Job Description

Extended Job Title
Health Educator - PI. Jennifer Salinas

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Employees in the classification design and implement health education programs designed to increase awareness and knowledge for the improvement of health in a single, group, or community setting. Keeps up-to-date on changes in health care technology to keep health education program material current.. Employees in this classification receive limited supervision and work is evaluated based on progress toward a set of goals by immediate supervisor. May supervise student assistants and other clerical personnel. Work is performed under usual clinic and office conditions and requires a great deal of patient contact and contact with community resource people. Some work is performed after usual office hours. 

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Educate community members on obesity prevention. 
  • Engage in outreach community. 
  • Organize and maintain documents on educational sessions and participant contacts. 
  • Create and update regularly evidence based curricula on obesity prevention for community members. 

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Experience designing curricula for community members. Ability to speak in front of small and large audience. Travel various parts of El Paso county to deliver educational programming. Experience with educational programs for obesity prevention. Ability to engage in community outreach. 

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

HSC - El Paso

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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
Mid-level Other Admn


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
Bachelor's degree from an approved accredited university in a field relevant to the work being conducted; one year of work experience demonstrating health education practices, techniques, and principles.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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