Director of Well-Being Programs

Fairfax, VA, VA
Aug 03, 2018
Feb 19, 2019
Full Time

Job Category : Admin or Professional Faculty

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Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

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Director of Well-Being Programs

The George Mason University Center for the Advancement of Well-Being (CWB), within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, invites applicants for the position of Director of Well-Being Programs. The mission of CWB is to serve as a catalyst for human well-being through educational programs, research activities, and public outreach. CWB is an interdisciplinary unit at George Mason University serving internal and external audiences. George Mason University has as one of its strategic goals to evolve as a model well-being university. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Masons academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Reporting to the centers Executive Director, the responsibilities of the Director of Well-Being Programs include: * Manage and expand CWB signature well-being programs, including an undergraduate residential theme-based program (Mindful Living), the Mason Resilience Project and Strengths Academy; * Provide subject matter expertise and consultation on the science and application of well-being to university units/departments on developing well-being initiatives, programs (credit and non-credit) and resources for specific university stakeholder populations; * Work collaboratively and cultivate partnerships with university offices, units, major stakeholders, faculty, staff, and students to further Masons impact on its strategic goal of becoming a model well-being university; * Engage Mason faculty/staff and external instructors and program directors in assisting with the design and delivery of CWBs executive education programs, including an International Coach Federation (ICF) certification on Leadership Coaching for Organizational Well-Being; Positive Leadership Certificate, and other programs; * Assist in designing and delivering CWBs leadership development and well-being executive education programs for open-enrollment and customized programs; * Cultivate relationships with executive education clients and advisory councils; * Serve as the liaison to the universitys central executive education office (Executive and Professional Education); * Assist in proposal development for external funding fund raising activities and revenue-generating activities that support the core mission of the center; * Contribute articles/blogs that promote human flourishing and well-being; * Assist the centers Executive Director with daily operations and management of the center. Required Qualifications: * Masters Degree required in a relevant field or discipline such as psychology, sociology, well-being, management/organizational development, leadership studies as examples; * A minimum of five years of full-time professional experience * Demonstrated record of successful organizational/management experience; * Demonstrated knowledge of the science of well-being and evidence-based practices; * Demonstrated experience in designing, facilitating, and evaluating well-being programs/projects for multiple audiences; * Strong communication skills with the ability to translate the knowledge of well-being to diverse audiences. Preferred Qualifications: * PhD preferred

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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