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Prevention Educator (Part Time)
Lynn University | Boca Raton, Florida
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Job Description


Lynn University is an innovative, global and personalized college based in Boca Raton, Florida. Our 3,000 students are from approximately 100 countries. Our NCAA Division II Fighting Knights athletics program has won 24 national championships (and counting!)

The Chronicle of Higher Education consistently recognizes us as a "Great College to Work For" with high scores in compensation and benefits; work/life balance; job satisfaction; respect and appreciation, and more.

As a Lynn employee, you will help us build a better world with our students. Lynn is currently accepting applications for the part time position of Prevention Educator.

This part time position focuses on providing guidance and support to the Peer Education internship program and creating programming that supports prevention initiatives. Through direct interaction with student interns, this employee will ensure high quality interactions and programs are facilitated and assessed for effectiveness.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Provide direction, education and support to student interns as they received certification as peer educators via a designed program.
* Design, deliver, schedule and coordinate prevention-oriented programming in formal and informal settings.
* Compile data and prepare reports related to prevention programming efforts.
* Maintain records and documentation on student intern performance and fulfillment of positon requirements.
* Create prevention programs for relevant issues facing college students, including mental wellbeing, depression, suicide, anxiety, etc.
* Consistently communicate with supervisor related to program and performance.
* Have the ability to work flexible hours depending on program needs.
* Have the ability to work nights and weekends.
* Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

* Candidate should maintain high energy with a strong commitment to student success, enthusiasm and desire to work with students.
* Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four year college or university and relevant experience is required.
* Knowledge of and ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point.
* Knowledge and ability to use SPSS software.
* Strong writing and editing skills as well as understanding the importance of composing descriptive reports.
* Strong intrapersonal communications skills, both verbal and non-verbal.
* Ability to be creative and forward thinking as to anticipate the needs of those with whom this role interacts.
* Strong ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining a commitment to high quality and positive results.
* Experience directly working in a college or university setting and/or with traditionally college-aged students.
* Experience with public speaking/presentation stongly preferred.
* Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.

Accreditation and equal opportunity

Lynn University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy or parenting status, veteran status, retirement status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431; via email at titleixcoordinator@lynn.edu; by phone at +1 561-237-7727 or to the U.S. Dept. of Education OCR.

Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University. 2016 Lynn University 08/16.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Please notify us at least five days in advance if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed by calling +1 561-237-7639.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with the Clery Act, the University annually provides a report to each student and current employee, as well as to prospective employees and students, that provides a detailed disclosure of information regarding campus security practices (including Emergency Response Plan, Timely Warnings, Emergency Warnings, Missing Persons, fire safety policies, fire prevention data, and Crime Log policies), as well as crime and fire-related incident statistics for the preceding year. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at lynn.edu/securityreport

For your health, Lynn University is now smoke- and tobacco-free.

About Lynn University

Founded in 1962, Lynn University is a private, coeducational university that awards associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees while promoting high academic standards and the development of individual talents and interests. Lynn's student body consists of 1,805 undergraduates and 185 graduate students. The university currently hosts students from 44 states and 88 nations, creating a community in which each student is provided with a rich multicultural experience that encourages global awareness. Its 123-acre campus is located in Boca Raton, Florida.

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