Health Educator/ Student Health Center at Palm Desert Campus

Website California State University, San Bernardino

Employment Status: Part-time (.60 Full-time Equivalent), probationary “exempt” position. Work Schedule: Tuesday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Occasional evenings and weekends.) First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning December 2, 2019. THE UNIVERSITY California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. The “value added” by a CSUSB education ranks in the top 4 percent in the nation, according to the Collegiate Learning Assessment. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire, and it has the second highest African American and Hispanic enrollments of all public universities in California. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so. The university offers more than 70 traditional baccalaureate and master’s degree programs, education credential and certificate programs, and a doctoral program. THE DEPARTMENT The Student Health Center provides first aid and basic out-patient care services. We have a full time staff Monday through Friday to care for your needs. First aid is always available during clinic hours to anyone on campus. Please dial 911 for emergencies from anywhere on campus for assistance. We are staffed with Doctors, Psychiatrists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Medical Assistants, Pharmacists, and Health Educators. Our center has contracted with local lab and X-ray services for our students. Our psychiatric services are limited to psychiatric medication evaluation and management. Under the direction of the Senior Health Educator, the PDC Health Educator assists in the development and implementation of multi-level, evidence-based and planned approach to health promotion and prevention on the Palm Desert campus; Delivers health promotion and wellness programs to students on a variety of health-related topics such as sexual and reproductive health and infection prevention, alcohol and drug use and abuse education, smoking cessation education, nutrition counseling, mental health awareness, stress management, power-based personal violence risk reduction, etc.; hires, trains, supervises, evaluates, and mentors a team of peer health educators; utilizes findings from the American College Health Assessment or other benchmarked surveys to inform health education programming; manages and directs social media outreach and advertising for all PDC health education programming; uses formal and informal organizational structures within the SHC to integrate prevention services with medical and mental health services; consults with senior staff about public health initiatives and crises; coordinates PDC alcohol-related programs, including the administration of online alcohol health education, and participation on the CSUSB Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) Committee; builds effective partnerships across campus to collaborate on programming that promotes student health and success; partners with community agencies to enhance health promotion programming and services available to students. In consultation with the health education team, identifies goals for and developing health promotion programs on the PDC SHC to address long and short-term campus health education needs; designs and carries out surveys and other assessments to evaluate the effectiveness of programs, gauge student satisfaction and increase the participation of students in health promotion programming at PDC; identifies outside funding opportunities for innovative programs and oversees preparation of related proposals for grants and contracts awards; disseminates and presents health trends and data to key campus stakeholders. The incumbent carries out other duties as assigned, not limited to, participation in departmental, divisional and campus-wide meetings and committees; engages in professional development. Incumbent will perform other duties as assigned. Education: Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in health education or a related health field. Master’s degree preferred. Experience: Equivalent to one to two years of progressively responsible work experience coordinating and implementing programs and activities promoting student wellbeing, student life, and student success. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 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 student wellness program planning; 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 student wellness 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. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position may be “Designated” under California State University’s Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096