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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  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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Operations Specialist

Healthy Birth Day, Inc.

Reporting to the HBD Executive Director, the Operations Specialist will manage and execute operational projects related to our programmatic growth. The HBD Operations Specialist’s responsibilities fit into three categories: operations, programming and fundraising. 

Operations • General office administration of the Healthy Birth Day, Inc. entity and Count the Kicks program • Manage financial contracts with HBD partners • Maintain highly organized Salesforce database • Aid Board Treasurer and/or Executive Director in monthly reconciliation of expenditures and revenues across financial accounts • Works with HBD accountant(s) on financial deposits and invoices • Act as support staff to Executive Director • Other duties as assigned by Executive Director and/or Board President

Programming • Monitor stock and ensure quality distribution of Count the Kicks educational materials

Fundraising • Ensure IRS fundraising compliance • Attend HBD fundraising events to oversee secure collection of donations

For application information and complete job description, click here.

Position open until filled.

Health Facilities Surveyor

Iowa Department of Public Health

The successful candidate will conducts substance abuse and problem gambling program licensure activities in accordance with Iowa Administrative Code Chapter 155, and as assigned by Division Director and Bureau Chief, and as coordinated on a daily basis by Health Facilities Officer 1. Candidate will assist with application reviews and coordinate indicated follow-up to assure complete applications. Draft waiver responses, license renewal and approval notifications.

For complete job description, click here.

Application deadline 1.23.19

Flex Program Coordinator

Iowa Department of Public Health

This position plans, coordinates, and administers the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program (FLEX) grant and associated contracts. Responsibilities include developing and submitting FLEX program grant application, process improvement initiatives, and assurance of timely annual progress reports. Monitors overall program budget, writes RFP's for grant programs. Develops grant application through communication with hospitals, stakeholders, appropriate bureau staff, and establishes criteria for a single grantee that provides services and deliverables for all hospitals under the FLEX program that meets criteria and assures federal standards for all hospital participants. Provides technical assistance to as many as 80+ hospitals and network coordinators drafts and manages contracts and assures activities and vouchers are processed in compliance with program goals.

For complete job description and application, click here.

Application deadline 1.23.19

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