Health Educator

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Jul 24, 2022
Full time Health & Medical Services

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Health Educator

Job Title
Health Educator

Prairie View A&M University

Health Services

Proposed Minimum Salary
$3,194.84 monthly

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Health Educator, under general supervision, plans, implements, and evaluates theory and evidence-based health promotion strategies, policies, programs, and services for students. Provides health training and guidance. Performs outreach functions on and off campus and supervises student staff, interns, and/or peer educators.


  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to develop a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to health for students. Develop strategic plans, goals, and measurable objectives for health promotion programs and services.
  • Develop program content, learning resources, and evaluation tools for specific educational interventions based upon needs assessment results. Train, evaluate and supervise peer educators. Prepare and review education materials.
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with student leaders, campus faculty, staff, and community partners. Actively build a network of community partners to aid and assist students.
  • Serve as a campus resource for timely, current, and relevant health information as it relates to college health. Plan, develop and implement a systematic student assessment. Evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services and track trends in student health statuses and behaviors.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Health Education, Public Health, Health Promotion, or applicable field.
  • Two years of related experience in health promotion.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Knowledge of responsibilities and competencies of health education.
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze emerging health promotion needs of adults and college students.
  • Ability to critically review health-related professional literature relevant to college students and assess its applicability and utility for effectiveness on the college campus.
  • Ability to do presentations, workshop trainings, individual behavior change sessions, and small group discussions and facilitations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)
  • Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC)

Job Posting Close Date:

  • 08/11/22

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.

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