Public Health Job Opportunities

CPHW Program Coordinator

COPH’s Department of Health Promotion is seeking a CPHW Program Coordinator to serve as manager of community research programs targeting youth. This is a new position supported by endowment and start-up funds. Sustainability of the position with be supported by pending NIH funding.

View the job description and apply online via UNMC Jobs.

Nutrition Educator, WIC Program

Central District Health Department is seeking a Nutrition Educator for their WIC Program.

Performs a variety of interdisciplinary assignments including, but not limited to: teach nutritional and other health education topics. Evaluate/assess health trends and risk factors of individual/family through data collection and analysis, tracking and reporting.  Determine food package of WIC participants; issue and explain the use of WIC vouchers to new clients; assist supervisor and coworkers as needed; keep informed of the latest nutritional science and stay current on the WIC program at various levels of government.  Works with specific population groups through health promotion and disease prevention activities; participates in assessing and evaluating health care services to ensure that people are informed of available programs and services; provides health education and care management to individuals and families who are members of vulnerable populations and high risk groups. Continue reading “Nutrition Educator, WIC Program”

Health and Wellness Coordinator

Closing Date: 9/17/17

The Health and Wellness Coordinator is a member of Community Alliance’s Integrated Health team and will take a leadership role in the initiation, development, coordination and provision of a full range of health and wellness activities relevant to the needs and interests of persons served.  Continue reading “Health and Wellness Coordinator”

Senior Researcher

Deadline: until filled

HDR is seeking a Senior Researcher (would probably be a best fit either for a recent grad who had prior work experience, or for someone who has been out and working for a while. PhD is preferred.)

The Senior Researcher leads development and implementation of Research initiatives. This is a senior-level consulting role, and the candidate is expected to seek out and leverage opportunities to develop impactful research across HDR program areas. Specific responsibilities include working with internal and external clients (as well as more junior Research staff) to develop viable and significant research questions and hypotheses, to develop and delineate clear research designs and approaches, to guide junior staff in systematic literature searching and reviews and in writing research plans and protocols, to develop and validate data collection instruments as needed, and to oversee and participate in data collection and analysis processes. The Senior Researcher is expected to conduct advanced statistical analyses, including analyses of correlated/longitudinal data, and to be able to clearly summarize results and lead teams in writing reports and manuscripts. The Senior Researcher must work collaboratively with content experts in other Consulting groups and with project leaders on research initiatives. The candidate should be an articulate advocate for the value of research to clients, to the industry,  and within HDR. Continue reading “Senior Researcher”

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. Continue reading “Project Coordinator”