Student Health Services Health Promotion Specialist
Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 31983680 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $64,300 - $114,300
The Well is UC Riverside's health promotion department focused on holistic well-being, housed within the Health, Well-being, and Safety Organization. The Student Health Services Promotion Specialist will perform highly skilled and complex work, planning, implementing, and evaluating evidence-based health promotion strategies, and advocating for well-being policies/practices in their topic areas, programs, and services for the University of California Riverside students. Topic areas related to this position include, but are not limited to: sexual health and reproductive justice, alcohol, tobacco and other drugs (ATOD), and other emerging wellness priorities and initiatives. The Student Health Services Health Promotion Specialist will serve as a liaison for The Well and Student Health Services by leading interdepartmental, collaborative programming, outreach, and assessment efforts, and manage a peer health education program and policy/public health intern, supervising both paid and volunteer students. The Student Health Services Health Promotion Specialist will be responsible for Student Health Services' social media, marketing, and website presence on campus. The successful applicant will demonstrate a high level of understanding of college health, and demonstrate their knowledge of connecting with students who identify as historically underrepresented BIPOC students, African Diaspora, API, Latinx, international, first-generation, undocumented, veterans, students with disabilities, and LGBTQI+ communities as examples and working from a healthy equity/JEDI lens.
Please be advised that candidates may be required to take a skills assessment in the form of a presentation as part of the interview process.
The full salary range for the Student Health Services Health Promotion Specialist is $64,300 - $114,300 annually. However, the expected pay scale for this position is up to $73,000 annually. We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs.
Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.
As a university employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.
Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Master's Degree in Public Health, Health Education, Health Promotion or related field Preferred
Certification Requirement Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) or related certificate Preferred
Experience Requirement Experience with marketing health-related programs and campaigns Preferred Experience with health education/promotion in a university setting Preferred Experience advising, supervising, and/or leading college student staff, peer programs, or student organizations Preferred 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required Experience with data collection and analysis Required
Thorough knowledge of the design and delivery of related programs.
Effective organizational skills.
Content expertise in at least one of the following priority subject areas: sexual health, reproductive justice, alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Skills associated with both the development and delivery of health education programs and services.
Thorough knowledge of the health promotion and education field.
Effective interpersonal skills to interact effectively with diverse client groups.
Ability to analyze, interpret and respond to client needs.
Skills associated with the assessment and evaluation of health education and promotion programs
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.
- UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020
- UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.
- Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
- Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
- UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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