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29 Jun 2017

Full-Time Assistant Director, Wellness Center

Santa Clara University – Posted by SACJobs Santa Clara, California, United States

Job Description

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The Wellness Center utilizes a comprehensive approach to the prevention of alcohol and other drug abuse and sexual assault, as well as providing general health and wellness education and information. Under the supervision of the director of the Wellness Center, the assistant director is responsible for providing education, prevention, and outreach services related to sexual violence, relationship violence, and bystander intervention for the University community. The assistant director works collaboratively with the Wellness Center director on program development and implementation and is designated specific responsibilities in support of those programs.

1. Work collaboratively with the Wellness Center director on planning, implementing, and presenting comprehensive violence prevention and related alcohol and other drug abuse prevention programming. This may include presentations, lectures, campaigns, awareness week events, workshops, training programs, and special events to the University community, based on identified needs. These initiatives may happen at times other than 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday – Friday.
2. Develop and implement a comprehensive bystander intervention and violence prevention program for the University community.
3. Conduct workshops, training programs and special events related to health education based on identified needs, including hazing, stalking, domestic violence and relationship violence.
4. Collaborate with the Assistant Dean for Off-Campus Student Life to promote sexual violence awareness and prevention among the off-campus student population.
5. Implement, coordinate, and teach a course for the peer educators for sexual violence awareness and bystander intervention.
6. Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate student peer educators for violence prevention and bystander intervention.
7. Remain current on strategies and programs for addressing violence prevention and bystander intervention on college campuses.
8. Serve as one of the university employees who is attentive to compliance with Title IX, Violence Against Women Act, Campus Sexual Assault Victims’ Bill of Rights, Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act, and other related legislation.
9. Work closely with on-campus Title IX Coordinator to bring consistent messages across campus to ensure the campus community is informed and knows how to respond to sexual violence, including knowing referral sources for victims, respondents, witnesses, and support persons.
10. Develop and serve as co-chair or chairperson for a campus-wide coalition focused on violence prevention, with multi-department involvement from across campus, including local resource groups and involving faculty, staff, and students.
11. Participate in strategic planning and quality improvement activities including the development and evaluation of long- and short-term program goals, including conducting needs assessments and program evaluation for violence prevention programs.
12. Remain current on the national trends, theories, and strategies pertaining to implementing evidence-based programs related to sexual assault and violence prevention on college campuses, and on general health education.

Other Duties
1. Participate in the development and implementation of wellness programming (workshops, training programs, and special events) for students and parents of current students; particularly through the student orientation program.
2. Promote and participate in inter-departmental communication, cooperation, and collaboration.
3. Serve as a facilitator for the BASICS program (Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students).
4. Create and distribute the Wellness Center newsletter, and/or serve as representative on the Student Health 101 Magazine review committee.
5. Maintain Wellness Center communications, marketing, and web presence.
6. Attend University-wide workshops, trainings and meetings relevant to the work of the Wellness Center as identified by the Wellness Center director.
7. Serve on departmental and University committees as assigned.
8. Attend local and national conferences for the purpose of advancing the work of the department and professional development.
9. Other duties and special projects as assigned.


  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Master’s Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 1 – 3 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

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Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Assistant Director and Wellness Center.


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