Health Educator Duties and Responsibilities
Purpose of Classification:
Develops, implements, promotes, and evaluates a segment(s) of a
health education program.
second in a series of three classifications and is distinguished
from the Health Educator Assistant in that incumbents have
responsibility for a part of a health education program, which
includes designing educational materials, developing goals and
objectives and evaluating progress of the segment(s) of the program.
Examples of Duties:
- Develops needs assessments, goals, objectives, training
methods, and promotional activities of specific health education
- Monitors and evaluates progress of assigned programs.
- Designs and develops educational materials and conducts
training sessions and workshops on assigned health programs.
- Lectures to university groups or classes and for
non-university affiliated community groups.
- Prepares health education information for the campus
newspaper and other community-wide public relations resources.
- Recruits, trains, supervises, and delegates assignments to
volunteers and student workers who assist with the activities.
- Lectures or co-instructs for formal academic health
education classes on a semester basis as may be requested by
- Supervises, trains, assigns work and checks work of student
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of health
- Knowledge of training methods, group dynamics, and community
- Skill in both verbal and written communication.
- Skill in planning, organizing, implementing, evaluating and
administering health education programs.
- Skill in presenting information in-group settings.
- Skill in leading and coordinating the work of others.
Bachelor's degree in Health Education or related field AND two years
of health education experience; OR, Six years of health education
experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or
education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have
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