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Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Prevention Coordinator in Augusta, ME at KEPRO

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

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    Augusta, ME
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Job Description

Since 1985, KEPRO has helped more than 20 million members lead healthier lives through clinical expertise, integrity and compassion. KEPRO was founded by physicians and clinical expertise is at the core of our organization. We are a leading quality improvement and care management organization. We offer innovative and outcomes-focused solutions to reduce the unnecessary use of health care resources and optimize the quality of care for public and commercial clients. KEPRO’s tailored programs maximize members’ quality of life, and realize greater cost savings for members and clients alike. KEPRO is on a journey to transform medical management and to develop customized solutions tailored to our client’s specific business requirements, while improving the quality of life for patients, reducing costs, and achieving return on investments for our clients. Our approach to medical management is holistic and compassionate and is coordinated around a patient’s entire healthcare experience.

Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Prevention Coordinator

  • Provide support to the Department for cooperative agreement management and operation for physical activity, nutrition, and obesity prevention programs, which shall include:
  • Revising work plans per the U.S. CDC) technical review;
  • Leading meetings with Maine CDC staff, contractors, stakeholders, and other State Departments to ensure timely delivery of all grant-related deliverables;
  • Working with other relevant Maine CDC divisions to ensure appropriate cooperative agreement(s) spending;
  • Assisting with U.S. CDC reporting;
  • Implementing work plan strategies to assure deliverables are met;
  • Monitoring performance measures and implementing corrective action steps when necessary;
  • Developing, implementing and monitoring a timeline for the completion and submission of future grant reapplications, including work plans, annual progress reports, and budgets;
  • Developing work plans for subsequent cooperative agreement(s); and
  • Participating in Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Program strategic planning efforts for future funding opportunities.
  • Provide physical activity, nutrition, and obesity prevention subject matter expertise for the Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Program, including:
  • Development and support of related, potential funding opportunities and deliverables; and
  • Ensuring the work connects back to other obesity-related efforts within the DDP.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in public health, health education, public administration, or related field; and
  • Three (3) years of experience in obesity prevention and control, health program management, and/or project management or
  • An equivalent seven (7) year combination of education, training, and experience. Including:
  • Ability to plan and implement public health programs.
  • Knowledge of effective grant, contract, and budget management procedures.
  • Knowledge of chronic disease prevention strategies.
  • Ability to create and maintain working relationships with internal and external partners.
  • Ability to interpret and utilize surveillance and evaluation data.
  • High attention to detail and strong written and verbal communication skills.


KEPRO offers challenging careers, excellent benefits and opportunities for advancement.  For consideration, please submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Only those candidates identified for an interview will be contacted. No Phone Calls Please.  Visit our website at for more information on the KEPRO Family of Companies.  

 EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability KEPRO is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States.