Peer Education Coordinator II

Naples, FL
United States

Category
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Full-Time
Work Schedule
Full-Time

Job Description
Job TitlePeer Education Coordinator II
Job Description

The Peer Education Coordinator II develops, markets, and promotes the Peer Education Programs. Formulates and recommends policies and procedures to effectively administer program. Assists with all aspects of health education program.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or closely related field.

Four years of professional, full-time experience with student mental health, student development and holistic health promotion, or closely related field.

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.

Experience operating a personal computer and proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or closely related field.

One to two years of professional, full-time experience with student mental health, student development and holistic health promotion, or closely related field.

Experience as a Resident Assistant, Orientation Leader, or Peer Educator.

Experience in prevention and health education in the wellness field at a higher education institution.

Experience with wellness outreach, health promotion, programming, and presentations.

Prevention experience with alcohol and drug use, abuse, and dependence including social norms.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of basic health education, counseling skills and an ability to apply in areas of educational presentations, program assessment, personal wellness, problem solving, conflict resolution, and group management.

Knowledge of the fundamental indicators of student mental health concerns, substance abuse, and other signs of students in distress.

Knowledge of peer education, prevention, health promotion and wellness issues on a university campus.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

Skill in public speaking and delivering presentations to individuals and groups.

Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects within deadlines.

Ability to work collaboratively and build strategic relations with colleagues, coworkers, constituents, and volunteers.

Ability to think critically and make clear, well-reasoned and timely decisions.

Ability to interact in a professional manner with a diverse group of staff, faculty, students, and the community in a service-oriented environments.

Ability to work successfully as both a member of a team and independently with minimal supervision.

Ability to be comfortable discussing and educating students on sensitive topics in a non-judgmental manner.

Ability to plan, implement, and evaluate programs.

Ability to effectively manage the work of others by providing information, guidance and motivation.

Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times.

Salary Range$40,000 - $45,000
Job Duties
Essential Job Duties

Typical duties include but are not limited to:

• Develops, implements, and evaluates programs to promote student health and wellness.

• Supervises Peers CARE Educators.

• Formulates and recommends policies and procedures.

• Develops outreach programs and/or educational strategies to support the training, development, and recruitment of Peer Educators.

• Oversees the recruitment, selection, and training process of Peers CARE educators.

• Builds and maintains strong administrative structure for the management and development of wellness programming and resources.

• Assesses Peer Education programs annually.

• Advises students in social, cultural, health, and psychological areas affecting student development and wellness outside the academic programs.

• Stays current on trends and education on issues facing college students in order to develop new and improved programming.

Other Job Duties
Other Duties

• Assists with health promotion/programming and outreach support efforts such as alcohol and drug abuse prevention.

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.