Public Health Job Opportunities

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”

Community Impact and Analytics Intern

United Way of the Midlands is seeking a paid intern to begin in December and work through June 2018.

The United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture awarded United Way of the Midlands a Community Food Planning grant to develop a comprehensive plan to reduce food insecurity and improve the nutritional quality of food in our region. The plan will be co-created over a 9-month period with input stakeholders across sectors to determine a vision, goals and strategies for food security in our region.

Overall, the intern will contribute to project administration and logistics, and assist with the development of deliverables that constitute a Community Food Plan.

View the full description and application instructions in the document below.

NIFA-CFP Description – 11.9

Grant Manager

WELLCOM is seeking a Grant Manager to contribute to the fulfillment of the WELLCOM Mission and Vision by managing the implementation of grant deliverables focused on healthy lifestyles, policy, systems and environment strategies for businesses. The Grant Manager reports to the Vice President of WELLCOM, and assists in the implementation of grant deliverables, managing grant budgets and quarterly reports to the grant funder. Continue reading “Grant Manager”

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.

Nutrition Educator, WIC Program

Central District Health Department is seeking a Nutrition Educator for their WIC Program.

Performs a variety of interdisciplinary assignments including, but not limited to: teach nutritional and other health education topics. Evaluate/assess health trends and risk factors of individual/family through data collection and analysis, tracking and reporting.  Determine food package of WIC participants; issue and explain the use of WIC vouchers to new clients; assist supervisor and coworkers as needed; keep informed of the latest nutritional science and stay current on the WIC program at various levels of government.  Works with specific population groups through health promotion and disease prevention activities; participates in assessing and evaluating health care services to ensure that people are informed of available programs and services; provides health education and care management to individuals and families who are members of vulnerable populations and high risk groups. Continue reading “Nutrition Educator, WIC Program”