Job Description

Coordinator CHEE Job 2927 (Community Health Equity and Education)
Lexington, KY, United States of America


The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department (LFCHD) is an independent public health agency charged with helping Lexington be well since 1904 and proudly nationally accredited since 2014. Vision: We will move Lexington toward being one of the healthiest communities in the nation. Mission: Helping Lexington be well. Values: We commit to being... Caring: We will treat our clients, community and coworkers with compassion and kindness. Accountable: We will respect all individuals without bias and value their uniqueness. Respectful: We will respect all individuals without bias and value their uniqueness. Equitable: We will provide services and care equitably to all of our clients throughout the community. Service: We are here to serve our clients and community. LFCHD provides a wide range of public health services for the community, including restaurant inspections, flu shots, HANDS visits for moms and dads, diabetes prevention/management, training to licensed child care providers, nutrition through the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program, school health, a needle exchange program to fight the spread of hepatitis C and HIV, and much more. Visit to learn more about LFCHD!

Job Skills / Requirements

External applications received by May 3, 2021 may receive first consideration on the official list of eligible candidates. 

Now hiring for Coordinator CHEE, full-time, 37.5 hours per week with full benefits package. $23.60 per hour. 

This position assists the Team Leader in planning, implementation, coordination and evaluation of CHEE programs, Duties include the compilation of reports for CHEE programs to LFCHD leadership and BOH, coordinating CHEE community events such as Health Fairs and educational outreach, and assisting the Team Leader in maintaining weekly staff scheduling. Assists the Team Leader in representing the CHEE Team and LFCHD at various community events, collaborations, and coalitions. Participates in health education operations and programming including program administration, instruction, and quality assurance. Serves as leader of the LFCHD Tobacco Program and provides subject-matter expertise to the Fayette County community. 

Must have Associate's degree in related field and 6 years of related experience or a Bachelor's degree in related field from an accredited college or university and 3 years of related experience or a Master's degree in a related field and 2 years of related experience. 



Education Requirements (Any)

CORDCHEE: Associates, Bachelors or Masters in related field

Additional Information / Benefits

Lexington-Fayette County Health Department (LFCHD) offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time and part-time eligible employees, including paid time off (annual and sick leave accruals). Employee benefits summary: Four medical plans are offered, so you can select the coverage that best meets your needs. Two plan options include an employer-funded health reimbursement account. Employees who waive medical coverage are eligible for an employer-funded health reimbursement account that receives $175 per month. Dental Insurance and Vision Insurance is available with three plan options ranging from basic to comprehensive. Additional benefits include basic life insurance and long term disability; cafeteria plans; wellness program, employee assistance program; paid holidays; paid annual leave and paid sick leave; and tuition reimbursement program. Retirement Benefits include the Kentucky Employees' Retirement System and Cash Balance plan and Kentucky Deferred Compensation which includes 401(k), 457, and IRA options.

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Pension/Retirement, Educational Assistance

This job reports to the Team Leader CHEE

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift.

Relocation is not provided and travel is required frequently

Number of Openings for this position: 1