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 May 1, 2019. To receive full consideration, apply by April 30, 2019. 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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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before 06/30/2020. 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. Incumbent works 11 months per year and is paid over 12 months. Anticipated month off will be June, 2020.
Under the general supervision of the Director of Well-being & Health Promotion, the position 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. This also includes organizing and conducting health education and behavioral health-risk prevention programs with the goal being to improve health knowledge, attitudes and behaviors, as well as serving 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 $3,834 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,722 - $6,974 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.
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Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an approved program in public health, psychology, or behavioral-health related 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
Proficiency with written and oral communication, and teaching skills.
MPH or behavioral-health related masters preferred.
At least 2 years experience working in a university health setting doing health education and/or prevention programming.
Training and experience in sexual violence, bystander intervention, and/or alcohol education and prevention.
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification preferred.
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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.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
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.
Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 91 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 22 areas. SDSU's approximately 35,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. SDSU's annual economic impact to the state of California is $6.5 billion, according to an impact report done by the California State University in 2010.Of SDSU's 280,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region's engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.San Diego State University is a community diverse in race, ethnicity, language, culture, social class, national origin, religious and political belief, age, ability, gender, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. As a university committed to learning in all its forms, San Diego State University recognizes the need to attract and retain a critical mass of diverse persons who will advance its goals and ideals.