HEALTH EDUCATION AND PREVENTION SPECIALIST - Health Service - Tufts University in Medford Massachusetts

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Tufts University

Medford, Massachusetts 02155

United States

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Detailed Job Description

This is a part-time position at 28 hours per week. These hours will be worked Monday - Thursday; set schedule TBD.

The Department of Health Education is responsible for providing appropriate evidence based prevention and health promotion information and programming on a number of topics of concern to college aged students: substance abuse and addiction, stress management, eating disorders, and nutrition, sexual and reproductive health, violence prevention and mental health education.

The Health Education and Prevention Specialist will work working collaboratively with Dean of Student Affairs Office, Residential Life, Athletics, Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, student groups and others on providing effective health programming and education to the campus. He or she will do regular outreach, programming and education for various constuencies and groups on campus, including residents, athletics, fraternities and sororities and ethnic and racial minorities. He or she will also participate in student orientation and be a member of campus wide committees.

Basic Requirements:

* Master's degree in public health or related field
* Minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience
* Computer fluency including understanding of social media
* Basic survey/evaluation methods
* Understanding of Health Communications
* Must successfully pass a CORI check

Preferred Qualifications:

* Background in providing programming, education and information on alcohol and drug abuse and violence prevention and treatment.
* Excellent communication skills; understanding of health promotion and experience with a college aged population all important.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Occasional evening and weekend hours needed.

Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: 3-5 years
Level of Job: Other
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume