD in conjunction with HPD Business Manager.
Requires strong organizational skills, creativity, artful articulation, professionalism, and the ability to successfully anticipate department needs.
Some evening/weekend hours as needed.
Other duties as assigned
For more information please visit: Company website-campus-resources/health-promotion-division
Minimum Education and Experience
•Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
•Requires up to two years relevant experience in an administrative function, good communication and interpersonal skills, and computer literacy.
A minimum of two years relevant experience in a program coordination or administrative function.
– Experience in higher education, experience with Adobe Creative Suite and Canva.
Working knowledge of public health, peer education, student leadership development, and social justice issues and resources.
Preference for applicants with degrees in the following
disciplines: public health, education with adult learners, college student development, higher education leadership, sociology, psychology, social work, human relations, or other social science or student-oriented discipline.
Experience should demonstrate a deep knowledge and understanding of program design and execution, coordination, organization, facilitation, data collection, general research principles and practices, report analysis, writing, social media networking, and promotion/outreach.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills are necessary.
Computer literacy in Microsoft Office including Excel and PowerPoint is required.
Must be self-motivated, detailed-oriented, and be able to interact effectively with diverse populations including students, high-level administrators, and community partners.
Requires the ability to work cooperatively with others, manage multiple priorities and adhere to strict time constraints and deadlines.
Should have an understanding of and experience with issues related to social justice, working with under-represented minority groups, first generation student needs, and/or multicultural programs and services.
Ability and willingness to travel to NJ high schools, off campus events/training, and possibly attend national and regional conferences.
This position will require evening and weekend hours.
Must have access to reliable transportation, and be willing to take Defensive Driving.
Technological prowess: familiarity with social media and app platforms (Box, OneDrive, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat, GroupMe, etc…)
Due to the growing use and accessibility of communication through social media, we must use the same language to effectively reach the target population.