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Health Education Fellow

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Categories: Staff
Department: Student Health & Well-Being

Health Education Fellow

The Health Education office has an opening for the position of Health Education Fellow. The Health Education Fellow will lead outreach program planning specific to sexual violence prevention and alcohol & substance use/misuse. The Health Education Fellow will also lead Davidson's bystander intervention program, Green Dot, along with the Green Dot leadership team. Individuals who are passionate about health education and the program goals of reducing sexual violence and substance misuse on campus should apply.

This position allows for opportunities to plan and implement innovative programs. This is a regular, full-time, two-year appointment. This position is salaried and paid by direct deposit to the financial institution of the applicant's choice. Fellows positions are open to all recent graduates, including Davidson graduates. For more details about the Fellows program, please see


Are you good at interpersonal interactions? Do you have previous experience with health education and promotion? Have you ever participated in a student group who has worked on these topics? Are you considering a career in Public Health or Higher Education? These are all excellent work-related experiences for this position. The working environment is open, creative, and collegial. The applicant will join the Center for Student Health and Well-being, which upholds the health and safety of the student body with the highest standard of care.

The Health Education Fellow will assist the Green Dot leadership team with the training and the coordination of our bystander program, Green Dot, and all related programming. This position will also help centralize programming on campus from other departments and student groups, including Greek Life organizations, who are working to reduce sexual violence and substance misuse on campus.

This position will work closely with all of the Health Education first-year Orientation programs and with the training and coordination of all first-year hall presentations. The Health Education Fellow will assist in the training of all student volunteers in the Health Advisers program and follow up with their programming initiatives, as well with other student organizations advised by Health Education.

Alcohol and Substance use education is an integral part of all of the outreach programs from the Health Education office. A good sense of campus culture around substance use/misuse and outreach programming and messaging is important.

The Health Education Fellow will also collaborate with other members of the Center for Student Health and Well-being and with other departments within and outside of the Student Life Division as well as with the Title IX Coordinator. Opportunities for collaborations with the greater community with other non-profits and schools are also available.

Finally, the Health Education Fellow will conduct research on collegiate bystander education, sexual violence prevention, and reducing substance misuse.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently a college senior or recent graduate with a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Passionate about campus health education and promotion
  • An independent, open-minded, self-motivated and proactive individual
  • Able to multi-task and collaborate well with others

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in health education programming
  • An inclusive approach with some public health, gender & sexuality academic course work and/or experience
  • Proficient with MS Office, Canva, Google, Zoom, and various social media platforms.
  • Graphic design and video editing skills are a plus!

Information about how to submit a cover letter and application can be found at

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

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