Public Health Job Opportunities

ASPPH Fellowships

Since 1995, Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) Fellowship Programs have contributed to efforts to build an effective public health workforce by placing public health graduate students in federal agency offices in the US and around the world. Under the guidance of mentors, participants experience first-hand how to apply public health theory and knowledge in practical settings. ASPPH fellows train in areas such as monitoring and surveillance, program management, research, evaluation, informatics, statistics, epidemiology, environmental health, and policy while making meaningful contributions to important public health programs.

ADAP & HOPWA Program Coordinator

Who We Are: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is a state agency that, “Helps People Live Better Lives” every day encompassing our several divisions such as Public Health: This position within Public Health is responsible for ensuring the safety and support of eligible Nebraskans living with HIV or AIDS within the State of Nebraska. For more information, please visit the Public Health Webpage at the link below: http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/public-health.aspx 

Location of position: Nebraska State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, Third Floor 

Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Examples of Work

Native American Health Liaison

The Office of Health Disparities and Health Equity within the Division of Public Health at the Department of Health and Human Services is hiring for a Health Program Manager/Native American Health Liaison position in the Lincoln Nebraska Office.  This position will manage the Native American Public Health Act contracts to help Native Americans in Nebraska live better lives. More information regarding the position can be found online here.

Student position w/CRHD

The Kenya Love, with the Center for Reducing Health Disparities at COPH is seeking a student worker for 10-15hrs/wk. Position description is below. Individual must be able to work in Omaha at least some of the time. Federal Work Study student is preferred, but there is a possibility of this being an hourly position.

Email Kenya Love with CRHD directly if you are interested.

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.