OSU-Cascades is seeking a Health Advisor. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director of Enrollment Services & Student Success.
The Health Advisor is a grant-funded position that assists OSU-Cascades students and/or dependents in establishing appropriate health insurance coverage, understanding their health insurance benefits, advocating for student and/or dependents in accessing services, assessing health care needs and connecting students to community health care resources. This role will collect, track, and analyze data for grant reporting, sustainability and workflow development purposes. This position also leads and coordinates the planning and implementation of health and wellness outreach events in partnership with the personal counseling office. The Advisor serves on University committees with a focus or purpose related to health and wellness at the OSU-Cascades campus.
The Health Advisor supports communications with the OSU-Cascades Health and Wellness Advisory Council, working closely with the Associate Director of Student Success and the Council Chairperson to set agenda and communicate with members about upcoming meetings. The Advisor provides support to the Associate Director with special projects and events associated with the Health and Wellness and the Student Success Team.
OSU-Cascades, located in Bend, is a branch campus of Oregon State University. Established in the fall of 2001, it currently enrolls more than 1,100 students in bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. The branch campus expanded to a four-year university beginning in fall 2015 and has ambitious enrollment goals to reach 3,000-5,000 students by 2025. OSU-Cascades is engaged in building a culturally diverse educational environment.
Bend, nearly the geographic center of the State, is Central Oregon’s most populous city. Bend is bound on the east by the high desert and on the west by the Cascades Mountains, both of which provide a multitude of recreational opportunities.
Typically requires Bachelor's Degree in related field. May require certification in area of expertise. Experience working with population of program participants.
-A Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Education, Social Work, Counseling, Social Sciences, or a related field appropriate to the responsibilities and duties of this position.
-Experience relating to and working with college age students.
-One year of professional experience leading health and wellness promotion in a university setting.
-Demonstrated planning and organizational skills.
-Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
-Computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software.
-Experience using excel for data entry, analysis and summation.
-Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and inclusion
-This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.
The position typically works indoors in an office setting, but is occasionally required to stand for long periods in the outdoors where temperatures can be hot or cold.
Some evening and weekend work may be required.
Salary (Minimum): $41,664
Salary (Maximum): $70,704
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education and experience
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OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.