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NCHEC Can Help You Hire a CHES and/or MCHES

To assist in your search for CHES and/or MCHES, NCHEC will post job announcements on the Web site free of charge . The only requirement is that the description must indicate that a CHES and/or MCHES is preferred or required . Employment listings are accepted by email at nchec@nchec.org or by fax 800-813-0727.

Employers: Please allow three to five business days for job announcements to be posted. The job postings will remain on the NCHEC Web site for 90 days unless requested to take down.

Required formatting for Job Announcement Submissions: Job announcements must be submitted in a Word document with only text and minimal formatting. Please keep job announcements around 400 words and include job title, job location, job description and company name. A CHES/MCHES is specifically trained to:

  • Assess Needs, Assets, and Capacity for Health Education
  • Plan Health Education
  • Implement Health Education
  • Conduct Evaluation and Research Related to Health Education
  • Administer and Manage Health Education
  • Serve as a Health Education Resource Person
  • Communicate and Advoate for Health and Health Education

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Company: Army Wellness Center
Job Title: Health Educator Position Announcement
Job Location:  Vicenza, Italy

The Army Wellness Center is interviewing for Full-time Fellowship position in Vicenza, Italy.

Position Responsibilities:
• Reporting to the Army Wellness Center (AWC) Director/Project Lead, the Health Educator works as a team member in a dynamic group that delivers primary preventive services to a diverse population.
• The candidate will participate in providing six core programs (health assessment review, physical fitness, healthy nutrition, stress management, general wellness education, and tobacco education) as part of the standardized AWC program.
• This position is part of a fellowship program used to give participants experience and gain expertise in areas they may not have acquired elsewhere (e.g. Metabolic Testing, VO2 Max testing, Health Education, Behavior Change Theories, etc).
• The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.
• Participants are appointed to facilities through the ORISE program and receive a monthly stipend. The U.S. Army Public Health Command provides oversight for the AWC program standardization, compliance, and quality assurance.

 Qualifications (Education, Experience, and Certifications):
• Recently completed Bachelor’s degree, Master's degree preferred, within five years of the desired start date in Allied Health (i.e., health promotion, health education, nursing, exercise science, etc…)
• CHES/MCHES, ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist or higher preferred
• Maintains current AHA BLS certification
• Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Monthly Stipend: Approximately $3200.

Skills/Experience required:
• Ability to conduct evidence based health promotion programs based on behavioral change theories, proficient in public speaking, ability to provide health coaching, and knowledge of basic health sciences to include anatomy/physiology, basic exercise science, health psychology, basic nutrition, exercise programming, and counseling techniques.
• Experience in exercise testing using various protocols to measure fitness levels for cardiovascular, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Experience in applying various health behavior strategies necessary to move individuals and groups towards adaptation of long term health habits.
• Excellent customer service skills and ability to work well in a fast paced team environment.
• Ability to assess, develop, and plan individual and group health education programs in accordance with AR 600-63.
• Knowledge and skills in collecting, compiling, analyzing, and reporting program outcomes.
• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with other agencies in the community. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, establish priorities and work in an organized manner. Ability to work independently and as a team member. Understanding of and commitment to further the mission of the AWC.
• Performs other duties as assigned

To apply: Go to http://www.orau.org/maryland/, Select “Open Projects”, Search by location or position title.             

10-20-14

 

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Company: University of South Florida
Job Title: AOD Prevention Coordinator
Job Location: Tampa, FL


The Wellness Education Department is responsible for the development and coordination of wellness promotion activities on the Tampa Campus. The Department is a critical member of the Wellness USF cluster of departments and is responsible for the assessment, development, implementation, and evaluation of campus wellness programming.

Position Summary:
• This position serves as the critical contact for the coordination of alcohol and other drug (AOD) prevention and education efforts on the Tampa campus. The AOD Prevention Coordinator serves to bring together campus and community stakeholders involved in substance use prevention to further the broader wellness commitment of ensuring the health and well-being of the student body.
• This position develops, implements, and evaluates population-based campus initiatives which utilize evidenced-based education and prevention methods. The person in this role serves as the primary contact for AOD education and awareness on campus.

Duties:
• Responsible for the assessment, planning, promotion, implementation and evaluation of alcohol and other drug (AOD) education and prevention initiatives on the Tampa campus.
• Serves as the Tampa campus liaison to other campus programs and departments for the coordination of AOD prevention and education efforts. Builds and maintains relationships with staff, student, and faculty organizations for the purposes of AOD prevention and education efforts.
• Builds and maintains collaborative relationships with the Tampa community, state, and national organizations for the purpose of strategic planning and program development for AOD prevention and education efforts.
• Responsible for the administration and management of the electronic educational programs, including, but not limited to; AlcoholEdu, E-Chug and E-Toke (or other related primary prevention efforts purchased by the University). Maintains contact and relationships with the corporate sponsor of the programs' contract.

Minimum Qualifications:
This position requires a Bachelor's degree in, Health Education, Public Health or other related health field with at least one year of experience in a professional training position; or an Associate's degree in Nursing and licensure as a Registered Nurse with at least three years of experience in a professional training position.

Preferred Qualifications:
A Master's degree in Public Health, Health Education/Promotion; or related social sciences (Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, etc.) Three to five years’ experience with health and wellness program planning in higher education with at least two years focused on alcohol and other drug prevention; experience with a peer education programs; experience in a health promotion/education department; public speaking experience, as well as demonstrated skills and training in social marketing and health communication strategies. CHES certified preferred.

Applications Accepted On-line At: https://gems.fastmail.usf.edu:4440/psc/gemspro-tam/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1&JobOpeningId=5418&

 


9-10-14

 

Company:  St. Petersburg College
Job Title:  Wellness Coordinator
Job Location:  Clearwater, FL

Job Summary:
College envoy to employees regarding the importance of wellness and ongoing wellness activities. Implements and manages programs that support the control of long-term health care costs and improve the long-term health of employees.

Typical Essential Duties:
• Leads the implementation and management of a college-wide wellness program that encourages healthy behaviors and lifestyles;
• Develops wellness goals and programs supporting delivery of tools and resources to achieve targeted outcomes;
• Implements a measurement system to ensure effectiveness and demonstrates a return on investment of the wellness programs;
• Directs and participates in the preparation of department budgets, and develops and manages the wellness budget;
• Develops and conducts wellness-related workshops/presentations via in-person and electronic delivery methods;
• Tracks employee attendance, participation, or performance data related to wellness activities;
• Seeks out and coordinates delivery of other relevant workshops/presentations provided by third parties;
• Responsible for communication with college employees, including but not limited to a wellness column and blog, as well as collaborating with Marketing & Strategic Information on internal wellness marketing campaigns; 
• Collaborates with the Human Resources Director of Operations regarding ongoing wellness programming;
• Identifies and recommends wellness vendors, including the definition and implementation of vendor performance objectives;
• Keeps abreast of health, benefit, and regulatory trends and identifies their impact on wellness programs and manages this information through the organization;
• Travels to different college sites on a regular basis as necessary;
• Supervises some HR staff as well as the work of contracted exercise instructors;
• Leads college Wellness Advisory Board, which is comprised of employees who give feedback and recommendations on wellness programs;
• Coordinates wellness events such as, but not limited to:  biometric screenings, wellness fairs, health walks, seminars, and exercise classes;
• Works with campuses regarding operation of fitness centers and maintenance of fitness equipment.

Educational Requirements*:
Bachelor's Degree in a related field to assigned area.

Experience Requirements*:
Two (2) years of related workplace wellness experience that includes event coordination, data analytics, supervision of others, creation and delivery of workshops / presentations. Benefits-related experience a plus.
* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.

Licensing Requirements:
• Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) from the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Applications Accepted On-Line At: https://www.spcollege.edu/hrapp/application/jobs.php

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Company: The University of Illinois at Chicago
Job Title: Community Nutrition Specialist (Health Education Coordinator)
Job Location: Chicago, IL

The University of Illinois at Chicago Office of Community Engagement and Neighborhood Health Partnerships- Chicago Partnership for Health Promotion is seeking applications for Community Nutrition Specialist (Health Education Coordinator) to work in an exciting USDA funded public health nutrition education program. Community Nutrition Specialist will be responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of evidence-based nutrition education programs for low-income individuals and families in Chicago.  Nutrition education programs include group and individual counseling provided by nutrition specialists, nutrition peer educators and other health care workers.

Job Description:
The Community Nutrition Specialist (Health Education Coordinator) is a team leader and regional staff supervisor. The incumbent provides high quality, interactive nutrition education instruction to participants in a variety of formats (series of group sessions, workshops, one-on-one) covering topics on basic nutrition and healthy lifestyle, food buying practices, food safety, food budget management, and other nutrition-related topics. The incumbent also develops nutrition education programs at sites throughout Chicago, recruits low-income families and individuals to participate in our SNAP-Ed nutrition education programs through outreach at schools, referrals and local government and community agencies. Must be able to provide own transportation, maintain accurate and timely records, including designated information on participants, and produce reports on all program activities as assigned. Participation as a team member with UIC Chicago Partnership for Health Promotion staff and community partners and the ability to maintain professional competence through on-going trainings and professional development opportunities is essential to this position.

Qualifications:
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
Credentials to be Verified by Placement Officer:
1. Bachelor’s Degree (120 hours) in public, mental, and/or medical health education, social work, psychology, student personnel/affairs, nursing, education or communications
2. Two (2) years (24 months) of conducting professional presentations, seminars or closely related programs and/or providing health education experience

Note: An applicant with a Master’s degree in an area of health education qualifies with one year of professional communications and/or health education experience

Note: Possession of a Certified Health Education Specialist and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialist certification meets the requirements of #1 and #2 above.  (http://www.nchec.org)


Preferred Qualifications:
• A BS or MS degree in nutrition or related field is preferred.
• Registered Dietitian credential is preferred.
• 3 years of experience in planning and implementing of community programs.
• Ability to effectively supervise Community Nutrition Peer Educators. Prior supervisory experience preferred.
• Knowledge of Chicago low-income and diverse racial/ethnic communities. 
• Ability to work cooperatively and independently.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Capable of both professional and personal interactions with wide variety of health professionals in a culturally diverse environment. Multiple language skills are a plus.
• Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize projects and follow through on detail with a high level of accuracy.

For fullest consideration, submit cover letter and current resume to: Nancy Tartt, Assistant Director, UIC - Chicago Partnership for Health Promotion, 828 South Wolcott, Room B6, Chicago, IL.  60612.  Fax: 312-413-8339 email: ntartt@uic.edu

9-24-14

Company: Hult Center for Healthy Living
Job Title: Health Educator
Job Location: Peoria, IL

The Hult Center for Healthy Living is Peoria’s premier non-profit provider of comprehensive health education and wellness services for people of all ages.  We serve the communities of Central Illinois through our health education programs, senior programs, mental health programs, and cancer programs and services.

Essential Job Functions: (Primary responsibilities, accountability, and/or expectations)  

• Teaching health education classes to youth and adults
• Work within the established curricula for health education classes
• Maintain a working knowledge of theater and classroom technology
• Manage student discipline in classroom settings
• Participate in programming for after school programs as needed
• Maintain knowledge of multiple funding sources, the requirements set forth by these funding sources, and reporting deadlines
• Assist in delivery of programs under specific grant guidelines
• Manage grant requirements as dictated by Associate Executive Director
• Demonstrate effective classroom management, communication and presentation skills
• Assist in planning, implementing and evaluating programs to impact attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors for improved health
• Plan and organize work to meet schedules and timelines
• Communicate orally in a clear, concise manner, tailoring the message to the intended audience
• Operational knowledge of technology and multi-media equipment
• Operate a personal computer and utilize a variety of software programs (i.e. Microsoft 2010,
• Windows XP/7, multi-media use, and digital camera usage)
• Operate other types of technology as dictated by curriculum
• Demonstrates positive organizational and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrate effective public communication and presentation skill
• Creativity and flexibility
• Demonstrate sound judgment in using organizational resources, determining courses of
action and arriving at solutions to challenging situations
• Ability to manage change, take appropriate action and accept responsibilities for action
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships
• Assist in planning and preparation for programs, monthly themes, and Healthy Heroes
• Participate in summer camp programs
• Participate in monthly staff meetings
• Bring new grant and funding opportunities to the attention of the Executive Director and Associate Executive Director
• Participate in public relation and fund-raising activities on behalf of the Center
• Represent the interests of the Center with local school districts, United Way,  community based agencies, and other professionals in the community
• Represent the interests of the Center with local business and corporate partners in the community
• Other duties as assigned

Secondary Job Functions: (Support, accountability, and/or other expectations)
• Coordinate special projects as assigned by the Executive Director and Associate Executive Director
• Serve on any assigned committees
• Attend to correspondence, email, memos and other communication in an accurate and timely manner
• Maintain flexible hours to be available for special events and programs in the evenings and weekends
• Attend to customer service as necessary
• Assist in answering phone calls
• Assist in providing assistance to clients at the front desk
• Assist in scheduling rentals/programs
• Assist the Executive Director and Associate Executive Director in the identification and implementation of collaborative projects with other community agencies and organizations

Requirement: CHES Preferred.

