Public Health Job Opportunities

COPH Federal Work Study positions

All Federal Work Study (FWS) positions for the 2018-19 Academic Year are now posted.

A few things to know:

  • You must be eligible for FWS, according to your 2018-19 FAFSA. If you are unsure of your eligibility, please contact UNMC Financial Aid.
  • If you are a current/returning UNMC student, you may begin working in a position as early as Friday, July 6th.
  • If you are an incoming/Fall 2018 UNMC student, your first day of work cannot be before the first day of classes (August 20th).
  • For more information about FWS, click here.
  • Reach out to the contact person for positions you are interested in, and they will provide any special application instructions.

If you have questions or need assistance, contact Brenda Nickol with COPH Career Services.

 

2018-19 COPH FWS Positions:

  1. ACE Internationalization Lab Graduate Assistant
  2. Dean’s Office Student Worker
  3. (CRHD) – Community Research Assistant
  4. College of public Health (EAOH) Agricultural Center Assistant
  5. College of public Health (EAOH) Lab Assistant
  6. College of Public Health Epidemiology Graduate Assistant for Dr. Baccaglini
  7. College of Public Health Epidemiology Graduate Assistant for Drs. Medcalf and Cieslak
  8. College of Public Health Epidemiology Research Assistant
  9. College of Public Health Epidemiology Student Research Assistant
  10. College of Public Health Epidemiology Teacher Assistant for Dr. Hill
  11. College of Public Health Epidemiology Teacher Assistant for Dr. Baccaglini
  12. College of Public Health Health Promotion Community Student Research Assistant
  13. College of Public Health Health Promotion Research Assistant
  14. College of Public Health (OPHP) Practice Program Assistant

Community Health Program Manager

The Center for Reducing Health Disparities is seeking a Community Health Program Manager. This position will serve as the community liaison, promoting and representing the Center for Health Disparities (CRHD) and University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in communities. The Community Health Program Manager will lead CRHD’s North Omaha Satellite Office in initiating and implementing community-based programs to promote health and health equity in North Omaha. Continue reading “Community Health Program Manager”

Program Manager

No More Empty Pots seeks a highly motivated and entrepreneurial individual with programmatic and leadership experience to join our team. Key aspects of the position include strategically setting program goals and measuring outcomes to ensure program success, lead a team of staff, interns and volunteers, engage in program-specific financial reporting, collaborate with community stakeholders to deliver positive outcomes and join program participants in identifying and addressing their needs. The Program Manager provides additional organizational support as needed, at times serving as the agency’s spokesperson; plus will work with a diverse group of stakeholders, from donors to program participants, in a growing organization. Continue reading “Program Manager”

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.

Internship & Volunteer Opportunities with Legal Aid of Nebraska

Deadline: Varied–For Summer 2018

Legal Aid of Nebraska has several internship and volunteer opportunities for summer throughout Nebraska. There are openings in Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island and North Platte.  The internship is available through the Agricultural Worker Rights Program, which requires a proficiency in Spanish. The other opportunities are relevant to multiple areas, specific to social justice and poverty issues. A description of the corresponding opportunities may be found here.