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School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Reporting to the Budget Manager/Personnel Officer for the Dean's Office, School of Public Health & Health Sciences, the Assistant Business Manager provides continuity and supports the Budget Manager/Personnel Officer for the Dean's Business Center. Manages fiscal and human resource activities associated with specific budget and personnel actions related to faculty appointments, teaching assistantships, research buyouts, and hiring activities.  In addition, responsible for bridging the work among a diverse set of functions for the Dean's Office. 

Visit the UMass Amherst Human Resources website for a complete position announcement including required qualifications and the application instructions.

Deadline: September 21, 2018
Posted: 1 day 9 hours ago

Franklin Regional Council of Governments

Seeking a well-rounded, professional, and intelligent candidate for a 30 hr/wk grant-funded position assisting with implementation of regional emergency preparedness activities in western Mass. Experience with municipal government, regional planning, or emergency preparedness a plus. Bachelor’s degree required. Send resume and cover letter by 8/23 to: EP Search, FRCOG, 12 Olive St, Ste 2, Greenfield MA 01301-3351 or regionalprep@frcog.org. Résumés accepted until position is filled. EOE/AA.

Deadline: August 23, 2018
Posted: 1 day 14 hours ago

Collaborative for Educational Services (CES)

The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is looking for a Research and Evaluation Specialist to provide professional and high-quality evaluation design, management, implementation, and analysis services to internal and external clients.  Our ideal candidate will have an advanced degree in social sciences, education, or other relevant field with coursework in research methods, or equivalent professional experience or certification. Bi-lingual (Spanish-English) desirable.  Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For best consideration please submit materials by September 7, 2018. 

Deadline: September 7, 2018
Posted: 1 day 14 hours ago

Miriam Hospital

The Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at the Miriam Hospital, a Brown University teaching hospital, is seeking a project coordinator to conduct clinical interviews and coordinate operations for longitudinal studies investigating maternal substance use during pregnancy and fetal/infant neurobehavior.

The Interviewer/Coordinator will work closely with PI, Dr. Laura Stroud, and other members of the leadership team. Primary responsibilities involve clinical interviews of pregnant mothers, consenting, scheduling, and screening participants. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills preferred. Experience with clinical and or diagnostic interviewing and longitudinal studies desirable. Experience with electronic data capture/REDCap also desirable but not required. Position involves working in a fast-paced environment within a multidisciplinary research team. Potential need for schedule flexibility to accommodate participant visits. Personal transportation required.

The Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at The Miriam Hospital and Brown University is directed by Michael Carey, PhD, has a history of over 25 years of conducting innovative research involving interdisciplinary, behavioral approaches to the prevention and treatment of disease.

The position is offered contingent upon the availability of funding. Applications from women and minority members are encouraged. To be considered for this position, please send resume and cover letter to Alana Corey: alana.corey@lifespan.org

Deadline: September 7, 2018
Posted: 1 day 14 hours ago

Freedom Fund

The Freedom Fund is a social justice organization that pays bail to secure the liberty and safety of low-income individuals in jail and immigration detention who cannot afford their bond amounts, particularly LGBTQ people and those living with HIV/AIDS. In tandem, we work to build a critical mass against the mass jailing of individuals. For our website, please visit us at: https://www.lgbtqfund.org/

Job Summary:

Working with the Executive Director, the Project Director will be responsible for the day-to-day running, growth and direction of our bail-out and HIV/AIDS programs.

This will primarily involve case management and community-based social justice work.

Applicants should demonstrate a strong, pre-existing commitment to advocacy work in their personal, educational or professional lives -- at home, work, school, or in the community. This could be commitment in many different areas, such as racial, queer, economic, immigrant, criminal-legal, or HIV/AIDS justice.

The Freedom Fund highly values lived experience and strongly encourages all individuals to apply, such as those living with HIV/AIDS and queer individuals. We also encourage people of color and those with a history of incarceration to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer. We encourage those who do and do not have educational degrees to apply as well.

Read the full description and application instructions.

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 1 day ago

Drug Policy Alliance

The Researcher and Quantitative Analyst reports to the Director of OAE and assists the Director in developing and implementing strategies on how to better use research and academics, particularly in the areas of criminal justice and quantitative analysis, in its effort to advance drug policy reform. Based in Manhattan, the Policy Manager will work closely with other policy and communications staff to ensure that DPA’s work is informed by the latest research and scholarship and will serve as DPA’s expert on criminal justice data.

Read the full position description here.

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 1 day ago

Baystate Health

This position performs a wide variety of project coordination duties as required to support the day to day operations and strategic work of the Research Geriatrics department.  This position will most often work with and assist in the support of management processes and improvement initiatives especially around data collection and analysis. This position will work independently and will frequently be called upon to coordinate and lead or otherwise support initiatives in varied areas such as, quality and service improvement, patient satisfaction, operations measurement.  This position will gather data, develop/maintain reports and track various metrics relating to projects with which they are involved. This position will work collaboratively and cooperatively with staff at all levels within and without Baystate Health Department.  At all times this position will embrace a positive attitude toward change and performance improvement and the Baystate Health guiding principles. 

