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Assistant Director

Public Health and Tobacco Policy Center Boston, MA

The Public Health and Tobacco Policy Center seeks a full-time attorney to support its commitment to improving public health and achieving health equity through policy change. The successful candidate will have experience in public health, public policy, or government relations; a record of effectively communicating complex issues to lay audiences, excellent written, interpersonal and presentation skills; ability to work independently and as part of a team, and ability to balance competing priorities. Responsibilities include closely working with the Director to develop and execute the Center’s work plan; effectively synthesizing and translating social science research and legal analysis to support implementation of local public health laws; researching, writing, and formatting published client resources; and developing expertise in tobacco control, cancer prevention, and other public health policy areas. Occasional travel is required.

Posted Date: 07/25/2017 Close Date: 07/25/2022 Job Website»

Manager, Tobacco Control

American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest Brookfield, WI

In this role, you will identify, contact and engage potential tobacco control coalition members and supporters in Waukesha, Dodge and Jefferson counties. Plan, implement and evaluate interventions focused on working with communities on tobacco control policies and practices. Provide resources, coordination and leadership to the coalition as it moves forward with its mission. Build capacity at the local level including outreach to key local and state leaders, media advocacy, compliance checks, FACT groups, smoke free multi-unit housing community through outreach and education. This position will also coordinate efforts with other tobacco control activities occurring in the three county area and state.

Posted Date: 07/07/2017 Close Date: 07/07/2022 Job Website»

Tobacco Prevention and Control Program Evaluation Specialist

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health Anchorage, AK

The primary purpose of the Tobacco Prevention and Control (TPC) Evaluation Specialist position is to be a subject matter expert in the evaluation of tobacco prevention and control initiatives.

The position is responsible for collecting and analyzing tobacco-related, epidemiologic data, interpreting results for scientific and lay audiences, disseminating findings verbally and in writing, and collaborating with contractors on surveillance and program evaluation efforts. The TPC Evaluation Specialist provides technical assistance, training, and consultation to TPC staff, contractors, grantees, and stakeholders regarding program evaluation, statistical analysis, and data-driven decision making. This position and the Lead Tobacco Evaluator form a Tobacco Evaluation Team that designs and implements a broad range of surveillance and evaluation activities, the goals of which include monitoring tobacco use in Alaska and using data to improve programmatic efforts.

Posted Date: 07/05/2017 Close Date: 07/28/2017 Job Website»

Research Data Scientist

California Department of Public Health Sacramento, CA

Under guidance and supervision of the Analyst VI Supervisor, the Research Data Scientist (Statistician Principal) works closely with the California Tobacco Control Program’s Surveillance Unit Chief to plan, implement, and monitor contracts to perform-epidemiological investigations and evaluation research projects in support of the tobacco control multi-million dollar, statewide health education/disease prevention program.  The incumbent carries out surveillance and evaluation activities to assess the effectiveness of the overall program and its individual components and to provide information to help improve the program.  The work will include supervision of contracted projects and technical consultation and coordination with various California Tobacco Control Program (CTCP)  staff.  The position requires experience in or knowledge of hypothesis generation, proposal development, data collection, sampling strategies, electronic data processing, and methods of descriptive and inferential biostatistics. The Research Data Scientist will analyze data and interpret findings in written formats and oral presentations for use by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).

Posted Date: 06/26/2017 Close Date: 06/26/2022 Job Website»

Community Outreach Specialist

Truth Initiative Indianapolis, IN

The Community Outreach Specialist builds grassroots connections and relationships with new supporters and leaders in their region, forms partnerships with local organizations, and educates community members and youth activists to take action in their communities. The Specialist will build a network of diverse youth and young adults who act as committed leaders in helping to create America’s first tobacco-free generation by regularly leading tobacco prevention advocacy campaigns and recruiting others to participate.

Posted Date: 06/15/2017 Close Date: 06/15/2022 Job Website»

Youth Activism Specialist

Truth Initiative Washington, DC

The Specialist supports the implementation of Truth Initiative’s Youth Activism Programs including high school youth engagement, program recruitment, and digital outreach and engagement. The specialist will support other youth related initiatives as assigned and will also be part of cross departmental teams that develop, launch, and/or manage other youth engagement programs.

Posted Date: 06/15/2017 Close Date: 06/15/2022 Job Website»

Public Health Program Director 2

Tennessee Department of Health, Tobacco Prevention Program Nashville, TN

The Program Director 2 (PD2) position is an executive level position responsible for the coordination and implementation of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Tobacco Prevention program (Tobacco Core grant) administered by TDH. The program is housed in the Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (CDHP) section and focuses on supporting statewide implementation of cross-cutting approaches to tobacco prevention based on the current approved CDC work plan and budget. The PD2 provides central office program management and major technical consultation to field services staff for the tobacco prevention grant statewide. The PD2 may supervise central office professional staff and other technical and administrative staff who participate in directing specific components of the grant. The PD2 manages, prepares, and administers the program’s work plan and budget. The PD2 conducts grant development and monitoring to ensure compliance with grant requirements along with working with others to monitor and control resources as well as overseeing program expenditures. The PD2 works with contractors and community stakeholders in tasks related to accomplishing program goals and objectives of the grant. The PD2 determines time, costs, resources and materials needed to perform the grant activities in the most cost effective way while meeting the goals and objectives of the grant requirements. The PD2 evaluates the processes of the grant and works with stakeholders to ensure compliance with program goals and objectives. The PD2 provides guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems, process-related topics and programmatic issues.

Posted Date: 05/03/2017 Close Date: 05/03/2022 Job Website»

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