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Reporting to the Director, Employee Wellness Services (Director), the Wellness and Engagement Coordinator (Coordinator) is responsible for promoting a culture of health and wellbeing on campus. This is achieved by developing, implementing and evaluating a variety of educational programs, services, policies and events to encourage healthy decision-making and healthy behaviour amongst faculty and staff. This position will work collaboratively with the broader Human Resources team and other areas on campus that are currently working to support employee wellness.
This position is focused on providing services that improve the mental and physical health of Queen’s employees, making it an exciting opportunity for someone looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people. Additionally, the successful candidate will join a flexible and supportive team environment that is constantly learning and improving their craft, which is needed as they face new and interesting challenges on a daily basis.
o Use current health communications theory and practice to identify, develop and implement strategies and plans for consistent and integrated communication for Human Resources, including Employee Wellness Services. This would involve working closely with the Communications and Projects Manager, within the Human Resources Department and Central University Communications and could include development of campus communication and educations resources such as teaching materials, promotional materials, displays, social media accounts and websites. Adjust information to fit intended audience, including instructional, informational, and promotional purposes.
o Develop project communications plans, work with multi-stakeholder project teams to lead and monitor progress towards desired outcomes, ensure quality of work, and shift project directions as needed to ensure sufficient progress.
o Follow the Queen’s Social Media Guidelines, recommend strategies for strategic engagements initiatives in response to cultural and social trends.
o Planning, overseeing an allocated budget.
o Researching and designing learning plans and supplementary materials to assist in the delivery and retention of health education.
o Collaborating with departments to support the acquisition of knowledge and skills and the development of positive attitudes towards behaviors that protect and enhance healthy living and overall wellbeing. Work in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, as required.
o Consulting with client and community groups to assess current needs and priorities, as well as future programming and service requirements.
o Developing campus-wide initiatives and programs that collectively promote faculty and staff wellbeing in collaboration with campus partners.
o Organizing and supporting Queen’s University Wellbeing signature events (e.g. Thrive Week, Thrive 365).
o Participating in a variety of committees and working groups related to health programming, promotion, and services.
o Act as a delegate of the Director on various working groups or committees, prioritize work and make decisions about work allocation and when to include other staff members for support.
o Represent the interests of the department on campus and community committees.
o Advise the Director on issues and policies covering health promotion or harm reduction.
o Lobby for programs or services that enhance employees’ health and wellbeing.
o Delivering health education programs directly as a facilitator or by coordinating delivery by external professionals.
o Maintaining a directory of community supports and resources used for information, referral and advocacy.
o Provide one-on-one healthy lifestyle consulting to employees (e.g. Health eating, sleep, physical activity, harm reduction, safe substance use).
o Developing and implementing systems to track and maintain accurate client information, service delivery, feedback and other relevant program statistics to monitor program performance.
o Revises program content and/or delivery by researching alternative options and consults other relevant stakeholders in making recommendations for improvements.
o Oversee the development of educational resources including teaching materials, promotional material, displays and websites
o Analysing, monitoring, and reporting on specific outcomes using a variety of assessment tools
o Adjusting education and programming in response to evaluation outcomes, as necessary.
Employment Equity and Accessibility Statement
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
The University provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are asked to contact Human Resources at email@example.com.