Employment Opportunities

The Public Health Institute (PHI) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health, well-being and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world. As one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation, we are at the forefront of research and innovations to improve the efficacy of public health statewide, nationally and internationally. PHI was distinguished as one of the top 50 “Best Non-profit Organizations to Work For” by the Non-Profit Times in a national search.

The Public Health Institute’s Center for Wellness and Nutrition is accepting applications for the following positions:

Program Administrator III

Under the leadership of the Program Director II, the Program Administrator III (PAIII) provides operational, administrative and human resource management for the Center for Wellness and Nutrition (CWN). CWN priority areas include increasing access to and consumption of healthier foods, with a focus on fruits and vegetables; decreasing consumption of unhealthy foods and beverages and increasing consumption of water; and increasing physical activity opportunities throughout the day. The incumbent will also be involved with CWN marketing and communication functions including providing final review to public documents such as final reports, monthly newsletters and position papers and distributing these resources to partners through electronic and other mechanisms. This position will supervise and provide oversight of two fiscal staff members to ensure all fiscal operations run smoothly.

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Research Scientist II

The Research Scientist will act as project manager and is responsible for applying advanced knowledge, skills, and experience in the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Education Program (SNAP-Ed) and complex data analysis. Duties will focus on support of a statewide online SNAP-Ed evaluation project, regional data analysis and program evaluation for projects in a variety of topic areas, including worksite wellness, healthy retail initiatives and youth engagement projects. He/she will be responsible for overseeing relationships with external organizations and agencies, designing data collection protocols, creating, managing and analyzing databases, overseeing data collectors, and participating in periodic field data collection. He/she will also participate in drafting scientific publications, summary materials, policy briefs and presentations. The Research Scientist will also participate in grant writing and project management activities as well as providing support to other team activities as needed. We are seeking someone passionate about public health and skilled in both quantitative and quantitative analyses.

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