Full Time; Career Minimum Starting Salary: $55,000/annually
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Experienced professional who knows how to apply theory and put it into practice with in-depth understanding of the professional field; independently performs the full range of responsibilities within the function; possesses broad job knowledge; analyzes problems/issues of diverse scope and determines solutions.
Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Workers' Compensation, the Wellness Coordinator is a member of the Office of Risk Services, and is responsible for the long range planning, development, implementation and coordination of the UCSC Faculty and Staff Wellness Program directed toward improving the health and well-being of all faculty and staff by decreasing health risks and workers' compensation injuries for high risk departments, and to promote a healthy workplace environment that supports healthy lifestyles and risk reduction.
The UCSC Office of Risk Services supports the campus by helping departments identify their risk exposures, recommending strategies to reduce or eliminate identified risks, and administering the campus's insurance programs to facilitate maximum recovery from accidental losses. Our mission is to encourage and support a safe, healthy, and thriving community.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.
Valid driver's license to drive in the state of California.
Must possess a CPR and First Aid certification.
Any combination of education and professional experience in public health, wellness, health education/promotion or health related field equivalent to a Bachelor's degree.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=pen&group=11001-12000&file=11164-11174.3
Strong analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
Substantial experience in worksite wellness, health promotion, wellness program management or health education.
Demonstrated skills associated with the development, delivery and evaluation of worksite wellness programs and services.
Demonstrated strong writing, speaking, and group presentation skills in order to present information in a clear and concise manner to multiple levels in the organization.
Demonstrated skills and proficiency in assessing employee health risks and providing educational guidance on health and wellness related topics (e.g.: nutrition, weight management, stress management, tobacco cessation, etc.).
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 09/11/2017
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite 100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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