Director of Wellness for Student Life
Baylor University
Waco, Texas 76706

Job Description

Director of Wellness for Student Life

Position Overview:
Baylor University seeks an outstanding professional to become the Director of Wellness for Student Life. This position specifically supports the mission of the university by leading efforts in the division's stated outcome for the integration of the health of mind, body, and spirit by promoting healthy lifestyles through knowledge and behavior change.

The selected candidate possesses:

  • Knowledge and experience in the development and delivery of health promotion activities; preferably within a higher education environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills are necessary.
  • Preferred experience includes knowledge of substance abuse prevention and recovery, fitness and nutrition, and health education

Master's degree in health education, nutrition or a related field and three years of relevant work experience are required. Preferred candidates will possess a Doctoral degree and five years of relevant work experience. A CHES certification is preferred. Demonstrated Christian faith is required.

Competitive Benefits Package:
  • Health, dental, and vision insurances are effective day 1
  • Time off accrual begins day 1
    • 13 vacation days per year
    • 11 sick days
    • 3 additional personal days
    • 16 paid holidays
  • After one year you are eligible for 100% tuition remissions on any Bachelor or Master level course
  • After one year you will receive automatic retirement contributions equal to 10.8% of your base salary
    • No matching contribution is required
    • You own and manage the retirement account
    • There is no vesting period
    • Part or all of the waiting period can be waived with verification of prior service at another college or university

For information on all the Baylor Benefits, please visit our Benefits Page.

To Apply
View the full position description Director of Wellness. Please submit an on-line application at along with a cover letter and resume.

About Baylor
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 16,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting staff who support our mission as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant's religion among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

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Full Time
Date Posted : 03/28/2019