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Job Title: Epidemiologist w/ Behavioral Health Focus
Job Number:
Organization: Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council
Posted: 12/20/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Lac du Flambeau,  WI   
Compensation: $47,000 - $65,000
Position Description: The Epidemiologist with focus on Behavioral/Mental Health and Other Substance Abuse (BMSA) issues include carrying out a broad range of epidemiologic activities including: assessment, analysis and interpretation of Tribal / State collected information; technical assistance to Tribes on a variety of epidemiological issues focusing on drug abuse, substance abuse research, program planning, evaluation and training in relation to properly using statistical information. Daily attendance is an essential job function of this position. Frequent travel is required.

Principal Duties: Provide epidemiology assistance to Tribal Nations and Urban programs in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan with a variety of behavioral/mental health and BMSA topics. *Work with federal, state, local and non-profit public health agencies to acquire and support data quality improvement, depository, and management efforts with and for tribal Nations. *Coordinate with other Epidemiologists serving tribes to produce regional data products, write semi-annual and annual reports, provide training, and coordinate program advisory committees. *Assist tribes in development of MOU’s and other working agreements to share data and resources with state, county, and local public health agencies. *Assist with internal grant writing, submitting reports and developing budgets. *Meet with Wisconsin, Michigan, and/or Minnesota tribal health directors periodically to update them on GLITC Epidemiology Center mental/behavioral health activities and determine additional epidemiologic assistance. *Attend all meetings to maintain a comprehensive knowledge base of behavioral/mental health, BMSA and additional resources from tribal, federal, state and local agencies.

Qualifications: Required: Master’s degree in Public Health with specialization in epidemiology, emphasis behavioral/mental health or equivalent, two to five years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Desired: Demonstrated experience working effectively with or for Tribal Nations and/or American Indian/Alaska Native organizations and/or not-for-profit agencies. Individual must possess: excellent verbal and written communication skills; professional demeanor and appearance; technical presentation skills; problem solving skills; critical thinking skills; ability to manage time efficiently; self-motivation skills; work effectively under pressure; effective ability to build positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders; ability to interact professionally with a wide variety of people and speak in front of groups. Individual must be able to address a wide range of intellectual and practical problems, apply statistical calculations to findings, and the ability to compose complex business correspondence (reports, health profiles.) Requires a high level of confidentiality. Must possess valid driver’s license and/or reliable transportation with adequate insurance and ability to travel frequently.

Organization Description: Main office/worksite is at GLITC Headquarters, Lac du Flambeau, WI. This is a full time exempt position with a starting rate of $47,000 to $65,000 (depending on experience) per year with benefits including: Annual/Personal Leave and Holiday Pay; Health, Dental, Life & AD&D, STD and LTD Insurance, FSA and 403(b) Retirement Plan.

To Apply: Preferred method is to apply through indeed.com; search using job posting title or organization name. Otherwise, email a resume, cover letter, or application to hr@glitc.org. See the employment page of our website at www.glitc.org for the application. *Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council (GLITC) is an equal opportunity employer that applies Native American Preference as defined in Section 703(i) of the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-2(i). Consistent with the referenced Native American Preference, it is the policy of GLITC to provide employment, compensation, and other benefits related to employment based on qualifications of the job applied for, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, veteran status or disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law. As an equal opportunity employer, GLITC intends to comply fully with all federal and state laws and the information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. Disabled applicants may request a needed accommodation from the representative of the Human Resource Department, PO Box 9 Lac Du Flambeau, WI 54538 or phone (715) 588-1069 or (800) 872-7207.

Closing Date: 5/30/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Donna Gavin,  Epidemiologist w/ Behavioral Health Focus
Contact Location: 2932 Highway 47 North
PO Box 9
Lac du Flambeau   WI  54538
United States
Contact Location: 2932 Highway 47 North
  PO Box 9
  Lac du Flambeau   WI  54538
  United States
Contact Phone: 7155881051 
Contact Fax: 7155881051
Contact Email: dgavin@glitc.org
Web Address:
How to Apply: To Apply: Preferred method is to apply through indeed.com; search using job posting title or organization name. See the employment page of our website at www.glitc.org for the application. *Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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