The Peer Education Coordinator is a part-time, paraprofessional position within the Office of Community Standards and Student Conduct in effect for a full academic year. The Peer Education Coordinator will be responsible for assisting with the administration of Community Standards and AToD programs and activities. The Peer Education Coordinator works under the supervision of the chair of the AToD Task Force and is responsible for providing harm reduction information to the campus population serving as positive health and lifestyle coordinators.
I. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
- The Peer Educator must be a matriculated full-time (minimum of 12 credit hours) Kean University student in good academic standing.
- The Peer Educator is expected to maintain a satisfactory academic record. A cumulative grade-point of 2.75 or higher is required for employment. If a Peer Educator’s grades fall below the minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA, he/she will be terminated or placed on employment probation.
- The Peer Educator must be available to work a 10-20 hours per week.
- The Peer Educator is required to attend training programs during various times of the academic year and summer and is also required to pass the national BACCHUS certification within 30 days of hire.
- The Peer Educator must be clear of any type of conduct related record which may call into question an individual’s suitability for the position. Upon review of your application, disciplinary records will be evaluated, and if warranted, an applicant may be required to discuss his/her record or possibly not be considered for employment.
- The Peer Educator is required to commit to a pledge of service promoting healthy choices.
- The Peer Educator will be required to attend meetings upon request of the Task Force.
- The Peer Educator is required to attend bi-weekly meetings with the AToD Task Force Chair or Co-Chair.
- The Peer Educator will be evaluated by AToD Task Force and these evaluations will be used to strengthen their position effectiveness.
- Should the Peer Educator be placed on any disciplinary or housing probation, for any reason or any length of time, they will automatically be terminated from their position.
- The Peer Educator should be available to work hours during the evenings and weekends as needed.
II. AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES
- Conduct presentations for Transition to Kean students on policies relating to Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs (AToD).
- Assist in researching presentation subjects and materials related to harm reduction and safe practices regarding AToD.
- Assist in the preparation of AToD reports and program assessment
- Assist in the tracking of people/groups in attendance at presentations.
- Assist in the creation of educational programs focusing on AToD.
- Assist in the design and implementation of related surveys for those participants involved in AToD programs through web based program.
- Become familiar with all University policies and procedures in regards to AToD and Community Standards and Student Conduct.
- Possess strong organizational skills.
- Possess strong communication and presentation skills.
III. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assists with University policy formulation in regards to AToD and Community Standards
- Serves on University, division and departmental committees as requested
- Attends AToD meetings, as well as professional development sessions as directed.
- Performs other related duties as assigned
The AToD Peer Education Coordinator is paid $9.25 per hour for a maximum of 20 hours per week.
To apply online today, please go to https://kean.campuslabs.com/engage/submitter/form/start/162878.