A master’s degree in public health with specialization in health promotion science, epidemiology or biostatistics from an accredited university, or equivalent experience is required. Minimum of three years of experience in program coordination and project management is preferred. Experience with tribal organizations and/or not-for-profit agency is desired. Experience using a variety of computer programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) a must. Grant writing experience is desired.
Knowledge / Special Skills:
Knowledge of evaluation tools and methods including SMART objectives, performance measures, indicators and logic models. Knowledge of public health and health promotion principles. Skill in developing procedures to monitor and evaluate progress in achieving project objectives. Skill in conveying planning alternatives or recommendations to a variety of audiences. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely through effective oral communication, written reports, and presentations. Ability to establish effective working relationships with staff at all levels of an organization, agencies, providers, and stakeholders. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in medical informatics and the use of data sets in epidemiological methods. Must have and able to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills; presentation skills; decision making and time management skills; excellent problem solving skills; leadership and team building skills; ability to prioritize multiple projects; self-motivation skills; work effectively under pressure; ability to build positive work relationships with internal and external customers; ability to interact professionally with the public; maintain confidentiality; and computer skills and knowledge of technical and applicable software programs (Epi info, SAS, word processors, spreadsheets and presentation software) is preferred.
Teamwork; effective communication; planning and organizing work; broad based analytical thinking; quality minded; initiative; and problem solving.
Supervisory Authority: None
In and out-of-state travel may be required in fulfillment of job requirements and training.
Except for Indian Preference, consideration will be made without regard to any non-merit factors
such as race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, politics, disabilities, marital
status, age, membership or non-membership in any employee organization.
Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualified applicants or employees with disabilities, except when so doing would impose an undue hardship on the SPTHB.
Conditions of Employment:
1. Full-time grant funded appointment (subject to grant continuation);
2. Applicants must possess and maintain a current state driver's license;
3. Climbing walking, standing, bending and occasionally long hours;
4. In and /or out-of-state travel required.