Collaborates with the Director of Student Health & Wellness with programming, such as speaker series, educational workshops and awareness-raising events that focus on improving the wellbeing of MBA students.
Assists with the Wellness Warriors program, a new student leadership program designed to promote peer-to-peer student support and wellness programming.
Conducts individual and group wellness coaching with Full-Time, Evening and Weekend MBA Programs students.
Partners with the Director, Student Health & Wellness in working with students in need, connecting them with relevant Booth and university resources.
Engages with student leadership (and students in general) in the Full-Time, Evening, and Weekend MBA programs to solicit feedback and ensure programming and communications are responsive to student needs.
Manages wellness communications plan, including weekly newsletter, event communications, and social media posts.
Researches and stays attuned to corporate and higher education wellness trends to ensure we are aligned with best practices.
Engages in administrative tasks associated with wellness programming and student events, such as organizing catering, ordering event supplies, managing registrations, and other related tasks.
Serves as the primary advisor for an assigned number of health and wellness focused student groups in the Full-Time MBA program, assisting with conferences, panels, social events, budgeting, and the overall attainment of group goals.
Supports the Student Life team with special projects as assigned.
Recommends process improvements for programs that relate to critical student-life improvement, including emergency management, accommodations for students with disabilities, and/or the administration of health care services and programs for students.
Collaborates with academic divisions in educating students on safety issues. Interprets student disciplinary issues and prepares an annual university summary of disciplinary actions. Counsels students, parents, and staff in response to concerns, and handles complex situations including student crises.
Performs other related work as needed.
A minimum of three years of professional experience.
Working knowledge in higher education, counseling, or coaching.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
Outstanding verbal, written, and presentation skills, as well as organizational skills.
Work independently with little supervision; possess a self-motivated disposition; identify opportunities for improvement and recommend effective changes, all while achieving key objectives resulting in desired outcomes.
Handle multiple detailed tasks/projects simultaneously and meet strict deadlines with frequent interruptions.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and diplomatically with colleagues, as well as with students, faculty and corporate contacts in a multitude of communication methods i.e., in person, email, phone.
Background in and proficient skills using a variety of media and e-technology platforms for presentations and programs, including in-person and virtual (such as webinars via Zoom, QuickMobile App, or other platforms etc.).
Professional demeanor, including tact, discretion, and a customer service-oriented approach.
Work at both the Chicago Booth Harper Center in Hyde Park and the Chicago Booth Gleacher Center in downtown Chicago.
Staff occasional evening and weekend events.
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