Click on this link to apply:
https://www.healthcaresource.com/proctor/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=456013


9-15-14

 

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Company: WSSC
Job Title: Wellness Program Manager
Job Location: Laurel, MD

Vacancy #15-0070
Salary Range:  $53,934 - $91,113

Job Description:

WSSC, the 8th largest water and wastewater utility in the nation, is seeking a Wellness Program Manager to join its headquarters in Laurel, MD.  The Wellness Program Manager administers the WSSC MyLife wellness program; responsible for ongoing program review, measuring the program’s success, recommending changes and providing communications regarding the program.

 Assists with design and development of detailed strategic plans for health and wellness programs
 Evaluates aggregate health risk assessment data to determine priorities to be addressed and the type and number of educational programs needed; benchmarks best practices for the program; assembles data and metrics for periodic reports on the effectiveness of the program in improving employee health as well as reducing the Commission’s health care costs
 Designs and implements promotional and motivational wellness initiatives, manages incentives and coordinates wellness activities that include, but are not limited to, health screenings, educational seminars, health education classes, employee incentive programs, contests and monthly newsletters
 Plans and implement s health risk assessments in partnership with vendors and outside wellness contractors
 Acts as liaison with internal partners, management, union president and representatives, outside vendors and community resources to leverage wellness opportunities, build partnerships, and resolve problems and issues
 Ensures compliance with the applicable federal and state laws
 Ensures vendors are administering programs accurately and adhering to contractual obligations, particularly as it pertains to expected service and quality levels; establishes and maintains a productive relationship with vendors to ensure timely completion of scheduled tasks and projects
 Coordinates vendor meetings and regular communication with multiple vendors
 Coordinates key health and wellness initiatives/projects as they are developed (i.e. biometric screenings, fitness classes & memberships, health fairs and other special events, etc);
 Maintains database of wellness vendor information
 Assists with the delivery and coordination of onsite and field locations health and wellness programs for all employees
 Assists with planning, promotion, delivery and evaluation of wellness incentive and reward programs
 Develops and manage annual calendar of events, training, education, programs and supporting communications; coordinates external speakers for health and wellness related presentations and events
 Interprets customer feedback to determine if/how the service might be improved; analyzes statistical information from program results to identify trends and utilization in order to track progress and future programming needs
 Captures data from multiple sources and report on program’s effectiveness in decreasing the Commission’s health care costs
 Performs all tasks and job functions in compliance with regulatory requirements
 Maintains appropriate files and records
 Perform other related duties as required.


Requirements:

 BS degree
 5+ years’ experience in human resources, healthcare, communications or marketing
 3+ years’ experience in wellness program design, implementation and ongoing management of a comprehensive program which includes employee incentives
 Certification as a Health Education Specialist (CHES) or ability to obtain within 24 months of employment
 Experience using program metrics or other data-driven approaches in developing and maintaining specific programs focused on the Commission’s health risks
 Strong leadership, interpersonal and customer service skills including the ability to motivate others at all levels of an organization while working in an environment that includes both union and non-union represented employees
 Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to provide clear direction to others in a variety of mediums with all levels of individuals both within the organization as well as outside vendors
 Ability to work independently, problem solve, and make decisions with limited supervision
 Strong organizational and project management skills
 Knowledge and experience in health coaching and behavior change techniques
 Ability to research and analyze complex information, conduct studies, make recommendations, and prepare clear verbal and written reports, policies and procedures


Preferences:

 Prior experience working as a Wellness Program Coordinator, Manager or Director
 Prior experience working in the public sector


To learn more about WSSC and apply for this position, please visit our on-line Career Center at www.wsscwater.com.  EOE M/F/V/D

(11-20-14)


Company: Perdue Farms, Inc
Job Title: Corporate Health Strategies Manager
Job Location: Salisbury, MD

Description/Job Summary
Provides enterprise-wide leadership, strategic development, and implementation of the Company Health Improvement Program (HIP) to improve health of associates, reduce risk for illness, measure outcomes, and reduce costs for medical benefits plan. Dotted line supervision of the field HIP specialists.

Responsibilities/Duties: 
1. Builds and maintains a strong team of HIP specialists through effective recruiting, indoctrination, training (i.e. cultural diversity and sensitivity training), coaching, and team building. Support health and wellness professionals as they work with facilities teams to encourage implementation of programs and initiatives to improve population health. Lead the cross development and implementation of new health promotion and wellness services.

2. Utilizes and analyzes, using the principles of the PBIP, benefit (medical and pharmacy), health data, wellness utilization and specialist referral data (HS, ES, OHM, etc.) to assess and target health promotion program needs for the Company’s population. Track enrollment, score management, health status, control of treatable diseases and utilization of low value interventions and recommend adjustments to plan designs based on these items. Craft actionable strategies to improve human health through application of evidence-based principles and perform regular cost analysis on these programs and processes.

3. Develops health improvement programs and strategies in conjunction with field HIP specialists and wellness center supervisors; to include associate new and repeat measurement events and systems, individual and population interventions, targeted health status improvement initiatives, establishment of an environment of health, evaluation of wellness center services and objectives, and procedures to improve systematic treatment of controllable diseases. Responsible for the next generation of HIP, i.e. incorporating spouses and dependents (HIP NextGen), technological advances, etc.

4. Conducts ongoing audits and evaluation of specific health improvement activities i.e. café/food options, as well as the comprehensive health promotion program, integrating cost-containment and cost-effectiveness aspects.

5. Initiates/manages change. Research and implement new ideas and concepts to move (HIP) health and wellness forward. Craft and implement strategies to leverage resources to improve health and reduce cost with initiatives such as technological advances, pilots i.e. initiatives, nutrition counseling, CDEs, etc. Perform regular analysis on these programs and report results. Benchmark against other companies with health improvement plans or processes in place and strategically respond and be aware of health promotion and cost trends. Involved in engagement, education, external partners, associate health activation and communication and promotion strategy.

Required Education
Bachelors degree in Health Education, Clinical Health Education or Health Promotion, Allied Health or a related discipline plus 6 – 7 years related work experience. Requires strong background in health promotion and wellness program development, execution and administration. Strong organizational skills and the ability to work with all levels of management. Requires excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills. Must have previous experience in data analysis and advanced computer skills. Cultural Diversity training or benefits experience a plus.

Preferred Education
Masters Degree, Nutrition Based Experience, CHES certified

Perdue Farms Incorporated
PO Box 1537
Salisbury, MD 21802
410-543-3208
Nicole.bourque.@perdue.com

(10-31-14)

Company: LiveHealthier
Job Title: Reporting & Evaluation Manager
Job Location: Bethesda, Md

LiveHealthier is a health and wellness company committed to keeping employees healthy and companies strong. We partner with corporations to provide innovative, award-winning employee wellness solutions that bring healthcare costs under control while boosting employee productivity, job satisfaction and morale. We passionately believe in the fundamental right for individuals to live a happy, healthy and balanced life. Our wellness solutions and products are always beautifully designed and innovatively engineered. To learn more about us and our high tech and high touch wellness solutions please visit our website at www.livehealthier.com.

