Peer Health Educator

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  • Job Number:524629
  • Classification:Student Assistant 2
  • Grade:Student Assistant 2
  • Work type:Student Employee
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
  • School/Business unit:UAA VC Student Affairs
  • Location:Anchorage
  • Categories: Health Profession, Other, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

Peer Health Educators are a highly valuable student position to the UAA community. They provide bystander intervention training for sexual assault/domestic violence prevention across campus. We are looking for high energy individuals that are excited to engage their fellow students in learning about healthy behaviors and lifestyles. Peer Health Educators will develop presentation, group communication, planning, decision-making, and other leadership skills. This position is 5 hours per week with frequent evening and weekend programming. Be part of a energized team!

Duties:

100Facilitate Bringing in the Bystander® presentations on bystander intervention strategies and outreach activities concerning primary prevention of sexual violence. Attend weekly Health Promotion Team meetings. Attend monthly Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (DVSA) Coalition for Change meetings. Receive on-going training to learn health promotion skills that support healthy relationships, gender equality, and healthy sexuality. Work with the Health Promotion Team on marketing campaigns and program promotion. Participate in planning and implementing campus wide Health Promotion events.Essential
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: • Interest in programming on primary prevention of sexual assault education
• Good verbal communication; including diverse audiences
• Pleasant interpersonal skills
• Effective organization
• Dependable
• Demonstrates leadership
• Works well independently and with a team
   
Required Education or Training:

To be eligible for student employment, an applicant must have the following requisites: 1) They must be enrolled at the University of Alaska Anchorage with a minimum of six credit hours in the current semester of employment; 2) Have a least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average (GPA); 3) Have completed one semester at the University of Alaska Anchorage with at least 6 credit hours.

Health Promotion experience, presentation skills, and mentoring experience are a plus.
Participation in previous university clubs and organizations preferred.

Salary Information:

Hourly Rate:

$14.96/hour for 10 hours per pay period (biweekly- every two weeks).

 
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.  Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified

 


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Stephanie Brown, Student Affairs HR Coordinator, at sabrown2@alaska.edu

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