Pallottine Community Health Educator (Estes) Job at University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

  • University of Kentucky
  • Lexington, KY

Job Description

Job Title:

Pallottine Community Health Educator (Estes)

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

8G040:Kinesiology - Health Promotion

Work Location:

Eastern Kentucky

Salary Range:


Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:


Required Related Experience:

• Experience working with youth in school or community setting
is preferred, but not required.
• Experience in public speaking is preferred.
• Experience successfully utilizing tools such as Microsoft
PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
• Be highly motivated, energetic, dependable and

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:



20 hours a week, times will vary
-Please include your weekly availability.

Job Summary:

Note: This position will primarily serve Pike, Martin,
Johnson, Floyd, and Lawrence counties. Candidates living
in or near one of these counties are preferred.
Position Objective: To serve as a community liaison and
provide tobacco use prevention services to youth, families,
and community members across Eastern Kentucky.
Position Description: Supervised by the #iCANendthetrend
Program Coordinator, the Pallottine Community Health Educator
works in schools and communities to establish community
partnerships and facilitate tobacco use prevention services
based on the #iCANendthetrend framework, which include:
1. Prevention Education
2. Information Dissemination
3. Youth Empowerment
4. Professional Development
5. Community Involvement
Position Responsibilities:
• Collaborate with schools, parent-teacher groups, civic
organizations, and other youth and community organizations to
provide information and awareness on youth tobacco use,
including e-cigarettes.
• Implement peer-to-peer prevention program to provide
information and awareness on youth tobacco use, including
• Assist in providing orientation or information sessions for
parents, teachers, staff or administrators in target area school
and community sites when requested.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director to
meet program objectives.
NOTE: No prior knowledge on the topic of tobacco use or public
health is needed. The program will provide comprehensive
NOTE: The position may be used to fulfill internship
requirements or practicum hours if needed.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Excellent verbal and written skills; intermediate skills in Excel,
PowerPoint, Word, and Microsoft Outlook; skills in editing
documents; interpersonal skills

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

• Pre-employment criminal background check, employment
background check, as required by school districts.
• Evidence-based curriculum training must be obtained within 1
month of employment, and prior to in-school or related program
delivery. This will be provided through the position.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Job Tags

Temporary work, Part time, Shift work,

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