Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Health Educator (Emergency Hire)
Under the general direction from the Director of Wellbeing and Health Education, the Health Educator provides oversight for the Health Education program and health education support for Cal Poly Health Services and the campus community. The Health Educator provides leadership in identifying goals for and developing Health Education programs for Campus Health & Wellbeing and addresses long and short-term campus health education needs. Incumbents direct, plan, design, and implement, and evaluate health education programs with the goal being to improve health knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors.
Campus Health & Wellbeing helps students achieve and maintain academic success and lifelong health and wellbeing by providing timely and appropriate primary and acute health care, disease and injury prevention education, professional mental health care, outreach, educational services and campus consultations.
- Organize and conduct educational programs and activities on various health topics that will contribute to the improvement of student health by bringing about change in understanding, attitudes, and behavior.
- Coordinate the recruitment, training and supervision of Health Education support staff. Provide guidance and resources to prepare Health Education support staff to further their career in Health Education.
- Plan health educational and consultative functions that reflect the needs of campus population.
- Develop educational programs designed to stimulate participation in health education programs using a wide range of media, including educational technologies and electronic and web-based programs. Prepare health education mass-media materials and develop or arrange for the development of audio-visual materials for health programs.
- Supervise 40-50 student peer health educators: recruit, train review and approve work assignments; maximize productivity; maintain high level of motivation; review and sign payroll sheets.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in an approved program in health education or related health field with two years of progressively responsible health education experience.
Anticipated Hiring Range: Hourly $23.42 - $25.76 per hour
Classification Range: $23.42 - $45.21 per hour
Known for its Learn by Doing pedagogy, Cal Poly is the flagship of the world-renowned California State University system. Annually recognized as one of the top public universities in the nation, Cal Poly continues to offer an academic curriculum based on learned experience gained through real-world practice. Located in San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly is nestled comfortably among the coastal foothills, minutes from the Pacific Ocean and equidistant to the Bay Area and Los Angeles.
Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information.
At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.
Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Poly is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive.
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.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter.
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H1-B visas).
Minimum Qualifications (Staff Only):
Review Begin Date:
Requisition Number: 493785
To Apply: All applicants must apply online at: https://www.calpolyjobs.org.
Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university. Founded in 1901, the 6,000-acre campus is nestled in the foothills of San Luis Obispo, along California's scenic central coast and midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. With a budget of $168.5 million, the university has a student enrollment exceeding 17,000 students and employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff members. Cal Poly is part of the 23-campus California State University system.
At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.
Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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