1) The Health Educator will assist HPW in furthering its mission by: implementing evidence-based health education/promotion initiatives to support the overall well-being of students; monitoring student learning outcomes through proactive prevention initiatives; evaluating the effectiveness of HPW initiatives and reporting the results; developing effective collaborative relationships with key stakeholders to achieve a comprehensive response toward campus well-being; managing online event calendar and health education content.
Essential Functions of the Position:
2) Coordinates and presents health education/promotion programs, such as trainings, workshops, conferences, and campus presentations.
3) Facilitates key initiatives on campus including Mental Health First Aid and Mindfulness Meditation.
4) Leads HPWâ™s health education efforts both in-person (e.g. presentations, workshops, trainings) and online (e.g. website and social media).
5) Markets health education initiatives within the University community.
6) Develops and maintains health education resources on the SHCS website and HPWâ™s social media channels.
7) Creates health education campaigns to address the identified needs of students.
8) Collects and analyzes annual survey data (e.g. ACHA-NCHA, The Healthy Minds Study) to identify student needs prior to implementing initiatives and policies designed to encourage healthy lifestyles and environments.
9) Sets measurable goals and objectives for initiatives using logic model approach.
10) Conducts evaluations and diagnostic studies to assess the quality and performance of health education initiatives.
11) Tracks program utilization and outcomes to report regularly to the campus community.
12) Participates in the Campus Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), including assisting with data collection and analysis.
13) Develops and maintains partnerships with campus stakeholders that support a comprehensive and integrated approach for campus well-being.
14) Identify ways to collaborate with additional key stakeholders to address the needs of students.
1) Ability to remain organized and productive in high demand periods required.
2) Ability to respond promptly, directly and effectively to internal and external inquiries and requests for service while managing competing demands.
3) Flexibility and the ability to adjust to unpredictable circumstances.
4) This is a 12-month position reporting to the SHCS Director for Health Promotion and Wellness. This is a full-time position; weekend and evening hours required. This position may require participation in off-campus initiatives.
1) Ability to use computers extensively for 4 hours or more.
2) Ability to sit for 2 to 4 hours.
3) Ability to travel to various on-campus location.s
1) Advanced degree in a health education related field
1) Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching, and instruction for individuals and groups required
2) Ability to lead or instruct others
3) Excellent verbal and written communication skills
4) Knowledge of word processing, data management, and spreadsheets
1) Health Education Specialist certification earned from the National Commission of Health Education Credentialing
1) Cover Letter
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