Coordinator of Employee Wellness & Nutrition

Job category: Professional
Exemption Status/Test: Exempt
Reports to: Payroll and Benefits Administrator
Date Revised: May 1, 2017
Dept./School: Employee Wellness & Nutrition

Primary purpose

Design and implement a district wellness and nutrition program focused on improving employee health and well being. Develop programs that create awareness, motivation and provide tools to employees that help them adapt and maintain a well-rounded healthy lifestyle. Facilitate changes and /or additions to the program that reflect the changing needs of employees.

Qualifications

Education/Certification

Bachelor’s Degree, required

Master’s Degree, preferred in wellness and/or nutrition related fields

Experience

Minimum of three (3) years successful wellness and/or nutrition experience

Special knowledge/skills

Ability to develop, implement, and evaluate innovative health outreach programs

Ability to counsel and educate adult clients in health related topics

Ability to collaborate with local government and healthcare providers on healthy initiatives for targeted populations

Ability to work in a team environment and contribute to the School Health Advisory Committee

Strong interpersonal skills that foster trust from district employees

Major responsibilities and duties

Employee Wellness & Nutrition Management

  • Develop, coordinate, manage and maintain total wellness and nutrition programming to encourage healthy lifestyles and meet the needs of employees.
  • Draft employee communications with respect to new wellness and nutrition programming to provide continuing education.
  • Organize and implement wellness related activities such as educational seminars, blood drives, vaccination clinics, etc.
  • Serve as a permanent member of the district’s school health advisory committee.
  • Coordinate department and district staff development, orientation, training and certification as related to health needs of employees.
  • Keep abreast of current national wellness and nutrition initiatives and activities, developing a network of resources and contacts.  Explore ideas and opportunities to personalize the program to increase employee participation.
  • Develop marketing campaigns to promote a healthy lifestyle r participation in health and wellness programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Policy, Reports, and Law

  • Compile, maintain and file all reports, records and other documents as required.
  • Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and the local board policy.

Budget

  • Develop and administer employee wellness and nutrition budget based on documented needs and ensure that operations are cost effective and funds are managed wisely. 

Supervisory Responsibilities 

  • None

Mental demands/physical demands/environmental factors

Tools/Equipment Used: 
Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals
Posture: 
Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: 
Repetitive hand motions; frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching
Lifting: 
Occasional lifting and carrying (greater than 15 pounds)
Environment: 
Frequent districtwide travel
Mental Demands: 
Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsible and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.