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PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATOR

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Oct 13, 2021
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-5056

Job Requisition ID:  8174

Agency:  Department of Public Health  
Office: Health Promotion

Division: Chronic Disease Prevention & Control

Posting ID: 32-22-0076

Posted: 10/13/21-10/26/21
Salary:  $5047-$7530/monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC063 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency email listed below.

 

Posting Identification #

  32-22-0076 

Agency Marketing Statement

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is tasked with the oversight of communities within Illinois to achieve and maintain optimal health and safety.  With an annual budget of over $600 million in state and federal funds, 7 regional offices, 3 laboratories and over 1,100 employees, IDPH is equipped to fulfill its mission of protecting the health and wellness of the people of Illinois through the prevention, health promotion, regulation and control of disease and injury.

Position Overview

Under administrative direction, serves as Regional Tobacco Advisor in the Division of Chronic Disease Prevention and Control. Plans, organizes and conducts comprehensive public health education program including logistics, schedule and contents designed to reduce risks of tobacco usage. Develops, provides and evaluates program training and technical assistance in tobacco control to staff in local agencies. Plans, schedules and facilitates conferences and workshops related to tobacco for local health agencies.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Plans, organizes and conducts a comprehensive public health education program including logistics, schedule/agenda and contents designed to reduce risks of tobacco usage. Reviews work plans, staff management plans and budgets submitted by local agencies and monitors their performances and expenditures.
  2. Develops, provides and evaluates program specific training and technical assistance in tobacco control to staff in local agencies. Develops or acquires educational materials from local agencies or national/governmental organizations in support of tobacco prevention/control activities.
  3. Provides technical assistance to local health departments and other community agencies on tobacco related, evidence-based cessation programs and effective health education for life style behavior change.
  4. Maintains directories of organizations and agencies which provide tobacco control services and health education to the general public and specific target populations.
  5. Assists with designing surveys by identifying data/information needed and developing questions to collect the required data/information.
  6. Attends conferences and workshops related to tobacco prevention/control.
  7. Plans, schedules and facilitates conferences and workshops related to tobacco prevention/control for local health agencies.
  8. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires a Master’s degree in Public Health Education or related area or requires certification as a Certified Health Education Specialist by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing. 
  • Additionally, requires one year professional experience in public health education or related field.

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 5:00PM  
Work Location: 525 W Jefferson St Springfield, IL 62702-5056

Job Function:  Social Services  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Please submit application via email to: DPH.HRApplications@illinois.gov

Include Posting ID #: 32-22-0076 and applicant's name in the subject line when applying.

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency email address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency email address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency email address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency email address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency email address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.