Carleton College seeks to hire an Associate Director of Health Promotion to contribute to the overall goals of the College by supporting a comprehensive and co-curricular program for approximately 2,000 undergraduate students. This position will serve as a primary contact on campus for advocating healthy environments, skill building to promote overall well-being, educating to prevent high risk behavior, and mobilizing campus to adopt healthier norms.
This position requires a flexible work schedule in order to meet project and community needs; occasional night and weekend work and out-of-state travel may be required. This is a full-time, 40 hours per week (1.0 FTE) exempt, benefit eligible position.
Carleton College is an AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
The ideal candidate possesses a master’s degree in public health, education, higher education, or a similar field with three years of experience in health education, public health, or health promotion. Must have basic knowledge of the public health model and have experience working with college age students and the post-secondary community with a strong understanding of student development. Preferred qualifications included a Certified Health Education Specialist certification and an understanding of mental health, substance abuse, suicide prevention, and how they are inter-related.
Start date as soon as possible. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until a hire is complete. For more information and how to apply visit: https://jobs.carleton.edu/postings/4421
In addition, Carleton College offers a generous benefits package, including a 403(b) retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution and immediate vesting, comprehensive health and dental insurance plans, a Health Savings Account that includes a college contribution, tuition assistance for employees' children (after six years of service), as well as a generous time off package (23 days of paid vacation, in addition to paid College holidays and sick days, starting in year one) promoting its value of work/life balance, and access to other campus amenities.
Northfield is a vibrant and welcoming community with an active, open and collegial atmosphere that few other small towns offer. With a population of 20,000, Northfield is home to both Carleton College and St. Olaf College. From hundreds of acres of parks to golf courses to performing arts, there is something for everyone. While quaint and picturesque, Northfield houses more than ten individual arts and entertainment venues, miles upon miles of biking, hiking and cross country ski trails, and indoor recreation facilities to suit any need. Northfield is located just 40 miles south of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro, a short commute from big city living.
Carleton is a private liberal arts predominantly residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Founded in 1866, Carleton College is an independent and highly selective liberal arts college with a diverse and exceptionally able student body, a talented faculty whose first priority is teaching, and a continued commitment to the liberal arts. A four-year college, Carleton offers the Bachelor of Arts degree. Its students can choose from 37 majors and 15 concentrations in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.
Carleton College occupies more than 1,000 scenic acres of campus, arboretum, over 100 campus buildings, and athletic fields. Located in Northfield, Minnesota, 40 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Carleton offers access to the cultural advantages of a major metropolitan area.