Classified Employment Opportunities
HEALTH PROMOTION SPECIALIST/STNC
Student Health Services
PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE
THIS IS A SHORT-TERM, NON-CONTINUING POSITION
Filing Deadline: Monday, July 14, 2014
STATUS OF ASSIGNMENT
$24.97 per hour, approximately 20 hours per week
GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION
The Health Promotion Specialist will be working to coordinate a Student Health Peer Support Coalition, engaging peer leaders on campus in a variety of outreach and educational projects focused on preventive mental health. The Health Promotion Specialist performs a variety of activities within the Student Health Services department associated with health education, mental health promotion, and prevention of mental health conditions, with a focus on those that interfere with student success at Santa Rosa Junior College. The Health Promotion Specialist works within the Prevention and Early Intervention Program (PEI) under the supervision of the PEI Program Coordinator.
Job duties will include: group training, supervision, and evaluation of student health peer workers; coordination of the PEERS Coalitions activities; support development of online resources and technology based outreach; liaison work with other college departments and student leaders, towards engaging students in the recognition of, and support for at-risk students; assist with the planning, development and implementation of priority health awareness events, workshops and classroom presentations, based on student needs assessment data and college environmental scanning.
Possession of a Bachelors degree with major coursework in health education, public health, community health, social services, behavioral sciences or a closely related field. Masters Degree in Public Health, and/or Certified Health Education Specialist certification (CHES) is desirable.
Two years of on-the-job work experience in health education, health promotion, and /or prevention of health conditions. Work experience in a public health education role targeting diverse populations using peer education models is highly desirable.
Any combination of education and experience in the above areas that suggests an ability to perform the job duties outlined.
Principles, methods and techniques of planning, intervention and evaluation of evidence based health education, promotion and prevention programming, peer education models, group processes, and supporting behavioral change in young adult populations. Working knowledge of health conditions affecting young adults, such as substance abuse, depression, suicide, sexual assault, etc. and behavioral risk factors.
Serve as a health information resource and make presentations to students, faculty and the public in structured and unstructured settings; apply assessment methods to identify student population needs, and evaluate programs and services; plan and implement evidence based health promotion programs and services; plan, organize, conduct and oversee a variety of instruction, training and outreach activities; integrate a variety of communication resources and media into health education, promotion and prevention work; work with college personnel and community agencies effectively towards facilitating referrals and the delivery of health education, promotion and prevention activities; prepare and maintain clear and concise records and program reports; effectively use spreadsheet, publishing and presentation software; work effectively with diverse groups; exercise independent judgment; write and speak effectively; demonstrate strong interpersonal skills; supervise team of student workers.
Short Term, Non-Continuing (STNC)
This position is funded by Sonoma County MHSA Prevention and Early Intervention funds.
To apply, please send:
- Cover letter
- Resume/ curriculum vitae
- List of 3 references (including contact information and relation to you)
Via email to:
Jeane Erlenborn, MPHjerlenborn@santarosa.edu
MORE ABOUT SRJC
Application Materials & Procedures
To download job announcements and application materials, please go to http://www.santarosa.edu/hr/job-openings/job-openings.php or contact us to be mailed the materials to apply :
Human Resources Department
Santa Rosa Junior College
PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 1988 Armory Drive
MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
PHONE (707) 527-4954
FAX (707) 527-4967
The office is located in the Button Building on the college campus and is
open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
All documents included in your application file become the property of
the college and will not be returned. Your file for this opening
will not be considered for future openings. New documents must be
submitted for each opening.
is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that ALL required
materials are in the Human Resources Department by 5:00 p.m. on
the priority filing deadline to be given priority consideration.
Applications received after the priority filing deadline will be
considered only if the initial priority screening is unsuccessful.
Following the priority filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be forwarded to a screening committee for review. Approximately 15 to 20 days later, we will notify you whether or not you have been chosen for interview. Those
applicants most suitably qualified for the position will be invited
to appear for oral interviews before a Screening Committee. The
Screening Committee may include representatives from the Faculty, the
Administration, the Classified Staff, the Student Body, and the Board
Santa Rosa Junior College does not reimburse candidates for expenses
related to the first interview, candidates traveling from out
of the area for administrative or full-time faculty positions who are selected as finalists will be offered a travel
stipend for their administrative interview(s).
you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability
in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the
Human Resources Department.
OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):
- In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
- Pass a pre-employment physical examination.
- Must be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at applicant's expense); and
- Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).
The Jeanne Clery Annual Security Report, which includes personal safety and crime prevention information, related District policies, and District crime statistics, is available at www.santarosa.edu/police or paper copies are available upon request from the District Police Department.
Equal Employment Opportunity
SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the College mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.