Mental Health and Wellness, Specialist

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Mental Health and Wellness, Specialist
Posting Number req14304
Department Human Resources
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Location To Be Determined
Address USA
Position Highlights

Looking to take your Behavioral Health career in a new direction, while still having a positive impact? Life & Work Connections is seeking an experienced behavioral health professional passionate about empowering individuals. This unique position focuses on the development and delivery of interactive workshops infused with the opportunity to learn skills that support our mental health and wellness. The Mental Health & Wellness Specialist will work with a cross-functional team of fun professionals as well as collaborate with campus and community partners to promote, develop, coordinate, and implement mental health and wellness resources and services available to UArizona employees. This position may be based anywhere within Arizona. Travel to the Tucson Main Campus is required to attend presentations regularly; expenses associated with travel to The Tucson Main Campus will be the responsibility of the successful candidate.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Develop and present workshops on various mental health and wellness topics including, but not limited to, psychological and emotional well-being, stress management, relationships, family issues, managing change, and communication skills.
  • Collaborates with a team members, university partners, and community entities to coordinate, implement and manage mental health and wellness related projects and programs.
  • Participates in health and wellness promotion activities (orientation, fairs, trainings, etc.) and regularly contributes to health and wellness campaigns.
  • Contributes to the evaluation, formation and promotion of health and wellnesscentric work environment norms, procedures and policies to enhance the institutions culture of health and wellness.
  • Identifies, evaluates and may manage behavioral health vendors and partners; makes recommendations for program changes and enhancements.
  • This position may be based anywhere within Arizona. Travel to the Tucson Main Campus is required to attend presentations regularly; expenses associated with travel to The Tucson Main Campus will be the responsibility of the successful candidate.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge of multiple therapeutic approaches in order to design and deliver therapeutically informed psychoeducation
  • Demonstrates knowledge of behavioral health best practices to help inform communications, processes, or policies
  • Demonstrates commitment to continued learning of evidence-based psychoeducation
  • Ability to write, listen, communicate and present effectively
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrates time management, organization, and attention to detail skills
Minimum Qualifications
  • Masters degree required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is required.
  • Ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy .
Preferred Qualifications
  • 5 years’ work experience in the behavioral health field - Current or prior licensure in as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW).
FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job FTE 1.00
Work Calendar Fiscal
Job Category Human Resources
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Rate of Pay $53,039-DOE
Compensation Type salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)
Grade 7
Career Stream and Level PC2
Job Family Wellness
Job Function Human Resources
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)
Number of Vacancies 1
Target Hire Date 6/1/2023
Expected End Date
Contact Information for Candidates Josephine Corder,
Open Date 3/31/2023
Open Until Filled Yes
Documents Needed to Apply Resume and Cover Letter
Special Instructions to Applicant
Diversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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