• Community Wellness Coordinator

    Posted: 03/12/2023

    Community Wellness Coordinator

    Job Summary

    The NEP Community Wellness Coordinator (CWC) will help improve nutrition and health in limited-resource communities statewide by concentrating on NEP’s five focus areas: diet quality, physical activity, food security, food safety and food resource management. The CWC will help a community plan, create and implement nutrition and health initiatives. 

    *This position is full-time and located in Shelby/Rush/Decatur Counties*


    • Bachelor's degree required in Dietetics/Nutrition, Public Health, Health and Human Sciences or related field.  
    • One year of experience in public health and wellness, health promotion and/or community education/development required.             
    • Professional and respectful communication style both orally and in writing.
    • Organizational and time management skills with attention to detail.
    • Ability to work effectively in an environment that combines independent action and teamwork with colleagues and external organizations.
    • Experience delivering evidence-based programs in a community setting via in-person or virtual delivery methods.
    • Valid driver's license, reliable vehicle with required liability insurance to be utilized for frequent travel within Indiana and infrequent travel outside Indiana.
    • Knowledge of basic educational methods.
    • Experience using online collaboration technologies such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Webex.
    • Knowledge of social media (such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.) to market and deliver educational programming.
    • Computer skills:  Active participation in web-based communication and training, competent keyboarding, high level of comfort with development of documents, spreadsheets, presentations, web-based communications and marketing materials.  Able to effectively use Microsoft Office Suite programs.
    • Ability to comply with reporting and budgetary requirements and financial guidelines.
    • Ability to plan and maintain a flexible work schedule/ including regular evening and weekend work to meet time demands and/or special needs of program participants.
    • Proven abilities to foster a work environment respectful of cultural, socioeconomic, ideological, and other kinds of diversity.
    • Ability to effectively communicate/teach program specific material to a diversity of audiences.
    • Strong and creative communication, leadership, mentoring, teamwork and group process skills.


    • Master's degree 

    Additional Information:

    • All new hires will be expected to follow Protect Purdue guidelines. To learn more, visit https://bit.ly/3DH3z6f  
    • To learn more about Purdue’s benefits summary https://bit.ly/3t7vcRd  
    • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position  https://bit.ly/3t7vcRd 
    • A background check will be required for employment in this position 
    • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime) 
    • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period 
    • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply 

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