Reporting to the Executive Director/Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS), the Wellness and Health Promotion (WHP) Director provides direct oversight of all health promotion activities that address priority counseling and student health issues and trends to support the mission of the university. Establishes a campus-wide agenda to advance the mental and physical health of students and promote student development, retention and success. With authority, innovates and advises on all aspects of campus health education and promotion efforts and long-range goals for development of wellness and health promotion services. Develops, implements and monitors strategic plan/goals/objectives and creates and provides data and reports to key campus stakeholders. Provides expert consultation on areas of health promotion and prevention to campus constituents. Based on broad knowledge and experience, combines professional concepts and evolving campus objectives that have campus-wide and community impact to foster a health promoting campus environment.
The WHP Director is an experienced public health professional who provides leadership, overall direction, planning and management of the Wellness and Health Promotion unit including a team of health education and promotion professionals in various areas of wellness, including: Mental Health and Wellbeing; Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion + Anti-Bias/Anti-Racism (JEDI/ABAR); Sexual Health; Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug; Physical Health, and others. In this capacity, the WHP Director provides strategic direction in the design, development, administration, implementation, assessment, coordination, and continuous improvement of health-related programs, services, health education materials, communications, and social media; and health promotion policy, advocacy, campaigns, and initiatives that foster health, well-being, and harm reduction among the diverse population of 3,100 graduate and professional health sciences students at UCSF.
The WHP Director works in collaboration with and serves as a liaison to internal and external campus partners to provide strategic direction of Wellness and Health Promotion activities in relation to assessed campus needs, system wide programs and national trends. May include Student Health Advisory Committee, staff and faculty within UCSF professional schools and Graduate Division, UC Wellness and Health Promotion Directors, University of California Office of the President (UCOP) committees including the Student Mental Health Oversight Committee, and national groups such as Health Promoting Campus Network. Identifies strong campus partners to design long term vision of wellness initiatives. Conducts analyses to determine approaches, trends, and ‘best practices’ to address the unique issues of UCSF students with particular focus on prevention and early intervention.
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Please note: The compensation ranges listed online for roles not covered by a bargaining unit agreement are very wide, however a job offer will typically fall in the range of 80% - 120% of the established mid-point. An offer will take into consideration the experience of the final candidate AND the current salary level of individuals working at UCSF in a similar role.
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