Public Health Job Opportunities

Tobacco Cessation Educator

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent coursework/training in community health education, biological science, adult/continuing education or related field AND experience in public/community health education activities with responsibility for developing, evaluating, and leading health education program activities; assessing health needs; writing and designing educational and informational material, training aids, and presentations; preparing grant proposals; or planning and leading group sessions. Related experience may substitute for a Bachelor’s degree on a year-for-year basis. 

PREFERRED: Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s degree in public or community health or related field. Minimum of three years of experience working in public or community health. Experience with tobacco prevention and control and tobacco cessation. Experience with grant contract oversight. 

OTHER: Valid driver’s license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and practices of program planning, implementation and evaluation including the assessment of goals and measurement of programmatic achievement. 

Ability to demonstrate competence in group facilitation, collaboration and partnership development. Skill in teaching, guiding and working with others. Ability to design, layout and use educational and informational material. Understanding of organization and operations of local governments and community organizations. Understanding of operations of healthcare, mental health, and substance use treatment facilities. Strong communication, time and priority management skills, planning, problem solving and decision making skills. 

Skills in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email, and applications. Ability to interpret agency, federal, state and local rules, guidelines, policies and procedures pertinent to tobacco and possess strong leadership skills. 

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