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Employment Opportunities

  • 19 Sep 2017 9:52 PM | Michael Royster

    With a focus on Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, the Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) builds partnerships across sectors and cultivates innovative solutions to improve health and well-being for all people and communities, particularly those most affected by health inequities. Our work strengthens service systems and public policy; enhances the environments and conditions in which people live, age, work, learn, and play; and builds organizational and community capacity to sustain progress.  

    The Institute for Public Health Innovation is recruiting a full-time Program Manager to manage a growing portfolio of Community Health Worker initiatives to promote population health and health equity in Virginia. For more information click here

  • 25 Aug 2017 8:58 AM | Michael Royster

    This position supports two high-profile initiatives funded by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation: the Accountable Health Community (AHC) and Practice Transformation Network (PTN). The AHC we lead is bringing Richmond-area health care and community service providers together to identify and address health-related social needs like food insecurity at the point of care for more than 270,000 local residents. Through our PTN, HQI is helping more than 1,300 primary care providers in four states improve clinical and operational processes to deliver better care at lower cost.

    Please visit our website at to apply.

  • 10 Jun 2017 12:09 PM | Michael Royster

    The Institute for Public Health Innovation is recruiting a full-time Program Manager to manage a growing portfolio of initiatives and special projects to address population health and health equity in Virginia. The Program Manager will initially take the lead in creating and managing an integrated healthcare navigation model to assist Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries in the Richmond region to access resources to address health-related social needs (i.e. social determinants of health).

    For more information click here

  • 02 Jun 2017 6:57 AM | Michael Royster

    The Department of Public and Community Health at Liberty University seeks to fill the position of assistant/associate professor for its health promotion programs. This position entails teaching primarily health promotion, community health, and research courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. In addition, this person will play a role in mentoring student activities.

    A doctoral degree in a health related field with emphasis in health promotion/community health, and a research background are required. To apply visit the Human Resources page and look for posting number

    9020730 Assistant/Associate Professor Public & Community Health.

    Liberty University is a Christian liberal arts university which only employs faculty who can demonstrate a personal faith in Jesus Christ and a commitment to its evangelical Christian purpose.

  • 02 Jan 2017 6:51 AM | Michael Royster

    The Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) is recruiting a part-time (0.5 FTE) Program Manager to provide day-to-day oversight for the Virginia Local Performance (LPS) Site of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Public Health Training Center (MAR-PHTC). There is the potential for increased hours as additional funding opportunities are identified. The LPS Program Manager will coordinate efforts to identify training needs of the current and future public health workforce in Virginia and identify existing and develop new training resources and opportunities to meet those needs. The Program Manager will strengthen existing and develop new relationships with governmental and non-profit public health organizations, universities, healthcare systems, federally qualified health centers, and other key stakeholders. This work is funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and administered through the Region III PHTC Administrative Office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Graduate degree in public health, adult education or a related field required, with a minimum of five (5) years experience working on public health training; planning; and/or program or policy development, implementation and evaluation.

    COMPENSATION:  Salary range of $32,000 to $37,000 based on part-time position, experience and relevant qualifications. IPHI offers a flexible work environment and competitive benefits package including vacation and health leave, health/dental/vision insurance, disability and life insurances, and retirement 403(b) plan and contributions.

    How to Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume via email to Please put “Public Health Training Center” in the subject line of the email. Applications will be accepted through January 9, 2017. No phone calls please. Due to the large number of applicants expected, only successful candidates will be contacted.

  • 19 Nov 2016 1:18 PM | Michael Royster

    The Fiscal/Administrative Assistant will assist the Executive Director with accounting and financial record-keeping, manage database files, and perform routine office and clerical duties to assist with general operations.

