Cal Poly Pomona


Recruitment No. 50561
Classification Title Health Educator
Collective Bargaining Unit CSUEU/Bargaining Unit 2
College/Department Student Health & Counseling Services
Timebase Full-time
Type of Appointment Temporary through March 2014
Application Materials Required University Application, and Resume required
Classification Salary Range $4,006 - $6,410
Anticipated Hiring Range $4,006 - $4,807
Recruitment Closing Date 2/18/13


The mission of the Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) is to promote academic and personal success and help students develop healthy lifestyles by providing student-centered, professional, and quality medical, psychological, and health education services to our diverse community.


The Health Educator will coordinate day to day activities for the CalMHSA Student Mental Health Initiative grant funded by the Office of the Chancellor and the California Mental Health Services Act. The incumbent will conduct training, workshops, outreach and special event planning; participate in marketing and outreach events including resource fairs, tabling, presentations and other outreach for the project; coordinate the development of content for electronic/web based education, including online training, websites, social media, and electronic newsletters; collaborate with campus and community partners to solicit support for the project; assist the Active Minds student organization, and their related outreach events for the campus; coordinate the recruitment and training of student volunteers for the Peer Health Education Program and related health programs. The incumbent will assist in data collection and analysis; assist in writing and assembling quarterly reports for the project funder; create and distribute training and educational materials; coordinate the ordering of office, educational and other supplies for the project as well as perform other duties as assigned.


Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college in health education or a related health field or possession equivalent post-secondary coursework, training, and experience. An American Public Health Association approved master’s degree in Public Health with emphasis on health education, a master’s degree in Health Sciences or Public Health Administration or equivalent and/or national certification are highly preferred; progressively responsible health education experience sufficient to perform the assigned duties. Typically, one to two years of experience is needed, but this may vary depending on educational background.

Finalists for this position may be required to submit to and successfully pass a Live Scan criminal records check prior to being hired.


Prior experience with suicide prevention


Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.


Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

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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.


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