Under the direction of the Associate Dean of Student Health and Support, the Health Educator will develop, plan and implement health education programs for the student body that educate and promote awareness of mental health, alcohol and drug, sexual health, stress and stress related issues and a host of other health related issues that may affect college age students. Oversee the on-campus Student Wellness Fairs, HIV and STD testing and the Wellness Series. This position will assess the college community and individual needs, as well as, evaluate the quality of programmatic offering. Also, will assist with addressing student issues that pertain to student health and academic success.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Plan, develop, and implement campus-wide health education programs and workshops that encourage student mental health, wellness and safety.
- Assess individual and community health needs; maintain and compile learning outcomes data and conduct trend analysis.
- Evaluate health education programs to determine effectiveness in services and programs and measure impact programming has on students.
- Develop and sustain a resource and referral network for individuals needing assistance.
- Develop print material to promote on-campus educational program.
- Provide, as appropriate, supportive assistance and advocacy to students in coping with adjustment to college life.
- Assist with early identification and intervention of students in need.
- Oversee Wellness Fair. This includes but not limited to planning and managing the logistics (space, audio/visual, signage, etc.), event set-up/take-down, staffing, and soliciting vendors and community agencies.
- Collaborate with college partners in the development and delivery of programs and/or services as needed.
- Perform other duties and/ or responsibilities as assigned or required.
- Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or related discipline.
- Professional licensure and/or certification in the state of IL (LCPC/LCSW)
- 5 years’ experience in higher education required, preferably working with developing and implementing Health Education Programs.
- Knowledge of community based social services and welfare agencies and their functions.
- Ability to assess individual and community needs for health education.
- Ability to serve as a health resource person.
- Knowledge of techniques, principles and practices in counseling students.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students from diverse backgrounds.
- Ability to relate to and empathize with students who are dealing with crises and/or exhibiting distress.
- Strong presentation skills with an emphasis on education and training.
- Excellent verbal and writing skills.
How to Apply
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