Districit Wellness Coordinator
Buffalo Public Schools - New York, NY

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RECRUITMENT BULLETIN #13-21 February 25, 2013
SALARY: $53,505 - $65,278
Typical Work Activities
Assists in the developing of and coordinates, implements and evaluates the Coordinated School Health program for the Buffalo School District;
identifies resources for health services that includes local health department, district school nursing staff and other community professionals in the health service field;
uses the School Health Index to determine school health priorities;
acts as a liaison with the District's Food Service department to monitor the program;
Collaborates with school staff, including administrators, principals and teachers for the promotion of student and staff health, to ensure improved academic outcomes;
schedules Coordinated School Health professional development opportunities for all employees, as needed;
Assists schools in the development of and expansion of School Wellness Teams, that will include administrators, principals, teachers, students, parents, community members and health professionals;
provides leadership to same in the interpretation of health related statutes;
Establishes and coordinates efforts among community partners and organizations for the delivery of Coordinated School Health program;
Researches, collects and verifies data, and prepares reports for submission to the Director of Health Related Services, regarding school wellness team status, activities and successes;
retrieves for health data for State reporting systems;
Oversees the administration of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey, as required by the District;
Performs related duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications
Master's or Bachelor's Degree in the field of health and wellness, public health, health services, nutrition, nursing, psychology/mental health services or a closely related health field and three years of full-time experience working with children, adolescents and families, in the administration of a health care or health promotional program.
Note: Verifiable part-time experience will be pro-rated to meet full-time experience requirements. Proof of education must be presented at time of appointment.
APPLICATION: CANDIDATES FOR THIS POSITION SHOULD COMPLETE AN APPLICATION AVAILABLE ONLINE AT www.buffaloschools.org (Recruitment Bulletin number must be included on application)
APPOINTMENT: Appointments are subject to the review of the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent following the approval of the City of Buffalo Civil Service Division. Personal interviews shall be scheduled where appropriate
The Buffalo Board of Education is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
FINAL FILING DATE: March 11, 2013

Marta A. Clark
Director of Employment Services