Job | Hep C/HIV Data Analyst @ NYC Health Department

The Research and Evaluation Unit in the Care and Treatment Program (Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control) has an opening for an HIV/HCV Surveillance and Evaluation Analyst (Civil Service Title: City Research Scientist II). Under the lead of a Senior Analyst, and in collaboration with Viral Hepatitis Program staff, the HIV/HCV Surveillance and Evaluation Analyst will be responsible for managing, analyzing and interpreting HIV/HCV co-infection data from surveillance and programmatic sources as part of the implementation and evaluation of Project SUCCEED, a new intervention funded through a HRSA Special Project of National Significance (SPNS) grant and designed to identify people of color living with HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV) and engage them in HCV care.

DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:

  • Integrating (in SAS) project data and data from the HIV Surveillance Registry, HCV Surveillance Registry and Ryan White Part A programmatic database, conducting data quality checks, and documenting all steps in the process of data cleaning, formatting, and otherwise manipulating for analysis.
  • Developing analytic methods and conducting analyses aimed at identifying target populations, assessing intervention effectiveness, and improving service delivery (including developing protocols, data collection tools, and evaluation plans).
  • Producing tables, reports, presentations and papers related to evaluation of the project, for dissemination to both technical and non-technical audiences; and
  • Developing provider dashboards that communicate HCV health outcome data to HIV providers to allow for data-driven planning.

Minimum Qual Requirements
1. 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
Preferred candidates will have strong analytical, writing and communication skills; experience with surveillance data; proficiency with SAS, as well as MS Office; a firm grasp of infectious disease epidemiology and program evaluation; keen attention to detail; and a profound appreciation for and commitment to data and program quality management. This role also demands an ability to work effectively with a diverse staff of scientists, planners, clinicians, program managers and service providers within the DOHMH and at external agencies, as well as clients who participate in community planning and/or research review processes. All Research and Evaluation Unit staff members are expected to maintain multiple projects, prepare well in advance for internal and external reporting deadlines, and function effectively both independently and as part of a team.

Additional 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.

To Apply:
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/
In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID # 310970.

Residency Requirement
New 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.

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