Senior Specialist, Student Health and Wellness

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Monday, 31 August 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 28 September 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Organization Name Khalifa University College Medicine and Health Science

About University

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology combines the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR), and the Petroleum Institute (PI) into one world-class, research-intensive institution,seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering.

Brief Description

The Senior Specialist, Student Health & Wellness will contribute to the office’s mission of supporting the well-being of students and trainees, and contribute to the assessment,implementation, and evaluation of wellness and health promotion efforts.

Detailed Description

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Operational Responsibilities

Assist in the development of strategic plans, goals, and measurable objectives for wellness and health promotion services

Support the implementation of outreach strategies, educational programs, and interventions to support the mental, emotional, and physical health of CMHS students;

Collaborate with stakeholders across the university and contribute to institution-wide efforts to improve the well-being of all CMHS students;

Plan for and execute regular health and wellness programs, assessment, sharing results regarding effectiveness and ideas for improvement with CMHS leadership

Assist with assessment and evaluation efforts to inform ongoing needs, and determine effectiveness; Create well-defined metrics to measure the success of the wellness programs.

Analyze periodic student health surveys that provide baseline and follow-up health data

Identify program needs and priorities

Evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services, and track trends in student health status and behavior

Collaborate and support the research projects related to wellness efforts;

Plan wellness events and educational workshops on health promotion and well-being topics;

Prepare a detailed budget to support student and trainee-led wellness initiatives and monitor expenditure of the approved budgets.

Maintain Wellness intranet,calendar, and social media;

Attend monthly Student Health Advisory Committee and ad hoc meetings as needed

Ensure adherence to the University's information security policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly

Ensure coordination with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed. Perform other tasks as assigned by the Line Manager

Job Requirements

Qualifications & Experience

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree with a focus on health promotion, health education, public health or another related discipline, and some related work experience.Health and/or Wellness Coaching Certification preferred       

Required Experience


  • A minimum 6 -7 years of relevant experience.         

 UAE Nationals:

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (

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