Public Health Advisor, National Institutes of Health – Bethesda, MD (Washington D.C. Metro Area)
OPEN TO ALL SOURCES (CLOSES 2/10)
This position is located in the Health Campaigns and Consumer Services Branch (HCCS), Office of Communications, Office of the Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
The NHLBI provides global leadership for research, training, and education programs to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases, and sleep disorders and to enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.
The Office of Communications (OC) provides executive strategic guidance to a dynamic, comprehensive, integrated, and technology-supported communications program for the NHLBI for the purpose of advancing its goals. For more information about the Office of Communications at NHLBI please visit: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/oc/index.htm.
- U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
- Position is subject to a background investigation.
As a Public Health Advisor, you will:
Lead and manage collaborative partnerships across the Office of Communications’ programs, campaigns, and initiatives, which extend the reach of the NHLBI’s research, programs, campaigns and health information.
Lead and coordinate the planning, development, and implementation of national health communication and public health education campaigns and/or broad-based education initiatives that provide for rapid transfer of research-based health information to professional, patient, and public audiences.
Coordinate the assessment of research advances and their significance and usefulness to NHLBI audiences in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and conditions of the heart, lung, blood vessels, blood, and sleep disorders and reduction of risk factors for such diseases and conditions across the lifespan through lifestyle interventions and behavior changes.
Conduct partnership evaluations, data analysis and program evaluation activities to assess the success of partnership building efforts and overall effectiveness and impact of the NHLBI’s health communications and public health awareness/education campaigns.
Serve as a team member for NHLBI teams and/or a Project Officer for NHLBI contracts as designed by the supervisor to carry out projects and assignments.
Desired Skills & Experience
To qualify at the GS-13 level, you must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal Government. Examples of specialized experience include: conducting short and long term public health planning, program development, analysis and evaluations; establishing public health program guidelines and standards; collecting and interpreting public health data and information from a variety of sources and preparing recommendations for program improvement; resolving a wide range of difficult and controversial public health program problems; developing multimedia communication strategies to support public health initiatives; and developing partnerships with corporate and non-corporate organizations to further public health goals.
The salary range for these positions is $89,033 to $115,742 per annum, commensurate with qualifications and professional experience. A full benefits package is available, which includes retirement, Thrift Savings Plan participation, health, life, and long-term care insurance.
HOW TO APPLY:
For qualification requirements, evaluation criteria, and application instructions, view the vacancy announcement by clicking on the apply button. Please contact Rachel West at (301)594-9038 for questions.
Discover a Career at NIH: It’s About Life http://www.jobs.nih.gov The National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. Leading the way toward important medical discoveries that improve people’s health and saves lives, NIH scientists investigate ways to prevent disease as well as the causes, treatments, and even cures for common and rare diseases. Composed of 27 Institutes and Centers, the NIH provides leadership and financial support to researchers in every state and throughout the world. The NIH headquarters is located in Bethesda, Maryland. The NIH has more than 18,000 employees on the main campus and at satellite sites across the country. With the support of the American people, the NIH annually invests over $25 billion in medical research. More than 83% of the NIH’s funding is awarded through almost 50,000 competitive grants to more than 325,000 researchers at over 3,000 universities, medical schools, and other research institutions in every state and around the world. About 10% of the NIH’s budget supports projects conducted by nearly 6,000 scientists in its own laboratories, most of which are on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland.
- February 8, 2012
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