Data Analyst
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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.

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This position will be housed within the EpiCenter unit, in the DOHMH Division of Health Promotion of Justice-impacted Populations (HPJIP). The Bureau for Health Promotion of Justice-Impacted Populations aims to reduce the negative social and health consequences of justice system involvement through innovative policy and practice change. HPJIP promotes evidence-based best practices to address the needs of those disproportionately impacted by the criminal legal system. Planning for evaluation of the Health Justice Network (HJN), an innovative program within the Bureau is currently underway.

This position sits within a grant funded project - the New York City Health Justice Network (NYC HJN), an innovative program to improve the health and wellbeing of persons with justice involvement (PWJI) by increasing their access to, engagement in, and quality of community-based health and social services. This position is a time-limited position that runs through the end of August 2022 with a possible extension. PWJI are defined as anyone who has had direct contact with any level of the criminal legal system (e.g. incarceration, probation, parole, police contact, etc.) Primary care and community-based organizations (CBOs) with experience serving PWJI explicitly partnered to serve NYC HJN clients, employing an innovative client engagement strategy that includes: 1) employing community health workers with lived experience of the criminal legal system working as navigators between the health and social systems; and 2) implementing trauma-informed care interventions in clinical and community settings.

 

The NYC DOHMH offices are located in Long Island City; some travel within the NYC boroughs may be required.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

FPHNYC seeks a Data Analyst. Under the direction of the Senior Research Associate for the HPJIP EpiCenter, with wide latitude for the exercise of independent judgement and initiative, the Data Analyst will assist with the development, implementation, and evaluation of the NYC HJN. The Data Analyst will oversee data collection and management activities, generate reports for dissemination, and collaborate with other EpiCenter staff to coordinate research and evaluation activities.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Complete all required agency trainings including data platform training
  • Design questionnaire packages, follow-up assessments, and implement evaluation activities
  • Identify and oversee needed updates and modifications to data platform
  • Develop and maintain documentation of collected evaluation data
  • Maintain, review, and clean records of collected evaluation data and conduct analyses related to the evaluation studies
  • Prepare reports for senior managers, partner sites, and other stakeholders and generate publications and other written products based on findings from analyses
  • Assist with data linkages of evaluation data to external administrative sources
  • Work closely with EpiCenter leadership, partner site staff, and a third party evaluator to collaborate on and coordinate analysis and research
  • Assist with other duties, tasks, and special projects as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors Degree and three (3) years of professional research experience OR a Masters degree in epidemiology, public health, applied statistics, or related field and two (2) years of professional research experience. Masters in Public Health is preferred.
  • Experience with database management, conducting field-based evaluations, and developing and maintaining documentation of datasets for use by other investigators.
  • Proficiency with SAS, SUDAAN, SQL, and other statistical analysis software.
  • Graduate-level work experience in data analytic techniques, mathematics, statistics, measures of association, or related data analysis fields.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize to meet multiple demands and expectations in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Candidates with lived experience of the criminal legal system are strongly preferred.

 

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience and salary history.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This position will be hired through a staffing agency.

 

TO APPLY

To apply, send resume, with cover letter, including salary requested and 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 for an interview

 

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

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