University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

SHS Health Educator

Payroll Title: UCP VII
Class Code: 0738-9087
Job Family: SHS
FLSA Code: E
Score: 571

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of responsible health professional, plans, implements and evaluates health care programs for the “well” student population.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of a variety of health care programs designed to educate the student population in matters related to health maintenance and prevention.
  2. Works with nutrition counselor, alcohol counselor and other University departments to coordinate existing programs and develop new ones.
  3. Conducts outreach programs, designed to inform students regarding health matters and serves as a speaker on general health topics.
  4. Serves as a resource to the University community regarding health care topics.
  5. Develops and administers a Resource Center which contains printed health related material for distribution and reference.
  6. Coordinates Patient Referral Services.
  7. Conducts in-service seminars and workshops to instruct, inform and/or train members of the Health Service staff.
  8. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Master’s degree in a health related field
  2. Previous experience working in a student health network or in a related field.
  3. Demonstrated interest in self-care and wellness.
  4. Experience in preparing informational material.

OTHER DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

  1. Administrative ability in budget and planning

Date Created: 6/28/85