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Job Title: Public Health Analyst III
Job Number: 1801-89424-PHA-III-1
Organization: IHRC, Inc.
Posted: 1/25/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification:
Industry:
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA   
Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Position Description:

JOB TITLE: Public Health Analyst III

POSITION NUMBER: 1801- 89424-PHA-III-01

POSITION LOCATION: Atlanta, GA, USA

ANTICIPATED START DATE: March 8th, 2018

TRAVEL:  As required to fulfill the responsibilities of the position

IHRC, Inc. provides scientific, information management, management consulting, bioinformatics, and administrative program support to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other Federal and private sector clients.  The successful candidate will be a full-time employee of IHRC, Inc., and will be assigned to the Associate Director for Adult and Influenza Immunization Office (ASAIIO), Immunization Services Division (ISD), at the CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA to provide support for coordination of pandemic influenza preparedness and outreach activities among state and local immunization programs and preparedness awardees in the U.S.  

SCOPE OF WORK

The Public Health Analyst III will provide technical assistance and support for the Associate Director for Adult and Influenza Immunization Office, serving as the primary program manager coordinating pandemic influenza preparedness and outreach activities among state and local immunization programs and preparedness awardees in the U.S.  

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work independently to serve as the primary program manager coordinating pandemic influenza preparedness and outreach activities among state and local immunization programs and preparedness awardees in the U.S.

    • Review annual applications. 
    • Work closely with project officers in the Programs Operations Branch (POB). 
    • Establish close relationships with state and local awardees
    • Schedule, plan, and lead regular calls with each awardee (e.g., quarterly)
    • Provide technical assistance to awardees on use of evaluation and other tools, as specified by ISD. 
    • Develop database and other tracking tools to monitor progress of awardee preparedness work and use of funds.
    • Monitor awardee outreach efforts to providers on adult vaccination and influenza preparedness issues, including using and updating a standard template for this purpose. 
    • Identify best practices for provider outreach among awardees; develop best practices guides and instruments based on these findings.
    • Develop additional evaluation instruments with ISD staff.
    • All work would entail expertise in project management tools and software, including Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Notes, and SAS or similar statistical tools.
    • Analyze data and summarize findings in reports, presentations at national forums, and peer-reviewed manuscripts. 
    • Input data and other information, as needed, in any awards management system, as specified by ISD.
    • Participate in other all-awardee calls and site visits, as related to influenza preparedness.
  • Provide organizational, logistical and communications support for the annual National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit and the related Influenza working group, the National Adult Immunization Coordinators Partnership, influenza immunization sessions at the National Immunization Conference, and HHS Adult and Influenza Vaccine Task Force.
  • Support work of CDC staff to improve the infrastructure for administering vaccines to adults to improve preparedness for pandemic influenza vaccination programs.
  • Schedule, manage, document, and organize meetings with partner organizations, including with CDC staff working on immunizations and with outside immunization programs to increase knowledge of immunization activities in US states, including but not limited to the 64 CDC supported immunization program awardees and during the ISD project officers’ site visits among these awardees and with partner organizations, such as the Association of State and Territorial Health Officers, National Association of City and County Health Officers, and the Association of Immunization Managers, among others.
  • Attend in-person meeting of the NAIIS and potentially support one or more NAIIS working groups year-round and provide support for the overall annual in-person meeting.
  • Provide support to outbreaks of influenza and other vaccine preventable disease outbreaks if needed during emergency responses. 
  • Provide expertise in analysis and manuscript writing on implementation of the Adult Immunization Practice Standards. 
  • Revise the Vaccine Task Force Operations plan, staffing plan, and spend plan; Serve as co-Operational Coordinator in this role and in during exercises and responses. 
  • Work with CDC stakeholders across Divisions and within ISD to provide support for developing activities guidelines and measures for immunization program awardee preparedness work.   Provide general technical and programmatic assistance for public health emergency responses, as necessary.

Qualifications:


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in a discipline related to the requirements of the position.

Required:

  • 5-10 years of experience working with state and local health departments and other partners in a capacity related to the responsibilities of the position, or a similar capacity.
  • Expertise in project management tools and software, including Excel, PowerPoint, Access, notes, and SAS or similar statistical tools.
  • Program management experience 
  • Excellent data management skills
  • Experience in project management, public speaking and data analysis 
  • Organizational skills demonstrating high attention to detail and the ability to organize multiple priorities 
  • Strong interpersonal skills required for team work and interaction with people across CDC and with external partners
  • Ability to work independently, while maintaining the ability to respond to requests for additional support
  • Strong written and oral communication skills 
  • Experience writing project reports, research protocols, peer-reviewed manuscripts and giving presentations


Desirable: 

  • Background in public health preparedness 
  • Experience conducting analyses of public health immunization programs and management of public health projects 
  • Experience working with R, and ArcGIS

Language Skills:

  • The candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills in English   

REQUIREMENT:

  • Must be United States citizen or permanent resident or have authorization for employment in the United States

SALARY:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience

To apply for this position:

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  • If you are viewing this position on a site other than the IHRC Career Center, you may use the “click to apply” link, or you may apply by visiting our Career Center and searching for the position number listed at the top of this position description.
  • To view all of our open positions, and to apply to those positions in which you may be interested, please visit our Career Center, which can also be reached by visiting www.ihrc.com/Careers and clicking on the “View Opportunities” link.

IHRC, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.  It is the policy of IHRC, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law, and to take affirmative action in accordance with applicable laws and Executive Orders.

Organization Description:

IHRC, Inc. is an international consulting and professional services corporation, located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. IHRC is a minority woman-owned small business and participates in the 8(a) business development program of the U.S. Small Business Administration. We assist our clients in accomplishing their missions and objectives in a timely and cost-effective manner, and we strive exceed our clients’ expectations.

Closing Date: 4/17/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: HUMAN RESOURCES,  Public Health Analyst III
Contact Location: 2 Ravinia Dr. Suite 1200

Atlanta   GA  30346
United States
Contact Location: 2 Ravinia Dr. Suite 1200
 
  Atlanta   GA  30346
  United States
Contact Phone:  
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: resume@ihrc.com
Web Address: https://www.ihrc.com
How to Apply:

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