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Director of Wellness Center

Company: California Institute of Integral Studies
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Location: San Francisco, CA Category: Staff Positions Posted On: Sun Jun 19 2022 Job Description: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary responsibility of this role is to design and launch the Institute of Integral Wellness, including expansion of student wellness services and creation of staff wellness services strategy and faculty-driven research programs.Direct the Wellness Center at CIIS. Provides general oversight of all Wellness Center operations including long-term vision of CIIS' evolving Wellness Center.Advance wellness-related research and scholarship at CIIS.Work collaboratively with Student Affairs and university partners.Responsible for the overall vision and administration of wellness services at CIIS.Supervise the student affairs manager and wellness coach coordinator.Meet with the Dean of Students to expand ongoing wellness initiatives aligned with student needs.Design the overall workplace wellness program initiative and work with the HR team for successful development and implementation of programs.Establish structures for collaboration and integration of faculty-facilitated wellness initiatives.Work with faculty wellness services committee, human subjects review board, and administration to develop a proposal for the establishment of a research center for faculty research projects focused on health and well-being at CIIS and in the community.Articulate guiding principles and promote programming which establish CIIS as a thought leader in the field.Collaborate with faculty in programs that actively inform and engage with the wellness center, especially Integrative Health Studies (IHL), Community Mental Health (CMH), Clinical Psychology, and Somatic Psychology.Meet semi-regularly with the external administrator of our online student wellness platform (Neolith).Conduct annual data-driven health and wellness assessments across students, staff and faculty and develop reports and strategic plans based on these assessments.Meet with the Admissions department to collaborate on increasing recruitment of students who are interested in health and wellbeing research and initiatives.Oversee the training programs for alum, including ensuring compliance with the NBHWC's CEU requirements for the Integrative Health Studies program alum.Meet with the Faculty Wellness Services Committee on a monthly basis.Expand wellness initiatives that support the Bay Area community.Propose budget needs to the Dean of Students.Report to the Dean of Students. Job Requirements:MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
PhD in health and wellness related field preferred, but Master's level applicants will be considered. Ideal candidate would possess a degree in Integrative Health, Health Psychology, Organizational Psychology, or similar. Familiarity with the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) standards and requirements preferred. Prior workplace wellness and supervisory experience required. Knowledge of research administration, methodology, and implementation preferred.

Knowledge of current ethical, legal, and training issues relevant to health and wellness coaching and program delivery.Capacity to thrive in a student-centered environment and respond to student challenges, concerns, and disclosures with sensitivity and diplomacy.Demonstrated skills in the application of wellness, behavior change, and organization change theories.Proven capability of developing workplace wellness programming.Experience in program development and evaluation.Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Experience in effective outreach, programming development and assessment.Demonstrated ability to work well within a multicultural, diverse community, including expertise working with multi-cultural populations (a spectrum of race, gender, ability, class, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, and age).Ability to establish professional relationships, interact effectively with diverse constituencies and a willingness to collaborate and maintain confidentiality when required.Ability to work well both individually and as a part of a team in a collegial, respectful, and professional manner. Additional Information:ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

Occasional work performed alone with ability to work remotely from time-to-time. Collaboration and constant work around and with other people.


This position requires attention to detail, good memory, ability to work under deadline pressure, sitting and standing for long periods of time, oral and written communication, keyboarding for significant portions of the workday, pushing, pulling, bending, stooping, reaching, patience, and tact to perform the essential functions.


On campus.


Wages are commensurate with skills and experience and may include a competitive benefits package.


Working Conditions -- Duties are primarily performed in an office environment at a desk or computer terminal, typically, Monday through Friday.
Background Check -- Due to the sensitivity and requirements of our positions, you should expect to undergo and be cleared of an employment background/criminal check, if extended an offer for employment. You may also be asked to provide proof of educational degree(s), licenses, or credentials pertinent to the position. If your job requires driving on behalf of CIIS you will be required to provide proof of a valid driver's license.
Visa Sponsorship -- Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States for any employer.
Relocation Assistance -- This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.


California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) strives to cultivate and preserve a culture of inclusion and belonging as part of the Seven Commitments of CIIS. More than accept difference, we honor and celebrate our staff's diversity of experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community creates and maintains working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, accessible, and welcoming.

CIIS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. CIIS is committed to providing an open, fair, inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for all individuals across differences of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, socio- economic status, ethnicity, age, physical ability, or medical condition. We seek to increase the presence, representation, and inclusion of U.S. historically under-represented people of color, international, bilingual, and bicultural students, faculty, and staff; and, to provide an environment that will attract and retain individuals identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and intersex (LGBTQQI). CIIS is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status. PI182922319

Keywords: California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco , Director of Wellness Center, Executive , San Francisco, California

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