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Announcement - 20-33*GaDOE INTERNAL POSTING ONLY*Click here for job details*/*00209515/Federally Funded All Job Openings
Job Title:Integrated Wellness Coordinator
Post Date:June 25, 2020
Apply by:July 2, 2020
Job ID:
Location:2052 Twin Towers East Atlanta, GA 30334
Program/Unit:Superintendent’s Office - Whole Child
Description of Duties:

Under broad supervision, develops policy and research initiatives that support health and well-being of students. Identifies issues and alternatives, assesses the funding strategies, documents and presents findings. Coordinates activities with stakeholders and makes presentations to groups.  

Duties include, but are not limited to:

·         Provides technical assistance focusing on providing a connection between education, health, and wellness

·         Strategic alignment to school nutrition to coordinate local school wellness plans

·         Coordinate efforts with strategic partners surrounding wellness initiatives; coordinates with various divisions within GaDOE including the Title IV, Part A Student Support and Academic Enrichment program

·         Assists with coordination and facilitation of community education convenings and training both online and in person

·         Identifies local sponsors and partners to support community-based health and wellness programs

·         Assists in the evaluation and monitoring of a statewide school health model to ensure effective implementation

·         Facilitates coordinated student health and wellness efforts aligned to a state-adopted framework

Minimum Qualifications:Master's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university AND Two years of related experience OR Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university AND Four years of related experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Public Health or related field
  • Demonstrated effectiveness with coordinating multiple partners for project implementation

·         Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with, build collaboration and partnership with school administrators and educators, school health staff, principals, local leaders and non-profit executives

·         Ability to lead, work independently and manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously, paying close attention to detail on many varied tasks; to exercise good judgment in analyzing situations and making decisions

·         Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

·         Strong computer skills, including Excel and PowerPoint, as well as the ability to quickly learn new software programs and online platforms


Essential Job Functions:
Salary/Benefits: Pay Grade M – Annual salary range is $46,310.72 (minimum) to $81,043.76 (maximum). Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment and relevant education/training and work experience. Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance, annual/sick leave, and Employees’ Retirement or Teachers’ Retirement.

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants has been established.  Resumes/Applications will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered.  Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly.  Notification will only be sent to applicants selected for interviews.  Due to the large volume of applications received, we cannot provide application status information. 

It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, disability, citizenship, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or other related conditions, national origin, religion, military or veteran status, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information or age in its employment practices. 

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and each associated State School is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify. The GaDOE utilizes the program to verify employment eligibility of individuals hired on or after July 1, 2007. 

GaDOE Federally-issued User ID#: 46420

Date of Authorization: 07/02/2007​​