Sufficient education and experience which demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and the attainment of the following knowledge and abilities:
Training and Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through training and experience equivalent to possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Health Education/Promotion, Wellness, Exercise Science or other health-related field;
Three (3) years of relevant health promotion/wellness or health-related program planning and delivery experience OR one (1) year as an Associate Employee Wellness Coordinator in Santa Clara County. Experience in corporate wellness with large/complex organizations and in public sector entities is highly desirable.
A Master's Degree in Public Health, Health Education/Promotion, Wellness, Exercise Science or other health-related field may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.
Possession of a valid California Driver's License prior to appointment and the ability to obtain and maintain a County driver's authorization.
Worksite wellness organizations, programs, resources and services;
Principles of nutrition, physical fitness, addiction prevention, stress and weight management related to a worksite wellness program;
Principles, methods and theories of health education and promotion;
Preventive health and screening guidelines;
Population health management;
Principles of group dynamics;
Online and/or electronic health information and integration;
Program evaluation methodology;
Principles and practices of coaching, guiding and motivating others toward positive behavioral change;
Effective interpersonal techniques for communicating and interviewing staff at all organizational levels in the County;
Principles and techniques of program and event planning, coordination, and evaluation;
Principles and practices of research, data collection, evaluation and report writing;
Communication techniques required for effective gathering, evaluating and transmitting of information;
Relevant laws and regulations related to employee wellness, health and patient confidentiality, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA);
Current computer information systems, including common office applications, such as email, word processing, spreadsheet and database, and presentation and desktop publishing software;
Principles and practices of project management;
Public speaking techniques and presentation delivery.
Coordinate the operations and activities of a wellness program;
Plan, develop, implement and evaluate events and campaigns;
Gather, analyze, and interpret data and effectively report research findings and recommendations;
Create and effectively deliver presentations and demonstrations to a variety of groups;
Establish cooperative relationships and effectively communicate with those contacted in the course of work, including County employees at all levels;
Work independently and under pressure, meet deadlines, multi-task, adapt to varying circumstances and use sound judgement in the performance of duties;
Manage assigned projects;
Lead and direct the work of other staff;
Advise County agency/departmental staff on research-based methods for maintaining a healthy lifestyle;
Demonstrate enthusiasm for employee wellness programs and motivate others toward positive behavioral change;
Utilize standard office, social media and desktop publishing applications and programs;
Keep abreast of relevant laws, regulations and professional practices related to employee wellness, health and patient confidentiality;
Work effectively and collaboratively in teams, with a diverse employee population and vendors;
Take initiative in determining areas of concern, problem-solving and executing appropriate responses.
Act as a professional representative during all program communications and interactions.