Fontaine Peer Educator at The University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia

Posted in Other 14 days ago.





Job Description:

Posting Number:

G/R19149P


Working Title:

Fontaine Peer Educator


Department:

UHC-Fontaine Center


About the University of Georgia:

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (
https://www.uga.edu/
). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.


Employment Type:

Employee


Advertised Salary:

$12 Hour


Anticipated Start Date:

11/01/2022


Posting Date:

09/01/2022


Open Until Filled:

Yes


Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area


EOO Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).


UGA Statement:

PLEASE NOTE: On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.


The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit https://coronavirus.uga.edu/executive-order/ or call (706) 542-2222.


Duties/Responsibilities:


Facilitate outreach events, including awareness and tabling events.


Complete content specific onboarding training and ongoing professional development. Prepare brochures and information sheets related to interpersonal violence, substance use prevention, healthy relationships, and sexual health. Uses creativity to assist Health Promotion in making visuals for prevention strategies across campus. Creates buttons for students and employees to raise awareness about certain Health Promotion related issues. Effectively deliver culturally competent, social justice-oriented education to diverse audiences. Assists the Healthy Relationship/Sexual Health Coordinator in receiving, preparing and dispersing Condom Express Orders. Operates various office machines such as copy machine, calculator, paper cutter, etc.


Percentage of time:

90


Duties/Responsibilities:


Performs related work and other duties as assigned.


Percentage of time:

10


Classification Title:

Student Assistant


FLSA:

Non-Exempt


FTE:

.50


Position Summary:

Fontaine Peer Educators provide support and assistance to all aspects of the Health Promotion department including Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention, Alcohol and other Drug Use Prevention, Sexual Health Education, and Nutrition Services. This position will manage multiple tasks simultaneously while remaining actively engaged in duties. This position will communicate effectively with staff and peers to ensure tasks are completed accurately in a busy environment with ongoing deadlines.


Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position:

Preferred Major in Public Health, Heath Promotion, Social Work, Communications or related field. Previous experience with public speaking.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies :

Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel. Ability to facilitate challenging conversations with respect and empathy. Ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders, on campus and in the community. A commitment to working with diverse populations.


Physical Demands:

Transport light weight equipment (computer and program materials) across campus and to offsite presentations.


Is this a Position of Trust?:

Yes


Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? :

No


Does this position require a P-Card? :

No


Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No


Is driving a requirement of this position?:

No


Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

Yes


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

Yes


Contact Details:

For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.


Recruitment Contact Name:

Nicholas Taylor


Recruitment Contact Email:

ntaylor@uhs.uga.edu


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