University of Virginia Wellness Program Associate in Charlottesville, Virginia

Posting Summary:

UVA Human Resources currently seeks a highly motivated health educator to support the operation and administration of Hoo's Well, the UVA Health Plan's comprehensive employee wellness program. This is a part-time salaried University Staff position with expected hours starting at 24 hours per week and is subject to change during the course of employment to a regular full-time 40-hour schedule. This position is also limited-term with an anticipated end date into September 2018. The Wellness Program Associate will provide direct support to the program. Responsibilities include coordinating programming and event logistics, promoting and marketing events through face to face connections and through mass communications, providing exemplary customer service, connecting with partners, and making sure that resources are in place, etc.

The anticipated starting salary is $25,750 at the onset due to being a part-time assignment. Work schedule changes will result in salary adjustments.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

University Leadership Characteristics:

For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" was created around the assumption that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge.

University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify uncommon integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display great judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are strategically focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by aggressively executing these standards. These employees also develop a deep passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities, and as supervisors, help their staff do the same. They contribute to team success by leading talent, through their individual efforts and by leading and developing their teams.

EO/AA Statement:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If degree or equivalent experience required, please specify:(Entries to the right will appear in the posting for this position.)Degree Requirements Analysis

Bachelor's degree in wellness, health education, health sciences, worksite health, kinesiology or related field.

If yes, what is the required License or Certification.

CHES, MCHES, NSCA CSCS, ACSM clinical exercise physiologist equivalent or eligible to sit for exam within 12 months of employment.

If yes, what is the preferred License or Certification.

CHES, MCHES, NSCA CSCS, ACSM clinical exercise physiologist equivalent or eligible to sit for exam within 12 months of employment.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrate strong values of leadership to participants, colleagues and staff.

  • Organize and prioritize work in dynamic environment to develop and deliver successful programs.

  • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information.

  • In depth knowledge of the principles and practices of employee wellness administration, population health management, and health promotion.

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Ability to communicate confidently with superiors and peers.

  • Ability to remain flexible to changing priorities with exceptional attention to detail.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Experience in budget management.

  • Coaching experience, using Stages of Change, Motivational Interviewing or equivalent methodologies to effectively evaluate and foster behavior change.

  • Superior oral communication skills including the ability to deliver effective large group presentations.

Required Applicant Documents: CV / ResumeCover LetterContact information for 3 References - name, email, phone

Department: University Human Resources

If any experience is required, please specify kind of experience: Experience in wellness, health education, health sciences, worksite health or kinesiology.

Closing Date: 08-21-2017

FLSA Exemption Status: Exempt

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Posting Date: 08-11-2017

Location: Charlottesville

Is this position eligible for an Alternate Work Schedule?: Yes

Employment Posting Category: University Staff

E-mail a Friend: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=82536

Anticipated Hiring Range: $25,750

Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: No Response

Number of Months/Year: 12

Drug Testing Required?(Typically positions involved in patient contact, mass transportation or law enforcement are included): No

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Posting for UVA Employees Only: No

Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office

Area of Interest: Human Resources

Shift: Day

Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting): Staff Application

Required ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: Some - up to 4 years

Posting Number: 0621504

Organization (Position Organization): 20030 HR-Human Resources

Preferred ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: Considerable - 4 to 7 years

Number of Work Hours Per Week:(format: xx.xxxx): 40

Working Title: Wellness Program Associate

Is this position eligible for Telecommuting?: No

Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required