HEALTH EDUCATOR (50075475)

Date: Nov 14, 2022

Location: Indianapolis, US, 46205

Organization: HHC

Marion County Public Health Department is an organization that celebrates diversity, and seeks to employ a diverse workforce. We actively encourage all individuals to apply for employment and to seek advancement opportunities. Marion County Public Health Department also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as required by law. For additional questions please contact us at: hrmail@hhcorp.org.

Job Role Summary

Participates in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of tobacco education programs. Provides leadership and staff support to the Smoke Free Indy coalition.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Basic understanding of social media technology and other current communication media.
  • Knowledge of tobacco control strategies.
  • Basic data collection, entry, and management skills.
  • Community health education philosophy, methodologies, principles, practices with the ability to apply these knowledge in the community organization process.
  • Understanding of adult learning principles, learning theory, and human relations.
  • Daily contact with coalition partners for scheduling, work plan implementation, and other program-related issues.
  • Ability to function effectively in a number of different settings: coalition meetings, community groups, industry, and other outreach sites.
  • Cognitive ability to read and interpret general health education materials, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to speak effectively before small groups of citizens or employees.

Mathematical Skills
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Qualifications

Education/Licensure/Certifications/Experience:

Completion of baccalaureate degree in Health Education, Public Health, Communications, or one of the social, behavioral, or medical sciences and one year of related experience. If a Health Educator, Certified Health Education Specialist preferred.
  • Current Indiana driver's license and use of automobile.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis