Health Promotion Specialist

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Classification:Training & Development 4
Grade:Grade 79
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA VC Student Affairs
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Health Profession

Position Summary:

UAA Student Health and Counseling Center is seeking a Health Promotion COVID-19 Specialist, a full-time, 40 hour per week, term funded position. This position will provide the UAA Community with COVID-19 vaccine promotion and education on mitigation strategies. The position will be a part of the Health Promotion Team. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Health Education, Health Science, Public Health, or related major. One year of experience in health promotion, health education, or related internship. To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.


10Reporting, tracking of expenses, and adhering to UAA purchasing guidelines.Essential
10Student Health and Counseling Center website and social media updates regarding COVID-19.Essential
80Develop, plan, organize, schedule, advertise, implement and evaluate UAA health promotion programs related to COVID-19 and COVID-19 vaccination, as a member of the Health Promotion Team. Use evidence-based practices, primary prevention, environmental and behavioral change strategies in engaging UAA students as well as the UAA Community. Oversight and development of COVID-19 mitigation strategies and COVID-19 vaccination promotion on the UAA campus. Promote COVID-19 screening for students and UAA employees. Plan and coordinate COVID-19 and Influenza Clinics on UAA campus. Assist with vaccine clinics as needed and develop a strategy for second dose reminders. Conduct community sessions regarding COVID-19 and vaccine questions and concerns. Serve as a resource for evidence-based information surrounding COVID-19 and COVID-19 vaccination. Conduct a UAA vaccine survey for students, staff, and faculty. Identify populations to focus on in vaccine campaigns.Essential


Experience in planning and implementing educational programs and activities.
Ability to develop original training and health promotion materials.
Experience in public speaking.
Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills.
Experience in community building.
Experience with web and social media updates, evaluation software, MicroSoft Excel, Word, and Publisher.


At least two years of experience in education, health and wellness programming preferred or related internship.


Bachelor's degree, preferably in Public Health, Health Education, Health Promotion, or closely related field of study.


To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.

This is a full-time, Grade 79, minimum $26.08/hr, DOE, 9-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package.

Term Position:

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

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.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

Background Check:

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

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Public Disclosure Statement:

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

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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