Bulletin #504171; 11/01/2021
HEALTH EDUCATOR - Re Announced
Salary: $4,060 - $7,836/Monthly
Work Schedule: Full-Time position, Monday to Thursday, 8.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m., and Friday, 8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. including some early mornings, evenings, and weekends; Exempt classification.
Essential Functions: Under the general direction of the Assistant Director of Health Education, the Health Educator identifies goals for and develops health promotion programs in the Student Health Center to address campus health promotion needs. The incumbent will: plan, design, implement, and evaluate health promotion and health education programs with a goal to improve health knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors; conduct preventive health counseling; oversee and coordinate a peer health education program; provide oversight and direction for the Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC); and conduct basic life support training.
Required Qualifications & Experience: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an approved program in health education or a related health field. Equivalent to one to two years of progressively responsible health education experience or combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. The incumbent must have a thorough knowledge of: health education theories, research, program assessment, planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of health education programs; and industry standards for the delivery of health education in higher education. General knowledge of, or the ability to learn quickly: current and emerging college Health Education Series – 3 age student health problems and existing methods of intervention and control; working knowledge of the principles of educational and social psychology and how these apply to health education program; and applicable industry standards and practices for health promotion such as those found in the American College Health Association’s “Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education”. The incumbent must have the ability to: assess needs and establish or recommend program priorities and goals and develop plans to achieve goals; collect, compile, chart, and analyze data pertinent to health education program planning; plan, organize, conduct or oversee a variety of health education programs and activities including discussion groups and workshops; develop educational materials and media such as pamphlets, audio and video materials, and electronic media; present ideas and information accurately, effectively, and concisely, both orally and in writing; use computer and web-based information technology systems as a resource for research and providing health education programs; maintain confidentiality consistent with applicable laws and regulations; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, students, medical, and other health professionals, representatives of the news media, and other community groups. If selected for an interview, the applicant will be asked to give a short presentation on a related topic.
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The system-wide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to OfficeHRM@calstatela.edu.
Desired Qualifications: Master of Public Health degree (or in process) with emphasis in health promotion and health education, behavioral sciences, or similar focus. Experience providing oversight and direction for Peer Health Education Program committees and meetings. Certifications: American Heart Association Basic Life Support Instructor; California Family Health Council Family Planning Health Worker; TiPS for the University Trainer; QPR Institute Question, Persuade, and Refer Instructor. Certified Health Education Specialist, and the successful completion of domestic violence and sexual assault crisis counselor/advocate training in accordance with California Evidence Code §1037-1037.8 and §1035-1036.2.
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION. .
The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.
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