BEHAVIOR CHANGE SPECIALIST

Posted on September 13, 2002

Drexel University seeks an individual with proven expertise in behavior change, preferably smoking cessation, to assume responsibility for the University’s new initiative in smoking cessation programs for women. Drexel is one of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s subcontractors for their Tobacco Control Program.

Drexel Health Sciences (formerly MCP Hahnemann) has a long history of women in medicine and women’s health as well as over eleven years of providing smoking cessation courses and individual counseling for the public. Smoking Cessation programs for women will be offered on both the Hahnemann and the MCP campuses, as well as in multiple diverse communities with whom the University has been linked.

The candidate of choice will be a seasoned professional with a minimum of three years in the field of public health, health education, and/or social services. Proficiency in women’s issues, facilitating groups and behavior change is preferred; proven experience in one is required. Experience in program development and community outreach a plus. BA/BS required; graduate degree preferred.

Responsibilities include developing internal and external referral processes, recruiting participants, conducting and evaluating smoking cessation group programs and counseling. Also responsible for internal and external reporting and tracking.

Interested candidates should send, fax or email a resume and salary requirements to:

Cynthia M. Livingston, MSW
Assistant Vice President, Community Relations
Drexel University
1505 Race Street, MS 615
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Fax: 215-762-3952
Livingston@drexel.edu


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