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STEPS Wellness Support Connector

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title STEPS Wellness Support Connector
Requisition Number TE04976
Department Name 3J532:STEPS Temporary Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $14.99-23.98/hour
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

High School Diploma

Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements

Sitting, standing, light lifting.


Typically, Monday through Friday (8:00am to 5:00pm). Additional hours (evenings and weekends) as workload demands.

Job Summary

In support of the University reopening plan and our commitment to campus community members, we are currently seeking a Wellness Support Connector. The Wellness Support Connector will use a web-based client resource management (CRM) platform to coordinate services needed by the COVID-19 positive cases and contacts of anyone diagnosed with COVID-19. Services may include coordinating grocery and prescription delivery, locating resources, and managing referrals in the local area. The Wellness Support Connector will manage individual cases using a prescribed case management approach, helping to navigate complex systems and resources available at the University of Kentucky and beyond.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Ability to exhibit a professional, positive attitude and work ethic. Excellent interpersonal skills required and ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse individuals during a time of crisis and distress. Ability to show empathy to distressed individuals. Excellent detail orientation, organizational and communication skills. Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism. Proficiency with computers. Exceptional ability to find and make connections with campus and community resources.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social Work or health related field
Case Management and/or wellness coaching experience desired
Health/Wellness education experience
Client Resource Management (CRM) system experience.
Bilingual ability in written and verbal communication

Deadline to Apply 08/09/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2020-07-31 Expires: 2020-08-30

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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STEPS Wellness Support Connector

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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