September 22, 2016
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Health Educator

University of California - Merced - Merced, CA

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  • Company
    University of California - Merced University of California - Merced
  • Location
    Merced, CA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

Health Educator

Job Category:

Student Services


Student Health Services

Position Code:




Closing Date:

Open until filled.


Commensurate with education and experience.



Background check:

Background check and fingerprinting may be required


The University of California, Merced is the newest and tenth campus of the University of California system and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With approximately 7,300 students, UC Merced has planned for additional student growth until we reach an enrollment of approximately 25,000 students. With undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs, plans for a future medical school program, partnerships and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving, requiring talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.

The Health Educator manages the daily activities of the peer health education program and the Health Promotion office. In collaboration with supervisor, plans, coordinates and co-facilitates the peer health educator training curriculum. Learns to apply professional health education concepts and implement initiatives that support the Healthy Campus objectives. Works with supervisor to create and implement assessment plans for both the peer education training program as well as department initiatives. Assists with routine administrative tasks related to the operation of the Health Promotion unit. Applies campus policies and procedures to resolve routine issues. Works on problems of limited scope. Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.


Bachelor s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training

Basic knowledge of the health promotion and education field.

Skills associated with the delivery of health promotion and education programs, preferred.

Effective interpersonal skills needed to work with a diverse student group.

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, including strong public speaking skills.

Ability to work in a busy, multifaceted work environment.

To Apply:

Click on the link below to use our new on-line application system.

If you do not have internet access you may mail your application, resume, and cover letter to: University of California, Merced, 5200 North Lake Rd., Merced CA 95343. Please list the job number on the subject line.

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at

E-Verify: Effective September 8, 2009, all employers who receive Federal contracts and grants are required to comply with E-Verify, an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA). E-Verify electronically verifies employment eligibility by comparing information provided on the I-9 form to records in the DHS and SSA databases. Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UC Merced to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.
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