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Peer Educator - Initiative for Research and Education to Advance Community Health

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Location: Seattle, WA
Part-time position, 19 hours per week
Closing Date: September 17, 2017
Job #11711
Posted: August 17, 2017
Description:

This position is located in Seattle, WA.

The Initiative for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH) at Washington State University Health Scences | Spokane has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time (up to 19 hours per week), hourly Peer Educator. The Peer Educator will:

  • Deliver 8 week educational interventions to up to 500 eligible study participants in cohorts of 30.
  • Coordinate logistics of classes including scheduling and room rental.
  • Communicates directly with intervention participants and their family support person, and offers support as the peer educator using standard methods for group discussions, role-playing, problem-solving, and hands-on activities throughout the intervention.
  • Meet with WSU research staff and project lead on a weekly basis to report on study progress.
  • Maintain fidelity, as trained, to the study protocol throughout the program.
  • Follows use of human subject’s protocols.
  • Assists with participant recruitment as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, education or related field.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander communities.
  • 2-3 years of teaching or instructing experience.
  • Will require local travel. Need own car and insurance but will reimburse for mileage.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Completion of human subjects training.

To apply send resume and cover letter to katie.nelson@wsu.edu. Application review will begin immediately. Pay rate: DOQ. WSU Spokane is a tobacco free campus. WSU is an EO/AA/ADA employer and educator.