Iowa Public Health Association

Career Opportunities

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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Community Health Consultant - Iowa's 1st Five initiative

Iowa Department of Public Health

The Iowa Department of Public Health is looking to fill a Community Health Consultant to assist the state. Under the direction of the Bureau Chief and 1st Five Coordinator, provide support and coordination of Iowa's 1st Five initiative. Provide consultation and technical assistance about program requirements and implementation to establish and new local 1st Five sites. Train local agency staff regarding program requirements. Co-direct development of competitive bid documents for eligible applicant agencies and other contracts as needed. Administer contracts, including but not limited to contracts with local 1st Five sites, including enforcement of contract requirements such as service delivery, personnel hiring and training, budget preparation and monitoring, documentation of service delivery, and time studies.

For complete job description and application, click here.

Application deadline 6.6.18
Part-time Public Health Nurse

Jones County Public Health

Performs functions to achieve the Department’s mission in the areas of the core public health functions and essential services. Responsible for the delivery of services to ensure the health of the community by gathering and analyzing information, investigating, and educating the community about public health issues. The Public Health Nurse will provide support for the department, conduct disease investigations, and work with community partners to meet public health needs.

For complete job description and application,

Application deadline 5.23.18

AmeriCorps Positions Available in Community Food Security in Waterloo/Cedar Falls Area

  • Improve access to good food for vulnerable populations 
  • Work with many area organizations leading this work 
  • Work with local farms to bring fresh, local vegetables to underserved populations 
  • Build capacity for a mobile produce stand & an incubator farm 
  • Learn about long term strategies towards food security 
AmeriCorps members receive living stipend of roughly $12,300, plus $5900 in education award. Work starts June 2018 through May 2019. 

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 319-273-7575

Clinical Services Manager

Johnson County Public Health

Johnson County Public Health is seeking a Clinical Services Manager to join our leadership team. Responsibilities include managing staff and coordinating activities in the Women Infant Children and Maternal and Child Health Programs Division. Secure and administer program-related grants. Prepare division and program budgets and assist with Disaster Preparedness activities. 

Master’s degree in nursing, nutrition, public health or other related field AND at least one (1) year of public health or related supervisory experience OR Bachelor’s degree in nursing, nutrition, public health or other related field OR R.N. with Bachelor’s degree in any field AND four (4) years of supervisory experience in public health or a related field. 

Starting annual salary is $72,357 plus excellent benefits. To learn more about this position and to apply, please visit Resume and cover letter must be attached to online application.

Position open until filled

Emerging Leaders in Public Health

The Kresge Foundation

ELPH is an 18-month, action-oriented leadership development program that equips local public health department leaders with the knowledge and skills to lead in today's changing health care environment.  Teams of two leaders receive up to $125,000 to develop and implement a transformative concept designed to deliver a new model of public health for their community.

For more information click here.
HHS Emerging Leaders Program 


US Department of Health and Human Services

The Next Generation of Leaders in HHS

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is recruiting for the next generation of leaders to join the federal ranks and support our mission to serve the American public.  The HHS Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is a competitive, two-year, paid, federal internship within HHS. The program provides interns with a unique opportunity to develop enhanced leadership skills in one of the largest federal agencys in the nation. HHS is looking for talented and highly-motivated individuals with a commitment to public service. The program provides an excellent opportunity for participants to begin a professional career in HHS.

Click here to view more information and application details. 


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