Public Health Job Opportunities

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.

Refugee AmeriCorps PC Job Readiness Specialist

The Refugee Empowerment Center is seeking a full time AmeriCorps member. This Refugee AmeriCorps position will take place at ECDC’s affiliate office, Refugee Empowerment Center (REC), in Omaha, Nebraska. The PC Job Readiness Specialist will support REC’s Preferred Communities (PC) program by helping newly resettled refugees and other eligible individuals gain access to the local job market by providing training and job placement assistance. Continue reading “Refugee AmeriCorps PC Job Readiness Specialist”

Occupational Health Internship Program (OHIP)–applications now open!

Deadline: February 16

The Occupational Health Internship Program (OHIP) online application is now open for summer 2018!

 

This is a nine week, paid summer internship opportunity open to undergraduate and graduate students interested in occupational safety and health, and in working with worker organizations like unions and worker centers. Attached is a flyer with more information. Two COPH graduates have completed this internship, so contact Career Services if you would like to be in touch with them for more insight.  Continue reading “Occupational Health Internship Program (OHIP)–applications now open!”