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Employer: University of South Carolina
Located in: Columbia, South Carolina
Degree Required: Masters
|Classification Title||Student Services Manager I|
|Internal Title||Associate Director, Healthy Carolina Initiatives|
|College/Division||Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support|
|Department||SAAS Health Services|
|Advertised Minimum Salary||$44,056|
|Advertised Salary Range||$44,056 - $55,000|
|Location of Vacancy|
|Part/Full Time||Full Time|
|Hours per Week||40|
Generally, Monday through Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm (9:00am – 6:00). Due to the nature of the position, may be required to work outside of normal business hours based on the needs of the department.
|Type of Staff Position||Full-time Equivalent (FTE)|
|Job Search Category||Health and Human Services|
|Benefit Eligibility Type||Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)|
|South Carolina Retirement||Yes|
|State Insurance Programs||Yes|
|Advertised Job Summary||
The Associate Director will provide creative, energetic and strategic leadership towards the development of a campus environment that promotes and values health. Reporting to the Director of Strategic Health Initiatives, the Associate Director of Healthy Carolina Initiatives is dedicated to the proposal, advancement, establishment, and sustaining of environmental management strategies that advance the strategic plan of Student Health Services and the vision of Healthy Carolina community. They will provide assistance and support in the planning, development, delivery and evaluation of policies, systems, and environmental change strategies that improve the health of students, faculty and staff. The Associate Director will assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of the Healthy Carolina Steering Committee, permanent and ad hoc councils, and strategic plans supporting the National Prevention Strategy and Healthy Campus 2030. Acts as the project manager as UofSC advances its Collective-Impact informed vision for campus well-being. They will identify external funding opportunities and work with partners to submit and manage grant and foundation applications to fund the goals and objectives of the Healthy Carolina vision and the strategic plan of Student Health Services. This position will monitor progress and provide technical assistance for external funds (grants and gifts), including monitoring reports, budgets, and funding relations. This position supervises positions identified as linked to environmental management strategies, grant management, and evaluation & assessment, including a program coordinator, outreach dietitian, and evaluation and assessment coordinator.
|Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)||
Masters degree in Student Services or related field and 3 years related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience.
Master’s degree in health education, health promotion, or related field and 3 year’s experience working in health promotion or a related profession, preferably in a college or university setting. Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) or Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) certified. Strong skills in capacity building and coalition engagement; policy development implementation and evaluation; grant writing and grant management. Proficient in organization, time management, budgeting and attention to detail. Knowledge and experience with grant implementation and administration. Demonstrated background in research, evidence based program planning and evaluation, environmental and systems change and the development and marketing of health communications messages. Student Accessibility Services (SAS)/Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) and spreadsheet skills highly desirable. Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of mediums and be able to manage multiple complex priorities within a changing environment in a positive and solutions based manner. Demonstrate strong ethical, professional, and service-oriented leadership and interpersonal skills.
Familiar with public health theories, strategies and program models, policy development, and environmental strategies. Experience implementing evidence based health and wellness initiatives, programs and policies. Experience with program evaluation, assessment implementation and interpretation. Experience identifying, writing, applying and managing public health grants. Ability to communicate and work effectively with faculty, staff, students and external organizations in building cohesive and strategic partnerships. Appreciation for working with diverse populations. Experience working with coalitions, committees and administrative boards. Knowledge of process, impact and outcomes evaluation for individual, population, community, policy and systems level evaluations. Skills in assessment, surveying, focus groups and data analysis. Ability to manipulate digital forms, SAS/SPSS programs, spreadsheets, and other data and presentation software. Excellent communication skills both personally and in writing. Excellent grammar, writing, editing and research skills. Highly organized individual, capable of handling multiple priorities, meeting deadlines, and managing time effectively. Continuous training and updating of skills necessary in order to stay abreast of current policies, procedures, and programs.
|Hazardous weather category||Essential|
|Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive||No|
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Desired Start Date|
|If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date|
|Job Open Date||04/29/2019|
|Job Close Date||06/13/2019|
|Open Until Filled||No|
|Special Instructions to Applicant||
Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.
|Quicklink for Posting||http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/55716|
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.
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