Life Skills Educator

Position Reports to: Director of Health Promotion 

Specific Responsibilities: Life skills educator shall be responsible for performing the following functions and activities:

  • Provide guidance on community living strategies and health and safety as it relates to residential living.
  • Conduct one-on-one sessions to promote a healthy and safe living environment.
  • Work with students on improving self-advocacy, self-awareness, awareness of others, and communication with peers
  • Develop skills, habits, and routines to ensure adequate hygiene and cleanliness, adequate sleep patterns, proper dietary requirements, promoting a fit lifestyle 
  • Coach students on the utilization of their strengths and available resources to encourage personal responsibility
  • Document sessions in an accurate, precise, and timely manner 
  • Support the development of residents’ roommate relationships and independence 
  • Maintain a presence on campus and spend time with residents weekly and monthly programming
  • Complete and maintain current and comprehensive reports and crisis response documentation 
  • Work with campus safety and housing to complete wellness checks when necessary 
  • Provide instruction regarding health and personal habits 
  • Become familiar with all college policies and procedures and comply with all these policies and procedures 
  • Assist students with completing necessary health services documents 
  • Assist students with setting up necessary appointments with Community Health Centers or other facilities 
  • Follow-up with students who go to the ER
  • Assist students who have been diagnosed with COVID with meal delivery and basic needs as it relates to them being quarantined
  • Assist with student medication management
  • Foster student development in the following areas: shopping/consumer skills, cooking and food safety, time management and organization, problem-solving and decision making. 
  • Attend all meetings called by the president, provost, dean of wellness and student development, and director of health promotion
  • Participate in college functions such as orientation, graduation, open house, and community relations as needed
  • All other duties as assigned 

Qualifications

  • Associate degree preferred 
  • Must have experience working with students that have learning differences
  • C.N.A/H.H.A  experience 
  • Knowledge of basics first aid and CPR 
  • Effective oral communication 
  • Effective computer skills  
  • Must be a team player 
  • Ability to multi-task and work with various departments
  • Must be dependable and willing to be flexible 
Job Category: Staff

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Beacon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for employment and promotion without regard to race, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender history, marital status, family status and responsibility, political and religious conviction, impairment or pregnancy.