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Position Title:  Director of Wellness

Olin College in Needham, MA is a community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to its mission to transform engineering education. We seek team-oriented individuals interested in supporting a student-centered and innovative environment by excelling at their own immediate responsibilities and contributing to the college as a whole.

Position Summary:

The Director of Wellness will be responsible for the development and implementation of evidence-based wellness education, prevention, promotion, and support for students. The Director will lead outreach efforts, events, and workshops in the areas of alcohol and drug education, sexual heath, mental health, stress management, and other wellness related areas.


  1. Health and Wellness
  • Serve as liaison to Health Services (shared with Babson College)
  • Design and implement evidence-based programs for alcohol and other drug education and education-based sanctions
  • Design and implement inclusive and equitable educational programming
  1. Mental Health
  • Serve as liaison to the College’s mental health care provider
  • Triage student concerns and serve as advocate and support, or refer appropriately to the College’s mental health services, student health services, or other support systems
  • In consultation and collaboration with the College’s mental health care provider, manage emergency and crisis situations
  • Design and implement inclusive and equitable educational programming
  1. Sexual Violence Prevention and Education
  • Assist with the recruitment, training, and advisement of the Peer Advocates student group
  • Provide trauma informed support and advocacy for students
  • Support and collaborate with the Title IX Coordinator on training and education for the campus community around sexual misconduct, positive relationships, and bystander intervention
  1. Serve on the student support team (behavior intervention team)
  1. Collaborate with colleagues in Student Affairs and other campus stakeholders and serve as an active member of the Student Affairs team
  1. Assure excellent service delivery to students
  1. Perform other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements:

The qualified applicant will have a minimum of a master’s degree in counseling, health education, higher education, or a related field and 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in wellness /health education; experience with crisis management; excellent project management skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to influence and motivate; ability to work with all constituencies; and a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion as well as the student affairs profession.  Occasional evening and weekend work required.


Please send resume and cover letter to Please include your reason of your interest in working at Olin College of Engineering.

In accordance with its own values and with federal and state regulations, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering does not discriminate in admission, programs, services or employment—including the recruitment, hiring, training and promotion of persons in all job classifications—on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.


Olin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.