    Major responsibilities include:

    • Monitor, reconcile, and assist with fiscal administration, including but not limited to budgets, funding, grants, contracts, payroll, employment, travel, and/or purchasing
    • Receive and review all incoming bills/invoices, resolve discrepancies as necessary and enter invoices into QuickBooks Online for payment
    • Maintain current knowledge of grant funding policies, regulations, and procedures
    • Perform a range of diverse administrative activities such as answering telephones, assisting and resolving problems and inquiries, review and control of incoming and outgoing correspondence, and follow-up on operational commitments
    • Utilize knowledge and understanding of underlying operational issues to create, compose, and edit technical and/or administrative correspondence and documentation
    • Establish, update, and maintain files, inventories, and records; implement and maintain data management systems, as required
    • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

    Minimum Requirements

    The ideal candidate will have at least four (4) years of experience in complex clerical work in one or more fiscal/administrative functions such as bookkeeping, accounting, budget management, or grant administration. Fluency with QuickBooks Online, word processing and data management systems, particularly Microsoft Office. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with diverse groups. Familiarity with standard administrative, budget and financial policies and procedures.


    Please email cover letter, resume, salary history, and three references to Keisha Smith at by November 30, 2016.

    *The Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • 19 Sep 2016 3:20 PM | Michael Royster

    Position: Program Evaluator

    Status: Grant-funded, Part-Time (Non-Exempt)

    Salary: Commensurate with experience

    Benefits: N/A

    Job Description: The Program Evaluator is responsible for coordinating programmatic data collection, analysis and reporting for the Virginia Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Cooperative Agreement with Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) by collecting data reports from the AHEC Center Directors, answering questions or clarifying completion requirements, reminding Centers when data reports are due/overdue, and making site visits to Centers when necessary to instruct and/or assist with data entry.

    Major responsibilities include:

    • Analyze, research and compile data, develop information and consider available solutions or alternate methods concerning strategic goals, as well as all other functions pertaining to policy and program development
    • Provide technical assistance in defining metrics and developing data collection instruments across a range of policy and evaluation projects
    • Create and maintain data tracking from multiple sources; and ensure data quality processes (defining, tracking, refining, and validating)
    • Develop, write and edit reports and briefs that demonstrate analytical information to inform decision-making processes for internal and external audiences
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Minimum Requirements

    The ideal candidate will have at minimum a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with preferable coursework in public policy, public administration, public health, or related field with at least three years’ experience in a program evaluator, program analyst role or related field.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Master’s degree in public administration, public health, health administration, education administration, community/workforce development, or other health-related field. Familiarity with the communities of the AHEC catchment areas is also desired.


    Please email cover letter, resume, salary history, and three references to Keisha Smith at by Monday, September 26, 2016.

    *The Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority 3831 Westerre Parkway | Suite 2 | Henrico, VA 23233 Phone: 804.562.4928 |

  • 19 Jul 2016 10:02 PM | Michael Royster

     The Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) is recruiting a full-time Program Manager to assist with managing a growing portfolio of initiatives and special projects to address population health and health equity in Virginia. The Program Manager will assist initially with a training and technical assistance project that supports local community partners in the use of Health in All Policies (HiAP) principles and policy, systems, and environmental changes. In addition, this new staff position will support the growth and sustainability of community health workers (CHW) as a profession in Virginia by building awareness of the CHW workforce among healthcare system leaders and elected officials, advancing organizational and public policies, and engaging stakeholders and supporting a coalition-led process to create supportive systems and policies. Over time, the Program Manager will have opportunities to contribute to and play a management role on other emerging IPHI initiatives. For more information and to apply, visit

  • 09 Jul 2016 6:22 PM | Michael Royster

    Recruitment is currently underway for temporary positions to assist local health districts in Virginia to conduct community health needs assessments. Duties include:

    • Provide or coordinate health assessment planning services in the local health district by working closely with staff to identify potential assessment team members through coalition-building, select appropriate methods and tools for conducting an assessment
      Perform data analysis from multiple national health sources
      Produce mapping to support assessment and the process
      Ascertain grant opportunities and explore applications related to known health needs
      Write assessment and recommendation reports
      Provide technical assistance to local health district and community agencies/organizations on community health assessment towards improvement planning.

    Candidate can either apply through this link or send an email directly to Katie Kennedy, Recruiter (

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