Career Opportunities

Pool - Health Education Assistant

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Work type: Staff
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 2 - CSUEU - Health Care Support, Health Professionals, Temporary, Time Varies

Position Information

The purpose of this recruitment is to produce a pool of qualified applicants to call upon for temporary/emergency hire appointments. Successful candidates may be appointed for a few days up to one year depending on the assignment. Temporary appointments may be canceled or extended at any time. For additional information regarding the Temporary Pool recruitments, please contact HR at (310) 243-3771.

This is a Temporary and/or hourly intermittent appointment. No probationary period. No permanent status is granted.

Conditions of Employment         

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Application Deadline & Salary Information

The salary range for this classification is: $4,161 - $8,029 monthly.

Position Summary

Under general supervision, the Health Education Assistant is responsible for selected components of the health education function and supports the overall program by researching, developing and maintaining health education materials; and plans and conducts educational programs and workshops.

The Health Education Assistant performs work assignments that typically include some or all of the following: assist in planning and conducting discussion groups, workshops, open sessions, and other health education activities; provide health education talks to selected groups covering relevant current and emerging university and community health issues; conduct individual and group discussions to obtain reaction to health education programs and to assess student health and health education needs; assist in program planning by identifying barriers to good health practices among the target groups; assist in the design, preparation, pre-testing, and distribution of health education materials and audio-visual aids such as pamphlets, posters, video and web-based program; review pamphlets, films or other health education materials to determine their suitability for use with specific groups; evaluate the use of and degree of knowledge obtained from visual and audio materials and recommend redesign if necessary to improve level of understanding; compile, review and maintain an inventory of current health education material for students and staff; identify and catalog campus and community resources which will be useful in implementing health education programs; identify and/or organize self-help resources which may be useful for dealing with specific problems and implementing health education programs.


Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

Education:  High school diploma or equivalent or combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


General knowledge of the techniques for collecting and compiling data, and the means of disseminating educational information to the public through various mass and audio or visual media. Working knowledge of the elements of health education programming.


Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to individuals with various interests and from varying cultural and ethnic backgrounds; prepare and deliver informational talks or lead group discussions using visual and other aids and provide clear, understandable answers to questions which are raised by target group audiences; conduct interviews or group discussions to obtain data on health habits and needs, observe reactions to questions, and record or summarize findings; conduct research using a variety of sources to develop and prepare educational materials; draft simple staff reports and articles for publication in newsletters and bulletins; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, target segments of the student community and representatives of the news media.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.   For more information or definition of these terms, please visit:

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at , or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639. Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free.  Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property.  Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9

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