Read the full post here.

Deadline: September 1, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 1 day ago

Epic Systems

Epic is located in Madison, Wisconsin, a city regularly ranked as one of America's best places to live. Epic's environment is one of continuous learning; you'll have access to opportunities to expand your skill set and share your knowledge with others. We offer comprehensive benefits to keep you healthy and happy as you grow in your life and career, and your merit-based compensation will reflect the impact your work has on the company and our customers. You'll also be eligible for annual raises and bonuses, as well as stock grants, which give you an even greater stake in the success of Epic and our customers. Epic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (W/M/Vets/Disability) employer. Please see our full non-discrimination statement at https://careers.epic.com/EEO.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or greater (any major)
  • A history of academic and professional success
  • Software experience is not required; we'll train you to be an expert
  • Eligible to work in the U.S. without visa sponsorship
  • Relocation to the Madison, WI area (reimbursed)

For more information and to apply, click here

Deadline: September 10, 2018
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

Epic Systems

Epic is located in Madison, Wisconsin, a city regularly ranked as one of America's best places to live. Epic's environment is one of continuous learning; you'll have access to opportunities to expand your skill set and share your knowledge with others. We offer comprehensive benefits to keep you healthy and happy as you grow in your life and career, and your merit-based compensation will reflect the impact your work has on the company and our customers. You'll also be eligible for annual raises and bonuses, as well as stock grants, which give you an even greater stake in the success of Epic and our customers. Epic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (W/M/Vets/Disability) employer. Please see our full non-discrimination statement at https://careers.epic.com/EEO.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or greater (any major)
  • A history of academic and professional success
  • Willingness to travel 50-75%
  • Eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
  • Software experience is not required; we'll train you to be an expert
  • Relocation to the Madison, WI area (reimbursed)

For more information and to apply, click here

Deadline: September 10, 2018
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

ServiceNet

Are you ready to help people and make a difference? Then consider what career opportunities ServiceNet has to offer!

Relief Counselors are the backbone of our organization and assist our Developmental/Brain Injury Services (DBIS) clients with their day to day needs, in comfortably furnished residential homes. This opportunity is a flexible position that allows you to work across multiple programs and locations. This is a great opportunity for students pursuing a degree in human services or a related field, to gain experience and exposure. Or just make some extra cash! Relief counselors will be reliable and empathetic individuals, who are willing to jump in and help out where ever they are needed. Must be able to work 20 hours per week. 

Read the full job post here.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

Cooley Dickinson Hospital

Beyond our openings for nurses, technicians, physicians and advanced practice clinicians, we have many non-clinical positions available, in food service, maintenance, information systems, human resources and more. No matter what their professional function, every employee makes a difference in people’s lives, and every employee is valued at Cooley Dickinson Health Care.

Visit the Opportunities Page to view current job openings.

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

Internships

Springfield Healthy Homes Collaborative

The Healthy Homes intern will work with the Springfield Healthy Homes Collaborative to support the pilot of the Springfield Healthy Homes Pay for Success program.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about healthy homes strategies, services and health/home repair interventions.
  • Learn how data management and analysis are used in program management.
  • Learn how to use the Efforts to Outcomes online case management program.
  • Assist in tracking and analyzing data from the Springfield Healthy Homes Asthma Pilot.
  • Assist in updating website on local resources for healthy homes.
  • Assist in communications – newsletter, facebook, etc –around healthy homes.

Requirements:

  • Experience in MS Office required; experience with web editing and database preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred.
  • College juniors and seniors with a 3.0 GPA or better. Master’s students preferred.
  • Ability to dedicate 6-10 hours per week to internship.
  • Ability to follow directions and eager to learn.

Pioneer Valley Asthma Coalition (PVAC) The Pioneer Valley Asthma Coalition (PVAC) is a coalition of health professionals and institutions, community groups and residents, public health organizations, municipal and state agencies, academic institutions, schools, day care, housing and environmental groups committed to improving asthma and environmental conditions that affect health in Western MA. PVAC engages in a variety of activities to improve the quality of life of those with asthma, including promoting best practice asthma care in schools and homes through systems and policy change and promoting reduced exposure to environmental asthma triggers in homes schools, and public buildings through improved indoor air and environmental quality.

For more details, visit www.PVAsthmaCoalition.org. PVAC is convened by the Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts (PHIWM), www.PublicHealthWM.org.

