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Health Educator

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Health and Medical Services

Posting Number: req11760

Department: Arizona Center on Aging

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

The Health Educator will work closely with faculty and instructional designers to assist in the development of three online certificate programs designed to enhance the geriatric knowledge and skills of Certified Nursing Assistants, Physical Therapy Assistants, and Emergency Medical Technicians. They will be responsible for all public facing events (marketing and education). They will coordinate and manage events, and travel across the state to educate audiences (urban and rural grant stakeholders) on the importance and benefits of this education, and promote the certificate programs.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the organization of outreach collaborations for the development of three online certificate programs designed to enhance the geriatric knowledge and skills of Certified Nursing Assistants, Physical Therapy Assistants, and Emergency Medical Technicians with faculty and instructional designers.
  • Promote and deliver educational offerings and strategic informational marketing sessions across the state to Arizona communities to ensure urban and rural grant stakeholders (potential students and employers) are reached. Audiences will vary (1:1; academic; health professionals; community agencies; community members). Travel will be local and statewide.
  • Coordinate and arrange all logistics (create presentations and materials needed, confirm location, invite attendees, make personal travel arrangements, etc).
  • Plan, organize, and direct health education programs and life-long learning opportunities for academic, professional, and community audiences.
  • Collaborate with health professionals and students, community organizations, and health employers to determine education needs, and develop desirable curricular goals, objectives, and content.
  • Develop and monitor assessments, and track and evaluate program/participant reporting to assure evaluation goals and program initiatives are met.
  • Serves as a resource for the community programs, and responds to questions and/or provides referral assistance.
  • Create quarterly report development and editing.
  • Serves as a representative to assist with other team member projects.
  • Attend weekly meetings to assure continuity and close communication across the team.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of office and administrative practices and principles.
  • Strong organizational and communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to problem solve and make decisions.
  • Ability to project professionalism and demeanor in daily interactions with diverse population of faculty, students and community members.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attainedthrough professional level experience required.
  • Five (5) years of relevant work experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in higher education institution or comparable complex organization.
  • Content expertise in geriatric healthcare.
  • Bilingual - English/Spanish.
  • Possess a high degree of proficiency with computer/software including Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel), Outlook, and Zoom.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Outreach and Community Engagement

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $47,735 - $62,533

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Outreach Education

Job Function

Outreach & Community Engage

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Heather Hendrych |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

If invited to interview, please provide three professional references.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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