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Assistant Director of Health Education & Promotion

University/Agency: Eastern Illinois University
Civil Service Classification: Program Director
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Posting Duration: 10/25/2018 - 11/15/2018
Probation Period: 12 months

Job Description

The Assistant Director for Health Education and Promotion, Health and Counseling Services, is responsible for the development and execution of an institutional wide, comprehensive health promotion program. The position solicits a wide range of Eastern Illinois University and Charleston constituencies through the planning and delivery of theory-based, evidence-based, and evidence-informed health promotion programs, services, and policies targeting individuals, groups, communities and the campus/community environment. This civil service position is classified as a program director, and reports to the Director, Health and Counseling Services.


Required job qualifications include: Master's Degree in Health Education, Health Promotion, Public Health, Community Nutrition/Dietetics, Human Services, Student Affairs, Higher Education Administration, or related field; A minimum of three year’s (36 months) related health education/promotion paid work/practitioner experience; and a minimum of one year’s (12 months) supervisory experience overseeing entry-level employees, interns, practicum students, and volunteers.

Preferred qualifications include: paid professional work experience as a health education/promotion practitioner within a higher education setting; and Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES), Certified in Public Health (CPH), Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) or similar designation.




Program Director-Assistant Director of Health Education & Promotion

Contact Information

University/Agency: Eastern Illinois University
   Department/College: Human Resources
Contact: Donna Noffke
Phone Number: 217-581-7654
Address: Department of Human Resources – Employment
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
Comments: Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination. To apply, please submit application, resume/vita, transcripts, certifications/licenses, and the names and contact information for three (3) business references online at

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.