Student Health Educator

The University Of North Carolina Chapel Hill , NC 27516

Posted 2 months ago

Health Educator will contribute to: disseminating current health information; educating students about health issues; nurturing healthy attitudes and behaviors for students to make informed decisions regarding personal health; promote a culture that values and supports a healthy community; and coordinate universitys public health and training intervention programs. As part of a team of health educators, this person develops, implements, and evaluates theory and evidence-based health education programming focusing on prevention, risk reduction, and health promotion for all NCCU students; serves as a campus resource for health information; provides leadership and expertise to build a comprehensive educational program; networks with campus departments and organizations.

Position will conduct needs assessments, and identify areas of student issues and concerns and develop goals and objectives for interventions; will develop program content, learning resources, and evaluation tools for specific education interventions; will provide individual consultation to students with specific health education needs; collaborate with other campus resources to ensure accuracy of information and effectiveness of programming; coordinate information and activities with community resources and serves as a liaison with community agencies as appropriate. Position will train and monitor peer educators regarding health information. A Master's degree in Health Education, Public Health, Nursing, Sociology or related field. Two year's experience in Health Education, a portion of which must have included some program coordination and oversight responsibilities.

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