GET INVOLVED WITH HEALTH PROMOTION
Looking for ways to get involved on campus? Several student organizations and peer education groups are advised through Health Promotion. In addition to the list below, you can check out our Programs, Services, and Events page for more opportunities to get involved with health and wellness.
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Health Promotion Specialist (SDS II | Full-Time)
The Student Development Specialist II is responsible for directly assisting with planning, implementing, and evaluating programs, policies, and services for Texas A&M University students related to interpersonal violence prevention and harm-reduction, as well as assisting with other educational initiatives related to health and wellness.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience with a bachelor’s degree. No experience required with a master’s degree.
- One or more years of experience in student affairs work or related specialty.
- Master’s degree in public health, health promotion, social sciences, or relevant field of study.
- Three or more years of experience working in higher education.
45% Presentations, Workshops, Trainings, and Advising:
- Directly participates in the design, implementation, and evaluation of interpersonal violence prevention education and harm-reduction programming, in alignment with public-health oriented, evidence-based strategies that support the social ecology of Texas A&M and the overall missions of Health Promotion/Offices of the Dean of Student Life.
- Contributes, as a member of a larger Health Promotion team, to prevention programming around alcohol and other drug use, sexual health, and the eight dimensions of well-being.
- Initiates contact and works collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff to deliver inclusive and culturally-relevant presentations, workshops, and trainings on the topics of bystander intervention, consent, healthy relationships, gender-normative behavior, trauma-informed care, and resources.
- Directly assists with the content development, management, and ongoing evaluation of the Green Dot Bystander Intervention program and the STAND Up Trauma-Informed Care program. Meets individually, as assigned, with students who are sanctioned by the Student Conduct Office or Civil Rights and Equity Investigations to participate in educational conversations around healthy relationships and consent.
- Serves as a co-advisor or primary advisor, as assigned or appointed, for student groups focused on health promotion, public health, and/or violence prevention.
25% Programming, Publications, and Web:
- Designs, implements, and evaluates interpersonal violence prevention programs as well as other programs related to health and wellness. Consults with campus partners to integrate violence prevention education into leadership and professional development trainings, course curricula, and orientation programs.
- Creates digital and print publications that provide information on interpersonal violence prevention.
- Maintains social media plans, communications, graphics, and analytics for violence prevention programming.
15% Content Knowledge:
- Remains current on educational, social, and cultural trends related to the prevention and response of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking.
- Remains knowledgeable of state and federal laws related to violence prevention, including Title IX, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), and FERPA.
- Works with supervisor to create and maintain a professional development plan, including engagement in campus trainings, national trainings, and/or attending or presenting at national conferences directly affiliated with job responsibilities.
- Assists with creating and evaluating assessments related to interpersonal violence prevention programs. This includes participation in developing assessment outcomes and tools, implementing assessment, interpreting and communicating findings, and maintaining documentation of assessment plans as they relate to relevant programs and activities.
- Collects and uses Health Promotion program data and campus climate data on interpersonal violence within action plans, reports, and presentations.
5% University/Division/Department Duties:
- Serves as an active representative on department, division, and university committees and task forces. Sustains positive working relationships with office and department stakeholders. Serves as a department liaison for interpersonal violence prevention specifically, and Health Promotion generally. Attends and actively engages in department and division meetings, trainings, and functions. Advances multiculturalism and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion in staffing, programming, and student leadership.
5% Other Duties:
- Performs other duties as assigned.
$37,500 - $39,500 plus excellent State benefits
Posting Number R-035946
Candidates are strongly encouraged to include a copy of their resume and a cover letter outlining their qualifications for the position.
Application priority deadline is March 22.
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