Job Opportunities- August 1, 2014

Multnomah County Human Services (DCHS) Director
More information about the opening is here.  The county is committed to filling this important position in as timely a fashion possible with the best-qualified candidate.
The director’s job is a challenging and demanding post that requires outstanding judgment; superb communications skills; political savvy; strategic thinking; high integrity; adaptability; a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness; and accountability to multiple stakeholders.
Please note the closing for applications is August 10, 2014 at 11:59 pm.  For further questions please contact Department of County Assets recruiter Patsy Moushey at .

Research Analyst 4 (MCH Senior Research Analyst)
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of permanent, full-time Research Analyst 4 (MCH Senior Research Analyst) located in Portland.
To view a detailed job announcement and online application instructions, click here, or go to, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0472 in the “Enter Keywords” search box at the bottom of the screen.
Here’s an opportunity to join a team committed to providing excellent services and to follow your interests in a large, diverse organization. Benefits include a competitive salary, health insurance, paid holidays, leave accrual and personal leave, membership in the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan and opportunities to participate in the Oregon Savings Growth Plans.
OHA has a commitment to diversity, multiculturalism, and community and actively engages in recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce that includes members of historically underrepresented groups. The State of Oregon is committed to affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, culturally competent services and workplace diversity.
Scope of the Position – Closes August 6, 2014

New Jobs at Health Analytics
Data Development and Integration Manager (OHA14-0462 – open until filled)

Health Systems Data and Research Manager (OHA14-0461 – open until filled)

The Master of Science in Food Systems and Society program
Is looking for experienced instructors to develop and teach online elective courses in the following areas for the 2014-2015 academic year.

  • Food and Public Health
  • Global Food Politics and/or Social/Food Movements
  • Food and Labor
  • Food and Gender

The Master of Science in Food Systems and Society (FSS) is a low-residency, cohort-based degree program. Our mission is to advance equitable food systems through analysis, inquiry, and praxis. Students identify and analyze societal factors in and perspectives on food system equity, expand their ​critical thinking, collaboration, and synthesis skills for engaging social change and develop and communicate knowledge about food system equity and social change. Marylhurst University operates on a quarter-term system. ​

Application Information: Submit a cover letter addressing your interest and qualifications for the position, a CV or resume and a one-page teaching philosophy as one PDF attachment to Emily Burruel, Program Coordinator at In your cover letter, please address how you would approach one or more of the topics noted above. In your teaching philosophy statement, please address your approach to and/or experience with online teaching. No phone calls please. Position is open until filled.

Alzheimer’s Association Oregon Chapter.
The position is now open for applications! This is the position I have held for the last three years, and it involves a lot of coalition work, government relations, volunteer recruitment and management, policy development and more. It is a competitive salary. If you or anyone else has questions about it, please feel free to ask me.

The Public Health Foundation of Columbia County
Is hiring a full time Public Health Administrator. This administrative position is a shared position, jointly appointed by and accountable to The Public Health Foundation of Columbia County Board of Directors and the Board of County Commissioners. The Administrator directs and supervises the activities of Public Health programs and activities in accordance with applicable laws and within administrative policy and acts as the agent of the Oregon State Health Division in enforcing state public health laws and administrative rules. The position will consult with the Health Officer in relation to Public Health medical matters.
Please see full position announcement: Click on the Employment Opportunities tab. See The Public Health Administrator Job Announcement.


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