Public Health Job Opportunities

DCHD Volunteers for NEMS Assessment

The Douglas County Health Department is preparing to conduct the Nutrition Environment Measures Survey (NEMS) assessment in local retail food outlets (grocery and convenience stores). This will be the fourth assessment since 2009. The NEMS assessment is important to evaluate access to healthy foods among Douglas County residents. Continue reading “DCHD Volunteers for NEMS Assessment”

Community Population Health for Children Position Announcements

A Community Population Health Research Program Coordinator, Research Associate, and two Graduate Research Assistants are sought to join our team examining community development, physical activity, nutrition and health promotion for children.  Each position will contribute to an innovative 5-year community randomized trial funded by the National Cancer Institute titled Whole-of-Community Systems Intervention for Youth Population Physical Activity (RO1R01CA215420-01A1). Successful applicants will also have the opportunity to participate on other projects that target community population health and child development in child care, elementary schools, and middle schools, which are funded by the USDA, NIH, and foundations. Continue reading “Community Population Health for Children Position Announcements”

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”