Health Educator

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Work type: Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Health, College of Health Sciences, Mid-Level

About Us:
Boise State University is located along the banks of the Boise River and a short stroll from the state capitol. We are committed to an innovative, transformative, and equitable educational environment that supports student success, and advances Idaho and the world.
 
Boise State is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities are welcomed.
 
Learn more about Boise State and living in Idaho’s Treasure Valley at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/
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.

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 initiatives, policies, and programs.
  • Assist and/or lead campus-wide initiatives related to alcohol and other drug education.
  • Serve as an alcohol and other drug education resource 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 range is $51,896.00 to $64,875.20 annually, 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:

Cover letter and resume. 

 

 

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Boise State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Boise State University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. As a federal contractor, the University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. View Boise State's complete Pay Transparency Policy Statement. Boise State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 426-1616 or hrs@boisestate.edu.
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