Health Educator

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Work type: Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Health

About Us: Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/boise-and-beyond/. Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.
Job Summary/Basic Function:

Provide and manage health education programs for the university. Collect and analyze data to identify community needs prior to planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating programs designed to encourage healthy lifestyles.

This position may require evenings and weekends as needed.

Level Scope:

Fully competent and productive professional contributor who applies acquired job skills, policies, and procedures to complete substantive assignments/projects/tasks of moderate scope and complexity. Works independently with general supervision; exercises judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action. May provide guidance and assistance to entry level professionals and/or support employees.

Essential Functions:

60% of the time the Health Educator will:

  • Develop and present health education and promotion programs; training workshops, conferences and school or community presentations.
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships with agencies and organizations interested in public health care.
  • Prepare and distribute health education materials
  • Supervise professional and technical staff in implementing health programs, objectives and goals.
  • Communicate with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources.

35% of the time the Health Educator will:

  • Collaborate with campus and community partners on alcohol and other drug education, programs and policies.
  • Assist and/or lead campus-wide initiatives related to alcohol and other drugs
  • Serve as an alcohol and other drug education point person and refer individuals and groups to appropriate campus or community resources based on needs.

5% of the time the Health Educator will:
Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Knowledge of teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing for others to understand
  • Knowledge of alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral and visual media
  • Good knowledge of: principles and methods for curriculum and training design; structure and content of the English language; administrative and clerical procedures.
  • Experience: talking to others to convey information effectively; using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions.
Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent and 2 years experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in public health, health education, or similar field
  • Experience in a college or university health and wellness setting
  • CHES
  • Knowledge and experience in alcohol education best practices
  • Experience giving educational presentations to diverse groups
  • Experience developing, implementing, and evaluating health promotion programs
Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at https://www.boisestate.edu/hrs/benefits/.

Required Application Materials:

Please provide a cover letter and resume with your application. 

 

 

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