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Wellness & Health Promotion

Primary Responsibilities: (generally 8-9 hours per week)



The graduate fellow has the primary teaching responsibility to teach one section per semester of HLTH 100:  Wellness, A Way of Life.  Prior to conducting classroom teaching the fellow must attend approximately 5 hours of orientation for new wellness instructors.  Concurrent with teaching the fellow must attend regular support meetings for wellness instructors.  The fellow will have responsibility for instruction, grading, testing, and organizing the classroom experience.  The faculty supervisor will provide a syllabus, slide presentations for each class, classroom activities for each class, sample exams, and guidance pertaining to instruction and classroom management.  The fellow will hold office hours and provide student support and referral as needed.  The fellow may, at the discretion of the faculty supervisor, assist in data collection pertinent to evaluation of aspects of the course.

Secondary Responsibilities:  (generally 1-2 hours per week)

The fellow works with the Director of the Health Promotion Program in efforts to recruit students.  Specific activities may include maintaining databases of current and past students.  The fellow works as a liaison with Graduate Admissions to provide marketing flyers and databases of schools and academic departments to target recruiting efforts.  The fellow maintains current information on the program Facebook page.  The fellow may meet with prospective students to answer questions and serve as a role model student.  The fellow may assist with management of wellness instructors support materials via Google Drive. The fellow may function as a liaison with the SC Wellness Center regarding the Healthy Transitions Moodle Classroom

Fellowship Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

A qualified candidate must have a professional interest related to the field of health promotion.  Also required is Coursework in some or all of the following:  wellness, health behavior, psychological health, stress management, nutrition, sexuality, substance abuse, and physical fitness.  Familiarity with social media and the ability to use word processing, data bases, and presentation software is required.

Position Requirements:

The fellow must be a full-time graduate student at Springfield College in good standing in a field of study related to the fellowship. The fellow must have CPR certification.  The fellow is required to be available during the days to teach HLTH 100.  Accommodations with the fellow’s course load will be made.

Hours per week:                    10 hours per week, part time fellow

  • Available Positions: 1
  • Stipend: $1,500
  • Tuition Waiver: 9
  • Faculty Contact: Dr. Leslie Beale