How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to info@PublicHealthWM.org for conside

Deadline: September 28, 2018
Posted: 1 day 14 hours ago

Graduate Student Internship

Massachusetts Health Officers Association

The Massachusetts Health Officers Association (MHOA) is looking for a Public Health Graduate School student for an internship for the 2018-2019 academic year. MHOA is a non-profit organization that assists and supports staff of local health departments in meeting their statutory responsibilities to the public through programs of education, technical assistance, representation, and resource development. The MHOA intern will assist local health departments with implementation of MHOA’s newly developed Opioid toolkit, updating the MHOA Roster of Boards of Health, participating in a strategic planning process for MHOA and assist with other educational programs as needed. The internship will be for the full academic year and the intern will work approximately 8-10 hours per week, A car is required, and the ability to work remotely. A $1,000 per semester stipend and reimbursement for mileage will be given. Please send letter of interest and resume to MHOA’s Executive Director, Dawn Sibor at dsibor@mhoa.com

Deadline: September 1, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 1 day ago

NYU Perelman Department of Emergency Medicine

NYU Perelman Department of Emergency Medicine is offering an internship for pre-health, pre-med, and post-baccalaureate students for Fall 2018 - Spring 2019 (start date September 1, 2018, ending May 31, 2019). Spanish skills are a plus, but not required. Click here for complete information and a link to the application. All interested students should also send their CV to Michelle Shum at EMResearchAssociates@nyumc.org.

If you have questions, you may contact Michelle Shum at EMResearchAssociates@nyumc.org.

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 1 day ago

Development Intern

Food Bank of Western Massachusetts

The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts is looking for a Development Intern to take under its wing. If you are a student or individual looking to add some experience to your resume, this might be ideal for you!

This position will be responsible for assistance in preparing for fundraising events, campaigns, and promotions. Optimally, the individual would be interested in business, hospitality and/or food insecurity. 

Interns will have the chance to develop their verbal and written communication skills while participating in large fundraising events at one of the biggest nonprofits in the Pioneer Valley. This internship offers skill training in organizational management, event coordination, and networking. It will also increase the intern’s professional network tremendously as they work with local businesses.

Qualifications:

• Must be willing to call and visit businesses to ask for their participation in fundraisers such as Monte’s March.
• Must be organized, well-spoken, professional, and punctual.
• Must have attention to detail.
• Creative thinking and enthusiasm.
• Candidates must be available Monday-Friday.
• Must have a car and be willing to use it to flyer for events, attend meetings, and visit businesses (mileage reimbursement available).
• Experience in sales or customer service is a plus (but not required).
• Candidates must be able to travel to and from The Food Bank warehouse and offices in Hatfield.

Please email resumes and cover letters with the subject line “Internship: [Development Intern]" to Amanda Reynolds, Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator, at amandar@foodbankwma.org.
 

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

Caring Health Center

The role of the intern would be to pick a public health project of their liking that fits within the work of a Community Health Center's Emergency Operations Plan. This internship is open to any undergraduate or graduate student interested in the emergency management discipline. The selected candidate would gain an overall understanding of Community Health Center Emergency Planning and have the opportunity to work with other public health entities in the city of Springfield, as well as the staff here at CHC. Candidates would be responsible for joining CHC's team in overall strategic planning for Emergency Operations, attending each monthly meeting, and presenting at several medical and dental provider meetings with the outcomes from the emergency planning meetings. Candidates must be available to work at least 10-15 hours per week. I am a fun supervisor and am looking for someone who enjoys policy and planning.

If this is something that is of interest to you, please email Jacqueline Johnson  directly at jjohnson@caringhealth.org

Deadline: August 30, 2018
Posted: 2 months 3 days ago

Fellowships

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Responsibilities:

The Cancer Epidemiology Program at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is offering a post-doctoral fellowship opportunity in the area of geospatial analysis under the supervision of Dr. Margaret Madeleine, Associate Member. The fellowship will focus on geospatial analyses of HPV vaccine and area-level characteristics. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to pursue independent research and publications in addition to the main project for this fellowship, in allied research areas such as HPV-attributable cancer epidemiology, HPV vaccine immunoepidemiology, and immunogenetics of HPV-related cancers.
 
The Cancer Epidemiology Program is part of the Fred Hutch’s Division of Public Health Sciences, home of an extensive portfolio of population science research, large specimen and data repositories, a SEER cancer registry, a prevention center designed for intervention research, and a large multidisciplinary faculty. The Fred Hutch, together with the University of Washington, Seattle Children’s, and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with active training programs for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Qualifications:

We are seeking highly-motivated applicants (PhD/ScD in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or related field) with outstanding training and experience in epidemiological methods and geospatial measures. While HPV-related diseases are the main focus of our group, individuals with interests in related conditions and risk factors with an emphasis on geospatial measures are welcomed to apply. Applicants are expected to have excellent writing skills and will be expected to conceive and execute creative new uses of study data.

For more information and to apply, click here

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

Assistantships

University Health Services

University Health Services provides a tobacco control program, inclusive of clinical cessation services; tobacco prevention through health education; community engagement; and social norms change of tobacco use on campus. These efforts aim to: increase knowledge to the dangers and misperceptions of all forms of tobacco use; foster attitudes intolerant to tobacco use; promote policy compliance on campus; increase utilization of UHS cessation services; as well as to reduce overall tobacco influence among the UMass Amherst community.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Karen DeSalvio at karend@stuaf.umass.edu or call 413-577-5060. Submit any supporting documents such as educational materials developed and/or a brief relative writing sample.

Read more here.

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago