University of Notre Dame Public Health Fellow (Temporary - 1 year Limited Term) in Notre Dame, Indiana

Position Information

Job Description

The McDonald Center for Student Well-Being seeks an entry-level professional to utilize near-peer student connections to promote and deliver innovative strategies to address holistic student well-being through topics including emotional well-being, alcohol and other drugs, sleep, and other emerging topics. The focus of this fellowship is to provide support to McWell’s programming initiatives. This position will have opportunities for professional and leadership development and is under the supervision of the Director of the McDonald Center for Student Well-Being, with support from the Assistant Directors. The total hours will not exceed 900 hours during the academic year.


  1. Facilitate health promotion initiatives: a.Facilitate public health programs and workshops on a variety of health topics including:
  • Stress Management

  • Sleep Education

  • Alcohol and Other Drug Education

  • Bystander intervention programs, (e.g., “Irish RespoND”). b. Participate in the development of new programs and materials to address the health topics listed above. c. Serve as Project Lead for McWell Mini-Grant Program and Game Day Yoga d. Oversee the McWell social media accounts and contribute to marketing and outreach efforts. e. Assist in the research design and evaluation of McWell training workshops and other initiatives. f. Collaborate with campus community organizations and campus partners as needed. g. Provide support to other departmental initiatives led by McWell Assistant Directors as needed.

  1. Collaborate with campus partners to foster positive culture change on campus a. Utilize near-peer connection to collaborate with student leaders in developing strategies to foster positive campus culture change as it relates to health and well-being. b. Provide training opportunities for student leaders and organizations on campus. c. Work with Residence Halls to provide positive culture change. d. Participate in coordinated campus efforts to shift campus culture as it relates to health and well-being.

  2. Administrative & other duties as assigned: Contribute, as needed, beyond specific job responsibilities to strengthen collaboration, contribute to smooth and efficient operations, and support the goals of the McDonald Center for Student Well-Being.

Minimum Qualifications

EDUCATION Bachelor’s degree (class of 2018) from the University of Notre Dame.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including demonstrated success with public speaking, training in basic listening skills, and professional writing and editing skills. Proficient in word processing/PowerPoint, database management, and graphic design. Documented experience with social media platforms. Strong attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to take initiative and be self-motivated. Ability to learn new concepts quickly in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines. Demonstrated leadership experience. Ability to multitask and balance many projects at once. Ability to provide empathetic support. Availability to work evening and weekends as needed. Thorough understanding of University of Notre Dame student culture.

WORK STYLE Strong commitment to collaborative work. Inclusive and welcoming to all students and faculty/staff. Willingness to seek guidance when needed. Ability to adapt to a changing work environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with behavioral health concepts and/or cultural change concepts. Previous experience with quantitative and qualitative research methodologies. Previous experience in a peer advisor or counselor role (e.g., RA, FYS Peer Mentor, etc.). Previous experience planning and implementing initiatives on campus. Track record of success working independently and creatively to identify opportunities, challenges, and solutions.

Job Title: Public Health Fellow (Temporary - 1 year Limited Term)

Department: McDonald Center for Well-Being (15000)

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Family / Sub-Family: No Eprism / Approved _No Eprism

Career Stream/Level: Temporary

Department Hiring Pay Range: $15/hour

Pay ID: Bi-Weekly

FLSA Status: T1 - Non-exempt Temp/On-call Hourly

Job Category: Other

Job Type: Part-time

Schedule: Days of Week & Hours: Monday-Friday with some weekends and evenings.

Schedule: Hours/Week: 30 hours/week

Schedule: # of months: 30 weeks for the academic year

Job Posting Date (Campus): 04/17/2018

Job Posting Date (Public): 04/17/2018

Job Closing Date: 05/21/2018

Posting Type: Open To All Applicants

Posting Number: S18326

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