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EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF

Title:  SCHOOL HEALTH EDUCATION CONSULTANT
Salary: $5,724.00 - $6,954.00
Posted: 07/08/2013

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 independently provides a wide variety of duties to promote the physical, social, mental, and emotional health of students through state-level guidance and leadership in school nurse and school health services and performs the following duties, including:

  • Primary responsibility for school health services and school nurse issues, provide leadership, technical assistance, and consultation for local educational agencies 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.
  • 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.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

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). A nine-month Temporary Authorization (TAU) appointment may be considered for individuals not eligible by means of current or former state employment or placement on a current employment list.  To be considered for a TAU appointment, individuals must meet the minimum qualifications of the School Health Education Consultant classification, will be required to take and pass an examination for this classification within nine months of the TAU appointment date, and will only be appointed permanently if eligibility is obtained within a reachable rank on the School Health Education Consultant list.

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 California Department of Human Resources’ 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:
Tom Herman
Coordinated School Health and Safety Office
1430 N Street, Suite 6408
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901
916-319-0914

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY: Until Filled



Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
PC 0545 174 - 604 - 2772 -
Location County
Sacramento SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Until Filled None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Coordinated School Health and Safety Office
1430 N Street, Suite 6408
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901
Tom Herman
916-319-0914

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Notice: If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies. Learn all about it.

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