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ASOSU Associate for Wellness Affairs

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please apply into this posting and provide all required application materials. OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Student Support Services
Job Title ASOSU Associate for Wellness Affairs
Appointment Type Student Employee
Job Location Corvallis
Position Appointment Percent 100
Appointment Basis 12
Min Hourly Rate $12.00
Max Hourly Rate *
Position Summary

The Associate for Wellness Affairs shall assist the ASOSU in promoting self-governance in the best interest of students at Oregon State University. This includes, but is not limited to, creating educational events and campaigns related to nutrition, fitness, mental health, sexual health, accessibility and other health related topics.

The Associate for Wellness Affairs will also work closely with other members of the ASOSU Executive branch and the Community Team to develop community-based initiatives and programs to raise awareness and engage the student body on issues related to the wellness and other community focuses.

This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) student support position for ASOSU at Oregon State University.

Position Duties

Collaboration and Advocacy Work (40%)
-Continually and consistently work with other members of the Community Team to create, advocate, and achieve community-based initiatives and campaigns.
-Collaborate with the Director of Women Affairs, the SafeRide Team, Student Health Services, Office of Equity and Inclusion, and CARDV, and other members of the Community Team and members of the ASOSU staff to plan and execute Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Take Back the Night
-Collaborate with other student organizations and administrative areas including, but not limited to, Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence (CARDV), Sexual Assault Response Network (SARN), Cultural Resource Centers, living groups, the Women’s Center, Student Health Services (SHS), Healthy Campus Initiative, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), Recreational Sports, the Peer Health Advocates, and the Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life (specifically, the VP of Education and Leadership), to promote wellness
-Work closely with faculty, administrators, ASOSU directors, as well as connect with Intercultural Student Services, Diversity Cultural Engagement, the Cultural Resource Centers
-Collaborate with other student organizations including, but not limited to, Intercultural Student Services, Diversity Development, INTO, University Housing and Dining Services.
-Collaborate with other student groups such as Active Minds, Health Navigators, Wellness Agents and more
-Work with the Wellness Alignment (Counseling and Psychological Services, Recreational Sports, and Student Health Services)
-Communicate thoroughly, as well as bring all updates to the Director of Community Initiatives and on wellness student issues on a bi-weekly basis
-Attend Disability Access Services and Accessible Student Alliance meetings
-Maintain a strong presence at campus and community events

Programming (20%)
-Be responsible for gathering information, tracking legislation, and conducting research on issues and policies pertaining to wellness issues and raise awareness and educate the OSU community on these issues.
-Build campaigns and initiatives related to mental health, physical health, spiritual health, occupational health, and environmental health
-Create collaborative programs pertaining to students with disabilities and disability justice.
-Assist with and promote National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDAW) sexual assault within SafeRide, ASOSU, and the OSU community through the It’s On Us campaign, the Take Back the Night campaign, and the Oregon Students of Color Conference.
-Using direct action organization techniques, assist with campaign planning throughout the year.

Administrative (20%):
-Create a comprehensive filing system to facilitate ongoing research and data compilation on wellness issues
-Identify and develop areas of involvement in wellness affairs in which ASOSU should engage itself
-Advise the Executive Cabinet on wellness issues
-Report to the ASOSU House of Representatives and Senate at least once per term on campaigns
-Meet bi-weekly with the Director of Community Initiatives.
-Actively participate with the ASOSU team as well as meet weekly with the Community Team.
-Work at least 7 in-office hours, and 8 other hours, totaling 15 hours completed weekly during the academic year

Other Campaigns and Initiatives (20%):
-Work within the diversity and community programs teams on their campaigns and issue work that is not directly related to your issue area.
-Promotion and work within ASOSU’s external campaigns such as the Vote OR Vote Voter Registration Drive, the ASOSU Elections, and others.
-Other duties as assigned

As an Officer of the Associated Students of Oregon State University Executive Branch, you are obligated to be active in the recruitment of new interns and volunteers, maintain a clean office environment and work space, dynamically participate with the ASOSU team, maintain a strong presence at campus and community events, and actively reach out to other student groups.

Minimum Qualifications

Employment Eligibility Requirements (http://fa.oregonstate.edu/stu-manual/500-employment-eligibility-requirements)

Additional Required Qualifications

-A commitment to promoting and advancing diversity and creating an atmosphere of inclusion
-A commitment to advocating for student issues
-Must be a currently enrolled student at Oregon State University for at least 6 academic credits.
-Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 for undergraduate students and a GPA of 3.0 for graduate students
-Must be in good academic standing and conduct for the term prior to selection and during entire period of employment.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications

-Strong communication skills, interpersonal, public speaking, digital, etc.
-Be able to manage time well
-Strong organizational skills
-Have a knowledge and/or willing to learn about social justice foundations, identity, and intersectionality
-Ability to work independently as well as in a team
-Willingness to be adaptable, to accept changes and try new things
-Work well under pressure
-Ability to exercise flexibility, initiative, good judgment, and discretion
-Ability to work accurately, with interruptions, to meet a deadline
-Experience working with organizations such as ASOSU, OSUPC, DCE, ISOSU, SEAC, Student Health Services (SHS), Center for Civic Engagement, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), and/or CARDV, and others
-Experience in leading and directing individuals

Working Conditions / Work Schedule

The student worker may be required to work up to an approximate 20 hours per week.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P03551SE
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 09/04/2018
Anticipated Appointment End Date
Posting Date 04/02/2018
Full Consideration Date
Closing Date 05/04/2018
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / Student - open to ALL qualified/eligible students
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please apply into this posting and provide all required application materials.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Oregon State University, as a campus and as a community, consistently works to promote diverse initiatives and strives to solve problems at a local, state, and national level. Identify an issue you feel is important to students at OSU, provide a solution to this issue, and describe the actions you would take to implement this solution.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents