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Health Educator II

Recruitment #180713-UNCY-156

Introduction

JFD:  Program Grant Consultant
Working Title:  Health Educator II
Location: Maternal and Child Health Services
PIN #: 34002807
Travel Required.

This is a re-announcement of position posted on June 05, 2018

Salary:
The bi-weekly hiring rate established for this position is $1,531.58.

Description:
This position will monitor adolescent pregnancy prevention projects and adolescent parent projects.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Provides training, technical assistance, and monitors the Maternal and Child Health Services adolescent pregnancy prevention projects and Public Health Youth Councils. 
• Provide consultation and guidance to individuals, professionals and communities in the development and implementation of preventive health education activities focused on improving the health of Oklahoma’s youth, including teen pregnancy prevention and youth suicide prevention.
• Conduct onsite visits, organize and conduct needed training.
• Assist in the development of grant applications, invitations to bid and educational materials.
• Assist with training and youth surveillance activities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of public health problems, principles and practices; of theoretical concepts of health behavior and application of such; of group organization and leadership; of community infrastructure development; of current social and economic problems as they relate to public health; of statistical methods; of basic epidemiology; grant preparation along with the knowledge or supervisory principles and practices.  Ability is required to speak to the public; to organize communities, establish and facilitate coalitions, and direct groups; to prepare a variety of educational materials, such as pamphlets, bulletins, oral presentations, articles for publication, newsletters and curricula; to use personal computers and applicable software such as word processing and digital/video presentation; and to show cultural competence in working with diverse populations.

Education and Work Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Health Education, Health Promotion, Community Health, School Health Education, Health Studies, Nutrition, Health Behavior, or Nursing or a bachelor's or master's degree in another field and be a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).

This position has preferred qualifications: 
Master's degree in nursing, health education, social work, community health or public health or two years of experience, including one year of work with adolescents and grant writing and experience with providing evidence-based curriculum..

Applicants who demonstrate they possess the minimum qualifications (education and experience requirements) and the preferred qualifications will be given additional consideration during the interview process.

Title 74, 840-5.5. (A)(4) - Persons employed with one-time, limited duration, federal or other grant funding that is not continuing or indefinitely renewable.  The length of the unclassified employment shall not exceed the period of time for which that specific federal funding is provided.

NOTES

REQUIREMENTS:
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.
 

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

 

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Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

 

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.


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