Health Educator - Sexual Health
SF State University
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Health Promotion & Wellness
Temporary CSUEU position:
Position to end on or before 09/30/2019. Permanent status may be earned in this position if it is renewed for four years without a break in service in accordance with collective bargaining agreement provisions.
Monday to Friday; 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Anticipated Hiring Range*
$4,490.00 to $5,400.00 per month ($53,880.00 to $64,800.00 annually)
Salary is commensurate with experience.
With a mission of promoting health equity and developing the capacities for academic, personal, and professional success for members of the SF State community, Health Promotion & Wellness (HPW) works to increase academic retention and success by decreasing negative health outcomes associate with harmful social norms, lack of social connection, and risky behavior among SF State students. Under general supervision of the Director, the Health Educator provides assessment of needs, planning, development, implementation and evaluation of a broad spectrum of integrated health education, health promotion and disease prevention programs, for use throughout the campus. The goal of these programs is to meet the health and sexual health education and promotion needs of an ethnically and culturally diverse student population. Incumbent may directly supervise student peer health educator and/or advise student volunteer members of the Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC).
- Based on studies, surveys and consult with students, health professionals and other campus stakeholders, determine health education needs and priorities for the entire SF State student community.
- Based on needs assessments, develop goals for integrated health education and promotion programs.
- Use campus and community resources to plan, develop, implement and evaluate programs and activities that meet the health education and promotion goals for the entire SF State student community in a manner that is consistent with professional health education standards, such as the ACHA 'Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education'.
- Implement a sexual health promotion focused plan that addresses student needs based on quantitative and qualitative data and focuses on topics such as decreasing incidence rates of sexually transmitted infections; promoting healthy communication and consent and collaborating in the provision of sexual violence prevention education, including bystander intervention; increasing use of effective birth control; and shifting sexual culture to be sex positive and inclusive of all sexualities.
- Use a wide range of accessible media including educational technologies, electronics, web based programs (iClicker, iLearn, OrgSync, and the Drupal based Student Health Services website) and social media to create, develop and promote student participation in health education and programs.
- Prepare accessible health education mass media materials, and develop and/or facilitate the development of accessible audio-visual material for health education and promotion programs.
- Plan, develop and conduct programs, activities, workshops and media evaluations using a variety of tools including the use of surveys and pre and post intervention testing.
- Plan, develop, implement and evaluate educational programs and activities on a variety of health topics with the goal of improving student health by enhancing understanding, changing the campus environment, and altering attitudes and modifying behavior.
- Instruct groups of students, and hold workshops on health promotion and wellness principles.
- Provide group preventive health education consultation and workshops on a variety of topics including sexual and reproductive health, sexual violence prevention, smoking cessation, exercise, nutrition, stress, addiction, and mental health and wellness related topics.
- Document health education services, program needs, goals, design, implementation and evaluation in standard application including Microsoft Office, and the Student Health Center¿s practice management and electronic health record system (PointnClick).
- Coordinate the recruitment, training and supervision of student assistant peer health leadership interns and volunteer ambassadors.
- Represent the HPW Department on SF State campus committees.
- Prepare grant applications to support SF State health education and promotion programs.
- Keep current with practices and trends in health education, especially those practices pertinent to a large urban multicultural University like SF State.
- Develop and coach peer educators, student volunteers and student assistants.
- Collaborate with HPW staff, in addition to taking leadership committee roles, in the work of developing a campus HPW department.
Other Duties as Assigned.
At All Times
- Demonstrate behaviors that are in line with the User Friendly Principles (P530C) and Principles of Conduct for a Multi-Cultural University (P30D)
- Demonstrate safe work practices for oneself, others and the office environment.
- Thorough knowledge of health education theories, research, and program assessment; planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of health education programs, and industry standards for the delivery of health education in higher education. General knowledge of, or the ability to learn quickly, current and emerging college age student health problems and existing methods of intervention and control. Working knowledge of the principles of educational and social psychology and how these apply to health education programs; and applicable industry standards and practices for health promotion such as those found in the American College Health Association's (ACHA) 'Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education'.
- Ability to assess needs and establish or recommend program priorities and goals and develop plans to achieve goals; collect, compile, chart, and analyze data pertinent to health education program planning; plan, organize, conduct or oversee a variety of health education program and activities including discussion groups and workshops; develop educational materials and media such as pamphlets, audio and video materials, and electronic media; present ideas and information accurately, effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing; use computer and web-based information technology systems as a resource for research and providing health education programs; maintain confidentiality consistent with applicable laws and regulations; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, students, medical, and other health professionals, representatives of the news media, and other community groups.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent in an approved program in health education or a related health field. Equivalent to one to two years of progressively responsible health education experience or combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities.
- An American Public Health Association (ACHA) approved master's degree in public health with emphasis on health education; a master's degree in health science or public health administration or equivalent; and/or national certification is highly preferred.
- Experience developing, implementing and coordinating sexual health promotion programs.
- Working knowledge of supervisory and leadership techniques.
- Ability to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate programs to meet the needs of an ethnically and culturally diverse university campus.
- Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).
Core Competencies - embody the following competencies:
- Bias toward collaboration and teamwork.
- Effective oral, written and nonverbal communication skills.
- Customer/Client Focus with an emphasis in problem solving and resolution.
- Personal effectiveness and credibility as demonstrated by interpersonal and professional confidence.
Incumbent must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty and staff.
This position requires the successful completion of a background check.
Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions. SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve.
We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employees.
Eligible and qualified on-campus applicants, currently in bargaining units 2, 5, 7, and 9 are given hiring preference.
How To Apply
**THE ONLINE RECRUITMENT SYSTEM WILL ALLOW ONLY ONE FILE ATTACHMENT FOR EACH SUBMISSION**
Submit an online application and upload in one file attachment your resume, cover letter, describing your specific qualifications for each position AND three (3) professional references who can comment upon your education and/or job related experience.
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The Human Resources office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872.
This position is open until filled.
Review of applications to begin 06/28/2019.
Please note that this position, position requirements, application deadline and/or any other component of this position is subject to change or cancellation at any time.