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Director, Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives

Minnesota Department of Health Saint Paul, MN

This position will lead and direct the state-level population health improvement actions of the Minnesota Department of Health’s and the Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives by addressing the leading causes of chronic diseases, including but not limited to obesity, physical inactivity, poor nutrition, and commercial tobacco use and exposure. The primary functions for this position include establishing and executing the vision and direction for improving the health of all Minnesotans through coordination of policy, systems and environmental change initiatives statewide.   The Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives focuses on strengthening communities to create their own healthy futures using a community engagement model and health equity lens to implement its work. The Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives Director will work strategically with a wide array of individuals and community partners both internal and external to Minnesota Department of Health.

Posted Date: 06/28/2017 Close Date: 07/14/2017 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»

Epidemiologist 2

Tennessee Department of Health Nashville, TN

The Tennessee Department of Health’s Division of Family Health and Wellness is hiring an Epidemiologist 2 to provide program evaluation and epidemiology support to the Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Section. This position will assist the team in designing program evaluation plans, including qualitative and quantitative methods, as well as gathering and analyzing data, identifying program priorities, priority populations, and related disparities. The Epi 2 will also take a leadership role in developing annual data related action plans, logic models, evaluation measures/methods and data communication tools. The Epidemiologist participates and may lead designated program evaluation committees and related workgroups to help in routinely preparing data reports. This position will also be asked to prepare and provide data presentations as well as providing technical assistance to staff, grantees and program partners. This Epi 2 position will supervise an Epidemiologist 1 position.

Posted Date: 05/15/2017 Close Date: 05/15/2022 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»

Senior Evaluator

Professional Data Analysis, Inc. Minneapolis, Minnesota

This is a senior level position that would contribute to business development (e.g., responding to RFPs) and take on Principal Investigator and Project Management responsibilities on evaluation and research projects in tobacco control, chronic disease, and other public health topics.

This is a full-time position (32 to 40 hours a week). We conduct formative and summative evaluations for both program improvement and accountability purposes, and the successful candidate would need to have experience in such. You would join a team committed to conducting utilization-focused evaluations tailored to the needs of our clients. We currently have multiple projects with clients in six states. PDA values a collaborative work environment that fosters professional growth and supports staff participation across the different stages of evaluation, such as planning, data collection, data analysis, and reporting of results, both written and orally.

Posted Date: 07/29/2016 Close Date: 07/29/2020 Job Website»

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