COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATOR IV
|Department||MDH Infectious Disease & Environmental Hlth Svcs|
|Date Opened||5/9/2018 5:49:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||5/23/2018 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$22.47 - $29.16/hour|
|HR Analyst||Carolyn Chase|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Maryland Department of Health
Prevention and Health Promotion Administration
201 W. Preston Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Main Purpose of Job
The HIV-Injury Prevention Program Coordinator position is within the Center for Injury and Sexual Assault Prevention, reporting to the Injury Center Division Chief. This position will be responsible for coordination of joint HIV and injury prevention activities and liaise with related Maryland Department of Health (MDH) programs such as minority health and behavioral health initiatives. The HIV-Injury Prevention Program Coordinator provides subject matter expertise on domestic violence (DV) and HIV, overseeing curriculum development and statewide cross training of domestic violence and/or sexual assault (DV/SA) Centers, DV residential housing facilities and HIV testing sites; developing linkages for HIV and DV resources; coordinating cross departmental public health projects aimed at DV and HIV prevention.
Education: Possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Health Education, Community Health Education or Health Science. A copy of your transcript must be attached to the application.
Experience: Two years of experience planning, developing, implementing, promoting and evaluating health education projects, including one year of experience managing community health education projects.
1. A Doctorate from an accredited college or university in Public Health Education, Community Health Education, Health Science, Public Health Policy or related behavioral science and one year of experience managing community health education projects may be substituted for the required education and experience.
2. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Health Education, Community Health Education or Health Science and three years of experience planning, developing, implementing, promoting and evaluating health education projects, including one year of experience managing community health education projects may be substituted for the required education and experience.
3. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 18 credit hours in Public Health Education, Community Health Education, Health Science or related behavioral science and four years of experience planning, developing, implementing, promoting and evaluating health education projects, including one year of experience managing community health education projects may be substituted for the required education and experience.
4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a commissioned officer in Health Educator and Community Health classifications or Health Educator and Community Health specialty codes in the Public Health field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Experience in domestic violence and HIV prevention, professional training and grant management is preferred.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov. If online process is not available, please send your paper application to: Maryland Department of Health, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. If you need to submit additional information, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689. Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: (410) 767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact the Maryland Department of Health Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.