Peer Health Education Assistant Coordinator- Student Hourly

Position Overview

This is a student hourly position working within the Health Education Resource Office (HERO) to assist with programming and student engagement.

This position will have access to confidential information that must be handled in accordance with all relevant state and federal laws and University policies and procedures regarding its use and disclosure.

HERO utilizes computer technology in all aspects of its operations, including an electronic health record system. Must become familiar with and be able to use the appropriate computer hardware and software programs associated with this position.

Must become familiar with and adhere to the Customer Service Plan to ensure appropriate interaction and positive outcomes with both internal and external customers.

The Health Education Resource Office is a department in Student Affairs.

Job Description

1. Assist the PHE Coordinator to plan and implement health education programs for the KU Community.
2. Develop and design both interactive and passive (bulletin boards, newsletters, social media, etc.) programming.
3. Present on a variety of health education topics.
4. Recruit and train volunteer Peer Health Educators.
5. Attend most of the health and wellness events throughout the year.
6. Assist in assessment of programs.
7. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

1. Enrolled in 6 credit hours or more at the KU-Lawrence campus.
2. Availability to work in 3 hour blocks of time and may include some nights and weekends.
3. Possess excellent organizational, communication, and leadership skills as evidenced by the application materials.
4. Experience in public speaking.
5. Proficient use of: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook; Facebook and Twitter.

Preferred Qualifications

Sophomore, junior, senior or graduate level student.
Work study eligible.
Previous experience in health education.
Health-related major or background.
Volunteer Peer Health Educator

Additional Candidate Instructions

Work Schedule : 12-20 hours per week flexible with academic schedule with some evenings and weekends

Contact Information to Applicants

Rachel Teague

Advertised Salary Range


Anticipated Start Date

Wednesday May 31, 2023

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  25263BR
  • Department:  Health Education Resource
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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