Public Health Job Opportunities

Research Intern, Reproductive Health Access Project

The Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) is a national nonprofit organization based in New York City that trains and supports clinicians to make reproductive health care accessible to everyone. RHAP focuses on three key areas: abortion, contraception, and miscarriage care. We are looking for a highly-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Research Intern. This position is remote, part-time (hours flexible), and paid. The internship duration is from May to September. 

The Research Intern will work with the Research and Evaluation Manager to support an evaluation of the Reproductive Health Access Network (the Network). The Network is a national initiative bringing together like-minded primary care clinicians across the US to work together nationally and in their respective communities to expand access to abortion, contraception, and miscarriage care in their clinical and teaching practices. This position will support a project to evaluate the impact of the Network and to generate recommendations on how to build Network leadership and engagement. 

Responsibilities:

The Research Intern will play a key role in ensuring that RHAP meets its short and long-term research and evaluation goals. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, detail-oriented self-starter to support a large and growing national initiative. This position is also ideal for someone looking to complete a master’s level practicum and/or capstone project. The primary role of the Research Intern is to lead in the collection, analysis, and synthesis of data for the evaluation of the Network.

Inclusion Program Coordinator

Provides project management support for COPH’s Race, Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Initiatives and for early career faculty in the Department of Health Promotion conducting research in this area. COPH students, staff, and faculty are currently participating in an Ideas to Action planning process to brainstorm, develop, and implement interventions that will strengthen the COPH culture, inclusion, diversity, and equity. This process is intended to initiate sustained activities and efforts to support race, inclusion, diversity, and equity within, and outside, of the COPH.

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Evaluation Project Management Associate

MERC at UNL is seeking to fill two full-time (temporary, but possibility to become permanent) data support positions. They are hoping to hire at least one qualitative focused person. Training is included in the job. Work is currently remote and fairly flexible, but will be back on the UNL campus at some point. Immediate work will be related to evaluating a statewide substance use prevention project.

DHHS Safety/Emergency Preparedness & Response Coordinator

Under administrative direction, this position will manage Central Operations safety, security, and continuity planning efforts.
You will:
• Plan, organize, coordinate, and administer the safety/emergency preparedness and response plans in programs, coordinating with the Incident Command – Emergency Preparedness Unit
• Establish policies and procedures to comply with local, state, and federal laws and regulatory agency requirements
• Ensure each DHHS building has an Emergency Action Plan (EAP), conducts annual fire/severe weather drills, and provide on-site training when needed
• Knowledge of safety requirements within office & healthcare program buildings as it relates to emergency/disaster planning
• Establish safety committees at each DHHS office location, which allows an opportunity for staff to address a variety of issues, which can be significant in nature
• Conduct safety assessments as required by regulatory agencies (IRS, CMS, JCAHO, etc)
• Serve as the DHHS Operations liaison with the Federal and State Emergency Management Agencies (as assigned) to develop and implement operational plans for responding to external or internal emergency situations
• Oversee building security for all DHHS building to include management of the badge access control systems, security consultation, working with Nebraska State Patrol, and conducting formalized training on safety technology to allow for troubleshooting of access control systems
• Up to date with security technology (card access control systems, cameras, etc)
• Coordinates the collection and compilation of administrative data related to the program; and performs related work as assigned.
• Resolves problems that impair the effectiveness of the program and maintains regular communication with Unit Administrator regarding expenditures, issues, and solutions.
• Oversees Develops templates, protocols, policies, and procedures related to public health emergencies.
• Be responsible for development and maintenance of Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP) for DHHS Operations
• Potential for travel or overnight stays around 5% of total time. Qualifications / Requirements