LiveHealthier offers a unique and flexible work environment. We are a young, energetic and rapidly growing company, and we are seeking an enthusiastic individual who will excel working in a fast paced, multi-disciplinary environment.

Position Description
The Reporting & Evaluation Manager (REM) serves as a subject matter expert (SMEs) and internal consultant for product, data, and report evaluation. The REM takes an analytical approach to aggregate data and defines strategies, program recommendations, and client wellness priorities. The REM will interface with Technical Operations, Client Relationship Managers, Health Campaign Managers, and Marketing to deliver reports which provide public health strategy and data analysis to clients throughout their program year. The REM works on process improvements including the production of standardized outputs for reporting tools, surveys, and executive reports for all products and services to improve quality and efficiency.

Major Activities
• Responsible for report delivery to clients
• Responsible for managing the compilation of data
• Responsible for analyzing data for client facing reports; i.e. component-based reports, monthly reports, quarterly analysis, mid-year strategy sessions, annual reports, and ad hoc reports
• Analysis of  biometric and health assessment data
• Ongoing evaluation of LiveHealthier programs and products
• Quality assurance for metrics reports and work of Reporting Coordinators
• Development of  templates and tools to assess internal and client-facing programs and products
• Development of a plan to streamline and standardize data generation and book of business data
• Assures quality for all deliverables
• Supports department and cross-functional team members as required
Required Experience and Characteristics
• Master’s in Public Health or related degree (must have Program Planning and Evaluation coursework) , CHES strongly preferred
• 3+ years’ experience working on a reporting and/or evaluation team
• Experience in report design and infographics
• SAS, SPSS and SQL experience preferred
• Superior proficiency with the MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
• Able to self-manage and motivate
• Superior proficiency in turning data exports/outputs into client-facing consumable graphs/charts/reports
• Technology savvy; ability to understand software development and data exchange issues
• Strong communication and presentation skills; both written and oral
• Strong ability to cooperate and work collaboratively towards solutions that benefit all parties
• Outstanding organizational skills
• Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
• Demonstrated ability to maintain high-level and consistent work ethic in working relationships and all work related duties
• Possess a high degree of flexibility and adaptability; excited by a rapidly changing and growing environment

Additional info:
• LiveHealthier offers competitive salaries and benefits including:
• Medical and dental benefits
• 401(k) plans
• WeLiveHealthier Wellness Plan
• Subsidized parking/metro
• Generous leave policies
• Casual dress
• Ping Pong table

LiveHealthier is certified as a women-owned business (WBENC). This position is located at our headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland and we do not offer a relocation allowance.
Interested candidates will need to provide the following--A resume, a cover letter with a good reason why you’d like to work here, a report sample with infographic data and your salary history— all sent as individual attachments titled last name_item name (i.e. last name_résumé) to lee.davis@livehealthier.com, attention: Reporting & Evaluation Manager.
Please, no phone calls. Consideration will only be made for full-time applicants for this position. Do not contact us if you are a recruiter. Thank you.

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Company: HealthFitness
Job Title:  Health Promotion Manager
Job Location: Syracuse, NY 

As the Health Promotion Manager you will be responsible for the development, planning, implementation, delivery and evaluation of client employee wellness programs in accordance with HealthFitness protocols, ensuring the highest possible level of engagement, outcomes and customer satisfaction in the delivery of programs and services to meet client, member and participant objectives. This is a fast paced work environment and someone who is encouraging, engaging and upbeat would fit well in this position! The hours for this position will be mainly standard business hours but at times you will need to be able to work early morning or evening in order to reach certain employee groups.
JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Primary:
• Develops and implements the yearly strategic business plan including program plan, marketing plan and communication plan.
• Ensures contract compliance. Manages client relationship to ensure that high customer satisfaction is maintained and HealthFitness value is reinforced.
• Interfaces with client company management and peripheral departments.  Maintains on-going communication with client management, medical department, and other functional areas including Health related vendor-suppliers, as appropriate, to assess client needs and identify HFC programming solutions.
• Designs and develops outcomes focused programs and interventions including data collection and evaluation process; delivers personalized Health coaching services and other programs to participants as applicable.
• Coordinates planning and delivery of the Client program throughout the entire organization in collaboration with corporate and site stakeholders; ensures full integration of program throughout all lines of Client business (e.g. Health and Safety, Benefits).
• Coordinates marketing and communications to maximize program engagement, bringing in HealthFitness Corporate support as appropriate.
• Assesses effectiveness of current Health education interventions and enhance delivery methods to reach all segments of the population with greater impact on outcome results.
• Maintains accurate records and ensures confidentiality of all data collected during the Health assessment and Health Promotion activities in accordance with HealthFitness requirements including if applicable, file transfer processes collaborating with other Health related suppliers.
• Tracks participant and program data for measurement of individual and program goal achievement, outcomes and results.  Creates outcomes focused management reports based on the identified business plan goals and objectives.
• Prepares and manages operating budget.  Ensures expenditures are made in accordance with applicable policies and procedures.
• Other duties as assigned.
Secondary:
• In conjunction with RVP, introduces new HealthFitness programs, products and services to the client for consideration.
• Submits employment forms, payroll records and billing worksheets accurately and according to contract provisions and HealthFitness policies as applicable.
• Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Education, Experience and Certifications:
• Bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) in health promotion, public health or related field.
• Five or more years related industry experience including three years of program management experience preferably in a health plan, health improvement or related environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Current CPR certification required; CHES, ACSM and fitness certifications preferred.
Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Strong leadership, team management, interpersonal and customer service skills including the ability to motivate others.
• Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including at minimum Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Ability to work effectively with all levels of individuals both within HealthFitness and the client organization.
• Demonstrated experience in the areas of program development and implementation, data collection and analysis and outcomes reporting.
• Must be comfortable working in a Catholic institution.

For more information on HealthFitness, please visit our website www.healthfitness.com.

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Company: Daemen College - Department of Public Health
Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor
Job Location:  Amherst, New York

Daemen College’s Department of Public Health seeks candidates for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor for its Master in Public Health program. This is a tenure-track position, with academic rank to be determined based on the candidate’s experience and accomplishments. The appointment will begin January 1, 2015.

The Department seeks candidates who will be able to teach courses in the Community Health Education specialty track of the MPH program. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to advise students, assist with supervising student practicum experiences and capstones, and promote the MPH mission and program objectives through participating in interdisciplinary public health initiatives that increase student engagement with communities and advance the field of public health. Involvement in scholarly activities including grant writing, research, and publications are expected.

Candidates will hold a doctoral degree (ABD considered) in epidemiology, health education, or other related disciplines, with a demonstrated expertise and interest in community health education. Preference will be given to candidates who are certified or eligible for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) or Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES). Significant public health work, graduate teaching experience, and involvement in community and/or global health activities are preferred.

