1+ months

Student Facilitator

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Student Facilitator
Requisition Number DU07390
Department Name 8G040:Kinesiology - Health Promotion
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $13.50/ hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
undergraduate student
Required Related Experience
• Experience working with youth in school or community setting is preferred.
• Experience in public speaking is preferred.
• Experience successfully utilizing tools such as Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
• Prior tobacco prevention or related curriculum implementation is a plus.
• Be highly motivated, energetic, dependable and knowledgeable.
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
10 hours a week, times will vary
-Please include your weekly availability.
Job Summary
Position Objective: To provide tobacco use prevention services to youth, families and community members across Kentucky.

Position Description: Supervised by the Program Director, the Youth Prevention Specialist works in schools and communities to facilitate tobacco use prevention services based on the #iCANendthetrend framework, which include:
1. Prevention Education
2. Information Dissemination
3. Youth Empowerment
4. Professional Development

Position Responsibilities:
• Collaborate with schools, parent-teacher groups, civic organizations, church groups, and other youth and community organizations to provide information and awareness on youth tobacco use, including e-cigarettes.
• Implement peer-to-peer prevention program to provide information and awareness on youth tobacco use, including e-cigarettes.
• Assist in providing orientation or information sessions for parents, teachers, staff or administrators in target area school and community sites when requested.
• Document all program actives as required, and submit program reports and records according to the established deadlines.
• Provide in-service training to staff on topics appropriate to expertise, interest, and knowledge.
• Attend training, seminars, workshops, and classes to achieve required credentials and continuing education as required.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director to meet program objectives.

Applicants selected for an interview will be asked to prepare for a 3-5 minute mini-lesson on tobacco use prevention. The goal is for us to observe presentation and communication skills as well as comfort discussing tobacco prevention.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Additional Responsibilities (as needed):
• Network with other prevention and health service agencies within the region to provide comprehensive services, identify needs, and make referrals as necessary.
• Participate in alcohol, tobacco or other drug awareness campaigns such as Red Ribbon Week, Great American Smoke Out, Kick Butts Day, etc.
• Participate in health fairs, business expos, parades and other community events for the purpose of providing tobacco prevention messages.
• Assist in maintaining and updating the community resource list, video reference list, curriculum inventory, program materials inventory, and physical inventory.
• Assist in social media planning and communications.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
• Pursuing a degree in Education, Counseling, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Communications, Political Science, Health or related field is required.
• Pre-employment criminal background check, employment background check, as required by school districts.
• Evidence-based curriculum training must be obtained within 1 month of employment, and prior to in-school or related program delivery.
Deadline to Apply 08/31/2022
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-04-28 Expires: 2022-09-04

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