Position: Director of Division of Violence Prevention
VNational Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC)
The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC), Division of Violence Prevention (DVP) is seeking a Director for our Division of Violence Prevention. This announcement is open to CDC/ATSDR employees and Commissioned corps as well as the public.
This is an Excepted Service position under Title 42. Applications will be accepted from all groups of qualified persons, including non-citizens and Public Health Service Commissioned Officers. No previous federal experience is required. This appointment does not confer any entitlement to a position in the competitive service and no entitlement to Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) appeal rights.
Executive level compensation package is commensurate with qualifications and experience, which may result in a higher salary than reflected above.
CDC’s Injury Center is committed to continuing its work to prevent injuries and violence. Prevention is the most effective, common-sense way to improve health and lower societal costs of medical care and loss of work related to injuries and violence. Our priority is to equip states and the District of Columbia, local communities, and partner organizations with the best science, tools, and resources so that they can take effective action to save lives and protect people from injuries and violence.
Join us in making injury and violence prevention the premiere public health achievement of the next decade!
Learn More: Saving Lives and Protecting People: www.cdc.gov/injury/overview/
CDC Injury Center Focus Areas
- Motor vehicle-related injury prevention
- Prevention of violence against children and youth
- Prevention of prescription drug overdose
- Prevention of traumatic brain injury
DVP seeks to prevent violence through surveillance, research and development, capacity building, communication, and leadership. DVP’s work in violence prevention involves monitoring violence-related behaviors, injuries, and deaths; conducting research on the factors that put people at risk or protect them from violence; developing and evaluating the effectiveness of violence prevention strategies, programs, and policies; helping state and local partners plan, implement and evaluate prevention programs; and conducting research on the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based prevention strategies, programs, and polices. Please reference the DVP website for additional information:
Additional details relating to this announcement may be found at: www.cdc.gov/injury/announcement.html>/p>
Questions regarding this detail should be directed to Amy Peeples at (770) 488-4936 or Deb Houry at (770) 488-1380