For consideration please submit resume and cover letter and contact information for three professional references to http://daemen.applicantpro.com. For full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2014. Incomplete packages or applications received using other delivery methods will not be considered.
To learn more about the department, visit http://www.daemen.edu/academics/divisionofhealthhumanservices/publichealth/

For questions please contact: Brian Wrotniak, PhD at bwrotnia@daemen.edu
Daemen College is a private, nonsectarian, co-educational, comprehensive college in Amherst, New York, chartered to award both undergraduate and graduate level degrees. Located in a safe and attractive suburban setting, Daemen offers convenient access to one of the country’s most vibrant regions, spanning Buffalo-Niagara, the Great Lakes, and a cross-border corridor with Ontario, Canada, less than a two-hour drive from cosmopolitan Toronto.
In 2014, Daemen College was recognized as a gold award winner among "Best Places to Work" in Western New York and was also selected for the seventh consecutive year as a College of Distinction.

10-2-14

Company: Binghamton University
Job Title: Director of Health Promotion & Prevention Services
Job Location: Binghamton, NY

This position will take a leading role in assessing, identifying, and proposing plans to address campus health trends and priorities, evaluate programs for effectiveness, and create wellness focused synergies. The Director will be tasked with creating a comprehensive plan for health promotion and prevention that amplifies campus strengths and protective health factors and mitigates personal, campus and community risk.  Supervision of key professional and student staff in the areas of high-risk drinking and other substance abuse; mental health outreach; strength building/resilience training/stress reduction; prevention of power-based violence and support of student victims will be a primary responsibility.

Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in public health, health promotion, health education, health policy or a closely related field
• At least five years of progressively responsible, relevant experience in one or more of the following settings: private or public healthcare system or program, or higher education health program
• Demonstrated proficiency in campus, community or public health research including needs assessment and program evaluation
• Demonstrated ability and effectiveness in developing, implementing and evaluating effective and contextually appropriate health promotion programs and services
• Proven experience in supervision of professional and student staff
• Commitment to a proactive student development perspective involving an active relationship with the campus community
• Possess a strong work ethic and a willingness to collaborate
• Prepared to manage a full workload in a busy and dynamic environment
• Ability to be “self-directed”, “team-oriented and “user friendly” to students and university staff
• Be multiculturally competent, possessing the ability and skills to work with diverse populations
• Proficient in oral and written communications skills, public speaking and leading group discussions
• Available and willing to participate in evening and weekend activities and on-call rotation.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Doctorate in public health, health promotion, health education, health policy or a closely related field
• Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

To apply and for additional information visit: http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=51536

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NORTH CAROLINA

Company: The Health Foundation
Job Title: Program Director
Job Location:  North Wilkesboro, NC

Responsibilities: The Program Director will manage team members and systems and be accountable for nurturing the efficiency and effectiveness of both, providing high-level strategic thinking and facilitation of the effort.
•         Provide visionary, adaptive leadership, modeling The Health Foundation’s guiding values at all times and fostering a culture that reflects them
•         Developing, coaching and mentoring Wilkes Community Health Action Team members
•         Developing systems to share organizational decisions with the Wilkes Community Health Action Team  Steering Committee and staff members
•         Maintaining understanding of current implementation challenges and developing comprehensive solutions to address them
•         Providing direction and support to partner organizations in aligning their work to the Common Agenda
•         Providing regular reports on progress against goals and indicators
•         Building and maintaining relationships with Steering Committee, Working Group Co-Chairs, and Working Group member
•         Identifying potential funding sources to support The Health Foundation’s goals and priorities
•         Writing grants, as needed
•         Developing relationships with potential funders and participating in relevant networks
•         Coordinating research and other activities with initiative partners to minimize redundancies and align strategies and actions
•         Facilitating communication between Wilkes Community Health Action Team partners and local prevention and treatment agencies
•         Creating or managing creation of yearly summary reports of Wilkes Community Health Action Team progress for Steering Committee, Partnership Board, and external audiences
•         Build the Backbone’s identity as a respected, neutral convener among a broad spectrum of local stakeholders
•         Cultivate excellent working relationships with senior community leaders
•         Ensure the development of a regional set of strategies that will drive transformative change
•         Ensure the development and implementation of a shared measurement system that will track common outcomes and indicators across the initiative

 Qualifications (Education, Experience, and Certifications):
First and foremost, the Program Director must be committed to the mission and overarching goals of The Health Foundation, Inc. and the Wilkes Community Health Action Team.
•         At least 3 years of relevant work experience, including at least 1 year of proven community outreach and coordination experience
•         Advanced strategy and planning skills
•         Strong data acumen and ability to oversee complex shared-measurement systems
•         Strong facilitation and presentation skills before multiple types of audiences
•         Experience with complex project management and stakeholder management
•         Existing relationships with, or ability to build relationships with, a cross-sectoral range of stakeholders in the local or regional area, including senior executives
•         Fundraising experience or grant writing experience
•         Degree in business, health, policy, nonprofit management, or related field
•         Experience in a start-up environment
•         Familiarity with the local area and/or focus of the initiative
•         CHES/MCHES preferred
Compensation for the position is competitive and commensurate with experience.  

To apply: Nominations or applications (with current resume, salary requirements, and letter of interest) should be sent confidentially, electronically, and ideally before December 19, 2014 to Heather Murphy at heather@healthfoundationinc.org
 
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OKLAHOMA

Company: GCI
Job Title: Health Promotion Educator
Job Location: Tinker Air Force Base - OK

GCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin. GCI gives preferential treatment to veterans.

Global Consulting International seeks candidates for a full time position providing Health Promotion Educator services to the men and women of the United States Air Force and their families at Tinker AFB in Oklahoma.
HEALTH PROMOTION EDUCATOR
 
Summary:  Strengthens human performance and total force readiness by providing health behavior awareness, education and intervention programs while promoting an environment that facilitates healthy behaviors targeted at Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) beneficiaries.  Responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating all Health Promotion (HP) prevention programs and services IAW Air Force instructions, guidelines, and population needs.  Administers assessments, counseling, comprehensive prevention programs, and various other health behavior activities that meet AF HP physical activity, tobacco prevention and cessation, healthy weight, nutrition and community partnership goals and the needs of the AF community.  The organizational location of this position is the installation Medical Treatment Facility (MTF).  Coordinates with HP staff to deliver programs in a variety of community settings to include individual unit worksites, community facilities, and the MTF. 
 
1             Qualifications:
 
1.1         A bachelor's or master's degree from an accredited institution in Health Education, Community Health Education or Public Health.
 
1.2         Eligible for Certification in Health Education from the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC).  NCHEC certification preferred.
 
