Job Standard for Health Educator, Senior
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Health Educator, Senior Overview
- Person Group: Professional
- Job Code: 75446
- Pay Grade: P8
- FLSA Status: Exempt
- Career Level: Senior
- Family: Health Services
- Function: Health Education
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. Provide healthcare outreach and information to a diverse population.
Recognized subject matter expert who knows how to apply theory and put it into practice with in-depth understanding of the professional field with limited oversight from managers. Independently performs the full range of responsibilities within the function; requires deep job knowledge of area typically obtained through higher education combined with experience. Manages large projects or processes and problems faced are difficult and often complex; analyzes problems/issues of diverse scope and determines solutions. May manage programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources; functions with a high degree of autonomy. Influences others regarding policies, practices and procedures.
Bachelor’s or Advanced Degree and 5 years of professional experience or equivalent relevant experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Experience of teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects
- Outstanding skills in handling difficult and crisis situations
- 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
- Extensive 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.
60 % of Time Health Educator, Senior 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
- Facilitate and conduct testing
- 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 Time Health Educator, Senior:
Can be determined by department needs
5% of Time Health Educator, Senior:
Perform other duties as assigned
Work Environment and Physical Demands
Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and require wearing hearing protection
Not applicable for Health Educator, Senior
Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.
Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work. Final employment offers are contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual. In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.