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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Promotora
Position Classification Code: R2009
Job Family: Instruct/Research/Pub Srvc
Pay Level: 04
Exempt Status: Non-exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Provide health-related education to under-served populations.
Standard Duties:
Deliver community-based, culturally appropriate health programs. Conduct and provide prevention education and resources or health education activities. Recruit and organize groups of individuals with limited income and/or from minority populations. Assists with coordinating and implementing grant-related programs. Refers program participants to various agencies and community resources. Distribute, collect and document program information, including outcomes using various methods such as surveys and assessments. Maintain working knowledge of health activities and issues in the US-Mexico border.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of limited-income families, minority populations, and colonias. Knowledge of community resources, recruiting techniques, community-based education principles, organizational and consensus building skills. Understanding of ethnicity, language, socio-economic status, and life experiences of target populations.
Effectively communicate in Spanish and English, develop collaborate partnerships, utilize referral networks within local health care system, maintain confidentiality, and motivate people to engage in healthy behaviors. Follow all program policies and procedures, maintain records, and complete reports.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- High School diploma or GED.
   Experience- Two (2) years of related experience.
   Equivalency- Completion of a post-secondary degree or certificate may substitute for years of experience.
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-