EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Health & Wellness Coordinator

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Job Description

Responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluations of health/wellness programs and special events. Assesses the health/wellness needs and interests of the community, and prepares and submits proposals for programs, special events and health/wellness practices. Serves as a health/wellness consultant to the department staff on facilities, parks, programs and events. Develops and conducts training for all department staff as well as community organizations on the topic of health/wellness best practices, initiatives and trends. Manages and reviews annual partnerships and collaborates with city departments, community agencies and organizations to assist with the facilitation of activities, events and services. Collaborates and supports department staff with nutrition information and active living program and event ideas to promote the benefits of a healthy/active lifestyle. Able to instruct physical activity and wellness programs. Identifies grant opportunities at the local, state, and national levels to support existing programs, in addition to funding future activities and services. Conducts ongoing observations, annual goals and objectives, and evaluations of programs and events to ensure health/wellness message is communicated to participants. Coordinates marketing efforts to increase community awareness of health/wellness benefits throughout department programs and facilities by coordinating with the Community Relations Manager. Trains and supervises seasonal part-time staff, interns and volunteers for various specialized health/wellness services, special events, and programs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES - Working knowledge of the design, planning and implementation of health and wellness programs, events, and classes. Thorough knowledge of a full range of theories and principles accepted in the field of community health education. Working knowledge of current software: word processing, publishing, spreadsheets, database programs and Constant Contact. Ability to prepare and maintain accurate financial records and reports. Ability to hire, direct, train, coordinate and evaluate the work of others. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to obtain Red Cross First Aid, CPR, and AED instructor certification. Ability to work on multiple projects at once.OTHER REQUIREMENTS - Ability to legally operate a motor vehicle.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE - Minimum knowledge equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Nutrition, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Health Education, or related field. Certified fitness instructor with emphasis in community wellness programming preferred. Minimum experience equivalent to one year through three years working in the field of health and wellness.

Additional Information

Salary: $39,128.86 - $48,300.00

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8-5pm with evenings and weekends as needed


  • Employees receive 13 paid holidays per year and may earn up to 4 weeks (160 hours) of Paid Time Off in their first year of employment and 5 weeks (200 hours) in their second calendar year of employment.
  • The City contributes 14.2% of an employee's salary to their retirement fund through the Indiana Public Retirement System (INPRS). Employees may contribute pre-taxed dollars to a 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan account to supplement their retirement earnings.
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance premiums are subsidized by the City and are available on day one of employment. The City offers life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, and long term disability insurance at no cost to employees. Employees may elect voluntary term life and short-term disability insurance. 
  • Employees may receive over $2,400 per year in HSA contributions and wellness reimbursements, insurance discounts, and incentives.
  • City Employees ride for free on Bloomington Transit.



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  • 401 N. Morton Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47404
  • (812) 349-3700

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