The following provides a general description of duties and a more specific description of requirements for the Senior Youth/Health Educator Level I. Please note that the summary of responsibilities and required abilities identified below are not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.
The Senior Youth/Health Educator Level I, will supervise the implementation of an evidence-based curriculum at multiple school-based venues throughout LAC. There will 50 Student Wellbeing Centers at school district sites throughout LAC.
The duties of the Senior Health Educator include, but are not limited to:
- Plan, develop, implement, coordinate, and evaluate the Student Wellbeing Center services for the assigned schools as it relates to SUD screening and referral services, other public health priority subjects that are risk factors for SUD, and in collaboration with service and community partners;
- Supervise assigned youth/health educators to ensure program is implemented as designed;
- Coordinate with other locations and DPH leadership to ensure effective and consistent implementation across all locations; and
- Other duties as assigned; may be temporarily reassigned to COVID-19 assignments as needed.
- Master’s Degree a program of study accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health with specialization in Public Health Education, Community Health Education, or equivalent; -AND- One year of health education experience;
- Computer literate and skilled in the use of MS Windows-based Programs, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
- Excellent oral and written communication skills; and
- A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
- Experience implementing and conducting evidence-based behavioral health programs; and
- Experience supervising or leading a team of staff conducting behavioral health related functions.