Health Promotion Specialist

$40,789 - $44,310 yearly
  • Salish Kootenai College
  • Pablo, MT, USA
  • May 06, 2024
Full time Education Health Care

Job Description

General Summary:

Under general supervision, perform highly skilled and complex work, planning, implementing and evaluating evidence-based health promotion strategies, policies, programs, and services for the college community, with a focus on health conditions and behaviors that interfere with student success in young adult populations. Working with Center for Prevention and Wellness, and campus health services staff, administer student population-based health assessments; analyze, determine, and communicate priority needs; and ensure that data-driven programs are developed and implemented, based on relevant, measurable, and practical health and learning outcomes. The Health Promotion Specialist supports the CPW department’s goals and objectives through a variety of tasks while maintaining a commitment to the mission, vision and core themes of SKC.


·         Bachelor’s degree in health-related discipline (i.e., health education, public health, community health, social services, behavioral sciences) or another closely related field.

·         1-2 years’ experience in health education, health promotion, and/or prevention of health conditions.

·         Experience in a higher education setting and/or public health education role targeting diverse populations is highly desirable.

·         Experience in curriculum design, implementation, and oversight.

·         Cultural awareness, knowledge, and experience working with tribal populations.

·         Travel is required, both local and regional travel and as needed to grantee meetings, or for training/professional development opportunities, and coalition building.

·         Must possess a valid and current driver's license and automobile insurance.

·         Must have reliable transportation and able to travel.

·         Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

·         Must be able to pass background check and UA.


Preferred qualifications:

·         Efficient and effective resource utilization.

·         Ability to provide accountability and timeliness of work outcomes.

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills, including public speaking, presentations, and reporting.