Assist in coordinating and facilitating the implementation of the State Public Health Improvement Plan and the Division of Public Health Strategic Plan by facilitating meetings, coordinating activities with outside partners, monitoring progress, and writing reports. Assist in the development of a performance management system for the plans and selected public health programs, and in the activities that are necessary to help the Division meet the National Public Health Performance Standards. Work with Division staff and local health departments to conduct quality improvement projects and provide technical assistance to local health departments in conducting community health assessments, setting priorities, conducting evaluations, and implementing evidence-based programs and policies. Prepare grant applications, monitor grant activity and program budgets, and collect and analyze statistical data to determine program needs and to assess the effectiveness of programs.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, social/behavioral sciences, education, health sciences, public health, education, law or related field and experience in program planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluating program functions or supervising/management staff and budgets. Related coursework, training and/or education may substitute for the Bachelor’s degree on a year-for year basis.
PREFERRED: Preference will be given to those who hold a Master’s degree in public health, health sciences, public administration, social sciences, or related field with experience in facilitation, grant writing, and working with coalitions and local health departments.
For more information, and to apply, visit the NE DHHS job site here.