HEALTH EDUCATOR GENERALIST WITH EMPHASIS ON FITNESS AND WELLNESS
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Job Description and Requirements
HEALTH EDUCATOR - GENERALIST
WITH EMPHASIS ON FITNESS AND WELLNESS
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking applicants for the position of Health Educator-Generalist with emphasis on Fitness and Wellness for the Health Education Unit of McKinley Health Center. McKinley Health Center is one of the nation's premiere student health centers, an accredited ambulatory care facility, providing primary care for 46,000 university students. We are seeking a dynamic, service oriented clinician for an exciting career in a college health setting.
As part of the student health center, the unit provides a wide variety of wellness promotion, health education, fitness testing, and sports promotion for students at the University of Illinois. The Health Educator works with a team of educators within the Health Education Unit to promote a campus environment that supports health lifestyle behavior.
A Master's Degree is required, with preference in Public Health, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Sports Medicine, Athletic Training or related field. Certification as an Athletic Trainer and licensed or license eligible, in the State of Illinois is preferred. ACSM Health and Fitness Instructor or ACSM Exercise Specialist is preferred. A minimum of two years' experience working as a health educator, athletic trainer or fitness educator is required. Clinical experience with chronic health conditions such as asthma, diabetes, hyperlipidemia and obesity is preferred. The candidate must possess sound knowledge, skill and demonstrated ability to develop, implement and evaluate programs and individual appointments in a variety of settings; required. Also required are good computer skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to conduct literature search.
This position is a 100%, 12 month appointment. Salary is competitive and includes a very attractive, comprehensive benefit package. The start date will be as soon as possible after the close date of the search. Interviews may be conducted before the closing date, however, all applications received by the closing date will receive full consideration.
To ensure full consideration, create your candidate profile at jobs.illinois.edu and upload your letter of application, resume and the names and the information of three professional references by April 11, 2017.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
For further information, please contact:
Consultative Search Committee
McKinley Health Center
1109 S. Lincoln Avenue
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Phone: (217) 333-2711 Fax: (217) 244-1758
Regina Harrington, Chair
(217) 333-2711 [tel]
(217) 244-1758 [fax]
[posted Mar 29, 2017]
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