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Director of Student-Athlete Wellness

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When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:1) A resume/CV; and 2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and practice have prepared you for this position.You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.You will also be required to answer two supplemental questions in the application process regarding your IAWP status. An Individual Associate with a Prospect (IAWP) is any person who maintains (or directs others to maintain) contact with a Prospective Student-Athlete (PSA), the PSA's relatives or legal guardians, or coaches at any point during the PSA's participation in Football or Basketball, and whose contact is directly or indirectly related to either the PSA's athletic expertise and abilities or the PSA's recruitment by or enrollment in an NCAA institution. This definition includes, but is not limited to, parents, legal guardians, handlers, personal trainers, mentors and coaches. Coaches or employees at collegiate institutions may also be considered IAWPs for PSAs that they recruit. Answers to the questions must be truthful. False or misleading answers could result in termination or disqualification from eligibility for any employment at Oregon State University.For additional information Contact Us by: Dr. Doug Aukerman at Doug.Aukerman@oregonstate.edu.OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the capability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.Starting income within the income range will be commensurate with expertise, education, and practice.This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.

Position Details

Position Information
Department Intercolleg Athletics (YIA)
Position Title Specialist 2-Health & Wellness
Job Title Director of Student-Athlete Wellness
Appointment Type Administrative/Professional Faculty
Job Location Corvallis
Position Appointment Percent 50
Appointment Basis 12
Faculty Status Regular
Tenure Status Fixed-Term
Pay Method income
Recommended Full-Time income Range income is commensurate with education and practice.
Position Summary
The Department of Athletics is seeking a Director of Student-Athlete Wellness. This is a part-time (0.50 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Athletic Director.
The mission of the OSU Department of Athletics is to Go Build Excellent, Authentic, Visionary Student-Athletes (GO B.E.A.V.S.).
The Oregon State Athletics Strategic Plan makes clear commitments to the health and well-being of the Oregon State University student-athlete community. The Director of Student-Athlete Wellness (SAW) will champion these commitments, providing leadership abilities and visioning for wellness initiatives within Oregon State University Athletics. The primary function of the Director of SAW will be to advance data and theory-driven policies and practices, which foster an environment that promotes comprehensive student-athlete well-being. This work will involve several strategic areas, including the development of an integrated framework for student-athlete wellness, instrumentation and processes to assess student-athlete wellness over time during their involvement with Oregon State, and resources and programming to further facilitate student-athlete well-being.
Strategy A - The Director of SAW is charged with the development of an integrated framework and approach to building student-athlete capacities for success and wellness located upon current best practices and theoretical research. This work will be collaborative in nature, and will need to incorporate the perspectives of diverse stakeholders including the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), Athletics and University leadership abilities, and the coaching staff from various athletic programs.
Strategy B - The Director of SAW will develop a wellness assessment tool aligned with the student-athlete wellness framework, and develop an implementation process to track and respond to student-athlete wellness over time. The wellness assessment will require the solicitation of input from various stakeholders from across the university, and should also draw upon best practices for the measurement of well-being.
Strategy C - The Director of SAW will broaden internal and campus support for student-athlete wellness by identifying gaps in staffing to support student-athlete well-being, facilitating connections to existing resources across the institution for student-athletes, and expanding programming that promotes student-athlete wellness.
This position provides leadership abilities and collaborates with other University and community partners to develop and implement an integrated wellness initiative for Oregon State University Athletics. The Director collaborates with other University partners including, but not limited to: Student Affairs, academic advisors, and academic departments, schools, and colleges.
This Director will work closely with the clinical staff of the Sports Medicine units and the Student-Athlete Development office. This position Director will supervise efforts serving a diverse population of student-athletes. This individual will need to envision and implement culturally competent and responsive programs that promote student-athlete health and wellness for all participants.
Position tasks
30% INTEGRATED FRAMEWORK FOR STUDENT-ATHLETE WELLNESS
Review the literature to determine evidence-located approaches to wellness models. Identify promising practices through research and bench-marking. Enlist partners from various stakeholder groups across Athletics to identify key elements for student-athlete wellness at Oregon State University. Develop a comprehensive evidence-located strategic plan for framework development, in conjunction with broad and significant partnerships. The plan should include a mission, vision, values, and assessment plan to demonstrate impact of the plan. Present framework with actionable items for practical implementation.
30% WELLNESS ASSESSMENT
Develop, lead and supervise wellness agents (peer program) related to general wellness and health coaching of peer student-athletes. Assist the Sr Assoc AD for Sports Medicine in developing and implementing an overall wellness strategic plan. Create instrument in conjunction with integrated wellness framework to measure student-athlete wellness across various dimensions. Identify and enlist stakeholders from diverse groups to develop measurement system. Develop a process for assessment implementation that does not substantively increase demands upon student-athletes. Create a system to track wellness over time and link trends to targeted resources and programming that facilitates further well-being and development.
20% FACILITATE SUPPORT FOR STUDENT-ATHLETE WELLNESS
Make recommendations located upon assessment results and institutional scan regarding identified gaps in services for various wellness areas. Identify underutilized institutional resources and create opportunities to increase utilization to support student-athlete wellness. In collaboration with other Athletics areas, integrate wellness into student-athlete programs and services.
10% OTHER
Other tasks as assigned by Senior Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine.
5% SERVICE
Serve on committees within Athletics and other significant University and community committees.
5% GRANT WRITING & FOUNDATION SUPPORT
Research, develop, and submit grants and foundation opportunities to support programs and initiatives consistent with the OSU Athletics mission, priorities and goals.
Minimum/Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in health education/promotion, counseling, student personnel administration, or similar social or behavioral science field.
Three (3) years of leadership abilities and management practice. This may include a combination of paid part-time positions, but does not include volunteer work.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and advancing social justice, diversity, and inclusion.
practice in conducting assessment of programs and strategic planning related to assessment results.
Demonstrated capability to develop and implement programs; assess, improve and enhance programs over short term and long-term.
Proven capability to develop collaborative and purposeful networks and partnerships among multiple constituents, stakeholders, and colleagues.
Proven capability to work prosperously with student groups.
Excellent writing, interpersonal communication and listening expertise.
practice in budget management.
Supervision practice.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
Preferred (Special) Qualifications
Master’s degree in health education/promotion, counseling, student personnel administration, or similar social or behavioral science field.
expertise of athletics/sport setting.
practice in writing grants and seeking external funding.
Working Conditions / Work Schedule
May require some hours outside the typical 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday workweek.
This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. Yes

