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Classification Description

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.

Coordinator, University Wellness Program

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 3791

UW Job Family: 35

SOC Code: 21-1091

Pay Grade: 21

Date: July 01, 2008

Job Purpose:

Coordinates and directs daily the University Wellness Program, staff and Center; coordinates and delivers health education and performs health related outreach activities for the University community.

Minimum Qualifications


Master's Degree in Counseling, Health Education, or a related field


2 years work-related experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Human development & sexuality, recommendations for nutrition & physical activity, & other health info pertinent to target population.
  • Applicable federal, state and university regulations.
  • Financial/business analysis techniques.
  • Staff hiring procedures.
  • Grant preparation and government agency program, contract, budgeting, and procurement requirements.
  • Provider recruitment and retention issues.
  • Information management systems as applied to community development, services, and outreach.
  • HIV/STIs, contraception, alcohol use, wellness issues, etc.
  • Program development, implementation, and assessment.
  • Health education theory and principles.
  • The principles of human behavior modification.
  • Public health terminology, methodology, organization, and practices.
  • Operations and programs of the Wellness Center.
  • Office procedures, typing, and computer skills.
  • Report writing and policy revision.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Coordinate operational functions.
  • Assess program needs and modify as necessary.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Persuade and influence others.
  • Supervise and train staff, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Organize resources and establish priorities.
  • Organize, implement, and administer community outreach, services, and activities in the University health arena.
  • Budget preparation and fiscal management.
  • Identify and secure alternative funding/revenue sources.
  • Work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Effectively communicate, both orally, interpersonally, and in writing.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans.
  • Plan programs and effectively lead teams.
  • Examine and reengineer operations and procedures, formulate policy, and develop and implement new strategies and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with local and State health education personnel.
  • Write technical reports, develop curriculum, make presentations, and objectively evaluate program effectiveness.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Supervise and direct the University Wellness Center; recruit, supervise, train and evaluate graduate assistants, students, and interns.

Develop, implement, market, and present health education programs for students on a wide range of wellness and preventive health issues; provide consultation on health related issues to various University departments and constituents.

Evaluate the effectiveness of health education programs; interpret evaluation results; coordinate provision of health education services.

Develop educational materials, review and recommend prepared publications, and develop and maintain program websites.

Monitor and manage assigned budget.

Advise and supervise wellness peer education staff.

Supplemental Functions:

Research and review current health education and wellness standards and advances.

Act as advisor to the Student Health Advisory Council.

Working Conditions:

No major sources of discomfort, standard office environment.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

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