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Health Educator

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
27715773 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $56,800 - $99,200

Position Information

Involves planning, implementing, and evaluating health education and promotional programs to improve community health and prevent illness. The budgeted salary range for this position is $56,800 - $99,200/yr.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Sociology, or Public Policy. Preferred
Master of Public Health or Master of Philosophy in Public Health, Master of Science in Public Health, Master of Medical Science in Public Health. Preferred


License Requirement
Driver License Preferred


Certification Requirement
Certified in Public Health (CPH), Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), or Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES). Preferred


Experience Requirement
2 - 4 years of related experience. Required

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Driver License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles, if driving a university/personal vehicle for university related business. Required

Minimum Requirements

Effective interpersonal skills needed to work with a diverse client group.
Working knowledge of the health promotion and education field.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Working knowledge of the design and delivery of related programs.
Ability to acquire the requisite skills to analyze, interpret and respond to client needs.
Skills associated with both the development and delivery of health education programs and services.
Exceptional ability to achieve sustainable health education and promotion program results.
Design health education and promotional materials and aids including flyers, videos, audio clips, images, etc.
Strong ability to develop and deliver presentations.
Familiar with conducting assessments and surveys to determine health education needs.
Knowledge or health education and promotion programs, policies, and trends.
Developing health communication plans and delivery methods for partners.
Engaging coalitions of stakeholders to address community health issues and promote advocacy.

Preferred Qualifications


Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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