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Prevention Educator

Position Information

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Faculty Rank or Job Title Prevention Educator
Job Category: Research
Department Dept of Population & Public Health Sciences
Equity & Inclusion No.: 17H159
Position FTE


Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate $13.00/hr
Salary Band: UC HR1
Job Summary/Basic Function:

To provide prevention education in the areas of substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, and/or hepatitis C prevention to a variety of people in small and large group settings.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in education or social/behavioral science. At least six months experience (paid, internship, or volunteer) in a community setting providing any type of educational services.

Preferred Qualifications

At least one year experience (paid, internship, or volunteer) in a community setting. Experience providing any type of prevention education. Experience recruiting program participants.

Essential Functions and percent of time:

Conduct small and large group prevention education in a variety of community settings. 30%

Provide individual education and basic health screening services in the community. Topics include HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, substance abuse, and basic mental health issues. 20%

Recruit participants for various grant programs for the education interventions and for treatment services. Conduct intake and follow-up interviews with recruited participants. 30%

Document data relating to prevention education activities, document all interview data, and assist in entering the data into a database. 20%

Essential Functions and percent of time (cont'd):
Non-Essential Functions and percent of time:
Working Conditions

Local travel required. Length of appointment is one year, annually renewable, contingent on grant funding. Special Contract terms and conditions of employment apply.

To preserve the safety and security of the campus community and to maintain the integrity of university operations, it is the policy of Wright State University before making an employment offer conduct various background checks, such as a criminal record, credit history when job related, and/or education verifications. Additionally, an administrative review shall be conducted whenever the university learns that an employee is charged with or convicted of a crime (except for minor vehicle violations).

Frequently asked questions related to background checks may be found on the human resources website at

Effective July 1, 2017, per Policy 7230 Wright State University is tobacco-free. Tobacco use, including the sale, advertising sampling and distribution of tobacco products and tobacco related items is prohibited in all university facilities, on all university owned or leased grounds, university owned or operated residence halls and apartments, and at all university sponsored events regardless of location. Tobacco use is also prohibited in all university vehicles or on any equipment owned, leased or operated by Wright State University. This policy applies to anyone on campus including students, faculty, staff, visitors, consultants, vendors, patients, volunteers, and contractor employees.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Posting Date 08/02/2017
First Consideration Date:
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least six months experience (paid, internship, or volunteer) in a community setting providing any type of educational services?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this position at Wright State University? Please select an answer below:
    • Referred by personal contact
    • Job/Career Fair
    • Wright State University Careers website
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Dayton Daily News
    • Dayton Weekly
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Local Newspapers
    • Other

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter