TitleWellness Specialist
LocationHuman Resources
Department Name1460-Recreation

Interlochen Center for the Arts is looking to hire a Wellness Specialist. The Wellness Specialist is a twelve-month year round full-time position which supports student programming and recreational activities during Interlochen Arts Academy and Interlochen Arts Camp.

Major Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides strong leadership, planning and organizational skills in a comprehensive range of health, education and recreational services throughout the year.
  • Develop and execute a twelve-month student activity calendar.
  • Ability to develop and run comprehensive student engagement programs and possess a wide and varied knowledge in promoting scheduling, marketing, supervising and conducting educational, athletic, recreational, and leisure time activities.
  • Stays current and utilizes new global trends to highlight our wellness and recreational offerings.
  • Enhance the quality of student life through innovative programming.
  • Works closely with Student Affairs staff and others as a part of the school’s overall wellness plan.
  • Shares in evening wellness programming.
  • Shares in Dennison Center coverage.
  • The position is heavy evening and weekend focused working hours.
  • Job requires work both inside and outside in all-weather conditions.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or 5+ years of experience in related field.
  • Preferred lifeguard instruction and water-front management.
  • Preferred challenge course management.
  • CPR and First Aid certified.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Strong electronic literacy with Apple products and Google suite.
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team.
  • Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working with individuals from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds.  
  • Some lifting is required up to 50 pounds

A competitive salary, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Also a medical, dental and vision benefits package is being offered along with one meal during a shift (when service is open).

Application Process:
If interested in applying please submit an application by clicking the "Apply Now" button at the bottom of the page. 

Required documents for application are: cover letter/letter of interest, resume and a current listing of three references. You can additionally upload these documents during the submission of the application process by selecting "Apply and continue to upload documents" button. Please upload your documents in a pdf format. 

Review of materials will commence immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Materials submitted will be held in strictest confidence, and references will not be contacted without the permission of the applicant.

The next step of the application process will ask you a series of questions, some are required by the EEOC concerning Protected Veteran Status and Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability. For more information please view the following hyperlinks. 
EEOC Voluntary Self-Identification of Protected Veteran Status
Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability

If interested in applying please submit an application by clicking the "Apply Now" button at the bottom of the page. 

More information about Interlochen Center for the Arts:

Interlochen Center for the Arts is the recipient of the National Medal of Arts and the only organization in the world that brings together: a 2,500-student summer camp program; a 500-student fine arts boarding high school; opportunities for hundreds of adults to engage in fulfilling artistic and creative programs; two 24-hour listener-supported public radio stations (classical music and news); more than 600 arts presentations annually by students, faculty and world-renowned guest artists; a global alumni base spanning eight decades, including leaders in arts and all other endeavors. For information, visit Interlochen online at www.interlochen.org.

Interlochen Center for the Arts MISSION…
To engage and inspire people worldwide through excellence in educational, artistic and cultural programs, enhancing the quality of life through the universal language of the arts.

To ignite lifelong passion for the arts 

Nurturing, Inspiring,Transforming, Enlightening and Enduring

Interlochen Center for the Arts includes:
Interlochen Arts Academy
Interlochen Arts Academy, a fine arts boarding high school, offers the highest quality artistic training combined with comprehensive college-preparatory academics. The Academy also offers post-graduate opportunities.

Interlochen Arts Camp
Young artists from around the world gather at Interlochen each summer to learn, create and perform alongside leading artists and instructors. Programs are offered to students in grades three through twelve.

Interlochen College of Creative Arts
Adult artists thrive on opportunities to learn and express themselves creatively. The College of Creative Arts offers programs in a variety of arts disciplines.

Interlochen Public Radio
Classical Music: 88.7 FM, Interlochen; 88.5 FM, Mackinaw City; 94.7 FM, Traverse City and 100.9 FM, East Jordan/Charlevoix
News Radio: 91.5 FM, Traverse City; 90.1 FM, Harbor Springs/Petoskey; 89.7 FM, Manistee/Ludington
Streaming online at ipr.interlochen.org. Through two listener-supported broadcast services, Interlochen Public Radio (IPR) connects northwest Michigan with arts, news and culture on a global scale. IPR also gives significant focus to local and regional news, information and artists.

Interlochen Presents
Interlochen brings dozens of world-renowned artists to northwest Michigan, enhancing the region’s position on the global arts map. Interlochen presents more than 600 events each year by students, faculty and guest artists, making Interlochen one of the nation’s largest arts presenters

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