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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.

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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 30 days unless requested to to be posted longer or taken down.

A CHES®/MCHES® is specifically trained to:
  • Assess Needs, Resources and Capacity for Health Education/Promotion
  • Plan Health Education/Promotion
  • Implement Health Education/Promotion
  • Conduct Evaluation and Research Related to Health Education/Promotion
  • Administer and Manage Health Education/Promotion
  • Serve as a Health Education/Promotion Resource Person
  • Communicate, Promote and Advocate for Health and the Profession of Health Education/Promotion

University of Texas at San Antonio

Health Education Coordinator I - University of Texas at San Antonio

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.

Required Skills:

Bachelor’s degree, in Public Health, Health Education, Health Promotion, Nutrition or a closely related field of study. One year of work experience in health promotion, preferably in the higher education setting. 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. Manages one or more specialized health programs and interventions within the health education component of Student Health Services, to include grant management.
  2. Develops effective programs utilizing current research and best practices strategies. Conducts campus-wide health promotion activities, outreaches and events.
  3. Conducts research and assessments on the health status of current students.  Identifies needs, risks, trends and issues among the student population; develops goals and outcomes for interventions.
  4. Conducts marketing tactics using current technology and media strategies.
  5. Delivers trainings and presentations to diverse audiences.
  6. Recruits, trains and supervises student employees, interns and/or volunteers.
  7. Prepares reports, statistical data and analyses of programs and interventions.
  8. Conducts quality assurance and evaluations of program and department goals.
  9. Collaborates with other departments, academic institutions and community agencies on projects.  Serves as a liaison in the community.
  10. Reviews and assists with budgets if necessary.

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

This position requires some evening and weekend hours. UTSA is a tobacco–free campus. This is a security sensitive position.  Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. Applicants selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they are eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.

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

How to Apply

University of Texas at San Antonio
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249

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