Support Staff Employment Opportunity

Student Mental Health & Wellness Coordinator

Student Services UNB Saint John

Competition #:#155-18.19Closing Date:January 24, 2019 4:30pm
Employment Group:No GroupSalary or Rate:$33,591 - $41,885 per annum
Employment Date:(tentative)As soon as possible Hours per Week:Full-time (36.25hpw)
Position Length:(tentative)1 year termFunding:external funding


The Student Mental Health and Wellness Coordinator contributes to sustaining or improving retention levels by ensuring students have a positive experience with the university’s services and coordinating and promoting necessary services. They are a member of the Student Services team and committed to a student-centered service as reflected in the department’s mission statement. The position reports to the Director of Student Services.
Representative Responsibilities
·    Coordinate the efforts of other Student Service and health personnel within a case management model.
·    Serve as the advocate and manager of the case management and team based approach to service and care for the Student Services unit.
·    Assess the needs of students, and coordinate services or care from the appropriate services based on assessment criteria.
·    Ensure that students are served in a prioritized fashion according to need and urgency.
·    Maintain contact and liaise with campus and external service providers as needed for professional service coordination.
·    Refer students to other campus and community resources as needed, as part of a comprehensive care model.
·    Oversee all social media and web presence for the Student Services group.
·    Maintain accuracy, consistency, appropriate frequency, and messaging on the university website and publications for Student Services.
·    Ensure that targeted messaging and marketing content is posted to support the wellness and academic support initiatives of the university in a manner that seeks engagement online and in person.
·    Partner with staff in Marketing and Communications regularly.
·    Support conversion initiatives for enrollment through centralized contact and focus.
·    Bachelor’s degree in social science, education or in a related field with a minimum of five years’ experience in a post-secondary environment. Masters level education is an asset.
·    Knowledge of health and wellness, student affairs and services, and enrollment (persistence and retention particularity) focused services is critical. Supervisory or management skills are an asset.
·    Mental Health First Aid; or openness to acquire.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada


For more information, please contact:

UNB Fredericton
Human Resources Room 102
Physics & Admin. Building
Fax: 506-453-4611

UNB Saint John
Financial & Admin. Services
Room 114/115, Oland Hall
Fax: 506-648-5714

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications will be accepted ONLY until the end of regular business hours on the closing date.