The University of New Brunswick Saint John welcomes applications for the position of Student Mental Health & Wellness Coordinator with Student Services. This is a leave-replacement ending March 31, 2022, full-time (36.25 hours per week) position. The position is funded by external monies with a salary range of $18.45 - $23.01 per hour.
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.
Note: This position was previously advertised and closed on July 13, 2021. Previous applicants need not re-apply. All applications will be re-submitted in the competition.
- 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.
Closing date for applications is September 3, 2021 4:00PM. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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.