Public Health Job Opportunities

Project Coordinator

Deadline: 8/14/17

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

The Coordinator is responsible for all day-to-day activities related to the project and for maintaining face-to-face, e-mail, and telephone and other contacts with representatives of the 7 member institutions of higher education that are members of the Omaha Collegiate Consortium (OCC). This position is located in Omaha, NE and will have office space at the UNOCommunity Engagement Center (not affiliated with UNO). The Coordinator consults with law enforcement, health organizations, college campuses, prevention professionals and serves as a liaison between members of the OCC and community partners working to reduce high-risk drinking. The Coordinator is responsible for completing all requirements related to the grant funding including reporting and grant writing. The Coordinator is expected to work cooperatively with the NCC and represents the University of Nebraska – Lincoln in all contacts.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree plus minimum one year of experience working in alcohol, tobacco or other drug prevention required. Must have experience in community organizing. Excellent organizational and written and verbal communication skills necessary. Ability to work with a wide range of individuals in a facilitator role essential. Knowledge of alcohol prevention required. Must have experience in grant writing and reporting. Ability to manage a budget necessary

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in public health, social work or related field preferred. Three or more years of experience working in alcohol, tobacco or other drug prevention desirable. Knowledge of state and federal drug and alcohol agencies and activities helpful. Prefer experience with diverse populations as a community organizer and with community based coalitions. Experience in higher education helpful.


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