1.3         Possesses a minimum of three years’ experience in health promotion planning and programming, preferably in a worksite setting.
 
1.4         Maintains continuing education requirements for CHES certification currency. 
 
1.5         Should be a role model in weight, fitness and other healthy lifestyle behaviors
 
2             TYPE OF WORK. The duties include but are not limited to the following: 
 
2.1         Implements/executes health promotion, fitness and nutrition policy and program requirements IAW instructions and guidance established locally orby AF/SG.
 
2.2         Assists in the development of ongoing action plans aligned with goals and objectives of the PHWG, IDS, and appropriate leadership. Reviews the action plan at least annually to evaluate program effectiveness.
 
2.3         Helps plan, coordinate, market and conduct evidence-based programs and services aimed at health improvement and mission performance related to HP goal areas.
 
2.4         Accesses available population database support and collaborates with population health planners (e.g. Health Care Integrator) to effectively assess population needs and target installation HPO for individuals and groups.
 
2.5         Provides health education expertise, consultancy, and advocacy to support a comprehensive Air Force Fitness Program and other unit-based health promotion initiatives
 
2.6         Maintains data quality management in program execution.
 
2.7         Collaborates with installation health professionals and organizational leaders to identify and employ resources as appropriate to execute comprehensive prevention programs.
 
2.8         Communicates and coordinates health promotion programs among local leadership and target customers/beneficiaries.
 
2.9         Provides input when annual budgets are established.
 
2.10      Teaches individuals and groups on a variety of health-related topics employing age-specific and behavioral learning theory (e.g. adult learning theory, motivational interviewing).
 
2.11      Delivers HP briefings, educational sessions, and seminars/workshops as required.
 
 
2.12      Provides expertise to develop, deliver and evaluate training programs for professional staff and colleagues on HP-related topics.
 
 
2.13      Operates the most current computer software and multi-media to develop and execute training and educational programs.
 
2.14      Implements appropriate social marketing tools to meet program goals and objectives.
 
2.15      Participates in teleconferences, updates, working groups, review panels, symposiums, etc. related to health promotion programming or operations.
 
2.16      Maintains positive relationships with both internal and external AFMS customers.
 
2.17      Ensures compliance with Air Force Inspection Agency and the Joint Commission, and Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.
 
2.18    Will be required to travel, at Government expense, to attend directed training and/or conferences.


Chuck Blattner
Medical Recruiter
Facilities Manager
Global Consulting International (GCI)    
Chuck.Blattner@gci-usa.com                                                                                       
Phone: 801-258-2125                                                                              
Fax:    801.504.0014
GSA : GS-35F-0510U
US Navy Seaport-e: N00178-09-D-5733
www.GCI-USA.com

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TEXAS

Company: Healthy Futures of Texas (HFTX)
Job Title: Parent and Community Program Specialist (Health Educator- Non‐Exempt Position)
Job Location: San Antonio, TX


Healthy Futures of Texas is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing teen and unplanned pregnancy in San Antonio. We believe that all young people deserve to reach their full potential—and become parents at a time that is right for them and their family. We are seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual to help our organization grow and serve parents, teens, and our community.

Job Summary: Responsible for providing parent and youth education services in schools and community agencies and for assisting with other activities.
Position reports to Parent and Community Program Coordinator

Essential Job Functions:
• Facilitates and delivers group presentations to parents and teens on teen pregnancy prevention, adolescent health, and related topics
• Implements assigned curricula with fidelity
• Assists in coordinating the activities of the Healthy Futures Alliance
• Assists in the development and coordination of parent education in community agencies
• Conducts community outreach and develops relationships with collaborating agencies
• Provides training and technical assistance to school personnel and participating agencies, as assigned by the Parent and Community Program Coordinator
• Develops and maintains positive working relationships with collaborating agencies and schools
• Remains current on topics related to parent-child relationships, teen pregnancy , STD’s, reproductive health, and adolescent health
• Represents Healthy Futures of Texas in the community in a professional manner
• Works well both as a team member and individually; gives and welcomes feedback, contributes to building a positive team spirit
• Performs other related duties and fulfills responsibilities as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Health Education or related field and a minimum of 1 year of professional experience working with parents or youth in a community health or related field is required, OR equivalent combination of experience and education, including Community Health Worker certification. Demonstrated ability to facilitate sessions and to engage with parents and youth. Must have the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Must have excellent presentation skills. Proficient computer skills in MS Office are required.

Special Qualifications: Must be bilingual (English and Spanish) and be able to facilitate sessions in both English and Spanish.  Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification or AASECT certification preferred.
Must have reliable transportation. Car required for work‐related travel. Must be willing/able to work some evenings and weekends. Must have cell phone.

Application Procedures: Please email a cover letter describing interest and qualifications, a resumé, salary history, and a list of 3 to 5 professional references to info@HF-TX.org.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Application Close Date: November 21, 2014 or until position has been filled.

11-14-14

Company: University of Texas at San Antonio
Job Title: Health Education Coordinator I
Job Location: San Antonio, TX

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is one of the fastest growing public universities in Texas. UTSA is part of the University of Texas System and as of 2010, more than 30,000 students are enrolled in more than 130 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UTSA consists of three campuses in San Antonio, TX.

UTSA Student Health Services Department consists of medical professionals and health educators that work together to provide students with quality care and innovative health education to empower and support student success.

Recruiting Rate: $31,848- $34,000 Annualized

Required Skills:
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Public Health, Health Education, Health Promotion, Community Health or a closely related field of study. Two years of work experience in health promotion, preferably in the higher education setting. Per job description, Master's Degree in required field can substitute for experience. The candidate should be able to demonstrate Knowledge of the following: assessment; program planning and implementation; program evaluation; behavior change theory; population-based theories and models. Demonstrate knowledge of evidence-informed health promotion programs/initiatives. Demonstrate skill in a variety of education methods, to include presentations, trainings, individual behavior change, and small and large group facilitation. Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) is required.

Description of Job Duties:

1. Plan, implement, and evaluate theory-based and evidence informed health promotion initiatives, programs, and services. 

2. Develop strategic plans, goals, and measurable objectives for health promotion programs and services.

3. Develop, implement, and analyze periodic student health surveys that 1) provide baseline and follow-up health data, 2) identify program needs and priorities, 3) evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services, and 4) track trends in student health status and behavior.

4. Collaborate with key stakeholders on and off campus to develop a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to a campus culture of wellness

5. Develop and coordinate strategies for student engagements in health promotion efforts, including advising peer educators and interns on health promotion initiatives and special projects.


For more information and to apply, please visit www.utsajobs.com to complete on-line application; a resume and cover letter are also required.  This position will remain open until filled.

This is a security sensitive position.  Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Company: HealthFitness
Job Title: Health Promotion Manager
Job Location: Houston, TX

HealthFitness has a great opportunity for an experienced full-time (40 hrs/wk) Health Promotion Manager at our client site in Houston, TX.  As the Health Promotion Manager, you will be responsible for the development, planning, implementation, delivery and evaluation of client wellness programs, ensuring the highest possible level of engagement, outcomes and customer satisfaction in the delivery of programs and services to meet client, member and participant objectives. This position will consult with our large client’s business operating units on health risk identification and mitigation, wellness strategy and planning, injury prevention, and third party vendor services management. 
 
Duties & Responsibilities:

Primary:
• Develops and implements the yearly strategic business plan including program plan, marketing plan and communication plan.
• Interfaces with client company management and peripheral departments to assess client needs.
• Coordinates planning and delivery of the Client program throughout the entire organization in collaboration with corporate and site stakeholders; ensures full integration of program throughout all lines of Client business (e.g. Health and Safety).
• Coordinates marketing and communications to maximize program engagement, bringing in HealthFitness Corporate support as appropriate.
• Assesses need and recommends strategies to improve employee health and wellness through ongoing customer consultation and data review. Evaluates impact of initiatives and communicates findings to key stakeholders.
• Provides management with an overall picture of injury and illness risk through analysis and interpretation of health data (e.g. lost time, health risks, disability, EAP).
• Identifies, Designs, Delivers, and Evaluates global tools and programs to reduce health/safety risks; weight management, HRA, exercise, nutrition, ergonomics.
• Manages vendor performance/outcomes.
• Liaises with client’s Employee Assistance and WorkLife advisors, disability management coordinators, occupational medicine/clinic practitioners, as well as with the staff of internal health and wellness consultants.
• Provides consultative services and strategies to assess and address employee health risks to business unit management, Health Environment and Safety (HES) managers and HR business partners on a variety of health and productivity issues and concerns within the workplace.
• Provides resources to business units designed to maximize workplace well-being and enhance performance.
• Works cross functionally within client’s Health and Medical department, and partners with line management, HR business partners, HES, Operational Excellence Champions and Safety Specialists to provide health and wellness resources.
• Maintains accurate records and ensures confidentiality of all data collected during the health assessment and health promotion activities in accordance with HealthFitness requirements including if applicable, file transfer processes collaborating with other health related suppliers.
 
Secondary:
• In conjunction with RD/RVP, introduces HealthFitness programs, products and services to the client for consideration.
• Other duties as assigned.


Education, Experience and Certifications:
• Bachelor’s degree (Master's degree strongly preferred) in health promotion, public health or related field required.
• Five or more years related industry experience including three years of program management experience required (preferably related to health promotion or health improvement)
• Experience working with IT teams to develop employee facing portals and interfaces highly desired.
• Strong teamwork, interpersonal and customer service skills.
• Demonstrated proficiency with SharePoint and Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
• CHES, ACSM or similar health and/or fitness certifications preferred.
 
Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Strong leadership, team management, interpersonal and customer service skills including the ability to motivate others.
• Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
• Ability to work effectively with all levels of individuals both within HealthFitness and the client organization.
• Demonstrated experience in the areas of program development and implementation, data collection and analysis and outcomes reporting.
• Strong analytic and problem solving skills. Must be able to understand health needs within a corporate business context and translate into workable, low cost, engaging and impactful solutions. Demonstrated ability to assess and summarize health needs and identify trends utilizing multiple data sources.
• Project planning, implementation, evaluation and management experience
• Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to listen and question to accurately determine needs and translate needs into plans. Experience working in diverse settings (global, office, manufacturing etc.), presenting to large groups, obtaining funding and marketing services to management. Experience in writing high impact reports for communicating results to stakeholders.
• Demonstrated leadership skills. Ability to lead or help teams focus, set goals and develop plans while valuing diverse perspectives and input. Demonstrated experience supervising other contract staff and managing projects from ideas to implementation.
• Experience in evaluating, selecting and monitoring vendor performance.

How To Apply:
If you are interested in a career with HealthFitness, please apply directly at: https://trustmark-hr.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=295561&company_id=15808&version=2&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=1011482&level=levelid1&levelid1=103320&parent=Health%20Promotion%20%26%20Education&startflag=2
If you are unable to apply on-line, you may send your resume indicating your position of interest via fax to (952) 897-5096.

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UTAH

Company: Weber State University
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Health Promotion
Job Location: Ogden, Utah

Position Summary: Weber State University (WSU) invites applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Health Promotion in the Department of Health Promotion and Human Performance. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position. The position begins in August 2015.

Responsibilities: The successful applicant will be expected to (a) teach 12 credit hours/semester (including courses in population/public health, health education methods, and other related courses – e.g., human sexuality, substance abuse prevention, and/or healthy lifestyles); (b) initiate and maintain a scholarly agenda; (c) be active in service to the institution, community, and/or his or her profession; (d) assist with coordination, supervision, and evaluation of student teaching and/or internships; and (e) work collegially as a member of the Health Promotion faculty team and other interdisciplinary programs within the Department of Health Promotion and Human Performance.

Requirements:
• Candidates should possess a Ph.D. (ABD will be considered if degree is received before August 1, 2015) in Health Education, Health Promotion, Community Health, Public Health, or similar health-related area and be CHES/MCHES certified.
• Minimum of two years experience teaching public health and/or health promotion-related courses in a college/university setting and/or two years professional experience in other settings such as school, worksite, community, and/or clinical.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Graduate degree specifically in public health (e.g., MPH)
• Evidence of teaching a variety of public health and/or health education/promotion courses with emphasis on health education methods, substance abuse prevention, human sexuality, and healthy lifestyles.
• Experience evaluating and supervising student teaching and/or internships.
• Experience with best practices in teaching, innovative pedagogical methods, and evaluation/assessment of student learning outcomes.
• Commitment to community-based learning and research.
• Record of scholarly achievements and desire for continued involvement.
• Computer literacy, teaching with technology, and other technology related competencies for teaching and research.
• Evidence of service to the community or college/university as a health educator.
• Effective interpersonal and communication skills.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.  The university provides excellent TIAA/CREF retirement and medical benefits.
Review Date: 12-1-2014; Open Until Filled.
Contact: Dr. Laura Santurri, Health Promotion Faculty Search Committee Chair, laurasanturri@weber.edu, 801-626-6795.
To Apply: see https://jobs.weber.edu, Requisition Number 09084.

11-14-14

Company: Utah State University
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Health Education and Promotion
Job Location: Logan, Utah

Position Summary: The department of Health Physical Education and Recreation seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure track, 9-month position at the assistant professor rank in the area of Health Education & Promotion. Applicants must have an earned PhD at the time of appointment in Health Education & Promotion, be committed to teaching, and have demonstrated research excellence or the potential for excellence. Successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent research program, to teach graduate and undergraduate courses, to develop new courses, and work collaboratively with existing efforts.           

