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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.

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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

Gonzaga University

Gonzaga University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit and humanistic university located in the beautiful Inland Northwest.

Health Educator - Alcohol and Other Drugs

The Health Educator – Alcohol and Other Drugs, will develop and oversee evidence-informed health promotion, education and prevention programs that address the topic of substance use by Gonzaga students. The Health Educator addresses challenges and change collaboratively and creatively through supporting individual students, conducting campus needs assessments, building positive partnerships, implementing innovative programming and evaluating programmatic impact and reach. The position helps support the mission of the OHP of empowering Gonzaga students to maximize their agency and potential by offering programs and services on the individual, interpersonal, and institutional levels that promote positive, holistic well-being and reduce high-risk behaviors. 


Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES or MCHES)

Experience Required

Two years related work experience, including delivery of brief motivational interventions.


Comprehensive benefits package, supportive work environment, free tickets to athletic events, and beautiful office in the center of campus.


$23.23 an hour

How to Apply

Gonzaga University
502 E Boone Ave
Spokane, WA 99258
Phone: 5093135923

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Career Profiles 

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