Program Associate Environmental Health

Posted: 02/08/2024

Program Associate Environmental Health
Center for Energy & Environmental Education
Impact & Responsibilities: Responsible for developing curricular-connected opportunities for students to lead and gain experience in environmental health topics, designing a mini-granting process for UNI Faculty and students, and the operation of the Good Neighbor Iowa campaign; develops educational materials and communication strategies for outreach across Iowa, including outreach to school districts, park managers, childcare centers and institutions; supervises and trains student staff; develops strong partnerships with community leaders, statewide organizations, school districts, child health organizations, as well as relevant national organizations; and plans for materials and timelines with Program Manager on urban pesticide reduction activities and various related projects as needed.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree in health education, environmental education or related field; at least one year of experience in health education, environmental education or related field. Student Experience will be considered.
Preferred: Experience planning and managing an educational campaign, partnership development, child health, and precautionary principle.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.
The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Benefits package details can be viewed at Application materials received by Friday, March 1st will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI is a tobacco free campus.

Type of Employment: Full-Time

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