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Rise Program Specialist

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Work type: Restricted
Location: Malibu Campus
Categories: Student Affairs, Administrative/Office Support

The Resilience-Informed Skills Education Program (RISE) Coordinator will coordinate and deliver resilience education and programs to students. The coordinator will equip, empower and educate students with wellness skills and resources to promote life-long resilience. This position will partner and collaborate with other departments, as needed to promote student health and wellness. This is a restricted part-time position.


  • Responsible for independent planning and implementing outreach programming in all six dimensions of resilience including leading, Rise breakout groups and assisting in Rise Coaching.
  • Research, develop, create, and maintain resilience materials, and provide oversight to the Student Affairs and graduate student employees to ensure all promotional materials are maintained, relevant, and current (including websites, digital signage, brochures, etc.).
  • Create training and supervise student interns, workers, or volunteers.
  • Responsible for reporting, tracking, and assessment on programs.
  • Share general office functions for the suite with other members of the team as a member of the Vice President for Student Affairs offices staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: Bachelor's degree in public health, health promotion, or other health or mental health-related field. One year of experience working with college students; experience planning and giving presentations. Ability to integrate Christian faith with student development theories and practice. Personal faith in Jesus Christ; active involvement in a local church; demonstrated support for the Christian mission of the University. Excellent organizational skills; public speaking skills; and ability to develop positive relationships with students and staff colleagues. Proficiency in Google Office Suite.

Preferred: Master's degree in public health, public policy, health promotion, or other health or mental health-related field. Two or more years of relevant experience with college students and public presentations. Experience with website development, and graphic design. Web development; social media.

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education, and employment screening. Qualified individuals with criminal histories will be considered for employment in compliance with applicable laws.

This is a Restricted, Nonexempt, 25-27 hour per week position.

Expected Pay Range: $21.62 - $24.03 per hour 

The above pay range reflects what Pepperdine University reasonably expects to pay for this position at time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on relevant factors such as work experience, market conditions, education/training, and skill level. In addition to base pay, Pepperdine offers a robust and highly competitive benefits package.

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