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Job Title: Public Health Specialist I
Job Number: 2018-3900
Organization: Health Reseach Inc.
Posted: 4/11/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Albany,  NY    USA
Compensation: $45,233.00/Yr.
Position Description: Responsibilities:

The Public Health Specialist I will support a NYS Climate Ready States and Cities Initiative to further understand the impacts of climate change on the health of New Yorkers. The incumbent will provide assistance to the program as it conducts an evaluation of potential climate change and health adaptation interventions and develop proposals to pilot test them with local health departments. These interventions will focus on heat, extreme weather, vector-borne diseases, and food/water-borne diseases. Duties will include engaging stakeholders and partners; collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data; conducting education and outreach activities; and assisting with developing Climate & Health Initiatives. Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Environmental Health, Social Sciences, or related field; OR an Associate’s degree in a related field and two years of experience in that field; OR four years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Graduate degree in Public Health, Environmental Health, Social Sciences, or related field. Experience in collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data, using GIS, education and outreach activities, and report writing. Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Word, Access, Excel, & PowerPoint. Experience in a public health program serving vulnerable populations or human services. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Organization Description: Health Research, Inc. (HRI) contributes to the health and well-being of the people of New York State by complementing and enabling the strategic public health goals of the New York State Department of Health (DOH), Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC), and other health-related entities.

HRI provides best-in-class resource administration for stakeholders and programs related to the work and priorities of the Department of Health and its other partners. HRI does this through the provision of knowledge, expertise, funding guidance, and fiduciary oversight of sponsored program funding for public health and research programs in concert with community partnerships.

Closing Date: 4/25/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Kelly Coultry,  HR Administrator I
Contact Location: 150 Broadway, Suite 560

Menands   NY  12204
United States
Contact Location: 150 Broadway, Suite 560
  Menands   NY  12204
  United States
Contact Phone:  
Contact Fax: 5184311252
Contact Email:
Web Address:
How to Apply: Please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method): https://careers- or mail resume to: Health Research, Inc., 150 Broadway - Suite 560, Menands, NY 12204-2719. Please include reference code 2018-3900 on envelope.

Additional Information: Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans

Web Site Delete Date: 4/25/2018