Public Health Job Opportunities

Director, Nebraska Cancer Coalition

Deadline: July 1, 2014

The Nebraska Cancer Coalition (NC2), a non­profit statewide community cancer collaborative of
300 partners, is seeking to contract with a highly responsible individual with strong
organizational, analytical and creative skills. The Coalition Director is a unique part time (10
hours/week) contracted position requiring a passion for public health and cancer prevention and
control. The successful candidate must be able to effectively balance multiple projects as a

project leader and/or a team member, have strong written and oral communication skills, be able to keep regular scheduled office hours, show good moral character, be “tech savvy”, be familiar
with contract management and fiscal tracking.
The Coalition Director shall provide leadership to multiple special projects, pursue the goals and
objectives of the Nebraska Cancer Plan, seek opportunities to share our vision with national and
local audiences and implement an ambitious strategic vision. In addition the Coalition Director is
responsible for managing several accounts including the provision of fiscal and grant reporting to
various funding agencies.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
● Provide support to NC2 Board of Directors
● Manage all aspects of Coalition Membership recruitment and retention
● Create monthly e-Newsletter, send membership e­mails as needed
● Update all NC2 communication venues including website and social media sites
● Plan annual cancer summit and additional membership and board meetings as
● Submit monthly progress reports to funder(s)
● Responsible for all aspects of fiscal management for the Coalition
● Plan continuing education opportunities through monthly webinars
● Coordinate activities closely with the Nebraska Cancer Control Program
Required Qualifications:
● Four ­year or advanced degree from an accredited college or university
● Minimum of two­ years work experience
● Background in public health, health care, policy making, foundations/endowments, grant
writing, and/or marketing
● Willingness to learn new skills and programs
● Comfortable with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
● Strong written and verbal communication skills
● Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
View the full job description and instructions for applying on the NAM Career Center website.