Sample Job Descriptions

Sample job descriptions for health educators working in different practice settings are provided here. Feel free to use these to revise existing job descriptions or create first-time health education positions. All these descriptions address the knowledge and skills you should look for in someone employed as a health educator. The CHES credential ensures that an individual has met national standards in professional preparation, passed a qualifying examination and committed to continuing professional education.

Click on a setting to view the sample job description:

Academia - Sample 1 (HTML, PDF)
Community - Sample 1 (HTML, PDF), Sample 2 (HTML, PDF)
Workplace - Sample 1 (HTML, PDF), Sample 2 (HTML, PDF)

Additional samples are always welcome. Samples may be edited for grammatical correctness or length. If you would like to submit a job description, please forward via email to: nchec@nchec.org.


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