Public Health Specialist and SPHS

Position Summary:

The Public Health Specialist provides technical assistance, expertise, and consultation on issues of public health, health communication, health intervention strategies, and carry out research and other projects to identify, define, and prevent disability, morbidity, and mortality associated with disease, injury, and related health issues. Working as a team member, under the direction of a Senior Epidemiologist/Program Manager, the Public Health Specialist provides assistance and support to Tribal Nations on important public health matters. Attendance as scheduled is an essential function of this position. Frequent travel is required to meet the needs of the position.

The Senior Public Health Specialist manages communication channels between all project(s) partners as well as any advisory groups and committees; serves as primary contact for internal and external project leads on assigned project(s); creates health communication strategies and products, supports program manager in ensuring compliance with funding requirements, if appropriate, such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables, is met; works closely with program manager in the implementation of project(s) scope and objectives as well as in developing project(s) budgets and tracks project spending as appropriate; assists in the development of detailed work plans, which include clear milestones and assignment of project(s) task responsibilities and schedules, as well as the collection, analysis and reporting of project data and reports findings and outcomes as requested; conducts project(s) meetings and is responsible for project tracking and monitoring; conducts and provides direction in program or project evaluation.

This is a full-time opportunity working Mon-Fri 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM 40 hours per week with a work location in Lac Du Flambeau, WI. Limited travel may be required. This position has a starting rate of $40,000 – $50,000 with benefits including Annual/Personal Leave, Holiday Pay, Health, Dental, Life & AD&D, STD and LTD Insurance, FSA and 401(k) Retirement Plan. Background check and drug screen will be required before employment. Background check and drug screen are required before employment.  Due to COVID-19, a period of self-isolation may be required if relocating to the area.

Disabled applicants may request a needed accommodation from the representative of the Human Resource Department, PO Box 9 Lac Du Flambeau, WI 54538 or phone (715) 588-1069 or (800) 872-7207