Arizona State University  |  Tempe, AZ

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Posted about 2 weeks ago Full-Time

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Position Title:


Job Type: Health/Wellness/Drug and Alcohol
Location: Tempe, AZ
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: 30,000 & Over Students
Employer ID: 765


Salary Range:
$35,064 - $40,000
Additional Compensation:
Depends on experience
Housing for Position:
None provided
Salary Range:
$35,064 - $40,000
Additional Compensation:
Depends on experience
Housing for Position:
None provided
Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
No Preference

Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
No Preference

Position Description

Health Educator Sr

Arizona State University

Sun Devil Fitness Tempe 

Campus: Tempe 

Requisition Id# 35899BR 


Salary Range: 

$35,064 - $40,000 per year; DOE 


Close Date: 



Job Description: 

Being a part of Wellness at ASU as a Health Promotion Educator means uniquely engaging in our mission of building an ASU student community that embraces physical, mental, spiritual, and social well-being of self and others as a hallmark of the Sun Devil Experience. We do this through the Sun Devil Way exemplifying achievement, engagement and responsibility.


As an integral part of Wellness at ASU, the Health Promotion Team is leading the way in providing personalized frameworks for students to establish and maintain positive health habits at ASU and beyond. We do this by assessing student health and wellness needs, providing health education programs, and building environments that promote healthy living, decision-making and student engagement for students to ultimately be better equipped to succeed in their academics, career and in their personal lives.


The Health Educator Senior identifies health promotion/education needs in the ASU community, and develops, implements and assesses wellness initiatives.  The Health Educator Senior guides a student led programming model that includes focus on critical health issues relevant to college students.  This position focuses on positive behavior change for ASU students, health and wellness education, and creating an environment that promotes healthy living.  The Health Educator Senior creates programming that encourages healthy decision making in the areas of mental, physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. Specifically, the Health Educator Senior should include expertise in helping to develop, alcohol, tobacco cessation, stress management, marijuana and other drug, and sexual health education.  The Health Educator Senior should be comfortable presenting in front of an audience of students and training student peer educators on these topics.  The Health Educator Senior also serves as a source of support for campus wellness partners including Sexual Violence Prevention, Recovery Rising, Health Services and Counseling Services.


Days and Hours:

Monday - Friday 8 - 5 with some nights and weekends as needed.


Must be able to travel and work on all ASU Campuses.  (Downtown, Polytechnic, West, Tempe)


Essential Duties: 

•Plan and implement educational programs to improve health behavior among college students.

•Recruit, train and supervise peer leaders to contribute to a healthy campus.

•Work in effective partnerships with campus departments and community partners to enhance student wellness.

•Assist with the implementation and evaluation of university-wide wellness initiatives.

•Plan and implement wellness education, training, programs and services across content areas as assigned.

•Develop partnerships on and off-campus for program planning and implementation.

•Maintain accurate and up-to-date report logs of services and programs provided.

•Work at all campus locations to help implement programs and activate students at each site.

•Contribute to the implementation of departmental grant funded projects.

•Collaborate with the Student Services team to develop curriculum designed to change health behaviors within a new generation of college students.

•Develop scalable and innovative multimedia initiatives to reach ASU’s over 90,000 students.

•Assist in the development and preparation of the budget and researches and prepares applications for health education grants.

•Instruct for university groups or classes and for non-university affiliated community groups.

•Instruct formal academic, health education classes on a semester basis as may be requested by academic departments.

•Develop program promotional material such as brochures, public service announcements, and advertisements.

•Maintain health education information for distribution by a variety of community-wide public relations resources.

•Create programs around mindfulness.

•Participate as a representative on committees and planning groups to facilitate health education program development.

•Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications: 

Bachelor's degree in Health Education or related field AND four years of health education experience; OR, eight (8) years of health education experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.


Desired Qualifications: 

•Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills

•Experience in giving presentations and facilitating behavior change among college age students

•Demonstrated knowledge of college student health promotion and wellness programming

•Experience in developing and maintaining strong partnerships with a diversity of individuals

•Experience in implementing  and planning educational programs and activities

•Experience in using interpersonal and community building skills

•Experience in recruiting, training and supervising peer educators

•Experience with Microsoft Office and various social media platforms

•Experience creating mindfulness programs

•Demonstrated knowledge of the Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education

•Demonstrated  knowledge  of the College Alcohol Intervention Matrix (AIM) and best practices for alcohol and other drug education

•Evidence of Certified Health Education Specialist credentials

•Evidence of a Master’s Degree

•Experience  in Public Health or College Health


Working Environment:

•Communicate effectively both orally and in writing to perform essential duties

•Professionally represent ASU Educational Outreach and Student Services Research, develop, implement and assess programs

•Supervise student workers

•Work collaboratively to achieve objectives

•Demonstrate interpersonal and community building skills

•Use critical thinking to make decisions and/or analyze data

•Use computers  effectively -  including inputting, reviewing and retrieving information, extended periods of viewing screen and using mouse and keyboard

•Travel throughout campus for meetings or events, regardless of weather

•Travel between campus locations on a regular basis

•Work in a fast-paced environment

•Sit or stand for prolonged periods of time

•Lift up to 35 pounds

•Walk throughout campus to make deliveries, regardless of the weather


Department Statement: 

Educational Outreach and Student Services (EOSS) is committed to enrolling all qualified students at Arizona State University and assisting them in their academic success. EOSS provides a broad range of services and support to students and prospective students ranging from outreach efforts with K-12 schools, orientation programs for new freshman, bridge programs to assist the transition to a university environment, and a wide variety of services, programs and activities for enrolled students. EOSS has direct responsibility for multiple departments across four campuses, some of which include the Dean of Students, University Housing, Health Services, Counseling Services, Disability Resources, the Memorial Union, Upward Bound and TRiO programs, Sun Devil Fitness, Student Government, Student Media, Career Services and others.


ASU Statement: 

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.


ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit


AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.


Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. 


Fingerprint Check Statement: 

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check. 


Instructions to Apply: 

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.


Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.


Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.


ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.


Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.


To apply please go to click "External Applicant" under Staff job opportunities, see Req Id# 35899BR or go directly to:

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