Health Educator II - 532216

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY   Miami, FL   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 30, 2024
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Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity and recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university withcolleges and schools that offers 196 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios.FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program houses the Aquarius Reef Base, a unique underwater research facility in the Florida Keys. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums:Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, theWolfsonian-FIU, and theJewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member ofConference USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit

Health Educator II - 532216

Job Summary:

The Health Educator II is responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating health education programs and curriculum. Conducts presentations and workshops for the university community. Conducts one-on-one consultations. Collects, analyzes, and reports on utilization data. Additionally, the Health Educator II serves as the Peer Educator (PE) Coordinator, recruiting and supervising HLP Peer Educators. Develops, implements, and evaluates evidence-based strategies to enhance the HLP peer education program. Assesses peer education and health promotion best practices to regularly evaluate programs/events to determine outcomes and impact.

  • Develops, implements, and evaluates outreach programs to address the needs of the student population through outreach initiatives, including presentations/workshops, events, and educational campaigns on a variety of health/wellness topics impacting university students. Works closely with Health Educators, other team members, and university partners on cross-collaborative initiatives.
  • Monitors, collects, and reports student utilization and health-related data through needs assessments and surveys, and provides analytical recommendations for program enhancements and development. Completes departmental reports such as activity reports, debriefs, monthly reports, semester, and annual reports.
  • Utilizes motivational interviewing techniques and other evidence-based intervention methods to assist students in health-related behavior change, in both one-on-one and group consultations, on a variety of health topics including stress management, time management, sexual health, sleep hygiene, nutrition, and alcohol/substance use. Documents consultations in the electronic medical record (EMR) system. Develops and implements other health consultations as appropriate to address changing wellness needs of the student body.
  • Collaborates with the SHW Marketing team to develop digital marketing content relevant to the health/wellness needs of the student population and HLP outreach efforts. Submits graphic requests in accordance with SHW Marketing regulations.
  • Participates in campus-wide activities and committees on behalf of HLP and SHW as assigned.
  • Manages HLP inventory tracking systems and monitors product levels to anticipate inventory shortage. Submits expense requests as appropriate.
  • Manages material and outreach requests. Assigns requests as appropriate.
  • Serves as student assistant and peer educator coordinator, developing, implementing, and evaluating evidence-based strategies to enhance the HLP peer education program. Evaluates programs/events to determine outcomes and impact.
  • Recruits, trains, and supervises student assistants, peer educators, interns, and volunteers. Onboards new team members and updates onboarding processes as needed. Manages the daily tasks, schedules, and outreach activities of student team members.
  • Coordinates and facilitates recurring meetings and professional development opportunities.
  • Remains informed of best practices in health promotion and peer education. Uses knowledge to make recommendations for program enhancements.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a Health Education, Public Health or a related field and two (2) years of related experience, OR a Master's degree in a Health Education, Public Health, or a related field.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience facilitating individual or group discussions about sensitive topics.
  • Experience conducting health education/promotion programs in a university setting.
  • Leadership experience.
  • Certified Heath Education Specialist (CHES) preferred.

Salary: $47,500 - $50,000

Work Schedule:

Begin time: 8:30 AM
End time: 5:00 PM

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Criminal Background Check

Other Information:

  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
  • Ability to work occasional evenings, weekends and at locations outside of the University
  • Travel to FIU Campus'

For further information or to apply, please visit and reference Job Opening ID #532216

Florida Statute 1010.35 - Screening Foreign Researchers

Pursuant to Florida law, any citizen of a foreign county who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, or Syria is subject to additional screening. Applicants meeting those criteria will be required to provide the following information in the application: every institution of higher education attended; all previous employment since the applicant’s 18th birthday; list of all published material, current and pending research funding from any source, including details about the research, your role, funding source, and amount; list and description of any non-university professional activities; any affiliation with an institution or program in a foreign country; a complete copy of your passport; the most recently submitted DS-160 (Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application).

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To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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