Public Health Job Opportunities

Research Assistant

Description:Baby’s First Years seeks two research assistants for the first randomized control trial of poverty reduction in early childhood in the US. These positions are primarily data collection positions, and will include scheduling and collecting data from families of 4-year-olds, including standardized assessments of children’s cognitive development, measures of child brain activity (EEG/ERP), maternal and children’s hair cortisol, epigenetics, maternal executive functioning, and survey administration. Individuals who are members of the local communities will be strongly considered.

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Temporary Program Analyst

NE DHHS’s Office of Health Disparities and Health Equity is seeking a temporary Program Analyst.


This advertisement is for a temporary position that is expected to last until September 30, 2022.

Examples of Work

Analyze and report program evaluation data, generate tables, graphs, charts, and other tabular material using MS Excel for agency reports; serve as a member of a data team that plans and conducts data projects; conduct analysis and interpretation of data; write, review and edit minority health reports; federal grant reporting, implement data projects for grants; develop program evaluation tools; analyze and report program evaluation data; and provide written summaries on office activities for use in grant reports. 

REQUIREMENTS: Post high school coursework/training in program evaluation, financial analysis and research techniques, AND experience performing or leading others in program and technical support, research or statistical analysis. 

PREFERRED: Bachelor’s degree in public health, social/behavioral science, statistics, or other related field of quantitative analysis; OR Experience applying statistical methods and techniques to program. Project, administrative, or demographic data can be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Proficiency in MS Excel and Word, and experience in research or data analysis (can include university coursework) and writing reports. Exceptional English writing skills preferred. 

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Health Equity Initiatives Coordinator

Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department has created a new position:

Link to job posting: Health Equity Initiatives Coordinator []

Description: This position will be responsible for initiatives related to Department and community priorities specifically addressing health disparities among racial and ethnic minority and underserved populations. Assigned responsibilities include assisting with planning, developing, and coordinating local health equity, environmental justice and minority health initiatives for Department programs and community outreach. The position must interact with Department leadership and external partners from both public and private sectors. The position aims to improve cultural competency and strengthen Department efforts addressing health disparities in the community.

Health Literacy Communications Associate

NALHD is hiring a bilingual (Spanish and English) Health Literacy Communications Associate.

We are building a diverse team of bi-lingual speakers, with strong writing abilities who have an interest in helping everyone in Nebraska live a good, healthy life. View the job description below.

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Good Neighbor Community Health Center

The Good Neighbor Community Health Center (locations in Columbus and Fremont) has a number of open positions, including:


Chief Public Health Officer

Emergency Response Coordinator

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