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Posted On January 18, 2017

Campus Wellness Specialist

Cleveland Institute of Art, one of the nation’s leading independent colleges of art and design, is seeking a Campus Wellness Specialist. This position will play a vital role in supporting the “wellness” of our student population, with a focus on education and prevention.

This person will be a resource for CIA faculty, staff & students, and will fill several roles. A significant portion of this staff member’s time will be dedicated to raising awareness of and developing programming concerning, but not limited to, the following areas:

• sexual violence prevention (in conjunction with the Title IX team)
• bystander intervention training
• healthy eating and food preparation
• mitigating anxiety (self-calming and other techniques)
• preventing and/or eliminating substance abuse
• managing confrontation

Must be familiar with theories and best practices concerning the mental health and personal needs of young adults and able to recognize the severity of situations presented and provide direction as to community resources that will benefit the student.

MSW or similar education and LISW preferred including 3-5 years of working with adolescents/young adults on issues of identity, community building, mental health, suicidality, substance abuse, and personal growth. Requires an understanding of types of programming, community agencies, and other resources available to help college-age students address their situations and develop skills that will help them live successful personal and professional lives. Must be comfortable working with Microsoft Office suite, spreadsheets, interpreting reports and statistics, and speaking in front of groups.

This position will be full time for 10 months of each year with June and July off.

Please send resume with cover letter including salary requirements to:

Human Resources
Cleveland Institute of Art
11610 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106
Job Code: CWS
Fax: 216.754.4096
No phone calls please

The Cleveland Institute of Art is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, and to the principles that promote inclusion.
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