Director - Center For Health Education & Wellness

University of Tennessee - Knoxville, TN4.2

Full-timeEstimated: $46,000 - $63,000 a year
Regular Full-time, Pay Grade 45

The Division of Student Life at the University of Tennessee invites applications and nominations for the Director position for the Center for Health Education & Wellness (CHEW). This is an exempt, 12-month, full-time, non-tenure track staff position.

Reporting to the Assistant Vice Chancellor, the primary duties of the Director of the Center for Health Education & Wellness are as follows:

  • Provide executive direction for CHEW
  • Provide oversight for the following areas:
o Sexual Violence Prevention, Consent, Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Prevention and Intervention
o Alcohol & Other Drug Prevention and Intervention
o Student Health & Wellness Areas Including: Cold & Flu Prevention, Nutrition, Sexual Health, Sleep Promotion, and Stress Reduction
o Be Well Employee Wellness Initiative
  • Ensure all initiatives support the related federal guidance, law and state law
  • Develop, manage and monitor all budgets and accounts pertaining to these areas including federal and state grants
  • Collaborate with relevant university coalitions and committees, and serve as a liaison with campus and/or community resources at local, state and national levels
  • Establish and maintain a coordinated, strategic partnership with key campus and community stakeholders
  • Disseminate information on the work and progress of the program at local, regional and national meetings and conferences
  • Participate as an active staff member of the Division of Student Life and perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:Education:
  • Master's degree in public health, health education, social work, behavioral sciences, or a closely related field
Experience, Knowledge, and Skills:
  • Five years of experience in a health education, public health, or a closely related setting
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in health promotion, prevention, and social change models/principles
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
Preferred Qualifications:Experience and Abilities:
  • Two – four years of experience in education or a closely related setting
  • Supervisory experience
  • Ability to develop and implement assessment strategies and reports
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and coordinate events and programs
  • Grant writing and/or grant management experience
Commensurate with experience and other qualifications.

Application and Nomination Process:
A review of all applications will begin on 3/29/2019 and will continue until the position is filled. For consideration, all applicants MUST submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references.

Anticipated Start Date:
June 1, 2019