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Job Title: Cancer Genomics Epidemiologist & Program Evaluator
Job Number: 21378
Organization: Utah Department of Health
Posted: 10/23/2019
Type: Full-Time
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Salt Lake City,  UT    USA
Compensation: $24.49 - $31.00
Position Description: Do you have experience planning and conducting public health program evaluation activities? Do you have experience with qualitative and quantitative data techniques? The Utah Department of Health's Cancer Genomics Program seeks you to serve as Epidemiologist and Program Evaluator. The Utah Cancer Genomics Program partners with a variety of organizations to achieve outcomes increasing the public understanding of family health history and facilitate the appropriate use of clinical genetics services through public health interventions. By working with program staff and partners to complete necessary surveillance, evaluation, and strategic planning activities you will facilitate program implementation, policy, and systems change.

Principal Duties As the Epidemiologist and Program Evaluator, you will: Develop and implement a multi-year evaluation plan. Access and utilize a variety of data sources for program evaluation and chronic disease surveillance activities. Advise program managers to facilitate data-driven decision making. Work with program staff and stakeholders to develop and implement process and outcome evaluation related to partnerships, surveillance, and interventions. Assist in identifying potential data sources and collecting, analyzing, and disseminating data for surveillance and evaluation, including performance measures related to interventions and program activities. Develop and conduct surveys, key informant interviews, and focus groups as appropriate. Provide technical assistance to program staff and contractors on data collection methods, including focus groups and surveys. Facilitate the use of data to make recommendations to improve existing programs and utilization of resources. Assist with grant applications and progress reporting to the CDC. Prepare and conduct training and data presentations for diverse audiences. Draft technical reports, articles or related material, including evaluation and surveillance reports. Provide consultation, make recommendations, and assist in program decision-making. Participate in workgroups and facilitates meetings.

Qualifications: The Ideal Candidate Has a Master's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Evaluation, Statistics, or Public Administration. Has experience with qualitative and quantitative data techniques. Has experience writing technical or scientific reports, and documents. Has at least 1 year of experience planning and conducting program evaluation activities. Has experience public speaking. Has experience using technical software, e.g., SAS or R, ArcGIS, Qualtrics, MS Excel.

Organization Description: With three divisions, 26 offices and bureaus, and more than 50 programs, the Utah Department of Health serves the residents of Utah across their entire lifespan, from healthy pregnancies to preventing falls among older adults and everything in between. We work closely with Utah’s 13 local health departments and numerous community partners to create healthy environments to live, work, and play in and to ensure access to quality health care. Learn more about who we are and what we do.

Closing Date: 1/23/2020
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Camille Roundy,  Cancer Genomics Epidemiologist & Program Evaluator
Contact Location: 288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142104
Salt Lake City   UT  84114
United States
Contact Location: 288 North 1460 West
  PO Box 142104
  Salt Lake City   UT  84114
  United States
Contact Phone: 8015386829 
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How to Apply: In order to be considered for an interview for these positions, you will need to apply on-line at If you have not done so already, you will need to create a job seeker account.

Additional Information: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, a retirement plan, plus paid leave to include annual, sick, and holiday pay. The State requires employees to receive their pay through direct deposit. If selected, you will receive more information about these benefit options and enrollment information through our onboarding process and during your first week or two on the job.

Web Site Delete Date: 4/20/2020