Position:  Health Education Specialist                          

Department: Healthy Lifestyles

Office: Health Promotion

Posting Date: February 02, 2017    

Hours:   Full-time, M - F 8 am - 4:30 pm

Starting Salary:  $20.42/hour; $42,473.60/Annual

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education or School, Public, or Community Health Education, or a degree and coursework which meet the educational requirements set forth by the NCHEC to become a CHES.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Current valid Ohio driver’s license & access to a motor vehicle

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health or a similar field from an accredited institution.
  • Certificate of Health Education Specialist (CHES) by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC.)

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Researching evidence-based strategies that will be used to develop, and implement population-based interventions which support health promotion, chronic disease risk reduction strategies and health equity
  • Collecting and analyzing data to improve the health of individuals and the community; Assessing and evaluating program components
  • Developing local partnerships to broaden the response to healthy outcomes and health inequities; Supporting and facilitating various agencies and communities with their health promotion activities
  • Developing policies and strategies to promote local and state healthy outcomes; Complying with the Communities Preventing Chronic Disease grant requirements, including periodic reporting; Assisting program supervisors as needed
  • Developing health awareness about a range of health topics through public speaking, audio-visual programs, and promotional materials presented to community groups, agencies, and schools.
  • May be required to play an active role in the event of a public health emergency, which may include changes in responsibilities and working hours

How to apply:

Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County

117 South Main Street, 2nd Floor

Dayton, Ohio 45422

Fax (937) 496-3070

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Deadline to Apply: March 03, 2017 or until position is filled

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