Assistant Director, Center for Health Advocacy & Wellness (University Health Center)

Florida State University Tallahassee, Florida
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Job Title: Assistant Director, Center for Health Advocacy & Wellness (University Health Center)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 53101

University’s Health Services (UHS) at Florida State University (FSU) envisions a healthy community where every student thrives. UHS’s mission is to promote and improve the overall health and well-being of FSU students. UHS is housed in the Mary B. Coburn Health and Wellness Center, a 170,000 square-foot multipurpose facility built in 2012. The Health and Wellness Center includes classrooms, a nursing triage clinic, a priority clinic, a fitness center, and a healing garden for personal reflection.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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Under the direction of the CHAW Director, the CHAW Assistant Director is responsible for recommending, developing, and implementing departmental policies, procedures, initiatives and long range plans for wellness promotion; alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention; collegiate recovery; nutrition services; interpersonal violence prevention; sexual health and hazing prevention.

Assisting in the management, administrative direction, and coordination of staff and activities for the unit including direct supervision of wellness; alcohol, tobacco and drug; collegiate recovery; and hazing prevention professionals and indirect supervision of student staff.

Support peer educator program and student staff including recruitment, training, and advisement.

Collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders and assist in developing partnerships throughout the university in order to attain goals and objectives associated with health and wellness.


Masters Degree and two years experience.

(Note: Higher education can substitute at an equivalent rate.)

Knowledge of student programs and activities.

Ability to develop and implement policies, procedures, goals, and objectives.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Knowledge of the standard concepts, practices, and procedures within medical, health, human services, and counseling programs.

Position requires pre-employment PPD (TB) and successful completion of post hire OSHA training.

Contact Info

Please email the UHS HR Team at [email protected] with any questions.

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

Learn more about our university and campuses.

Anticipated Salary Range

Salary will be commensurate with experience and may include a comprehensive benefit package i.e.; health insurance, life insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, short and long term disability insurance, health and dependent care savings accounts, retirement, and professional development funds.

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

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Soft Money Funded Position

This is a soft money funded position, with renewal based on available funds and the needs of the University.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

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