Public Health Job Opportunities

Research & Certification Assistant (FWS)

The Association of HealthCare Emergency Preparedness Professionals (AHEPP) is seeking a federal work study student for the coming academic year. See the job description below.

AHEPP FWS 2017 Description

If interested, please submit resumé and cover letter via email or email to:

Kristine Sanger, Associate Director

Association of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Professionals

984320 Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE 68198-4320


NOTE: must be eligible for Federal Work Study to apply. If unsure of your eligibility, please communicate with UNMC Financial Aid.

Director of Training and Technical Assistance

Deadline: until filled

The Health Center Association of Nebraska (HCAN) is seeking a Director of Training and Technical Assistance, who will be primarily responsible for developing and implementing initiatives to strengthen and expand the health center network in Nebraska by assessing the training needs of Nebraska’s Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and Health Center Look-Alikes; developing innovative training and technical assistance opportunities and initiatives to meet those needs; managing HCAN staff and contractors providing these services; and evaluating agency performance in meeting training and technical assistance goals.  The  Director of Training & Technical Assistance will represent HCAN in state, federal and regional partnerships; work with leadership at the health centers to support quality improvement in the areas of clinical performance, health outcomes, finance, operations and workforce development; and direct grants and contracts in support of HCAN’s training goals and objectives.  This position reports to the CEO. Continue reading “Director of Training and Technical Assistance”

Project Manager

Deadline: July 15

Project Harmony is seeking an experienced and committed Project Manager to join our dynamic and innovative organization.  This position’s initial responsibility will be the implementation and coordination all activities pertaining to Project Harmony’s new client management system (CMS). This new CMS is focused on streamlining the collection of client data at each level of the organization and ensuring that data is accurate, pertinent and properly protected.  As implementation of the CMS transitions to ongoing maintenance, this position would transition towards the management of other agency wide projects.  An individual who seeks to understand the needs of others and lead them towards a shared goal would be a perfect fit for this position and Project Harmony’s culture.   Continue reading “Project Manager”

Student Researcher (FWS)

Deadline: until filled

The Office of Public Health Practice is seeking a Student Researcher to assist the Director of the OPHP with background research and report writing related to the establishment of a coordinated care network model.  In addition, this individual will also research and write position papers on specific public health issues that impact Nebraskans.

View the job description below, and if interested, send resumé to Stacey Coleman.

OPHP job description

NOTE: must be eligible for Federal Work Study to apply.  


Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Deadline: July 15, 2016

The Sarpy/Cass Department of Health and Wellness is seeking an Emergency Preparedness Coordinator (EPC), who will promote community resilience through cross‐ jurisdictional planning and coordination to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from bioterrorism, outbreaks of infectious diseases and other public health threats and emergencies. This position has full responsibility for planning, implementing, managing, and reporting for the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP), Cities Readiness Initiative Preparedness (CRI) and other emergency response‐related contracts.

View the full job description and application instructions here.