Epidemiology Project Manager
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Epidemiology Project Manager

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 DOHMH Division of Epidemiology works to improve the health of all New Yorkers through population health surveillance and research, public health workforce development, and vital records services. The Divisions applications include public health survey solutions, public health intern solutions, public health data sharing tools for community health research, administrative public health records solution, and public health advisory communications system. The applications are used to support the DOHMH COVID-19 response through managing mortality data, managing data from population-based serosurveys of NYC residents, and through summarizing and sharing case surveillance data. In addition, survey solutions support collection of population-level data on the impact of COVID-19 on mental health, economic stability, food insecurity, vaccine hesitancy and other aspects of the social impact of the pandemic on New Yorkers. These solutions require additional resources to efficiently strategize, manage and support their operation.


DOHMH has an opening for one (1) Epidemiology Project Manager. This individual will manage technology objective associate with the electronic Vital Records Management System (eVital) initiative which includes the Documentum, Certify, and many other add on components.


  • Manage technology initiatives to meet all quality standards, as well as be on time and on budget. Use extensive project management experience, technical experience and sound judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Oversee the Business Analysis process. Conduct Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions or workshops with business users to elicit information regarding their need and requirements for enhancements and integration projects. Develop functional requirement documents for small and medium initiatives.
  • Develop a project schedule, a rollout plan and oversee deployment into production, including developing a support plan.
  • Be responsible for the execution of the project and/or enhancements from start to finish.
  • Triage issues and manage production support.
  • Assure proper articulation and reporting of project status to stakeholders and executive management, as well as conduct status meetings.
  • Conduct status meetings. Assure proper articulation and reporting of project status to stakeholders and executive management.


  • Minimum 10 years of experience in a role as IT project manager leading complex, enterprise-wide technical and/or business initiatives.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience with managing Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Waterfall and/or Agile methodology projects.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in creating project management artifacts (project charter, project plan, timelines (MS Project or other project management software, requirements documents, project and resource planning, deployment plans, support plans, conversion plans.
  • Minimum 10 years in gathering requirements, business analysis, use cases and creating functional requirements documents.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience managing web-based applications especially .net and java web- based solutions using MS SQL Server and above.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in vendor management.
  • Excellent communication (verbal & written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to manage and report complex information.
  • Experience with data collection, analysis, and interpretation. Experience with writing and running queries in MS SQL.
  • Desire to grow professionally, develop new skills and willingness to work outside of comfort zone.
  • Experience working with the public health sector and coordinating projects involving multiple stakeholders.
  • Ability to prioritize and work in fast-paced environment with hard deadlines.
  • Fluency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, Project, and PowerPoint.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience working with City of New York agencies.
  • Experience with programming in .net and/or java web-based applications.
  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies:
  • Documentum
  • Project Management Professional certification preferred.
  • Public health experience.


FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience.


There is potential for this position to transition to DOHMH and therefore candidates must meet DOHMH eligibility requirement including NYC residency.


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.