Health Educator Senior Duties and Responsibilities
Purpose of Classification:
organizes, implements, evaluates, and administers a major health
education program for a department.
third in a series of three classifications. It is distinguished from
the Health Educator in that this classification coordinates an
entire health education program for the department and supervises a
professional staff. This class typically reports to a Director or
Examples of Duties:
- Hires, coaches, reviews, supervises, and terminates assigned
employees, or makes effective suggestions and recommendations
that are given particular weight regarding the employment status
of assigned employees.
- Develops health program goals and objectives; determines
calendar of events for the year.
- Develops needs assessment tools, designs surveys, and
develops computer programs for program evaluation.
- Consults and provides assistance and guidance on educational
content, methods, techniques, and materials for a wide variety
of health education programs.
- Designs and develops educational materials and research
instruments; analyzes results and effectiveness of current
education programs and materials.
- Assists in the development and preparation of the budget and
researches and prepares applications for health education
- Instructs for university groups or classes and for
non-university affiliated community groups.
- Instructs formal academic, health education classes on a
semester basis as may be requested by academic departments.
- Develops program promotional material such as brochures,
public service announcements, and advertisements.
- Maintains health education information for distribution by a
variety of community-wide public relations resources.
- Participates as a representative on committees and planning
groups to facilitate health education program development.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of the principles, practices and trends of health
- Knowledge of training methods, group dynamics and community
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of management and
- Skill in both verbal and written communication.
- Skill in planning, organizing, implementing, evaluating and
administering health education programs.
Bachelor's degree in Health Education or related field AND four
years of health education experience; OR, Eight years of health
education experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience
and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and
abilities have been achieved.
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