Job Details
Associate Director of Health Outreach, Promotion and Education (HOPE)
S2100239
Galloway - Main Campus
Management
Health Services (TLHEAL)
Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive University benefits package.

Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The University’s commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at www.Stockton.edu.

Reporting to the Executive Director for the Stockton Student Wellness Center, the Associate Director of Health Outreach, Promotion and Education (HOPE) serves as an integral member of the Stockton Student Wellness Center services leadership team who serve a student community of nearly 10,000.

The Associate Director provides direct oversight to the Student Health Services office and will develop, implement, and evaluate group- and population-level efforts to improve the health and wellbeing of undergraduate and graduate students. The Associate Director supports campus-wide prevention strategies that are evidence-based, clinically-informed, collaborative, and address the varying needs of our diverse student body

The Associate Director will develop and implement outreach programs and campus-wide programs in collaboration with other departments. In addition to participate in University events and serve on relative committees. The incumbent will be actively engaged in professional development, conferences, department and divisional activities, professional associations, and workshops.

  • Assists the Executive Director with the oversight, management of Student Health Services, including direct supervision of support and professional staff and coordination of integrated health education programs and services with clinical medical personnel
  • Develops and implements integrated student health outreach, promotion and education strategies focused on holistic health and well-being (e.g. sexual health, nutrition, alcohol and other drugs, mental and physical health strategies, etc.) with University and community partners
  • Develops measurable objectives and conducts annual assessment of student health, utilization and access and services through institutional and national assessments (e.g. Healthy Minds Study, ACHA-National Collegiate Health Assessment, etc.)
  • Assists the Executive Director with fiscal management for Student Health Services area
  • Promotes equitable access and utilization of student health resources through workshops and consultations
  • Coordinates contact tracing efforts for student health epidemics and other public health priorities with institutional and community partners
  • Collaborates with campus partners to provide students with case management, support services, educational outreach, training and referral sources for campus offices including but not limited to: Residential Life, Dean of Students Office, Academic Affairs and faculty, Care and Community Standards, Campus Police, Academic Advising and Preceptors, Athletics and Recreation, Health Services and Learning Access Program
  • Coordinate and assess alcohol/drug education and recovery programs with campus partners
  • Participates in professional organizations that promote college student health and wellbeing (e.g. American College Health Association, NASPA, ACPA, etc.)
  • Provides oversight and leadership for reproductive health services (SHARP) program
  • Participate in divisional and university committees as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of the Stockton Student Wellness Center, Assistant Vice President for Health and Wellness and/or the Vice President for Student Affairs

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Health Education or related field
  • Minimum of three years of experience of professional health promotion work experience in a higher education setting
  • Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) or Certified in Public Health (CPH) or eligible and intent to become certified
  • Experience conducting needs assessments and using results to guide programmatic decisions and budget allocations
  • Proficiency with social health promotion and marketing strategies
  • Demonstrated success facilitating health access education and services to historically underserved student communities
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and Inclusive Student Success

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active membership and involvement with national college/university health promotions or college counseling associations (e.g. ACHA; APHA, NASPA, SOPHE, etc.)
  • PhD or equivalent terminal degree in public health, health promotion, health policy or health education
  • Prior experience implementing American College Health Association (ACHA) Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education (SPHPHE)
  • Prior experience supervising professional staff
  • Demonstrated knowledge of college student development theory and models
  • Quantitative and qualitative research skills (e.g. research design and facilitation, data analysis and interpretation, etc.)

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of current best practices in college student health initiatives through active participation in American College Health Association (ACHA) and other professional associations focused on college student health
  • Demonstrated knowledge to conceptualize health promotion in the context of higher education
  • Demonstrated knowledge of health promotion, behavior change, and population-based theories and models
  • Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-informed health promotion programs/initiatives
  • Demonstrated knowledge of environmental management strategies/socio-ecological model
  • Demonstrated skills in developing and implementing environmental and policy change activities and strategies
  • Ability to critically review health-related professional literature relevant to college students and assess its applicability and utility for effectiveness on a particular campus
  • Demonstrated skills in gathering, compiling, and synthesizing information to develop health promotion initiatives and educational materials for a diverse group of students
  • Demonstrated skills in a variety of educational methods including presentations, workshops, trainings, individual behavior change sessions, and small group discussion/facilitation
  • Proficient in a variety of computer software applications (e.g., word processing, spreadsheet, PowerPoint, and statistical software)
  • Written/oral/interpersonal communication skills
  • Supervisory skills to effectively manage student staff or volunteers
  • Ability to incorporate ACHA SPHPHE and ACHA Healthy Campus objectives into all aspects of health promotion services, including strategic planning, service delivery, staff training, professional development, and staff evaluation
  • Capacity to deliver cost-effective, evidence-informed programs that have a high likelihood of achieving measurable improvements in health behaviors and status and/or enhanced student success
  • Ability to develop strong, evidence-informed, data-driven programs and services based on relevant, measurable, and practical health outcomes
  • Willingness and flexibility to gain knowledge of, develop expertise in, and design and implement health promotion programs on a variety of key health issues based on needs assessment results
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, social justice, and cultural competence and the ability to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, manage time efficiently, and prioritize tasks
  • Demonstrated evidence of a strong work ethic and assume accountability
  • Commitment to continuous improvement of processes, programs and services
  • Ability to initiate positive change
  • Willingness to participate in evening or weekend activities as needed
Master's Degree
Curriculum Vitae, Letter of Interest

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Only electronic documents will be accepted.  Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.  All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.  You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF

  1. A letter of interest describing specific skills and experiences
  2. A current résumé or curriculum vitae
  3. A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone

 

Please note:

  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources (Main Campus, J-115) at 609-652-4384, Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is available at https://www.stockton.edu/police/crime-statistics.html. The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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