Public Health Job Opportunities

Graduate Research Assistant

Description: Graduate Research assistant, 20 hours per week, up to 2 years. The successful candidate will participate in a variety of research activities including data entry, literature search, manuscript formatting, participant recruitment and retention, and data collection. The position requires the ability to effectively work as part of a large interdisciplinary team, some in-state travel, ability to effectively communicate and recruit participants via the telephone, flexible working hours, and strong computer and analytical skills. Currently we have projects in the following areas: pediatric obesity, social network analysis, obesity disparities and diabetes prevention.

 

Preferred skills:  Candidates should have research or practice experience in health, health promotion, or health education or any other related field. Experience conducting data entry and literature searches as well as working with deadlines and following protocols without direct supervision, experience working with telephone-based recruitment/retention, and experience working directly with people in a healthcare or healthcare-related environments (clients, research participants, patients). Additional skills that would be advantageous for the position include conducting health assessments (blood pressure measurements, height and weight, health history questionnaires), demonstrated good time management skills, willingness to learn new techniques and procedures, strong writing and analytical skills, and a strong work ethic.

 

Application instructions: Send CV or resume, and cover letter describing qualifications and reasons for wanting the job to Fabio Almeida. Review and Interview of candidates to start immediately until position is filled.

Teen Program Instructor with the Y

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The YMCA Youth Achievement Center (formerly South YMCA Program Center) is working to grow our Teen Programs and Youth Volunteer Corps. These positions support the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Supervises and participates in branch teen programming.¬† Continue reading “Teen Program Instructor with the Y”

1st Five Site Coordinator with FAMILY, Inc.

Deadline: April 19th, 2018

FAMILY, Inc., located in Council Bluffs, Iowa, is currently seeking a full time 1st Five Site Coordinator to join our team.  This individual will oversee the 1st Five Healthy Mental Development Program for Pottawattamie and Mills Counties. The purpose of the 1st Five Healthy Mental Development Initiative is to support and enhance models of service delivery that promote high quality well-child care, supporting healthy development for all children ages birth to five years. The 1st Five Site Coordinator will lead in building infrastructure to support the concepts of 1st Five Healthy Development Initiative. This position also assists the MCAH Director in the supervision of assigned staff and programs.

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Area Cooperative Extension Advisor with University of California

Deadline: April 6, 2018

The Area Cooperative Extension (CE) advisor for Nutrition, Family, and Consumer Sciences (NFCS) will conduct a multi-county based extension, education and applied research NFCS program to meet clientele needs in Fresno and Madera Counties. The CE advisor will provide leadership to the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) low-income nutrition education programs funded by the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and the UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program (a SNAP-Ed Program). Continue reading “Area Cooperative Extension Advisor with University of California”