Public Health Job Opportunities

UNO Doctoral Research Assistantship

The Physical Activity in Health Promotion Lab at the University of Nebraska at Omaha is seeking a doctoral-level research assistant. This funded position will involve a variety of duties related to conducting research studies and assisting in data collection with young children and families. Job duties will include assisting in designing research studies; recruiting participants; collecting and analyzing data collection; and contributing/leading grants and manuscripts.


This is a full time position intended for someone interested in pursuing a PhD in Exercise Science. See more info in the document below, and reach out to Dr. Danae Dinkel for more information.

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Program Coordinator – Permanent Supportive Housing

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.  Continue reading “Program Coordinator – Permanent Supportive Housing”

Part Time Field Interviewer

On behalf of the University of Michigan Survey Research Center, Headway Workforce Solutions is seeking Part-Time Field Interviewers to work on a research study, the Baby’s First Years project.

The objective of the Baby’s First Years project is to examine the impact of a large unconditional cash transfer on family life and brain development among very young children living in poverty. The sample includes 1000 infants and their mothers in four U.S. cities. New mothers were first interviewed in the hospital shortly after giving birth. The Age 1 Interview is the first of three yearly follow-ups. Each interview will be completed in-person during a visit to the mother’s home. Interviewers will collect information about the child’s health and general developmental milestones, brain function, as well as information about family life — income, housing, family activities, maternal health. Continue reading “Part Time Field Interviewer”

Multiple positions w/Gretchen Swanson Center for Nutrition

The Gretchen Swanson Center for Nutrition, in Omaha, is seeking to fill four positions (including a paid internship).

GSCN Project Manager Job Description 2019


GSCN Research Associate Job Description 2019


GSCN Senior Research Associate Job Description 2019


GSCN Health Equity Intern Job Description 2019

Employee Health and Wellness Coordinator

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department is seeking a full-time (40 hours/week) Employee Health and Wellness Coordinator.

This City-County funded position is responsible for oversight of comprehensive wellness program:  develop, plan, coordinate, market, implement, and evaluate evidence-based programs and initiatives, activities, and information designed to improve individual lifestyle habits and health status of City of Lincoln and Lancaster County employees and their families.  Duties involve planning, organizing, and overseeing health education, fitness, wellness and engagement programs to meet organizational goals and priorities.  Develops and implements the Health and Wellness Program marketing plan. Continue reading “Employee Health and Wellness Coordinator”