| Advertised Summary Job Description: As part of the CUMC Center for Student Wellness (CSW) team, a department of CUMC Student Health Service, the Health Promotion Specialist works with the CSW team to create innovative research-based and student-centered opportunities that facilitate the personal and professional development of CUMC students. The Health Promotion Specialist will develop, implement, coordinate, and evaluate a variety of health promotion initiatives for the CUMC campus community based on sound theory- and evidenced-informed practice of health promotion.|
General Minimum Qualifications: ?Master's degree in Public Health, Health Education or closely related field or the equivalent in experience and education.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: 1 year of experience in college health promotion or closely related field
?CHES or CPH certified or eligible (with intent to become certified).
?Knowledge of health promotion theory and evidence-informed practice, and ability to translate and apply that theory with a university population.
?Sound understanding of graduate students' development issues, health needs and interests, and ability to design health promotion initiatives that reflect the social, cultural, political, and economic diversity of students.
?Excellent and demonstrated public speaking; group facilitation; writing, editing, and communication skills are required.
?Experience in program development, marketing, and evaluation.
Preferred Qualifications: Must be detail-oriented, possess strong organizational and follow-up skills. Knowledgeable in health content areas relevant to graduate university students, including but not limited to: alcohol and other drug use and abuse prevention, fitness, nutrition, eating disorders, relationship development, sexuality, sexual health, sexual assault, and mental health issues. Some evening and weekend hours required. Strong computer skills required, including PC literacy in a Windows environment, Microsoft Office Suite, and ability to learn technology quickly. Familiarity with internet applications and content management systems preferred.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.