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Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator

Job ID: 197400
Business Title: Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator, Bureau of Communicable Disease
Civil Service Title: CITY RESEARCH SCIENTIST
Title Code No: 21744  / Level: 02
Job Category:  Health
Career Level:  Experienced (non-manager)
Proposed Salary Range: $ 66,575.00 – $ 83,555.00 (Annual)
Work Location: 42-09 28th Street
Division/Work Unit: Communicable Diseases

Job Description

The Bureau of Communicable Disease, part of the Division of Disease Control, comprise over 80 staff and is responsible for monitoring and prevention planning for over 70 diseases including viral hepatitis, enterics and waterborne, zoonotic and vectorborne diseases.

The Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator will:

  • Coordinate viral hepatitis prevention and control activities across the Department and within NYC.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with State, Federal and community partners to improve existing programs and develop new initiatives to improve hepatitis prevention, screening, linkage to care and treatment uptake.
  • Plan and manage regular meetings with NYS DOH AIDS Institute partners.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with non-governmental external partners (clinical and community) to collect and exchange best practices.
  • Participate in grant development activities to obtain the financial and material resources necessary to support the Viral Hepatitis Program.
  • Participate in research and program evaluation activities relevant to scope of CDC Adult Viral Hepatitis Prevention work.
  • Coordinate cooperative agreement, including all required activities, progress reporting and renewal applications.

Minimum Qual Requirements

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

  • Experience in evidence-based prevention and linkage to care program development and in evaluation research design
  • Expertise in viral hepatitis outreach, community-building and awareness interventions, and care and treatment modalities
  • Experience in public health policy analysis and planning
  • Knowledge of STDs, HIV and substance abuse education and intervention strategies preferred
  • Experience in data collection and statistical analysis (knowledge of SAS or SPSS) preferred.

To Apply:

Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number #197400.

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Work Location: 42-09 28th Street, Long Island City, NY, 11101

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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