Job Openings

To submit a position for considered posting, please e-mail a brief position description to the Iowa Public Health Association at kim@iowapha.org This service is offered free-of-charge to current IPHA members (individuals and organizations).  Non-members may request positions to be posted for a fee of $150.  As a non-profit professional association, IPHA seeks to share career opportunities within Iowa’s public health community, and this funding mechanism helps to support this service and the mission-driven work of IPHA.

Any Job Posting that does not contain a close or apply by date will be removed from this page ninety (90) days from the date it was posted. Postings that contain a date will be removed from this page the day after regardless of the number of days from the post date. If the Close Date of your posting changes, please contact IPHA with a corrected time frame.

Program Coordinator

Location: Iowa City   Company name: University of Iowa - Institute for Public Health Practice   Job type: full-time

The IPHP promotes the linkage between the academic and service activities of the University of Iowa College of Public Health with public health practitioners at the local, state, and federal levels. Special emphasis is placed on assuring maximum practitioner participation in college educational programs, developing internship opportunities, and supporting communities through education and technical assistance.

Position Summary: 
Coordinate, develop, plan, implement and assess workforce development activities and outreach programs for the IPHP and MPHTC at the University of Iowa. Propose and implement communication strategies and develop content that best conveys key message to target audiences. Establish and maintain cross-sector partnerships to meet workforce development needs through a health equity lens. Develop strategies and programs in partnership with academic and practice partners, professional associations and other external and internal audiences. Produce podcast series (e.g., Share Public Health). Coordinate student programs including field placements,and networking events, and supervise student activities.

For complete job description and application, click here.

 

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Public Health Deputy Director

Location: Cedar Rapids   Company name: Linn County Public Health   Job type: full-time

Under the general direction of the Public Health Director, this position assists the Director with a broad scope of leadership, supervisory and administrative duties within the framework of the department’s provision of the core functions and essential services of public health. Work involves interacting with elected officials, the Linn County Board of Health, other departments, outside agencies and the general public; and assisting in departmental policy development, implementation, assurance and assessment. Acts for the Director in his/her absence. Demonstrates a commitment to a Customer-Centered Culture that values a positive, supportive workplace. Ensures that services are delivered which are consistent with the Public Health and Linn County Mission Statements and Core Values.

For complete job description and application, click here.

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Public Health Specialist

Location: Mason City   Company name: Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health   Job type: full-time

Description:

  • Leads quality improvement efforts: facilitating strategic projects of moderate complexity that improve productivity, streamline work processes, and reduce waste. This position guides leadership and demonstrates the application of quality improvement tools and methods. Responsibilities include coaching/ mentoring individuals and cross-functional project teams to ensure the timely completion of projects.
  • Coordinates community health improvement teams to improve health indicators: establishing and monitoring data, and leading teams of professionals, community members, etc. to positively affect the data. This position will co-lead the community health assessment and health improvement plan using evidence-based approaches.
  • Writes grant applications based on priorities and our mission. This position works heavily in grant application preparation using data and evidence-based approaches. This position tracks the progress of grants, and works with external agencies for partner applications.
  • Serves as the back-up marketing & public information officer as needed. This position would primarily fill in for disasters or pandemics, like COVID19 when the primary officer is absent. Working with the media, setting up interviews, disseminating press releases, using social media & other methods to educate the public, etc. are all duties within this function.

For a job application click here: https://cghealth.com/career-opportunities/

Submit application & resume to kvogelson@cghealth.com

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Communications Contractor

Location: Remote - Coralville office space available    Company name: Iowa Cancer Consortium   Job type: freelance

Responsibilities

  • Represent the Consortium in alignment with its brand guidelines and values.
  • Develop monthly social media message sets for our members that address cancer control, awareness, and observances.
  • Write/coordinate two blog posts per month.
  • Create original, branded graphics for social media.
  • Develop evergreen content for the Consortium.
  • Assist with monthly e-newsletter.
  • Help with design for the 2021 Annual Report & 2023-2027 Iowa Cancer Plan.
  • Work with Consortium staff to develop additional contract deliverables based on contractor input and interest and community needs.
  • Maintain honest, constructive, open, and consistent communication with Consortium teammates.
  • Comply with Consortium bylaws, policies, and procedures.

For complete job description and application, click here.

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Community Outreach Coordinator (Black Hawk County)

Location: Remote - Coralville office space available    Company name: Iowa Cancer Consortium   Job type: freelance

Responsibilities

  • Connect African American/Black communities and organizations/individuals serving African American/Black communities in Black Hawk County and surrounding areas to cancer control training, resources, partnerships, and opportunities for input into cancer control activities and planning, and Consortium membership. Work with other organizations and individuals serving African American/Black communities in the Black Hawk County area to ensure efforts are amplified and not duplicated.
  • Represent the Consortium in alignment with its brand guidelines and values.
  • Provide staff support for one statewide workgroup or committee that meets regularly (typically monthly to quarterly):
    • Work with workgroup (co)chair(s) and Consortium program team to set group priorities and meeting agendas.
    • Communicate with workgroup/committee. Distribute agendas, minutes, and other materials.
    • Arrange for speakers when needed.
    • Facilitate meetings as needed in partnership with workgroup/committee (co)chair(s).
    • Communicate with workgroup/committee members and distribute materials.
    • Take attendance and record meeting minutes.
    • Communicate workgroup activities, priorities, and needs to other Consortium staff.
  • Collect and report on activities and impact.
  • Recommend speakers and content for Consortium events and communication.
  • Maintain honest, constructive, open, and consistent communication with Consortium teammates.
  • Attend weekly virtual implementation team meeting and/or staff meeting.
  • Participate in organizational short and long-term strategic planning.
  • Comply with Consortium bylaws, policies, and procedures.

For complete job description and application, click here.

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