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National Network of Public Health Institutes: Intern for Bridging Public Health and School-Based Health Environs (Paid Position)

  • Jul 29
  • Posted By: kdabdoub

 

 
INTERNSHIP SUMMARY
 
The National Prevention Council identifies important roles for early learning centers, schools, colleges and universities in advancing youth and adolescent health. Under the supervision of the Vice President, the MPH Intern will gain experience in the development of written articles, program concepts, and proposal ideas to advance the network’s capacity to improve youth and adolescent health. NNPHI and its member institutes have recognized the importance of facilitating long-term, sustainable collaboration between public health and school health to improve the health of entire communities. NNPHI seeks a graduate-level Public Health candidate to support NNPHI and member institutes in this program area. Primary responsibilities include:
Conducting research, including literature reviews, to advance knowledge within program area• Organizing, participating, and/or facilitating meetings with project stakeholders and partners
Supporting project staff in building and maintaining effective relationships with partners located in Washington, DC• Developing working knowledge of NNPHI’s grant portfolio and deliverables related to bridging public health and health care
Supporting project communications such as creating written text for website and developing meeting summaries, case studies, and final project reports
Completing other tasks as assigned
 
QUALIFICATIONS
Current enrollment in a graduate Public Health program or related field
Ability to work in an environment which requires flexibility, responsiveness, and multitasking
Independent project management skills, including experience in managing time well and building relationships to move project forward
Strong communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to work as part of a team and with diverse stakeholders
Attention to detail and a strong value for high-quality work products
Willing ness to travel along with other staff to area meetings
  
 
 
Salary/Benefits:
 
The salary is $15.00 per hour.
  
 
 
 
To Apply: 
 
Please send a cover letter and resume by May 30, 2014 to HR@nnphi.org
  
 
 
 
 
 
 

National Network of Public Health Institutes: Communications Strategist

  • Jul 29
  • Posted By: erichardson

Position Summary:
The National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) is seeking an experienced Communications Strategist to collaborate with NNPHI staff, member public health institutes, and funders to assure timely planning, development, production and dissemination of communications activities and products. In this capacity, the Communications Strategist will develop guidelines, collaborative processes and timelines to support the creation and dissemination of communications plans and products. The communications products will include, but are not limited to: website pages, topical newsletters, press releases, brochures, one-pagers, conference programs, editorials, topical briefs, white papers, webinars, storyboards, presentations, social media updates, and annual reports. The Communications Strategist will be capable of capturing stories directly and also will cultivate a network of consultants and contractors to expand NNPHI’s communications surge capacity. The Communications Strategist will foster the development of a communications community of practice across NNPHI’s member institutes and national partners, facilitating webinars, phone calls and in-person meetings as necessary to leverage the full potential of NNPHI’s distributed capacity network for present communications needs and future new business opportunities. The Communications Strategist will represent NNPHI at periodic meetings and conferences in Washington, DC and other locations as required. The Communications Strategist will report to NNPHI’s Chief Strategy Officer. This position will be based in NNPHI’s Washington, DC office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate collaborative efforts to produce communications plans and products involving NNPHI staff, consultants, key stakeholders, funders, partners and vendors as necessary
  • Guide communications products through appropriate NNPHI internal review (e.g., editing, content review, and brand guidelines) and funders’ clearance processes (per funders’ communications guidelines)
  • Support NNPHI staff with dissemination of communications products
  • Leverage analytics to understand success of NNPHI communications efforts
  • Maintain and grow NNPHI’s Constant Contact database
  • Cultivate new relationships with media outlets
  • Serve as the lead point of contact for vendors and staff regarding NNPHI website development and maintenance
  • Update/create templates for NNPHI communications (e.g., annual report, topical brief paper, press release, power point presentation)
  • Develop and maintain NNPHI’s internal communications plan
  • Assist NNPHI staff with the use of social media tools
  • Monitor the submission deadlines for conference abstracts, trade publications, and journal articles
  • Facilitate the process of exhibiting at national conferences
  • Facilitate affinity group of communications staff from public health institutes and national partner organizations
  • Provide communications related technical assistance and guidance to NNPHI members and program beneficiaries (when resources are available)
  • Additional duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of professional experience
  • Masters degree preferred, ideally in public health or a related field
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience facilitating successful communications projects with a diverse team of staff, stakeholders, vendors and contractors
  • Public relations experience, including: developing press releases, feature stories, and articles for newsletters and other print/electronic media
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, comfortable speaking with small and large groups
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with demonstrated ability to capture a story
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills
  • Demonstrated creative/concept development skills
  • Demonstrated social media knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of website content management systems and website user experience
  • Demonstrated experience with analytics (e.g., Google Analytics)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of news monitoring (e.g., Google Alerts)
  • Excellent knowledge of Constant Contact and other options for cloud-based communications platforms
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook and their relevance to communications activities
  • Awareness of capabilities of Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator, Adobe Creative Cloud, and online video hosting services
  • Deep creativity and the ability to leverage communications products and messages to promote organizational and programmatic strategies and goals
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and with a team

