POSTINGFORUNMCEMPLOYEESONLY This position provides administrative support to the Director, Associate Director and laboratory staff for the Nebraska Public Health Laboratory (NPHL) and Nebraska Public Services Laboratory (NPSL). Contributes to the efficient operations of the NPHL /NPSL and acts as an administrative liaison between the NPHL/NPSL and outside organizations such as the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (NE-DHHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Omaha Police Department (OPD). Provides administrative support for the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) Institutional Biosafety Officer (BSO), and the Select Agents Program Responsible Official (RO).
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska.Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges and two institutes, serving about 3,700 students in more than two dozen programs. Our primary care program was recently ranked fourth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our physician assistant program was ranked ninth. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country. ... Major Units: College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, College of Dentistry, College of Public Health, Graduate College, College of Allied Health Professions, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Munroe-Meyer Institute, Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute.