Title:  Health Educator

Division:  Duncan Cancer Center
Schedule:  Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $41,601 to $57,500
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  15096


The Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center is seeking a Health Educator to provide support to main Office of Outreach and Health Disparities administration by coordinating and implementing projects and community activities for outreach and engagement. Task oriented and detailed for helping manage projects  and vendor relationships. Clinical trial participation within the community/catchment areas  Office of Outreach and Health Disparities community education and training sessions.

Job Duties

Cancer Research Specific Community Outreach & Engagement

  • Develops & maintains community relationships.
  • Oversees outreach activities specific to cancer scientific societies.
  • Creates & maintains partner databases and track outreach activities.
  • Collaborates with researchers/investigators.


Community Education, Planning, Implementation and Evaluation

  • Plans educational programming to increase research & clinical trials participation.
  • Supports programs to address cancer health disparities, prevention, treatment, & awareness within our catchment areas.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Health Education, Public Health, Community Health, Behavioral Science or a related field.
  • Two years of relevant experience.  

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field. 
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) from the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc (NCHEC).  
  • Four years experience in health education, community outreach and engagement and health equity, coordinating and managing community-facing health programs.  Experience with community education and outreach experience in diverse communities.
  • Experience in program planning and supervision. 



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.