The Division of Student Life at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville invites applications for the Employee Wellness Coordinator position for the Center for Health Education & Wellness (CHEW). This is an exempt, 12-month, full-time, non-tenure track staff position.
The Position: Reporting to the Assistant Director of the Center, this position works to mobilize, create, and sustain campus-wide health promotion practices in order to create an environment that promotes employee success and personal development. The coordinator will plan, implement, and evaluate theory-based and evidence-informed health promotion strategies, policies, programs, and services; develop strategic plans, goals, and measurable objectives for health promotion programs and services; and collaborate with key stakeholders on and off campus to develop a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to health for employees. The coordinator will incorporate multicultural diversity and social justice concepts and principles into health promotion services. Additional responsibilities include budget management, student intern supervision, marketing, outreach, and assessment.
The University and Region: UTK is the state's flagship, land-grant university. We are a Research 1 university, housing 11 colleges and 900+ programs of study. With an enrollment of 30,000 students, our undergraduate and graduate programs are repeatedly ranked among top national programs. The city of Knoxville is a hidden gem with a beautiful and walkable downtown, a diverse music scene, active neighborhoods, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of outdoor and cultural activities. UTK is located within easy driving distance to Asheville, Nashville, Atlanta, and the Great Smoky Mountains; and a day's drive to Memphis, Chicago and Washington D.C. Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a statistical area population of over 850,000 people. The Knoxville region houses many leading corporations, including Bush Brothers & Company, Discovery Inc., Tennessee Valley Authority, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Internal Number: 236324
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