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Public Health Policy Campaign Manager at Rescue Social Change Group in their northern Virginia office. Open until filled.

About: Rescue Social Change Group (Rescue SCG) is seeking an experienced public health policy change professional to lead Rescue SCG’s policy change efforts in tobacco control and obesity prevention in Virginia. The Public Health Policy Campaign Manager (PHPCM) will work exclusively on campaigns associated with a youth movement called Y St. (read Y Street). Y St. is fully managed by Rescue SCG and is based on Rescue SCG’s proprietary Outcome-Oriented Youth Engagement Model (OOYE). The Y St. program recruits, trains, and supports high school youth as they participate in policy change activities such as collecting petitions, testimonials and letters of support. A team is currently in place to lead and support these youth, generating thousands of signatures, letters, and other policy change support items. The PHPCM would be responsible for the development, launch, and management of the youth-generated public support to further policy change initiatives and, at times, succeed in changing health policy at the local, state, or national level. The PHPCM would be expected to serve as a strategic leader (developing campaign strategy, etc) as well as a community change agent (working directly with stakeholders and partners to progress change).

Public Health Policy Campaign Manager at Rescue SCG, Albuquerque, NM, USA. Open until filled.

About: Rescue Social Change Group (Rescue SCG) is seeking a manager experienced in public health policy change to lead Rescue SCG’s tobacco policy change efforts in New Mexico. The Public Health Policy Campaign Manager (PHPCM) will work on two different campaigns. The first campaign would focus on empowering youth to assist with local and statewide policy change on issues such as 24/7 tobacco-free schools. The second campaign would primarily work with young adults (18-26) to focus on smokefree bar and restaurant outdoor patios. In both roles, the PHPCM would be a supervisor to other staff and contractors working on the campaign. The PHPCM would be expected to serve as a strategic leader (developing campaign strategy, etc) as well as a community change agent (working directly with stakeholders and partners to progress change).

Research Scientist Epidemiology with NY State Dept of Health; open until filled.

About: This position will serve as Director of the state's comprehensive Tobacco Control Program, consisting of 20 staff and an annual budget of $42 million. The Director will provide leadership, guidance and direction to the Tobacco Control Program, including the development, implementation, evaluation and dissemination of effective tobacco control and public health interventions; implement the program's strategic plan; and ensure that strategies and actions are in place to achieve program and Departmental tobacco goals and reduce youth and adult tobacco use. This position will develop policy recommendations; work to establish best practices in tobacco control; oversee and direct program evaluation efforts; and provide open and consistent communication to the program's staff and contractors regarding program goals, objectives, policies, and procedures. The Director will collaborate with other areas of the Department to advance tobacco control activities; will facilitate the development of cross-program and intra-Department collaboration and initiatives; will serve as a liaison to the state Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Advisory Board and advocacy and stakeholder groups engaged in tobacco control activities; and represent the Department on tobacco-related work groups, task forces and consortia. The incumbent will be responsible for adding to the scientific knowledge base of tobacco control by adhering to scientific protocols as the tobacco control program is implemented and evaluated. This position will oversee preparation of grant applications, budget documents and program reports related to tobacco control, and perform other duties as assigned. The incumbent will serve as a member of the Division of Chronic Disease Prevention's management team.

Project Director
September 21, 2012

Project Director at UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. Open until filled.

About: Do you speak Geek?
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center seeks a tech-savvy, full time Project Director to coordinate a scale national study of the sales and marketing practices of websites that sell tobacco products. This study will use advanced technological tools and research methodologies to assess compliance with new and forthcoming federal regulations affecting these sales, with a focus on reductions in tax evasion and youth access. The ideal candidate will have experience related to technology, public health, oversight of large-scale data collection efforts, IRB applications, and project management.

Cancer Prevention and Control Post-Doctoral Training Program in Cancer Survivorship at Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC; open until filled.


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