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Health, Safety, and Well-being Programs Assistant

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This position is remote, but preference will be granted for candidates in Montana or adjacent/nearby states.

The health and well-being programs assistant provides assistance and support to NASPA’s health promotion and safety efforts. This temporary, part-time position primarily provides programmatic and administrative support to the Healthy Colleges Montana (HCM) grant project. Working collaboratively with NASPA staff, campus professional staff, and students, the programs assistant ensures that campuses receive timely customer service and administrative support for grant projects and NASPA initiatives. The person in this position reports to the director of health and well-being initiatives, with additional responsibilities assigned by the assistant vice president of health, safety and well-being initiatives.

This position is funded as a part-time position (24 hours/week) through June 30, 2022, with possible continuation contingent on funding.

Specific Responsibilities of the Position

Healthy Colleges Montana (HCM) Grant Project

  • Assist in all quarterly, annual and related state reporting requirements with the grant project, including quarterly budget reconciliation and invoices.
  • Attend and document all in-person and virtual meetings of the HCM Steering Committee.
  • Attend and participate in all grant related meetings.
  • Attend and support annual in-person and virtual trainings for the HCM coalition.
  • Contribute to project design, grant applications, and reapplications for the HCM project.
  • Coordinate and support reimbursement and repayment for up to 19 campuses for grant related purchases.
  • Create and disseminate health promotion materials throughout the coalition, including monthly email communication and web presence.
  • Facilitate HCM web and social media presence, including the creation of event pages and registration.
  • Follow-up with campus contacts to complete mandatory reporting requirements.
  • Provide professional virtual and in-person consultation and technical assistance for HCM campuses regarding chronic disease prevention and holistic health and well-being programs.
  • Provide site visits and in-person trainings for up to 19 institutions of higher education annually.

Other Responsibilities

  • Assist with the schedule of the assistant vice president for health, safety, and well-being initiatives.
  • Assist with various planning aspects of in person events such as the NASPA Strategies Conferences and General Assembly. This may include arranging travel, coordinating venue meeting spaces, and processing travel reimbursements.

Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • At least 1 year of experience working with multiple constituencies (e.g. customer service) required; experience in a professional association or a college/university setting preferred.
  • Interest and/or experience in tobacco control, public health, or alcohol and drug abuse prevention preferred.
  • Demonstrated writing, communication, and knowledge of computer software applications.
  • Strong attention to detail, especially with financial documentation and contracts.
  • Capacity to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

The successful candidate will be a collaborative and creative self-starter who can also work independently. This person should be able to expand upon existing programs and relationships, as well as produce new ones, which will increase membership and program offerings.

Office Location/Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

This part-time position (approximately 24 hours per week) is grant funded and may change over time based upon funding opportunities or restraints. This position is remote-based and preference is given to candidates in Montana or adjacent/nearby states. Employment is subject to available funding as well as the normal supervisory items per the letter of agreement.

  • Occasionally may be required to facilitate campus site visits, as well as regional/national in person events. Candidate should be comfortable independently utilizing multiple methods of transportation (automobile, air travel, public transportation).

This position is primarily remote-based with primary work on a computer, including phone, email, and video conferencing.

Employment Status

Part-time, Non-Exempt Employee

About NASPA

NASPA is the leading association for the advancement, health, and sustainability of the student affairs profession. We serve a full range of professionals who provide programs, experiences, and services that cultivate student learning and success in concert with the mission of our colleges and universities. Established in 1918 and founded in 1919, NASPA comprises more than 16,000 members in all 50 states, 29 countries, and 8 U.S. Territories.  

Through high-quality professional development, strong policy advocacy, and substantive research to inform practice, NASPA meets the diverse needs and invests in realizing the potential of all its members under the guiding principles of integrity, innovation, inclusion, and inquiry.

NASPA members serve a variety of functions and roles, including the vice president and dean for student life, as well as professionals working within housing and residence life, student unions, student activities, counseling, career development, orientation, enrollment management, racial and ethnic minority support services, and retention and assessment.

NASPA is an equal opportunity employer. NASPA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, gender identity, gender expression, affectional or sexual orientation, or disability in any of its policies, programs, and services.

This position is remote, but preference will be granted for candidates in Montana or adjacent/nearby states.

The health and well-being programs assistant provides assistance and support to NASPA’s health promotion and safety efforts…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    August 2, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    July 23, 2021
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

$28,500 - $34,100This position is a part-time, salaried position expected to work approximately 24 hours/week.

Benefits

Compensation is salaried, based on an approximate expected work week of 24 hours/week. This is a part-time, temporary, non-benefits eligible position.

Compensation is salaried, based on an approximate expected work week of 24 hours/week. This is a part-time, temporary, non-benefits eligible position.

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
111 K Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20002, United States

How to Apply

Submit your cover letter and resume to Mallory Jordan at mjordan@naspa.org with the subject line "HSWB Programs Assistant Application." Please make clear in your cover letter the location where (City, State) you will be performing the work and your capacity to travel to and within the state of Montana.

Submit your cover letter and resume to Mallory Jordan at mjordan@naspa.org with the subject line "HSWB Programs Assistant Application." Please make clear in your cover letter the…

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