Community Health Specialist

$36,730 yearly
  • McLennan Community College
  • 1400 College Drive, Waco, TX, USA
  • Oct 19, 2020
Full time   Health & Medical Services

Job Description

Communications: We will be open and courageous in our communication with students and with one another. We will communicate decisions and the reasons for them.  Excellence: We will strive for excellence in all that we do. We will actively plan for the future, seeking new and innovative ways to accomplish our mission.  Inclusiveness: We will seek to appreciate and understand our students and each other, actively seeking different viewpoints. We will work to create a welcoming environment where our diverse community of students and employees learn, teach, and work together.  Integrity: We will work with the highest level of integrity, taking responsibility for all of our actions. We will tell the truth and seek to be fair in our decision-making and actions.  People: We will be honest, humble, respectful, and gracious to our students and to each other. We best serve our students, colleagues, and community when we work as a team.

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills

To assist Coordinator of Community Health (HHS) with providing and maintaining community offered training and professional development.  Manage AHA CPR Training Center and Instructor alignment by remaining knowledgeable of regulations, communicating with CPR Instructors, and maintaining records. Complete general duties needed to assist with maintaining HHS and Professional Development/CE programs. This position receives general supervision from the Coordinator, Health & Human Services and exercises no supervision.
NOTE:  This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for this position.

Desk work; occasional field trips e.g. for college or program activities. Insignificant effort other than normal movement. Minimal Hazard/Exposure: Standard office setting.  At least minimal environmental controls to assure health and comfort.


Minimum qualifications & Requirements

Education:    Degree/Certification in the healthcare field providing direct patient care. Nurse preferred but other disciplines considered with direct care experience/history.
Experience:  Minimum of 1-year experience providing direct patient care as licensed/certified healthcare provider. AHA CPR Instructor Certification or ability to obtain within 3 months of hiring. 

Supplemental information

Finalists may be asked to participate in an in-basket exercise. MCC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information visit


  • Resume
  • KSA Statement* (See Selection Criteria below)
  • Copies of College Transcripts

*Attach a brief statement addressing how you acquired each of the following types of Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities through your education, personal experience, or previous employment:
Knowledge of: 1. Modern technology and computer applications, including use of fax, printers, scanners, and multiline phone system. 2. Comfortable in use of tutoring on basic computer operations, including Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, Excel, and Outlook) and Adobe. 3. Proper use of English language, including grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Skills in: 4. Providing direct patient for one year as a certified/licensed healthcare provider. Ability to: 5. Interpret and apply applicable federal, state, and local college laws regarding rules, regulations, and policies. 6. Perform and organize in order of priority a variety of duties under time constraints. 7. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. 8. Learn and utilize inter-office programs and new ever-changing computer technologies. 9. Establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship and environment. 10. Multitask efficiently. 11. Perform duties with a high level of accuracy.


Application Details


Interested and qualified applicants should submit application materials to: NOTE:  Finalists may be asked to participate in a teaching demonstration. MCC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information visit


  • MCC Employment Application
  • Resume
  • KSA Statement (See Selection Criteria)
  • Copies of College Transcripts

MCC provides equal opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or other legally protected category in its educational programs, activities, or employment.

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Application Deadline

Position open until filled.