The Idaho Job Corps Student Activities and Health Education Coordinator (SAHEC) oversees and coordinates health and wellness programs and instruction on the CSI campus and connects Idaho Job Corps (IJC) students to positive community-based experiences in the Magic Valley. Specifically, the SAHEC is responsible for coordinating partnerships, training, and service-learning opportunities for IJC students, ensuring that all students are properly connected to mental health resources, physical activity opportunities, and service-learning opportunities. The SAHEC works collaboratively with the IJC team to track students’ activities and progress.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Oversee the health and wellness operations and instruction on the CSI campus.
- Coordinated physical, dental, and vision services for students upon admission into the IJC program.
- Connect students to mental health counseling.
- Connect students to a primary physician.
- Assist students in applying for Medicaid.
- Ensure all students receive a physical exam before entering the program.
- Connect students to physical activity and service learning opportunities
- Work with CSI advisors to assist students in setting up a wellness schedule and a CPR class.
- Monitor student activity, including drug testing, and complete reports according to IJC program guidelines.
- Maintain case notes in the CIS or a database selected by IDOL.
- Coordinate with internal and external constituents to arrange classes/workshops for students on topics such as personal hygiene, dental care, first aid, CPR, nutrition, and other health-related topics.
- Meet with students per IJC guidelines to discuss student’s wellness needs.
- Maintain expert-level knowledge of applicable policies, procedures, regulations, rules, statutes and laws.
- Model problem-solving strategies and civil discourse in support of student success.
- Act with integrity and uphold the IJC Core Values.
- Complete reports in a timely manner.
- Attend and actively participate in Job Corp meetings and trainings and CSI weekly staff meetings and other department-wide planning activities.
- Maintain professional expertise appropriate to meet the requirements of the job.
- Uphold commitment to continuous improvement and professional development.
- Promote a positive environment that supports innovation, teamwork, creativity, and successful outcomes.
- Employ effective organizational, time management, planning and assessment skills.
- Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications & Skills
- Bachelor’s degree in Health, Health Education, or related field from a U.S. accredited college or university.
- Good knowledge of public health education principles and practices to include needs assessment, information dissemination, and community organization relating to common health problems.
- Knowledge of disease etiologies and preventive strategies.
- An understanding of survey methods and statistics used to collect and interpret data.
- Experience in planning, coordinating, and facilitating physical activity workshops/classes and community service projects.
- Teaching experience.
- Experience in developing and/or reviewing and evaluating health-related informational material.
- Complete and pass a background check.
- Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
- Ability to function as an integral and positive member of a team
- Ability to work in a fast paced, diverse, community environment.
- Demonstrated collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done.
- Well-developed creative and analytical thinking skills.
- Demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards in a diverse workplace.
- Ability to work in an unstructured environment with a high degree of independence.
- Well-organized and detail oriented with the ability to multitask.
- Excellent customer service skills (responding promptly, professionally; solving problems effectively and efficiently).
- Excellent planning and organizational skills - setting objectives and meeting deadlines.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
Pleasant office setting on well-maintained community college campus. Travel occasionally required. Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.