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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 - Mental & Emotional Well-Being

The Health Educator will:

  • Oversee a comprehensive public health approach to student mental and emotional well-being.
    • Use evidence-informed practices to set strategic priorities and guide program development.
    • Research, implement, and evaluate initiatives and programs specific to mental and emotional well-being.
    • Provide health education events, programs, and outreach, including:
      • Online, classroom, clubs, large group, etc.
      • Targeted outreach to key stakeholders and underserved populations.
      • Training for resident advisors, student leaders, etc.
      • Bystander intervention training applied to mental and emotional well-being.
    • Recruit and advise assigned well-being interns
    • Incorporate multicultural diversity and social justice concepts and principles into health promotion services.
      • Continue to develop and tailor culturally/community fluent and relevant health promotion trainings and health communication campaign materials.
    • Independently develop positive professional relationships with diverse groups of students, staff, faculty and other constituencies such as parents, community members, and professional colleagues from other institutions.


Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES or MCHES)

Experience Required

Master's degree and two years of related work experience


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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