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Requisition ID:  24993

Community Wellness Coordinator

Job Summary

The NEP Community Wellness Coordinator (CWC) will help improve nutrition and health in limited-resource communities statewide by concentrating on NEP’s five focus areas: diet quality, physical activity, food security, food safety and food resource management. The CWC will help a community plan, create and implement nutrition and health initiatives. 


*This position is full-time and located in Shelby/Rush/Decatur Counties*



  • Bachelor's degree required in Dietetics/Nutrition, Public Health, Health and Human Sciences or related field.  
  • One year of experience in public health and wellness, health promotion and/or community education/development required.             
  • Professional and respectful communication style both orally and in writing.
  • Organizational and time management skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively in an environment that combines independent action and teamwork with colleagues and external organizations.
  • Experience delivering evidence-based programs in a community setting via in-person or virtual delivery methods.
  • Valid driver's license, reliable vehicle with required liability insurance to be utilized for frequent travel within Indiana and infrequent travel outside Indiana.
  • Knowledge of basic educational methods.
  • Experience using online collaboration technologies such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Webex.
  • Knowledge of social media (such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.) to market and deliver educational programming.
  • Computer skills:  Active participation in web-based communication and training, competent keyboarding, high level of comfort with development of documents, spreadsheets, presentations, web-based communications and marketing materials.  Able to effectively use Microsoft Office Suite programs.
  • Ability to comply with reporting and budgetary requirements and financial guidelines.
  • Ability to plan and maintain a flexible work schedule/ including regular evening and weekend work to meet time demands and/or special needs of program participants.
  • Proven abilities to foster a work environment respectful of cultural, socioeconomic, ideological, and other kinds of diversity.
  • Ability to effectively communicate/teach program specific material to a diversity of audiences.
  • Strong and creative communication, leadership, mentoring, teamwork and group process skills.



  • Master's degree 



Additional Information:

  • All new hires will be expected to follow Protect Purdue guidelines. To learn more, visit  
  • To learn more about Purdue’s benefits summary  
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position 
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position 
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime) 
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period 
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply 

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