Health Educator-Occupational Health

University of Kentucky   Lexington, KY   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on January 16, 2023
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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title

Health Educator-Occupational Health

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Work Location

Lexington, KY

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Required Education

Bachelor's Degree

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Physical Requirements

Sitting for extended periods of time


Monday through Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Job Summary

Primary responsibilities include developing educational and promotional materials for presentations and trainings; planning and facilitating trainings; developing and maintaining newsletter; researching and writing press releases, articles, and generating ideas for social media; drafting of email communications to stakeholders; updating current email lists for the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance ( KOSHS) program; identifying and reaching out to new stakeholders to build industry/occupation-specific email lists to disseminate KOSHS reports and outputs; identifying and generating a list of relevant trade publications and industry-specific journals

Responsibilities also include conducting outreach to individuals who have received a blood lead screening; identifying appropriate educational materials for reducing lead exposure; assembling and distributing mailings and managing all related correspondence; completing data entry for returned surveys

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Excellent verbal and written communication skills; writing articles, newsletters, or press releases; public presentation

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?


Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor's degree in public health, health communication or other related field and one year of experience

Deadline to Apply


University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents
    1. Curriculum Vita
    2. Writing Sample
    3. Academic Transcript