Public Health Job Opportunities

Summer Health Equity Fellowship

The Office of Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is excited to announce that the Youth Health Equity Model of Practice (YHEMOP) Summer 2019 Health Equity Fellow Application is now available!

Through its YHEMOP program, OMH places students enrolled in higher education studies into short-term health equity fellowships to help meet the needs of diverse organizations. Continue reading “Summer Health Equity Fellowship”

Public Health Data Coordinator

The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking a Public Health Data Coordinator for the Nebraska Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Program. This position works as part of a collaborative team and provides facilitative leadership in the design and implementation of the chronic disease performance measures monitoring system and epidemiology activities to track progress and outcomes for the program.

The primary purpose of this position is to monitor the distribution, patterns, and trends of chronic diseases and their health risk factors/behaviors as well as to compile, analyze, and report data related to the burden of these risk factors/behaviors and chronic diseases.  Continue reading “Public Health Data Coordinator”

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”

HOPWA Program Manager

Deadline: 12/27/18

NE DHHS is seeking a Program Manager. The person filling this position will manage the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program located in the Division of Public Health and perform quality assurance and sub-recipient monitoring tasks with the Ryan White program, a program providing services and supports for persons living with HIV/AIDS. Job duties include managing grants, assuring timely federal reporting, developing requests for proposal (RFP), managing contracts and subawards, monitoring subrecipients for fiscal and programmatic compliance, developing program policies and procedures, evaluating program and implementing change, assuring quality performance and cultivating and maintaining internal and external partnerships to ensure effective, efficient and customer-focused delivery of services. Continue reading “HOPWA Program Manager”