Responsibilities:     
• Develop line(s) of research in the field of health education and promotion.
• Secure funding sources that facilitate research efforts.
• Develop and teach graduate and undergraduate HEP courses such as: Planning and Evaluation, Evaluating Health Promotion Programs, Grant Writing for Health Educators, etc.
• Evaluate courses through student and administration feedback and revise courses, as needed.
• Chair or serve on graduate student committees.
• Supervise and mentor graduate and undergraduate HEP students.            

Minimum Qualifications:  
• Earned doctorate in Health Education/Promotion with an emphasis in Community Health or closely related field. ABD students will be considered, but must complete degree by start date.
• Proven record of publication and potential for obtaining grant support for research.
• University teaching experience.
• CHES or MCHES certification.
• Excellent computer skills and software knowledge.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.         

Preferred Qualifications:  
• Experience with a learning management system (LMS) such as Blackboard, WebCT or CANVAS.
• Experience with online, hybrid, or broadcast instructional program development.            

Review Date: 01-01-2015             
Position Close Date: Open Until Filled     
Salary: Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits. 

See http://jobs.usu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60872 for more information and to apply online. Requisition Number 054970

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WISCONSIN

Company: Marshfield Clinic, Center for Community Outreach,
Job Title: Health Educator – Healthy Lifestyles
Job Location: Marshfield, WI


Marshfield Clinic is one of the largest patient care, research & educational systems in the United States. Join one of our 50 clinics throughout northern, central & western Wisconsin. We offer competitive wages with a comprehensive benefits package including health plans, dental plans, FSA, dependent care plans, HSA, EAP, employer-funded retirement plans, 401(k), short- and long-term disability insurances, life insurance, paid time off, employee discount(s), and education / development programs.

Join our Center for Community Outreach as a Health Educator – Healthy Lifestyles and be responsible for promoting, maintaining, and improving individual and/or community health by assisting individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors that promote healthy living and prevent disease. This includes collecting and analyzing data to identify health needs, planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating health education designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, policies and environments.

Bachelor’s degree in Community Health, Health Education, Wellness, Health Promotion, or a related field required; Master’s in Community Health Education or Public Health preferred.
Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License with acceptable driving record is required; Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred. Two years of health education experience, proficiency in Microsoft Office products and strong written and verbal skills required. Five years of health education experience and knowledge of quality improvement and performance management processes are preferred. 

Marshfield, Wisconsin offers:
• Low cost of living in clean, safe neighborhoods
• Stable communities
• Short commutes
• Outstanding schools
• Affordable housing
• Plenty of recreational activities in all four seasons
• Local shopping & distinctive restaurants
• High school & college sport teams
• Easy access to Minneapolis/St. Paul, Madison, Milwaukee or Chicago

We encourage qualified individuals to apply online at https://www.marshfieldclinic.org/careers
Search by position # MC141214
or contact flick.krissy@marshfieldclinic.org

10-27-14

Company: Marshfield Clinic
Job Title: Health Educator - Community Connections, Eau Claire Center
Job Location: Marshfield, WI

Marshfield Clinic is one of the largest patient care, research & educational systems in the United States. Join one of our 50 clinics throughout northern, central & western Wisconsin. We offer competitive wages with comprehensive benefits packages including health plans, dental plans, FSA, dependent care plans, HSA, EAP, employer-funded retirement plans, 401(k), short- and long-term disability insurances, life insurance, paid time off, employee discount(s), and education / development programs.

• Join our Eau Claire Center as a Health Educator with responsibilities for:
• Assisting in coordinating a volunteer program for Marshfield Clinic providers to look beyond the usual scope of healthcare and offer remedies to social needs like food, shelter and clothing
• Providing oversight to volunteer, students and AmeriCorps members that will serve as patient advocates
• Developing systems and processes to ensure patients underlying social needs that can impact their health are addressed by connecting them with community resources
• Promoting, maintaining, and improving individual and/or community health by assisting individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors that promote healthy living and prevent disease
• Collecting and analyzing data to identify health needs, planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating health education designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, policies and environments

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Counseling, Community Health, Health Education, Wellness, Health Promotion, or a related field required. Master’s degree in Community Health Education or Public Health preferred. Must have 2 years of health education experience, proficiency in Microsoft Office products and strong written and verbal skills. Five years of health education experience and knowledge of quality improvement and performance management processes preferred. Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License with acceptable driving record is required. Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred.

Eau Claire offers:
• Low cost of living in clean, safe neighborhoods
• Stable communities
• Short commutes
• Outstanding schools
• Affordable housing
• Plenty of recreational activities in all four seasons
• Local shopping & distinctive restaurants
• High school & college sport teams
• Easy access to Minneapolis/St. Paul, Madison, Milwaukee or Chicago

We encourage qualified individuals to apply online at https://www.marshfieldclinic.org/careers
Search by position # MC140997
or contact flick.krissy@marshfieldclinic.org

*You may submit your Cover Letter and Resume along with the online employment application. After submitting your application, you will be prompted to upload a Microsoft Word -OR- PDF version of your Cover Letter and Resume.**


10-23-14

Company: The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Job Title: Health Promotion Coordinator
Job Location: Oshkosh, WI

 

Responsibilities
The Health Promotion Coordinator will support the health and wellness of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh student population. The Health Promotion Coordinator will assess, plan, develop, implement, coordinate and evaluate a comprehensive health promotion program based on national standards.

 

Requirements
Master's degree in health education, health promotion, public health, nursing or closely related field.
Two years experience with supervision, coordination and health education/health promotion programming.
Proficiency in data collection, analysis, program evaluation and data analysis software.
Proven ability to manage projects and deliver results.
Ability to think critically and present information.
Excellent computer skills. Must be proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, desktop publishing and be willing to learn new programs.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
High level of organizational skills and proven record of delivering quality results in a timely manner.
Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Ability to function as part of a team.
Public speaking skills.
Demonstrate record and commitment to diversity and inclusion and be able to work with diverse populations, including but not limited to people of all ages with various ethnic, sexual orientation, educational and socio-economic backgrounds.

Preferences
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES/M-CHES) strongly preferred. If not certified at time of hire, will obtain certification within 18 months.
Experience in college health promotion programming.
Experience in managing and supervising students.

Starting Date
December 1, 2014

Salary
Competitive
Terms of Appointment
Full-time, annual year appointment.
Application Deadline
Review of files will begin 10/20/2014

 

How to Apply
Electronically submit a letter of application, resume, contact information for five references (including telephone numbers and email addresses), and transcripts (official or photocopy) to:

Kelly Beisenstein-Weiss
Student Recreation
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901
920-424-2341
beisenst@uwosh.ed

 

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