The Mental Health and Wellness Educator will provide mental health and
wellness education services to the students and campus community primarily at
the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College campus. The Mental Health and Wellness
Educator will provide direct outreach programming and services to students
according to assessed campus needs and interests; increase the reach and
impact of mental health and wellness education/awareness across campus through
consistent marketing and scheduling of events; supervise a student-coordinated
peer education program dedicated to mental health and wellness programming;
and collaborate with campus partners, student groups, and other constituents
to support and strengthen mental health education and programming efforts.
Additionally, they will consult and support fellow Mental Health and Wellness
Educators and the counseling services departments across the MINDful College
Connections (MCC) consortium (DePauw University, Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology, and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College) to espouse best practices
and strategies that will allow us to provide a broad portfolio of services
designed to assist with the personal, educational, and overall development of
a diverse student body.
Essential Functions Statement(s)
Develop, coordinate, facilitate, and evaluate holistic mental health and
wellness education and programming for the campus community.
Expand awareness of mental health and wellness initiatives across campus
through educational branding, marketing, and development of a master
calendar, programming guide, and event schedules.
Provide consultation services to students, faculty, and staff regarding
mental health and wellness topics and provide referrals to available
resources as appropriate.
Coordinate and collaborate with campus partners to support and strengthen
mental health education and programming efforts.
Respond to unique programming, presentation, workshop, and other
educational event requests from student groups/organizations as well as
Coordinate and oversee the counseling center's social media accounts,
serving as a primary information source and mode of communication with
students, as needed.
Supervise the peer education mental health program, to include recruiting,
training, mentoring, and supporting a diverse cohort of Peer Educators to
become role models, leaders, educators, and public health champions for
their peers, as they coordinate and facilitate mental health education and
wellness programming on campus, including evidence-informed health
promotion strategies and bystander interventions.
Serve as an advisor to individual student groups/organizations as needed.
Manage funding for mental health and wellness outreach initiatives and
Participate with or conduct other assigned functions that contribute to
the success of the counseling center and institution, such as: participate
in departmental or division staff meetings, committee service, or liaison
with academic or administrative units, including CARE/BIT teams.
Serve as a liaison between the counseling center and the MCC Executive
Receive supervision from the counseling center regarding local policies,
procedures, and the prioritization and assignment of specific job tasks
and duties as deemed most beneficial for the campus.
In partnership with other MINDful College Connections staff, facilitate
professional development programming for peers among the MINDful College
Connections member institutions.
Participate in appropriate professional development activities to stay
abreast of current mental health and wellness education, research, and
trends in higher education, such as: hold membership in professional
organizations, attend professional conferences, and/or accrue Continuing
Education Units (CEU's).
Other duties as assigned.
Compliance with MINDful College Connections policies and procedures.
Develop positive, supportive, and collegial relationships with team
members within the counseling center, with staff and faculty across
campus, and with those across the MINDful College Connections consortium.
Travel will be required to other MINDful College Connections member
Some evening and/or weekend hours may be required.
For full consideration, please submit a cover letter which articulates your
interest and qualifications for the position, resume, and contact information
for three professional references by January 9, 2023. References will only be
contacted for finalists.
The primary office for this position will be located on DePauw University's
campus, with expectation of weekly travel to member institution campuses for
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Education: Master's degree required; preferred fields include: Health
Promotion, Health Education, Public Health, Student Development, Higher
Education Student Affairs, Clinical Social Work, Clinical Mental Health
Counseling, Clinical Psychology.
Experience working/providing services in an educational environment
Experience in a higher education setting preferred.
Experience working with peer educators or significant experience as a peer
Communication/Language: Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret
documents. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to
speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Math Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units
of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Computer Skills: Knowledge and familiarity with Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
and social media platforms.
Certificates, Licenses & Registrations: Certified Health Education
Specialist (CHES) preferred.
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