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

Requisition Number

DU10287

Department Name

7P210:KY INJURY PREV & RESEARCH CTR

Work Location

Lexington, KY

Salary Range

$21.00-$23.00/hour

Type of Position

Temporary

Position Time Status

Full-Time

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree

Required Related Experience

n/a

Required License/Registration/Certification

n/a

Physical Requirements

Sitting for extended periods of time

Shift

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?

No

Preferred Education/Experience

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

Deadline to Apply

01/31/2023

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