PUBLIC HEALTH SENIOR EDUCATOR – Atlanta, GA

UNCLASSIFIED GRANT FUNDED POSITION

CURRENT VACANCY IS IN THE BOARD OF HEALTH DEPARTMENT

THIS RECRUITMENT WILL BE USED TO FILL FULL TIME, TEMPORARY, GRANT FUNDED AND PART-TIME POSITIONS.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Public Health, Social Service Administration, or related field; supplemented by three years of experience, including (1) year lead or supervisory experience or any equivalent combination of education or training, which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.

Specific Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities: Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in performance of the essential functions and learn, comprehend, and apply all county or departmental policies, practices, and procedures necessary to function effectively in the position.

EXAMINATION:
The examination process will include the following: application review and evaluation to establish a rating to reflect Qualified or Not Qualified. Application must document that the applicant possesses the minimum knowledge, skills, education and experience as listed. If selected, an official, accredited college transcript is required, at time of employment, for all degrees/course work used to qualify for this position.


All applications must be completed in full before they are submitted. Please review all applications for accuracy and make all corrections before submittal because errors can result in not meeting the minimum qualifications. Additional information will not be accepted after applications are received by the Personnel Department.

: Purpose of Classification:
The purpose of this classification is to perform duties related to overseeing the components of public health education programs, including planning, developing, and implementing community health education programs and curriculums; developing project budgets; training assigned Public Health Educators; and serving as a community liaison or resource person for specific public health education programs. Public Health Senior Educator is distinguished from Public Health Educator in that the former develops public health education programs and provides lead direction to assigned staff, whereas the
latter does not provide lead direction to assigned staff but conducts public health education classes and programs.

Essential Functions:
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Plans, develops, and implements community health education projects, including performing needs assessments, evaluating projects and programs, and developing curriculums and resource materials.

Provides lead direction to assigned Public Health Educators, including establishing workloads, prioritizing work assignments, monitoring employee performance, and interpreting policies and procedures, and resolving staff issues.

Develops and monitors assigned project budgets.

Trains Public Health Educators in program delivery, assessment, and evaluation.

Reviews and evaluates health education materials and resources.

Identifies and evaluates available training resources.

Conducts community outreach activities through the development and distribution of health education publications and newsletters.

Conducts health education training for clients in clinical settings, schools, and communities.

Serves as a community liaison or resource person for specific public health education programs.

Additional Functions:
Performs other related duties as required.
: Performance Aptitudes:

Data Utilization: Requires the ability to evaluate, audit, deduce, and/or assess data using established criteria. Includes exercising discretion in determining actual or probable consequences and in referencing such evaluation to identify and select alternatives.

Human Interaction: Requires the ability to work with others to coordinate the more complex programs and more complex problems associated with the responsibilities of the job. Often represents the department and/or organization when dealing with others.

Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.

Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data and information.

Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; may include ability to perform mathematical operations with fractions; may include ability to compute discount, interest, and ratios; may include ability to calculate surface areas, volumes, weights, and measures.

Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to apply principles of influence systems, such as motivation, incentive, and leadership, and to exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to resolve problems.

Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving the evaluation of information against sensory, judgmental, or subjective criteria, as opposed to that which is clearly measurable or verifiable.
: It is the policy of Fulton County that there will be equal opportunity for every citizen, employee and applicant, based upon merit without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, genetics, disability or sexual orientation.

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