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Job Title: Director of Evaluation and Planning, Bureau of Division Management/Center for He
Job Number: 316539
Organization: NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Posted: 2/23/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Community Health
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Long Island City,  NY    USA
Compensation: $87,768.00 - $113,838.00 (Annual)
Position Description:

The Center for Health Equity will align efforts in advancing health equity across the City and ensure that we deploy resources to reduce health and mental hygiene disparities across all neighborhoods in NYC. The Center will work in collaboration with community-based partners, building on work the District Public Health Offices and others have pursued over the years. The Center will focus on these key areas: leveraging community assets to better integrate primary care and public health to serve the health needs of communities; building inter-agency collaboration to implement multi-sectorial approach to addressing the root causes of health disparities; and increasing organizational capacity that strengthens the agency's lens of addressing health equity.


--As Director of Research, Evaluation and Planning, this position will report to the Assistant Commissioner for the Bureau of Division Management.

--Provide recommendations to the Deputy Commissioner and senior management on integrating a health equity lens to research and evaluation efforts for the Center and the agency at large.

--Direct research, evaluation, and planning efforts of the Center policies and procedures governing scientific research programs as related to public health and health equity and disparities.

--Supervise and provide direction to the Center's team of City Research Scientists in the performance of conducting critical research projects.

--Plan and oversee all data collection, management and analysis efforts for the Center for Health Equity including the Neighborhood Health Action Centers.

--Develop research health equity tools to increase capacity of agency to conduct research with a health equity lens.

--Lead use and implementation of Health Impact Assessments and Health Impact Assessments to propose and evaluate policy and programs in the Center.

--Oversee the planning of research and evaluation activities between the Center, other Divisions within DOHMH, and external government and community organizations.

--Convene other City-wide academic, government, and non-profit entities to implement strategies for achieving collective impact in health equity research in NYC.

--Produce community reports and peer- reviewed articles on health equity and community health research.

--Direct writing of grant proposals for the Center.

--Perform related assignments, as required by the Assistant Commissioner.



1. For Assignment Level I (only physical, biological and environmental sciences and public health) A master's degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological or environmental science or in public health. To be appointed to Assignment Level II and above, candidates must have: 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 year of 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 field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three 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 I can be substituted for the experience required in "1" and "2" above.

NOTE: Probationary Period Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 5/23/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Carol Pope,  Director of Evaluation and Planning, Bureau of Division Management/Center for He
Contact Location: 42-09 28th Street
3rd floor CN-39
Long Island   NY  11101
Contact Location: 42-09 28th Street
  3rd floor CN-39
  Long Island   NY  11101
Contact Phone: (347)3962111 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email:
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How to Apply: Apply online with a cover letter to In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number #316539.

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.

All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.

Additional Information: Preferred Skills


Extensive experience in community planning, epidemiology, planning and analysis, and health equity research, health impact assessments, asset-based research and analysis; extensive experience with SAS, SPSS and /or other software research programs; excellent communication and writing skills; PhD degree, highly desirable or commensurate with experience.

Additional Information



Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as: • A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.

• Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.

• Current Resume

• Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)

Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.

If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.


The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full- time and meeting the program’s other requirements.

Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements: loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public- service

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