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Student Worker, Student Wellness Center

University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH
  • Posted: February 15, 2020
  • Full-Time
Student Worker, Student Wellness Center
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Date: Feb 14, 2020

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

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Company: University of Cincinnati

Student Job Opportunity -  Student Wellness Center!

 

The Student Wellness Center is looking for a diverse group of undergraduate students to join the Student Wellness Center team as Peer Educators for the 2020-2021 school year. Peer Educators assist with programming and outreach across campus to educate students about relevant issues related to health and wellness that impact our campus community.  These topics include, but are not limited to, General Wellness, Sexual Health, Alcohol Awareness, Financial Wellness, Nutrition & Fitness, Stress Management, Mental Wellness, and Sexual Violence Prevention.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Develop, present, and evaluate presentations for the University community

Plan and evaluate events for the University community that cover a variety of health and wellness topics

Assist in maintaining the Student Wellness Center social media platforms

Conceptualize, design, and post marketing material for departmental programs

Contribute to office publications

Attend all meetings and training sessions unless obtaining previous approval

Assist professional staff with daily office duties

 Utilize effective listening skills when working with students

Effectively respond to peers, encouraging them to take action steps for change

Apply motivational interviewing techniques when working with students

Demonstrate effective bystander intervention skills

Effectively refer students to campus resources related to health and wellness needs

Contribute to strategic planning and team development of the peer educator group

Serve as a role model to their peers
 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

To be considered for this position you must meet the following requirements:

Is at least 16 years of age

Enrolled at a post-secondary institution or a secondary school at least part-time (one (1) or more credit hours if at a post-secondary institution), except for summer term, or will be a registered student during the next academic term

Is an undergraduate student at the University of Cincinnati

Dedicate at least five (5) hours per week to being a Peer Educator

Must be able to occasionally work nights and weekends

Every new Peer educator is expected to attend Certified Peer Educator (CPE) training

Every Peer Educator is expected to attend mandatory retreat dates throughout the year, before Fall Semester and before Spring Semester

Be in good academic and conduct standing as defined by University policy

Commit to serving in the Peer Education role for at least one academic year Students can serve longer if they are able and receive approval from the supervisor.
 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS CONSIDERED

This opportunity is open to students in all academic majors

Must have a special interest in some aspect of the Health and Wellness field

Need excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, and experience with the Microsoft Suite

Should be self-starting, organized, and possess strong attention to detail

Ability to function as part of a team, and possess strong problem-solving, multitasking, and time management skills
 

AVAILABILITY

Flexible scheduling - need to be available during the day with occasional work nights and weekends.
 

LOCATION

Main Campus - Student Wellness Center, Steger Student Life Center 675.
 

WORK SCHEDULE

Dedicate at least five (5) hours per week to being a Peer Educator
 

SALARY

Ohio Minimum Wage with potential for a raise after a year in the position

The selected candidates will begin work Fall Semester 2020
 

APPLICATION PROCESS

To be considered for this position, please complete an online application and submit a resume and cover letter. You will be notified by the department if you are selected for an interview.
 

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

Interviews for this position will include a presentation component.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

REQ: 44441

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