University of Washington School of Public Health
Project Coordinator - National Environmental Health Association
Closing Date: October 12, 2018
Posted: September 12, 2018
The mission of the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is to advance the environmental health professional for the purpose of providing a healthful environment for all. Be part of an organization that supports thousands of members committed to ensuring that the air we breathe, the food we eat, the water we drink and play in, and the homes and buildings we live and work in are all safe to enjoy. Since 1937 NEHA has been at the crossroads wherever human health and the environment intersect. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, through grant and membership support, NEHA works with partners such as the EPA, CDC and FDA on critical and diverse issues such as climate change, food safety, water quality, preparedness and more. With over 5,000 members and a growing staff of 30 employees we work to fulfill our mission by setting standards of excellence for the profession through our credentialing program; by providing opportunities for education and training at our annual conference as well as through online and in-person courses; and by providing advocacy through our Government Affairs Department. Our headquarters is located in the Denver area.
About the Position
This position develops and executes tasks for project deliverables on a variety of environmental health topics in the Program and Partnership Development Department. This position also serves as a subject matter expert to other departments in the association and represents the association in partnerships, meetings, and events. This position may supervise at least one part-time student intern, including developing a workplan, providing regular communication and feedback, and completing an evaluation.
Bachelor’s degree in environmental health, public health, environmental sciences, or other hard or social science fields. Master’s degree in public health or related field preferred.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
- Minimum of one year’s experience in project coordination or management.
- Subject matter expertise in one or more environmental health subject matter areas.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Organizational and problem-solving skills.
- Strong writing skills.
- Experience prioritizing multiple projects and meeting deadlines.
- Proficiency in MS Office and Adobe Acrobat.
- Professional presentations/publications skills.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Marissa Mills, HR Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.