Salary/Benefits:

  • Salary range of $50,000 – 65,000, dependent on education and experience.
  • NNPHI offers a highly competitive benefits package
  • Positive work environment with supportive, high-energy, team-based environment
  • Please send CV, cover letter, salary requirement and three professional references to: . Subject line: Attn: Communications Strategist

About NNPHI:

To learn more about NNPHI, visit the About section of the NNPHI website. Additional information about NNPHI’s program areas and collaborative efforts with public health institutes is available throughout  www.nnphi.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer


University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute: Assistant Director, Roadmaps to Health Action Center

  • Jul 29
  • Posted By: lellis

Position Summary:
The Action Center Assistant Director will be a key part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHR&R) program. This position reports to the Director of the Roadmaps to Health Action Center in the Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health (MATCH) Group of the Population Health Institute.

 
This position will work with the Director and Action Center team to develop and lead an expansion of the engagement component of this national project. This work requires a thorough understanding of current best practices in community engagement, population health communication, policy development and advocacy, organizational development, and community-based strategic planning. Specific duties will include hiring and acting as team lead of off-site community engagement specialists ("coaches") who will be researching and implementing best practice experiences in community engagement and community health improvement, developing learning resources for the CHR&R program, and assisting the Action Center Director with the implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive plan for community engagement. For more information, visit University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute's website. Click here to access full job description. 
 
Location:
Madison, WI
 
Deadline to Apply:
Application must be received by: August 05, 2014
 
How to Apply:
 
Unless another application procedure has been specified above, please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #80228 to:
 
Jacqueline Dyer
Phone: 608-265-8240
Department of Population Health Sciences
Fax: N/A
Population Health Institute
Email:
610 Walnut Street, 527 WARF Office Building
 

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials: Senior Director, Environmental Health

  • Jul 29
  • Posted By: lellis

Position Summary:

