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Job Openings: Safe Routes to School National Partnership, Partnership for a Healthier America


Just in time for the back to school season, the Safe Routes to School National Partnership is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as the organization’s technical assistance director. Meanwhile, the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) is looking for someone to fill a new director position.

A senior-level leadership position, the technical assistance director at the SRTS National Partnership will be charged with managing the technical assistance department and generating fee for service work. The director also will provide support to advocates, agencies and schools nationwide to implement safe routes programs and influence public policy.

Qualifications for the “self-motivated, organized, detail oriented, creative and energetic” candidate include senior level staff management at a nonprofit, government agency or business and a minimum 7 to 10 years experience in staff and project management. The candidate also should be able to travel eight to 12 times a year and be an effective public speaker who is comfortable presenting in front of large groups.

The position offers a starting salary of $75,000 to $85,000, plus health insurance benefits and paid time off. Location is listed as “your home office within the continental United States.” Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. PST on Aug 7, and the job is slated to begin in September 2013. Visit the Safe Routes to School National Partnership website for the full job description and to apply.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Community Health reports in its weekly newsletter that PHA is looking for someone with “significant expertise in childhood obesity policy, as well as strong relationships with the external childhood obesity community” to fill its new director position. The candidate will serve as a leading internal obesity expert and provide a link to PHA’s funding foundations, so grant writing, budgeting and reporting experience is required.

Email [email protected] for more details.