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Salary: $5,724.00 - $6,954.00
Posted: 02/21/2013

Job Description:

DUTIES: Under the direction of the Education Administrator I, in the Coordinated School Health and Safety Office, and the Director of the Coordinated Student Support and Adult Education Division, the School Health Education Consultant (SHEC) independently provides a wide variety of duties to promote the physical, social, mental, and emotional health of regular education students through state-level guidance and leadership in school nurse and school health services and performs the following duties, including:

• With primary responsibility for school health services and school nurse issues, the SHEC will provide leadership and consultation for local educational agencies (LEAs) and school nurses in planning, implementing and assessing school health services for regular education students, in accordance with approved standards and practices; serve as liaison and resource expert in school nursing and school health service and program areas for local, regional, state and national school health care provider and policy setting groups.
• Provide technical assistance to LEAs and coordinate school health program activities with public health, social services, environmental education agencies, and other public and private entities; research, develop, and disseminate policies and procedures to enhance coordinated school health as described in the Health Framework for California Public Schools.
• Respond to inquiries from the field, including school nurses, public health nurses, physicians, school administrators, parents and other agencies regarding student health issues and school health services; review and analyze legislation relating to health services and make recommendations for positions on bills.
• Represent the California Department of Education at conferences, workshops, statewide committees, and professional development programs regarding student health issues and school health services.

• Knowledge of principles, practices, and trends in school health, public administration, public health education, and management. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. School Nurse Services Credential preferred.

WHO MAY APPLY: Individuals who have eligibility for appointment to the above class (e.g., transfer, list, reinstatement). All applicants must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the “Explanations” section on the Standard Application Form (Std 678). Employment provisions as outlined by the Department of Personnel Administration's State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) policy will prevail. In addition, current or future executive orders relative to filling vacant positions may also affect this process. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be interviewed. An individual who possesses a valid California administration credential or life diploma of equivalent authorization, or a master’s degree or equivalent in Education or subjects related to health education (which may be substituted for the credential), will be required to present that document prior to appointment.

PLEASE NOTE: Possession of minimum qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the applicant will be removed from the eligibility list.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit a State Application (Form 678) to: Janet Radding 916-319-0286
Coordinated School Health and Safety Office
1430 N Street, Suite 6408
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
PC 0545 174 - 604 - 2772 -
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
03/20/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Cooridnated School Health and Safety Office
1430 N Street, Suite 6408
Sacramento, CA 95814
Janet Radding

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