The Senior Director for Environmental Health reports to the Chief Program Officer for Public Health Practice and assists the members, the ASTHO Executive and Senior Management Teams and designated partners in safeguarding the community from health threats which are environmental in nature.  This leadership position requires the Senior Director to understand essential environmental health programs in state health agencies and the role these programs play in protecting the public’s health.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Masters degree in public health, environmental health or public policy is preferred.
  • Five years prior related experience.
  • Knowledge of and experience with environmental health policy and practice issues, preferably at the state level.
  • Experienced in project management, budgeting, strategic planning, and written and oral communication.
  • State agency, association, or other experience representing a membership-based organization is a plus.
 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Directs a program designed to address certain environmental health policy and program needs of State and Territorial Health Officials and their environmental health program staff consistent with the association’s strategic priorities and objectives.
  • The administration of program services and activities called for under key federally-funded cooperative agreements and contracts in area of Environmental Health
  • Directs the Environmental Health staff and provides staff support to the Environmental Health Policy Committee.
  • Primary responsibility for one or more projects associated with multiple cooperative agreements.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Leading a team of public health professionals with responsibility for ASTHO’s environmental health policy activities.
  • Writing cooperative agreements, including developing activities for proposals.
  • Proposing project initiatives related to policy priority areas to ASTHO senior staff and appropriate committees.
  • Seeking new and diversified funding for ASTHO’s ongoing environmental health activities.
  • Overseeing and supporting the development of the State Environmental Health Directors group.
  • Providing oversight, staff support, and consultative assistance to the Environmental Health Policy Committee and other relevant ASTHO committees, taskforces, and work groups as required for the express purpose of indentifying and addressing priority strategic, tactical and operational environmental health-related matters of timely interest to our members.
  • Developing and analyzing public health and environmental policy in concert with the Policy and Executive Committees and identifying emerging environmental health issues relevant to state health agencies.
  • Contributing to members’ development of environmental health capacity and infrastructure in state public health agencies.
  • Fostering collaborative relationships with representatives of state, federal, and local agencies, national public health organizations, ASTHO affiliates, and other organizations
  • Representing ASTHO at national meetings and conferences, as well as with relevant individuals, consistent with approved ASTHO positions and policy statements.
  • Tracking and analyzing state and federal legislation related to environmental health.
  • Providing fiscal oversight for cooperative agreement budgets.
  • Functioning effectively in a team environment.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Understanding of public health functions, systems and infrastructure.
  • Understanding of environmental health functions, systems and infrastructure.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative networks.
  • Ability to direct, manage and evaluate work of subordinate staff, as required by theChief Program Officer.
  • Ability to manage and develop multiple projects independently and in a team environment, and complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ability to analyze state health-based environmental health programs for innovative practices and translate these into synthesized products and outcomes for members, affiliates, and partners.
  • Ability to travel within service area.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with members, management, coworkers, state and local officials, representatives from Capitol Hill, and the general public.

For more information, visit Association of State and Territorial Health Official's website.  Click here to access the full job description.

How to Apply:
Submit resume and cover letter to resumes@astho.org
 
Senior Director, Human Resources
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 450
Arlington, VA 22202
FAX: 571 527 3189
 
Email:

National Network of Public Health Institutes: Program Associate

  • Jul 29
  • Posted By: lellis
Position Summary:
NNPHI is recruiting a program associate to support planning and implementation of projects and activities that advance NNPHI’s mission.  The program associate will work independently and collaboratively with staff serving on multiple teams throughout NNPHI and actively support collaboration across NNPHI, our members, consultants, contractors, and partners. This position will be based in either NNPHI’s New Orleans or Washington, DC offices. This position requires quarterly travel.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
  • A master's degree in a relevant field or a bachelor’s degree with equivalent professional experience is required. Additional requirements include: 
  • Understanding of and interest in public health and public policy
  • Experience providing administrative and coordination support for programs
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work well with diverse partners and constituents and function as a productive member of a team
  • Professionalism and sophistication in communications
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks and respond to multiple demands simultaneously
  • Attention to detail and a strong value for high-quality work products
  • Ability to think proactively, function independently, and demonstrate initiative
  • Flexibility and adaptability to a fast-paced work environment
  • Willingness to engage in continuous learning and training
General Responsibilities: 
Serve as an active member of multiple teams to support the NNPHI member network
  • Understand and support the shared vision and mission of NNPHI and its member network
  • Contribute to team meetings and collaborative tasks
  • Use personal initiative and collaboration skills to advance organizational goals
  • Contribute to program research and scans to inform development of organizational strategies, including literature reviews, scans of member capacities and subject matter expertise, etc. 
  • Participate in workgroups and strategic planning efforts to further the mission of NNPHI
  • Support a network-wide culture of quality by contributing  to quality planning and continuous quality improvement processes
  • Facilitate collaboration with and across the NNPHI network 
 
Coordinate implementation of projects and evaluations with NNPHI teams and leadership
  • Collaborate with NNPHI teams to develop and oversee project work plans 
  • Serve as a liaison between NNPHI staff and partners, funders, and grantees / awardees
  • Support data collection and data management activities
  • Support staff and partners with developing and launching Qualtrics surveys
 
Provide administrative support, including
  • Schedule meetings, conference calls, webinars, and qualitative data collection activities 
  • Draft and disseminate meeting agendas and minutes
  • Draft, proofread, and edit documents, including communications materials, project materials, presentations, reports, and the development of tables, charts, and figures
  • Support the reporting process for assigned projects
  • Support hiring processes
  • Support recruitment, logistics, materials development, and registration for project events and off-site meetings
  • Assist with relevant marketing and communications initiatives, including event advertisements, program publications and website maintenance;
  • Communicate with grantees and monitor grantee reporting and follow-up action items
  • Support financial management, including timely invoicing and reviewing and tracking of expense reports
 
Support efforts to develop new projects, programs and business opportunities
  • Support team efforts to scan and identify funding opportunities
  • Coordinate and support project proposal teams in the development of new proposals
  • Develop project development plans and timelines
 
Assist with ‘Call for Proposal’ and grant administration processes 
  • Update and maintain online systems for tracking submissions and technical assistance requests
  • Respond to requests for assistance via email or phone
  • Contribute to the development of systems to support proposal processes
  • Update NNPHI website with applicant information and tools
 
Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Customer service orientation
 
Salary/Benefits: 
  • Employment is contingent upon available funding
  • Salary range is expected to be $40,000-$55,000 dependent on experience and qualifications
  • NNPHI offers a competitive benefit package with annual leave, health/dental/vision insurance and generous retirement contributions (401 K). 
  • Please clearly indicate your salary requirement in your cover letter.  
Please send a resume, three professional references and a cover letter, clearly indicating interest in position and salary requirements to. If requested above, please note preference for location. 
 

University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute: Assistant Director, Community Network Building

  • Jul 23
  • Posted By: lellis

Position Summary:
The Assistant Director for Community Network Building will be a key part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHR&R) program. This position reports to the Co-Director of CHR&R in the Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health (MATCH) Group of the Population Health Institute.

 
This position will work with the Co-Director and collaborative partners to develop and expand community networks as part of this national program. This work requires developing a thorough understanding of current best practices in community engagement, community health improvement, population health communication, and community-based strategic planning. Specific duties will include researching and implementing best practices for network development; serving as the CHR&R liaison to multiple national partners; identifying and expanding access to content expertise for the CHR&R Action Center; and documenting and disseminating best practices and examples of effective implementation of community health improvement activities.  For more information, visit University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute's website. Click here to access full job description. 
 
Location:
Madison, WI
 
Deadline to Apply:
Application must be received by: August 06, 2014
 
How to Apply: 
Unless another application procedure has been specified above, please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #80230 to:
 
Jacqueline Dyer
Phone: 608-265-8240
Department of Population Health Sciences
Fax: N/A
Population Health Institute
Email:
610 Walnut Street, 527 WARF Office Building
 

National Network of Public Health Institutes: Director of Research and Evaluation

  • Jul 15
  • Posted By: kdabdoub

Position Summary:

NNPHI is seeking an experienced and entrepreneurial professional to serve as its first Director of Research and Evaluation. The Director will collaborate with staff and leaders throughout the network to develop and advance a research agenda that aligns with the organization’s mission. The successful candidate will cultivate and sustain resources to achieve the research and evaluation priorities of the network. Additionally, the Director will be responsible for assuring scientific integrity, rigor, and quality of all research and evaluation activities sponsored by NNPHI. This position will be based in either NNPHI’s New Orleans or Washington, DC offices. Applicants should indicate preference of location in their application documentation. This position requires frequent travel of approximately 20%.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
In conjunction with NNPHI leadership, staff, and member institutes, develop and implement a shared vision and agenda for evaluation services and research initiatives
  • Identify priorities based on input from internal and external stakeholders 
  • Engage high performing staff, institute collaborators and strategic partners in research and evaluation projects 
  • Develop and monitor budgets for research and evaluation initiatives
  • Direct and assure quality performance of evaluation contractors
 
Identify and develop funding opportunities and strategic partnerships.
  • Identify sustainable business models to fund evaluation and research activities 
  • Cultivate resources with new funding partners to support research and evaluation priorities 
  • Obtain investigator-initiated grants, compete successfully for contracts, and expand the resource based available for support of NNPHI projects and infrastructure.  
  • Establish and negotiate new partnerships with local, state, and national organizations
  • Manage relationships with a broad set of partners with tact and diplomacy
  • Negotiate appropriate roles, responsibilities and compensation for staff and partners supported by contracts, fees for services, and grants
 
