COVID-19 Senior Data Analyst - Temp
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COVID-19 Senior Data Analyst - Temp

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.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking to fill a senior data analyst position in the COVID Epidemiology and Data Unit who will provide targeted data management and analytic support when it comes to investigations of COVID-19 exposures that occur in a facility such as Child Care, Camp, Schools, Universities, House of Worship setting (i.e. Church, Synagogue, Mosque, Temple), Private Gathering, Restaurant/Bar, Work site outside the home, or other event. It is expected that the analyst will work up to 35 hours per week.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In collaboration with other senior epidemiologists, support the oversight and management of the COVID Epidemiology and Data Unit’s Facility Notifications team
  • Oversee facility data and referral processing and data management of cluster investigations to ensure that activities are conducted according to applicable Facility Notifications protocols, policies, and procedures
  • Lead a team of analysts who manage, analyze, and perform QA on data related to COVID-19 exposures that occur in facilities
  • Produce data analyses, reports, and visualizations to support decision-making for COVID surveillance, outbreak, and response activities
  • Provide leadership with ongoing feedback on protocols, data collection instruments and systems to enhance their effectiveness and efficiency
  • Ensure proper and complete documentation of code and interpretation guides for all datasets or reports produced
  • Assist with onboarding and training of new data analysts as requested

Participate in cluster and outbreak investigations, as needed

Qualifications
  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 years of responsible 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 filed of physical, biological, environmental or social science and two 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 1 can be substituted for the experience required in “1” and “2” above.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Ability to speak, read, and write English
  • At least one year of experience in health data analysis and epidemiologic methods
  • At least one year of experience supervising data analysts
  • Advanced expertise in SAS and SQL for data processing and manipulation
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in data analysis and visualization to inform, drive and improve operations and disease surveillance
  • Strong written, research, and oral communication skills, and experience, including ability to present data clearly to the public and to audiences of varying levels of epidemiologic expertise
  • Highly motivated and organized with the ability to work well in teams and independently on multiple simultaneous projects
  • Ability to make well-reasoned judgment calls in stressful situations with imperfect information
  • 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, collaborate or supervise teams who may work remotely
  • 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 work quickly under pressure and maintain composure and good judgment
  • 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

 

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • At least one year of experience in infectious disease, outbreak investigation or other public health surveillance
  • Additional proficiency in Tableau, Excel, R, or ArcGIS a plus but not required
  • 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.)
  • 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 communities highly impacted by COVID are strongly encouraged to apply

 

LOCATION

This position will work remotely. All necessary equipment and internet connection will be provided for staff to work from home. You must have a quiet, distraction-free work environment without any conflicting responsibilities during your scheduled work shift.

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

The salary for this position is $46.41 - $53.37 hourly and is commensurate with experience (based on an annual salary of $84,468.00 - $97,138.00)

 

HOURS

This position is full-time, 35 hours per week. Scheduled working hours may include weekends or evenings and may change week to week but will not exceed 35 hours per week.

 

TO APPLY

To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including how your experience relates to this position here. 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.

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