Public Health Job Opportunities

ASPPH-CDC Fellowship applications open–due 1/31/19

The ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellowship Program is a collaborative effort between the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). One of the primary purposes of this effort is to “identify new approaches and opportunities for field experience in which graduate candidates and early career professionals with graduate degrees can practice applying skills and knowledge learned in the classroom and field.”

The Program’s purpose is to enable early career professionals with graduate degrees in public health (Masters and Doctoral level) an opportunity to round out their academic training and gain practical public health experience. Fellows will benefit from: exposure to state-of-the-art technology and databases; acquisition of skills and knowledge to enhance their careers; and interaction with technical experts in their chosen fields. Continue reading “ASPPH-CDC Fellowship applications open–due 1/31/19”

Enteric/Epi Health Surveillance Specialist

Deadline: 12/31/18

NE DHHS is seeking an Enteric/Epi Health Surveillance Specialist. It’s an entry level public health job that is great for gaining experience. It is within the foodborne surveillance team and deals with state and national foodborne outbreaks, coordinating with all of the local public health departments, and analyzing data that is collected.  Continue reading “Enteric/Epi Health Surveillance Specialist”


Community Education and Outreach Coordinator

Organization: Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska
Date Posted: 11/30/2018
City: Gering
Location: Nebraska
Country: United States
Primary Category: Non-Profit
Description & Details

Community Education and Outreach Coordinator

To develop, manage and maintain a Community Education and Outreach case management program for Reproductive Health Program clients.  Community Education and Outreach will provide and advocate for sexuality and reproductive health education for youth and parents/adults as internal and external customers.  The prevention efforts will focus on but not limited to contraception and sexually transmitted infections.    While educating to assure clients make informed decisions with regard to their care in harmony with the own ethical beliefs and values while delivering quality reproductive health care in a manner that protects their integrity and confidentiality.     Full Job Description

Pertinent Information:  A pre-employment drug test is required.

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Cafeteria Flex Plans, 401k retirement plan with guaranteed company match, PTO (Paid Time Off).

Location of Position:  Gering, NE

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Program Coordinator, Homeless Diversion

At Heartland Family Service, we are committed to building a culture that is trauma informed and values and celebrates diversity and inclusion. We believe this allows for better service delivery and innovation, as it encourages our employees to bring various experiences and uniqueness to the workplace.

Trauma Informed Care is an approach to engaging people with histories of trauma that recognizes the presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role that trauma has played in their lives.  Trauma Informed Care also acknowledges the effects of working with trauma survivors on our workforce, and seeks to build collaborative and supportive working environments and relationships.

If you believe in our mission of creating healthy families and communities, and like a fast pace, collaborative and team oriented environment, then Heartland Family Service is the agency for you. 


This position provides direct supervision and program oversight of Homeless Diversion program located in Pottawattamie, Sarpy and Douglas Counties. This program provides Homeless Diversion services to those at immediate risk of homelessness.   Services include problem solving, mediation and crisis intervention services to help individuals prevent episodes of homelessness.

Supervisory responsibilities and major agency wide support functions begin at this level. Decision making, problem solving, and ongoing task prioritization are critical.  Training in supervision and management is required

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Continue reading “Program Coordinator, Homeless Diversion”

NE Oral Health Epidemiologist


Coordinate continuation of developing and improving dental disease surveillance infrastructure. Effectively meet the demands for timely, population-based surveillance information that will support the development, enhancement and calculation of the oral health workforce activities and determine the impact of community based dental disease prevention efforts. Focus on enhancing surveillance and providing more representative state data for national trend comparison.

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. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: Continue reading “NE Oral Health Epidemiologist”