Health Promotion Specialist

Tulane University   New Orleans, LA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on September 12, 2023
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The Health Promotion Specialist is part of the Tulane University Campus Health team of committed professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting student health and wellbeing as a core institutional value through a multidisciplinary, comprehensive approach. The Health Promotion Specialist is housed within the Well for Health Promotion, and reports to an Assistant Director of The Well. The individual in this position is responsible for engaging in health promotion practices that promote and improve the health and well-being of individual students, student groups, and the campus communities.

The Health Promotion Specialist's responsibilities include to plan, implement, and evaluate theory- and evidence-informed health promotion processes, policies, strategies, and services at all levels of the socio-ecological model. This position works closely with the rest of The Well for Health Promotion team to facilitate strategic planning for the department's goals and objectives and to set and track the priorities of the department. The Health Promotion Specialist engages in strategies including outreach, peer educator training and development, workshop development, presentation and evaluation, and curriculum development. All processes and strategies are expected to be inclusive of a diverse population of students. This position will collaborate with key stakeholders on and off campus to develop a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to health and well-being for students. This position's focus is on a variety of health issues including, but not limited to, alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, sexual health, sexual violence prevention, stress management, and sleep hygiene.

Located in the unique and iconic city of New Orleans, Tulane is a highly regarded and selective independent research university, a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), and offers undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in the liberal arts, science and engineering, architecture, business, law, social work, medicine, and public health. Tulane University Campus Health is fully accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and serves a student body of over 13,500.

Tulane University

New Orleans , LA