Public Health Job Opportunities

Community Population Health for Children Position Announcements

A Community Population Health Research Program Coordinator, Research Associate, and two Graduate Research Assistants are sought to join our team examining community development, physical activity, nutrition and health promotion for children.  Each position will contribute to an innovative 5-year community randomized trial funded by the National Cancer Institute titled Whole-of-Community Systems Intervention for Youth Population Physical Activity (RO1R01CA215420-01A1). Successful applicants will also have the opportunity to participate on other projects that target community population health and child development in child care, elementary schools, and middle schools, which are funded by the USDA, NIH, and foundations. Continue reading “Community Population Health for Children Position Announcements”

Project Coordinator

CHI Health is seeking a Project Coordinator for their 5-4-3-2-1 Go! ® Healthy Kids lifestyle campaign.

Program Description:

The Community Benefit & Healthier Communities (CB&HC) team at CHI Health has been implementing a campaign promoting healthy habits to children in kindergarten through 5th grade in multiple counties in Nebraska for several years.  The goal of this initiative is to reduce overweight/obesity in children in CHI Health service areas through a community-wide campaign using the 5-4-3-2-1 Go! ®message. The main strategies include engagement in schools and out-of-school setting, promotion in clinics, and outreach in the community through events and media. The Coordinator will execute current work plans in Douglas, Sarpy, and Cass Counties, assist leads in Colfax and Pierce counties to execute their work plans, and work with the Community Benefit team to develop additional strategies which may or may not include expanding to other communities. Continue reading “Project Coordinator”

Adolescent Health Educator

Deadline: Nov 1, 2017

Charles Drew Health center is seeking an Adolescent health Educator (AHE), to promote, maintain and improve individual and community health by assisting individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors. Continue reading “Adolescent Health Educator”

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.

Reproductive and Adolescent Health Coordinator

Deadline: 8/3/17

The Nebraska Division of Public Health is seeking a creative, self-starter that will take the lead role in community health education and sub-recipient monitoring activities for the Nebraska Reproductive Health and Adolescent Health programs. This person will coordinate the provision of administrative, clinical, and financial training for staff at federally funded public health clinics across Nebraska, as well as planning and delivering evidence-based curricula and topical professional development trainings in a variety of community settings. Key to this position is analyzing retrospective data, studying trends, and conducting assessments to analyze need and evaluate programs. Continue reading “Reproductive and Adolescent Health Coordinator”