Community Program Analyst, Bureau of Bronx Neighborhood Health at HRTP: A Public Health Internship Program at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

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Employer: HRTP: A Public Health Internship Program at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Expires: 04/30/2020

DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:–Support the work of Community Systems Specialists by developing protocols, training, advising on best practices for implementing collective impact initiatives. –Instruct Community Systems Specialists on data collection and analysis related to diabetes/chronic disease programming.–Monitor reporting, establishing and maintaining appropriate systems for measuring necessary aspects of initiatives for reporting. –Surface operational issues, opportunities, and achievements within agreed formats and timelines.–Identify ways for improving use of data-driven decision-making and ensuring that data is collected, integrated, and communicated effectively across the bureaus and division.–Coordinate indicator refinement with Community Systems Specialists, ensure all bureaus are aware of division targets and indicators.–Communicate the objectives of the project to potential and current partners.–Conduct basic descriptive analysis of survey and program data using SAS and /or SPSS to support and guide strategic planning and community-based efforts.–Conduct qualitative data collection and analyses as needed;–Create and manage creation of routine summary reports and highlight areas of progress for the division, Commissioner of Health, and external audiences.–Engage community partners and provide them with data and other resources for improving their community’s health–Present and report public health data and research findings to community partners to inform policy initiatives, programming, advocacy and grant writing.–Perform other tasks based on the community partners need, including data requests;–Serve as a Health Department representative to government and non-government partners, including maintaining strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.–Work collaboratively with members of various CHECW bureaus to identify strategies to mitigate challenges experienced by community organizations through technical assistance and provision of direct supportMinimum Qual Requirements1. For Assignment Level I (only physical, biological and environmental sciences and public health) A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological or environmental science or in public health.To be appointed to Assignment Level II and above, candidates must have:1. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or 2. A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization; or 3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least a master’s degree in an appropriate field of specialization and at least two years of experience described in “2” above. Two years as a City Research Scientist Level I can be substituted for the experience required in “1” and “2” above. NOTE:Probationary Period Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.Preferred Skills•Highly collaborative team player able to build effective relationships across organizations •Comfort engaging with diverse community organizations •Skills in using and implementing data management and reporting systems including Excel, Salesforce, NowPow, Microsoft Access, or other platforms •Experience using SPSS and SAS programming for analysis and with data management systems •Demonstrated ability to develop and implement creative solutions to challenges in community settings •Experience working with community-based organizations •Experience conducting trainings related to data collection and tracking •Ability to work closely with all levels of staff inside and outside the Agency •Ability to work independently and exercise a high degree of initiative to accomplish tasks and solve problems •Creative problem-solver who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, highly motivated and able to coordinate multiple projects/tasks •Familiarity with chronic diseases and community-based chronic disease programming, such as the National Diabetes Prevention Program and the Chronic Disease Self-Management ProgramAdditional Information**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES: Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:• A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license. • Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title. • Current Resume • Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone) Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses. If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card. **LOAN FORGIVENESS The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service “FINAL APPOINTMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT & BUDGET APPROVAL”To Apply Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 427892. We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law. Residency RequirementNew York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview. POSTING DATE 01/08/2020   POST UNTIL 05/06/2020