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As a Public Health Educator, you would have responsibility for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of education programs designed to provide information concerning public health topics to health professionals and people of varying socioeconomic, cultural, and education backgrounds. You would educate New Yorkers on ways to improve their health status and the health status of their community. Duties include coordinating conferences and training sessions; designing and conducting periodic training needs assessments; researching, evaluating, and developing curricula and other training; and public awareness of media materials and web based applications; monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of community outreach, educational and training programs, facilitating public health partnerships at the state and local levels; and providing technical assistance to other state agencies and health related organizations. You may manage projects involving the oversight of contract staff, coordinate the activities of regional office staff, and oversee projects involving public health staff.
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Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.
You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.
There are two examinations held for this position.
The examination that is held for this position is called: Supervising Public Health Educator. Candidates must have:
1. a bachelor's or higher degree, including or supplemented by 30 credits in education;
2. five years of experience in the development and implementation of a public health/health education program that includes an outreach component. One year of this experience must have been supervisory.
All other qualified individuals must have a bachelor's or higher degree, including or supplemented by 30 credits in any education field and four years of experience in the development and implementation of a public health/health education program that includes an outreach component.
For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.28-167
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