Job Description

Extended Job Title
Community Health Worker - PI Jennifer Salinas

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Performs responsible and complex duties associated with a specialized function of a Community Health Worker. Duties may vary, but can be generally described as: planning, assigning, coordinating, directing, scheduling, evaluating, verifying, training, and processing of information. A thorough knowledge of policies, procedures, and methods for the area of responsibility is required. Initiative and independent judgments are frequently exercised in formulating procedures or methods, and in program coordination. Work is performed under general supervision within University policies and procedures. Job performance is based upon overall operation effectiveness.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 50%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Educate, navigate, and provide obesity prevention outreach to El Paso County residents. 
  • Provide demonstrations on effective utilization of community resources for physical activity and healthy meal preparation. 
  • Organize and maintain documents on educational sessions and participant contacts. 
  • Provide outreach and navigation services of community resources for obesity prevention. 

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Fluency in Spanish and English. Ability to use computers, tablets, smartphones or similar technologies. 

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Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Other Administrative


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
High School diploma or equivalent.  Three years progressively responsible CHW experience. Additional education and/or related experience to equal three years may substitute on a year for year basis. Community Health Worker Certification.

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