Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University Health Science Center
Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
Proposed Minimum Salary
Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities. Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values (https://www.tamu.edu/about/coreValues.html) which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.
Who we are
As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.
What we want
The Health Educator, under general supervision, plans, implements, and evaluates theory and evidence-based health promotion strategies, policies, programs, and services for students. Provides health training for community partners. Performs outreach functions on and off campus. This position is working to accomplish goals set by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).
What you need to know
Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.
COVID-19 information: In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate, specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate and will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Health Education, Public Health, Health Promotion, or applicable field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Two years of related experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
Knowledge of responsibilities and competencies of health education.
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to analyze emerging health promotion needs of adults and college students.
Ability to do presentations, workshop trainings, individual behavior change sessions, and small group discussions and facilitations.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in psychology or education.
Experience working with K-12 students.
Preferred Licenses and Certifications:
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Literacy and competency with utilizing technology.
Strong organizational skills and flexibility.
Health Education: Collaborates with key stakeholders to develop a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to mental health for students. Develops strategic plans, goals, and measurable objectives for mental health promotion programs and services in support of ARPA or other assigned programs. Develops program content, learning resources, and evaluation tools for specific educational interventions based upon needs assessment results. Prepares and reviews education materials for the assigned project. Maintains collaborative relationships with student leaders, staff, and community partners. Serves as a project resource for timely, current, and relevant health information as it relates to mental health among students. Incorporates multicultural diversity concepts and principles into health promotions. Works with a team of health educators to provide trainings for community partners.
Reporting: Maintains training records. Collects training data necessary for project reporting. Collects periodic student health surveys which provide baseline and follow up health data that identifies program needs and priorities. Evaluates the effectiveness of programs and services and tracks trends in student health statuses and behaviors.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.
Howdy and thank you for your interest in a career with Texas A&M University. As the flagship campus of The Texas A&M University System, we are located in College Station, Texas with a student population of more than 64,000 and nearly 9,000 faculty and staff.The Spirit of Aggieland is unmistakable. We are a unique American institution, fostering a culture of friendliness, diversity, compassion and respect for one another. Our unique history and rich traditions make Texas A&M special.From our benefits package and professional development opportunities to our retirement programs, Texas A&M is a great place to work. Your path to a great career starts here!Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.
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