Public Health Job Opportunities

Area Cooperative Extension Advisor with University of California

Deadline: April 6, 2018

The Area Cooperative Extension (CE) advisor for Nutrition, Family, and Consumer Sciences (NFCS) will conduct a multi-county based extension, education and applied research NFCS program to meet clientele needs in Fresno and Madera Counties. The CE advisor will provide leadership to the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) low-income nutrition education programs funded by the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and the UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program (a SNAP-Ed Program). Continue reading “Area Cooperative Extension Advisor with University of California”

Student Workers with UNMC, CoPH

Deadline: April 6th

Two student worker positions, 15-20 hours per week, up to 2 years. The successful candidate will participate in the assessment, recruitment, retention, and data collection efforts of research participants in a randomized controlled trial focusing on diabetes prevention. Continue reading “Student Workers with UNMC, CoPH”

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”