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To submit a position for considered posting, please e-mail a brief position description to the Iowa Public Health Association at iowapha@gmail.com.  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. 


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Registered Dietician| Mid-Sioux Opportunity


Registered Dietitian, licensed in the State of Iowa for WIC/Maternal Child Health Programs.Professional experience in public health services, and maternal/child nutrition preferred. 32-40 hours per week with hours varying according to clinic schedule. Local travel to clinic sites required at least two days per week. Eligible for benefits, including IPERS. 1-800-859-2025. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

For complete job description and application, click here.

Position open until filled.

Disease Surveillance & Investigation Manager | Black Hawk County

This position requires knowledge of state and federal communicable disease laws and regulations to develop and implement public health programs and policies.

Responsibilities: 

Directs activities for reportable disease surveillance, investigation, and related clinical services. Directs emergency preparedness activities and response to infectious disease outbreaks. Assists with laboratory quality management system.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in public health or related health science field and 5 years of related work experience OR Master’s Degree in public health or epidemiology and 3 years of related work experience. 3 – 5 years of management experience preferred. Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control preferred.

Salary Range & Benefits: $57,114 - $79,716; based on qualifications. Competitive benefits package

For complete instructions, requirements, application and job descriptions, please visit http://www.co.black-hawk.ia.us/316/Job-Openings. EOE/AA.

Application Deadline 4.19.19 position is open until filled and preference is given to applicants who submit a completed application and required materials by April 5, 2019.

Chronic Disease Prevention Program Manager | Black Hawk County

This position requires knowledge of principles and practices in public health education and community health promotion to supervise and support chronic disease prevention programs.

Responsibilities: Manages health education and outreach activities. Conducts evidence based research to support program planning, development and evaluation.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in public health, health promotion or community health education; Master’s Degree in public health preferred. 3 years of related work experience; management experience preferred. Certified Health Education Specialist preferred

Salary Range & Benefits  $49,553 - $69,111; based on qualifications. Competitive benefits package .

For complete instructions, requirements, application and job descriptions, please visit our website at http://www.co.black-hawk.ia.us/316/Job-Openings. EOE/AA.

Application Deadline: 4.19.19 position is open until filled and preference is given to applicants who submit a completed application and required materials by April 5, 2019.

2019 AmeriCorps Positions: Improving Community Food Security in Northeast Iowa


AmeriCorps members will be involved in:


  • Improving access to the freshest fruits and vegetables for vulnerable populations
  • Working with Northeast Iowa Food Bank’s many innovative community food projects
  • Working with local farms to bring fresh, local vegetables to underserved populations
  • Building capacity for a mobile produce stand
  • Working with others to develop a large vegetable garden for a local health clinic
  • Learning about long term strategies towards community food security


AmeriCorps members receive living stipend of roughly $12,300, plus $5,900 in education award. Several year-long positions available. Several different start times throughout 2019, beginning now!


Requirement: Completed undergrad degree and commitment to community service Contact: Kamyar Enshayan, Director Center for Energy & Environmental Education University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls IA 50614-0293 Kamyar.enshayan@uni.edu 319-273-7575



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