6429 Health Educator, Health Promotion

San Diego, California
CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,060 - $7,171 per month
Sep 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on September 20, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by September 19, 2017.  The position will remain open until filled.  The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice. 

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Position Information


This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position (with the possibility of reappointment/permanency) anticipated to end on or before 06/30/2018.  This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Under the general lead work direction of the Director of Health Promotion, the incumbent provides health education opportunities for students in order to address long and short-term student health needs through teaching Peer Health Education course(s) for course credit, planning and developing health education trainings, programs and workshops, and developing and maintaining written materials for outreach and in-house use.  The incumbent organizes and conducts health education and behavioral health-risk prevention programs with the goal being to improve health knowledge, attitudes and behaviors.  The incumbent also serves as a resource for other campus departments on student health issues.

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Compensation and Benefits


Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $4,060 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,060 - $7,171 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. 

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here




Minimum Qualifications 

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an approved program in health education or a related health field. Equivalent to one to two years of progressively responsible health education experience or combination of education and experience, which provides the required knowledge and abilities.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

Excellent written and oral communication and teaching skills.

MPH or behavioral-health related masters preferred.

1-year experience working in a university health setting doing health education and/or prevention programming.

Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification preferred.


Application Procedures


To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General Information

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.