Under the supervision of the Director of Health & Wellness Programs, the Assistant Director of Health & Wellness Programs has primary oversight of alcohol and other drug education and services, and sexual and gender-based violence prevention and education. This position works collaboratively with the Director of Health & Wellness Programs in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of wellness education strategies, policies, programs, trainings and services that holistically address the needs of student performing artists through a diverse and inclusive lens. This position works in partnership with other Health & Wellness staff including Counseling Services, and collaborates with staff and offices across campus.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee and provide alcohol and other drug education and brief interventions, including individual BASICS (Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students), CASICS (Cannabis Screening and Intervention for College Students) and alcohol psychoeducation groups for sanctioned and non-sanctioned students. Provide referrals for ongoing counseling and other health services, where indicated.
In collaboration with Health & Wellness staff and the Equity Leadership Team, deliver prevention and education programs such as online educational modulesand student bystander intervention programs related to rape, domestic/dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and other forms of discrimination and harassment on the basis of a protected characteristic. This includes programs to assist Berklee in meeting its obligations under Title IX, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), and Berklee's Equity Policy.
Participate in the development and implementation of programming, workshops, and special events on alcohol and other drug education, violence prevention, and other wellness topics (mental health, stress management, nutrition, sexual health, sleep hygiene, etc.). This may include presentations, lectures, campaigns, awareness week events, workshops, training programs, and special events to the community based on identified needs. These initiatives may happen at times outside of traditional business hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Some evening/weekend work required.
Train Orientation Leaders, Student Academic Mentors, Resident Assistants, and other student leaders on prevention and intervention techniques in the areas of alcohol and other drug education and sexual and gender-based violence.
Conduct bystander intervention trainings with student leaders to address the topics of: sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, stalking, bullying, and harassment.
Oversee the recruitment and training of student health educators.
Develop and implement assessment tools (surveys, focus groups, etc.) to measure the efficacy and impact of health and wellness programs and services, and to identify student needs.
Create annual reports addressing student trends around alcohol and other drug usage.
Maintain and update health education content in printed materials and online (Berklee’s websites, echeckup to go pages).
Serve on Reach Out Initiative committee.
Share responsibility with the Director of Health & Wellness Programs of serving as the lead for student prevention and education as part of the college’s Title IX and Equity system.
Serve as a staff advisor for student-led health advocacy groups.
Other duties as assigned.
This position requires the ability to work a flexible schedule with occasional evening and weekend work
The mission of Berklee College of Music is to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career. Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work?the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and inquisitiveness essential to creati...vity?are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise; and that music is a powerful catalyst for personal growth, which is central to any collegiate experience. Founded on jazz and popular music rooted in the African cultural diaspora, our comprehensive curriculum is distinctly contemporary in its content and approach, and embraces the principal musical movements of our time. Through a course of scholarly and practical learning experiences integrating performance and writing, our curriculum covers the variety of influential styles, relevant technologies, and career opportunities open to today's music professional.