Public Health Job Opportunities

Foster Care Research Director

The Research Director works closely with the Executive Director to guide and implement internal processes, policies, and procedures that support the FCRO’s internal operations and help to meet the FCRO’s statutory review and reporting requirements through data collection and analysis. This data analysis is also used to respond to data requests from the Nebraska Legislature and other agencies in developing statewide public policy and fiscal priorities. The Research Director also researches national models to assist in determining critical indicators that the child welfare and juvenile justice systems should focus on when making strategic decisions. The Research Director conducts research projects including the refinement of research problems, design of methodologies for collecting and reporting program and analytical data from multiple sources, analysis of data and preparation of reports on programs, operations, and issues pertinent to the FCRO. The Research Director must have strong organizational and technical skills that can be flexibly adapted to meet the needs of the FCRO and external stakeholders. The Research Director must provide outstanding leadership, communicate professionally, and work collaboratively, efficiently, and strategically both individually and as part of a team of diverse professionals.

Wisconsin Population Health Service Fellowship

Applications Now Open for the 2021-2023 Cohort

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The Wisconsin Population Health Service Fellowship Programis a two-year service and training program designed for early career individuals in public health and allied sciences. Fellows are placed in practice-based settings in community, non-profit, governmental, and/or health service organizations around Wisconsin. Through a curriculum focused on health equity and collaborative leadership, Fellows leave the program with a health equity lens applied to their practice as well as tangible skills in public health programming and management. 

Opioid Program Coordinator

Are you passionate about Behavioral Health and Public Health? This position will have a positive impact on everyday Nebraskans struggling with Opioid abuse.

Location of  position: DHHS – DBH, 301 Centennial Mall South – 3rd floor

Work schedule: M-F, 8am – 5pmExamples of Work

NE DHHS Virtual Career Fair

You are invited to our Virtual Career Opportunity Event!

These are uncertain times, and now more than ever, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is dedicated to bringing on new talent to support our mission of “Helping People Live Better Lives”.  Whether you are interested in learning more about DHHS or our job opportunities, we are inviting YOU to attend our Virtual Career Insights & Opportunity Event! 

This event will take place on: Thursday, December 3rd from 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM CST

Learn about our opportunities here before the event: http://dhhs.ne.gov/pages/careers.aspx

The hour-long event will leave you with the following information:

  • Information about Nebraska DHHS
  • How DHHS has served the citizens of Nebraska
  • Open opportunities and key take-aways about those roles
  • An opportunity for Q&A
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