Data Analyst
Job Details
LIC - Central DOHMH - Long Island City, NY
Data Analyst

The Fund for Public Health in New York City, (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers.  To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City.



The Bureau of Communicable Disease (BCD), part of the Division of Disease Control, is composed of seven units/programs which are responsible for monitoring and investigating 73 infectious diseases including viral hepatitis, foodborne, waterborne, vector-borne and zoonotic diseases. BCD also monitors and analyzes trends in disease data and provides consultation to the medical community and the public on the recognition, prevention and control of communicable diseases. BCD is currently supporting the citywide COVID-19 response under the DOHMH’s Incident Command System.



We are seeking to fill one position in the Congregate Settings Investigation and Response Unit which will provide data quality and analytic support for outbreak investigation of COVID exposures in residential congregate facilities. It is expected that each Investigator will work 35 hours per week.



  • Work with investigative teams to facilitate accurate data entry in surveillance system.
  • Perform management, cleaning, and analysis of congregate setting investigation data using statistical software.
  • Evaluate and analyze data to inform evaluation and quality improvement of investigations.
  • Create data dashboards and other data visualization tools to track progress to inform continuous quality improvement of the Congregate Settings Investigation and Response Unit.
  • Oversee the development of routine data reports customized for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participate in congregate setting investigations, as needed.




  1. A master's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and two years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization; or
  2. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" above.



  • Ability to speak, read, and write English
  • Preference given to New York City residents
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office applications (including Teams and Excel Pivot Tables)
  • Proficiency in use of data analytics (e.g., SAS, SPSS, SQL, STATA)
  • Experience creating data visualizations such as dashboards and maps (e.g., Tableau, R, ArcGIS)
  • At least one year of experience in health data analysis and epidemiologic methods
  • Strong competence in data analysis and experience in application of data to inform, drive and improve operations and disease surveillance
  • Strong written, research, and oral communication skills
  • Highly motivated and organized with the ability to work well in teams and independently on multiple simultaneous projects
  • Ability to be respectful, sensitive to and understanding of the diverse perspectives of staff and work with them to resolve differences
  • Ability to work with or supervise teams 
  • Proficiency in navigating computer systems; ability to learn new data systems quickly and to comply with data integrity and security to safeguard all personal identifiable information
  • Ability to demonstrate a professional, positive attitude and work ethic
  • Ability to understand the concepts of institutional and structural racism and bias and their impact on underserved and underrepresented communities, along with a demonstrated commitment to supporting communities who have experienced systemic oppression and bias (e.g. people of color, LGBTQ+ people, immigrants, justice involved persons, etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required and ability to interact professionally with people from diverse cultural, racial, ethnic, gender, and socioeconomic backgrounds during a time of crisis and distress
  • Have a demonstrated commitment to supporting communities who have experienced systemic oppression and bias (e.g. people of color, LGBTQ+ people, immigrants, justice involved persons, etc.)
  • Candidates of highly impacted communities are strongly encouraged to apply



This position will work onsite, at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene offices in Long Island City, NY.




FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package.  The salary for this position is $75,504-$92,727 and is commensurate with experience.



To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including how your experience relates to this position. We ask that you do not contact our staff directly and no phone inquiries please. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.


The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.