Posting Detail Information
Posting Number P02593UF
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 01/03/2019
Anticipated Appointment End Date
Posting Date 11/09/2018
Full Consideration Date
Closing Date 11/23/2018
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified candidates
Special Instructions to candidates
When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1) A resume/CV; and
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and practice have prepared you for this position.
You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.
You will also be required to answer two supplemental questions in the application process regarding your IAWP status. An Individual Associate with a Prospect (IAWP) is any person who maintains (or directs others to maintain) contact with a Prospective Student-Athlete (PSA), the PSA's relatives or legal guardians, or coaches at any point during the PSA's participation in Football or Basketball, and whose contact is directly or indirectly related to either the PSA's athletic expertise and abilities or the PSA's recruitment by or enrollment in an NCAA institution. This definition includes, but is not limited to, parents, legal guardians, handlers, personal trainers, mentors and coaches. Coaches or employees at collegiate institutions may also be considered IAWPs for PSAs that they recruit. Answers to the questions must be truthful. False or misleading answers could result in termination or disqualification from eligibility for any employment at Oregon State University.
For additional information Contact Us by: Dr. Doug Aukerman at Doug.Aukerman@oregonstate.edu.
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the capability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
Starting income within the income range will be commensurate with expertise, education, and practice.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
   » * 1)Please explain if you are an IAWP for any high school PSA, two-year junior college PSA, four year college transfer PSA, or any other OSU recruit in the sports of Football or Men's or Women's Basketball. If yes, please explain. If no, put N/A.
(Open Ended Question)
   » * 2)Please explain if you are an IAWP for any current OSU student-athlete in their first two years of enrollment at OSU in the sports of Football or Men's or Women's Basketball? If yes, please explain. If no, put N/A.
(Open Ended Question)

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Job Location: Corvallis, Oregon
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Post Date: 11/16/2018 / Viewed 10 times
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Contact Email: Doug.Aukerman@oregonstate.edu.OSU


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