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Assistant Director for Health Education and Promotion

Eastern Illinois University

  • Location: Charleston, IL
  • Post Date: 11/4/2018
  • Job Type: FULL TIME

Eastern Illinois University 
Health and Counseling Services Division of Student Affairs 

Position Summary 
The Assistant Director for Health Education and Promotion, Health and Counseling Services, is responsible for the development and execution of an institutional wide, comprehensive health promotion program. The position solicits a wide range of Eastern Illinois University and Charleston constituencies through the planning and delivery of theory-based, evidence-based, and evidence-informed health promotion programs, services, and policies targeting individuals, groups, communities and the campus/community environment. 

This civil service position is classified as a program director, and reports to the Director, Health and Counseling Services. 

Required job qualifications include: 
Master's Degree in Health Education, Health Promotion, Public Health, Community Nutrition/Dietetics, Human Services, Student Affairs, Higher Education Administration, or related field; A minimum of three year's (36 months) related health education/promotion paid work/practitioner experience; and a minimum of one year's (12 months) supervisory experience overseeing entry-level employees, interns, practicum students, and volunteers.  

Preferred qualifications include: 
Paid professional work experience as a health education/promotion practitioner within a higher education setting; and Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES), Certified in Public Health (CPH), Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) or similar designation. 

To apply, please submit application, resume/vita, transcripts, certifications/licenses, and the names and contact information for three (3) business references online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 Department of Human Resources - Employment 
Eastern Illinois University
 600 Lincoln Avenue 
Charleston, IL 61920 

This and other employment vacancies at EIU are located at: http://www.eiu.edu/employment.php . 

Eastern Illinois University is an 
Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer - 
minority/female/disability/veteran - 
committed to achieving a diverse community.