University Health Services- Office of Health Promotion
As a member of the Student Affairs Division and the Department of University Health Services, the person filling this position will contribute to the mission by working with students to meet the Divisional priorities of fostering public health and safety and helping to develop life skills and interaction among UMBC students. This is accomplished through the Peer Health Education Program, and other programming efforts and outreach events conducted through the Office of Health Promotion. Students who participate in these events and programs learn essential skills about their health and well-being as it relates to academic and life-long success. Educational areas of interest include alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, sexual and reproductive health, nutrition, stress management and healthy relationships.
The Health Educator will plan, promote, coordinate, implement and evaluate health education programs, health campaigns, and activities for University Health Services. Specific duties include: supervise the Peer Health Education Program; coordinate campus-wide health education outreach and programming efforts as well as individual health education consultations; assist in collecting and analyzing program data for evaluations; coordinate the Mental Health First Aid Training; represent UHS on divisional committees related to alcohol and drugs prevention and recovery; and perform other duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Health Education, Public Health, Health Promotion or related field and at least two years of experience in Health Education or related setting.
Experience with teaching and working in higher education preferred.
Master's degree preferred in Health Education, Public Health or other related field.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.
Screening of Applications Begins:
For best consideration submit application materials by June 21, 2019 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled).
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contingent II positions may include some benefits. To learn more about our benefits click here.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Internal Number: 492936
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