Claremont McKenna College and the CMS Athletics Department strive to promote personal success and create a supportive environment for health through holistic wellness opportunities within Roberts Pavilion. Working in conjunction with CMS Recreation, as well as, the Offices of Student Affairs of our partner institutions, while enlisting the resources of the consortial partners for student health and wellness, the Coordinator of Student Health and Wellness /Athletic Trainer will provide programming, education, and events centered on increasing knowledge and awareness of mental and physical wellness, healthy lifestyle choices and their importance to personal productivity and happiness.
In addition to the role as Coordinator of Student Health and Wellness this position will work as an Athletics Trainer as part of the CMS Athletic Program.
Reporting to the Head Athletic Trainer, the Coordinator of Health and Wellness/Athletic Trainer is responsible for developing, implementing proactive needs-based health education programs focusing on primary prevention, risk reduction and intervention programs for the Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, and Scripps Colleges students, faculty, and staff.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position.
Health & Wellness Coordinator (50%)
Plan, promote, and implement wellness education, outreach, workshops and engagement opportunities, targeted interventions, and evidence-based assessments for the CMS community.
Instruct health education and wellness classes and workshops to facilitate participation and understanding of healthy lifestyle choices.
Assist in the supervision and management of all Roberts Pavilion and CMS Recreation staff including but not limited to: Fitness Staff, Facility attendants, and Intramural staff.
Support the Assistant Director of Recreation with coordination of on and off campus events promoting healthy lifestyle choices.
Support the development, implementation and management of marketing of CMS Recreation health and wellness programs, workshops and initiatives including print, web and social media.
Implement culturally sensitive health and wellness education programs and individual consultations based on students' needs, interests, developmental stages and learning styles.
Collaborate with 5 college departments to implement health promotion initiatives, work closely with the Health Education Outreach, Student Advocates for Sexual Violence, and the Orientation Planning Committees.
Implement a social norming campaign around alcohol, tobacco and other drugs to address education, prevention, and intervention strategies.
Support the Student Affairs Offices in developing, implementing, and evaluating a health and wellness student peer leadership programing to address education, prevention, and intervention strategies.
Support the Student Affairs Offices in implementing and maintaining an Alcohol Education program and develop campus-wide Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs (ATOD) programming and education including Alcohol Edu, Haven, E-Checkup and Basics.
Support the Student Affairs Offices to implement JED Campus Program Initiatives.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Participates in CMAC Committee.
Athletic Trainer (50%)
The Athletic Trainer provides care for individuals engaged in physical activities for prevention, recognition, evaluation, rehabilitation and reconditioning of injuries and illnesses.
Athletic Trainers are responsible for fulfilling the duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer. Athletic training program standards of care shall conform to the requirements contained in the most recent issue of the NCAA Sports Medicine Handbook.
Duties and Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
Daily staffing of Sports Medicine facility
Detailed documentation of injuries/treatments/rehabilitation/participation status
Concussion Baseline Testing
Facility management/Equipment maintenance
Preceptor Site Coordinator
Student Aide Pay Roll
Student Aide Scheduling
Student Aide Training/Education
CMC Emergency Medical Team Leader
CPR/AED/FA/Blood-Borne Pathogen Instructor
Serve on campus-wide initiatives that develop, promote and implement campaigns that support health and wellness, such as:
JED Campus Committee for CMC
7 College Eating Disorder Task Force
CMS Student-Athlete Advisory Committee- Health and Wellness Committee
OTHER ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Performs other essential duties and tasks specific to the position and as many be assigned from time to time. Additionally, other essential functions include:
Ability to take and follow directions.
Ability to receive and respond appropriately to constructive criticism.
Ability to display positive attitude.
Ability to multitask.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Understanding of and commitment to the CMC and CMS mission of building community and promoting lifelong healthy habits.
Knowledge of current community health promotion theories, methods, strategies, and tactics.
Experience motivating students to take leadership roles in health promotion activities.
Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues and concerns related to student’s health and wellness.
Sensitivity to the confidential nature of health-related information.
Demonstrated knowledge of well-being issues affecting college students.
Experience writing and administering grants.
Flexibility to work in structured and unstructured learning environments and ability to interact as a team member with professional and administrative staff members.
Strong interpersonal communication skills, demonstrated ability to provide leadership among peers, and experience interacting with students, parents, and colleagues under a variety of circumstances.
Candidates must possess and maintain the ability to communicate and interact in an appropriate and professional manner with Roberts Pavilion and CMS Athletics staff, students, coaches, administrators, and staff of the institution and community.
Demonstrate effective, accurate and clear communication with excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, reading, phone, customer service and leadership skills to supervise, facilitate, motivate and inspire a highly diverse group of student employees.
Experience with multimedia communications (including computer technology), research methodologies, group facilitation, writing, public speaking, and use of teaching aids.
Experience motivating college students to take leadership roles in health promotion activities.
Contribute to team effort and maintaining a professional environment.
General knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite for business functions, especially spreadsheet, database, word processing applications and e-mail. Experience with web development desired.
Education: Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Health Education/Health Promotion, Movement and Sport Science, or other area related to defined responsibilities and experience in a capacity related to the duties to be performed.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Health Education/Health Promotion, Exercise Science or other area related to defined responsibilities and experience in a capacity related to the duties to be performed.
Experience: At least two years health education and/or health promotion experience working with wellness and health education programs, and sports medicine and two years of college athletic training experience is required.
Licensure, Registration, Certifications: A valid driver’s license or equivalent means of reliable transportation to off-site meetings and events is preferred.
Required Certifications: Applicants must possess NATABOC for athletic training. First Aid/CPR/ AED certification.
Preferred Certifications: Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) or Master Certified Health Education Specialist, and/or Certified Wellness Practitioner (CWP) or other related certification.
REQUIRED HOURS:The regular hours for this full-time position are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. Holiday, weekend and evening work hours may be required. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the College or division. This is a 12-month position.
CLASSIFICATION AND STATUS: This is a regular full-time, benefits-eligible, exempt position.
IPEDS Category Job Code: 29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Physical Requirements: Heavy (up to 50 lbs.)
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:Supervision of CMS recreation student staff and temporary CMS Sports Medicine student athletic training aides will be required.
GROOMING AND APPEARANCE: The Claremont Colleges seek to maintain a neat and professional image at all times.
BACKGROUND CHECK: The successful candidate will be required to undergo a full consumer background check. Certain positions will require the successful completion of a post-offer physical agility test. Employment is contingent on the satisfactory results of the aforementioned, in addition to compliance with requirements cited in this job description.
ADA/OSHA:This job description defines the essential or fundamental job duties of this position. It is assumed that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title 1 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
DISCLAIMER: This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, the College will review this job description and make changes of business necessity.
The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.