Build capacity to implement and manage quality research and evaluation initiatives and services with the network, including NNPHI staff and colleagues from member institutes:
  • Oversee the development and design of research and evaluation plans, logic models, and data collection protocols and tools
  • Ensure the efficient development, management, and security of data and data storage systems
  • Ensure research and evaluation integrity and congruence with best practices in human subjects protection 
  • Provide training and technical guidance to staff in research and evaluation processes and data usage
  • Provide leadership in strategic growth and development of the NNPHI Research and Evaluation Team
  • Recruit, supervise, and mentor research and evaluation team members and student interns
 
Leverage, disseminate, and translate research and evaluation findings to a variety of constituencies
  • Collaborate with team members and stakeholders to effectively communicate results both internally and externally
  • Build internal and network capacity to develop manuscripts and publications
  • Create systems for using data to provide ongoing feedback and support to team members and partners for quality improvement purposes
  • Use evaluation and research data for evidence-based policy and decision making
  • Produce publications, presentations, research resources and briefing/white papers 

Qualifications:
  • Passion for and experience in establishing new projects and securing new funding
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively on a team and with diverse external partners
  • Fervent interest in multi-sector initiatives that yield innovative solutions to improve the health of populations
  • Experience in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with a strong focus on metrics and data-driven decision making
  • Deep creativity and an ability to leverage data and discover potential opportunities for growth and innovation
  • Entrepreneurialism and flexibility, with an ability to maneuver effectively in the face of uncertainty and transition
  • Doctoral degree or equivalent qualifications in public health, social sciences or health systems 
  • Minimum of ten years of related and progressively more responsible postgraduate experience in research, evaluation, and leadership
  • Proven track record of successful business development yielding resources from diverse funding partners
  • Experience leading programmatic and fiscal components of large scale research and/or evaluation projects
  • Success mentoring and supervising senior professional staff and managing contractors
  • Proven experience conducting various research methodologies (including both qualitative and quantitative), statistical analysis, and translation and dissemination of research and evaluation findings
     
Salary/Benefits:
  • Salary dependent on education and experience.
  • A competitive benefits package is offered to all NNPHI staff.
Please send CV, cover letter, salary requirement and three professional references to:
Subject line: Attn: NNPHI Director of Research and Evaluation
 
Equal Opportunity Employer
 

National Network of Public Health Institutes: Intern for Bridging Public Health and Health Care (Paid Position)

  • Jul 15
  • Posted By: kdabdoub

Position Summary:

Implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has stimulated transformations within the health care system; and, has also served as an impetus for further exploring the concept of bridging the public health and health care sectors as a mechanism for improving population health. NNPHI and its member institutes have recognized the importance of facilitating long-term, sustainable collaboration between public health and health care to improve the health of the community. NNPHI seeks a graduate-level Public Health candidate to support NNPHI and member institutes in this program area. Under the supervision of the Chief Strategy Officer, the MPH Intern will gain experience in the development of written articles, program concepts, and proposal ideas to advance the network’s capacity to bridge health and health care sectors. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Conducting research, including literature reviews, to advance knowledge within program area
  • Organizing, participating, and/or facilitating meetings with project stakeholders and partners
  • Supporting project staff in building and maintaining effective relationships with partners located in Washington, DC
  • Developing working knowledge of NNPHI’s grant portfolio and deliverables related to bridging public health and health care
  • Supporting project communications such as creating written text for website and developing meeting summaries, case studies, and final project reports
  • Completing other tasks as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Current enrollment in a graduate Public Health program or related field
  • Ability to work in an environment which requires flexibility, responsiveness, and multitasking
  • Independent project management skills, including experience in managing time well and building relationships to move project forward
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to work as part of a team and with diverse stakeholders
  • Attention to detail and a strong value for high-quality work products
  • Willingness to travel along with other staff to area meetings

For more information, download the  full Job Description.

Salary/Benefits:

The salary is $15.00 per hour

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume by May 30, 2014 to 

Louisiana Public Health Institute: Several Positions Available

  • Dec 12 '12
  • Posted By: kdabdoub

Please visit Louisiana Public Health Institute’s website http://lphi.org/home2/section/2-119/career-opportunities to view available career opportunities and for information on how to apply. 
 


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