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Health Education Coordinator I
Health Education Coordinator II
Health Education Specialist
Community Outreach Coordinator

HEALTH EDUCATION COORDINATOR I
DEFINITION
Under direction, to plan, organize, coordinate, implement, and conduct a variety of
public health education programs and related health services, public information
programs, health promotion, prevention programs, and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This class is responsible for developing, coordinating, implementing, and conducting
public health services, health education programs with a single program focus. The
current health education programs include tobacco, AIDS, Perinatal Parent education,
school readiness, and promotion of wellness.

HEALTH EDUCATION COORDINATOR II
DEFINITION
Under direction, to plan, organize, coordinate, implement, and conduct a variety of
complex public health, education programs and related health services, health
promotion, prevention programs, and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This class is distinguished from Health Education Coordinator I, in that the Health
Education Coordinator II manages multiple, complex programs with responsibility for
more than one program budget, diverse subcontracts with complex interactions and
varied scope of work. The Health Education Coordinator II supervises or directs multi
disciplinary teams, including case management at more than one site of service, or
regional influence. The Health Education Coordinator II is responsible for developing,
coordinating, implementing, and conducting public health services, health education
programs for health professionals, community groups, and individuals as provided by
the County Health Department. The current health education programs include
tobacco, AIDS, Perinatal Parent education, school readiness, and promotion of
wellness.

HEALTH EDUCATION SPECIALIST
DEFINITION
Under direction, to assist with planning and organizing public health education programs; to
conduct public health education activities and related public information programs; and to do
related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This class is responsible for conducting public health education for health professionals,
community groups, and individuals as provided by the County Health Department. The current health education programs include tobacco, AIDS, and promotion of wellness. The level and scope of problems is less than that of a Health Education Coordinator.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH COORDINATOR
DEFINITION
Under general direction, to plan, coordinate, and promote various County programs on a
county wide or regional basis; to increase and maintain membership in community coalitions;
to assist in providing educational services and presentations to the community; to prepare,
review and distribute educational materials; to prepare and distribute informational flyers,
posters, advertisements and other public relations materials; and to do related work as
required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is a specialized classification for the position, which has responsibility for planning,
coordinating and promoting diverse County Programs. This position develops, coordinating
and promotes the program, assists in the educational and public relations components of the
program, program and prevention services, and assists in the maintenance of the financial and administrative records of the organization.  EOE

Additional Application:

HEALTH EDUCATION COORDINATOR I: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a BS/BS in Health Education, Community Development, Public Relations or related field required, plus two (2) years experience in public health education, community development or related field. Master’s degree in a related field is preferred and may be substitute for experience. Certification as a Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred and may substitute for experience. HEALTH EDUCATION COORDINATOR II: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a BS/BA in Health Education, Community Development, Public Relations or related field, plus four (4) years experience in Public Health Education, Community Development or related field. Master’s degree in Public Health, Community Health Education, Communication, Media, Public Relations or related field is strongly preferred and may be substitute for two years of experience. Certification as a Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred and may substitute for two years of experience. HEALTH EDUCATION SPECIALIST: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in public or community health education or other relevant degree such as psychology, education, or sociology. Some previous experience in working in the public health field is highly desirable. , COMMUNITY OUTREACH COORDINATOR: Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in community organization, outreach, program administration/planning, public relations, agency coordination and office management. Completion of an Associate Arts degree (AA) in public relations, community organization, human services, business administration, public administration or related field is desirable. Special Requirements Possession of a valid drivers license at time of application and possession of a valid California Drivers License by time of appointment. The valid California Drivers License must be maintained throughout employment. Miscellaneous Information Proficiency in Spanish and/or American Sign Language is highly desirable.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $22.28
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $31.23
    Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes