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Job Title: Public Health Analyst – St. Paul & Minneapolis, MN
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Organization: CDC Foundation
Posted: 11/1/2019
Type: Full-Time
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: St. Paul & Minneapolis,  MN    USA
Position Description: This person will sit part time in Minneapolis at the Minnesota Fusion Center and part time in St. Paul at the Minnesota Department of Health. Overview The Overdose Response Strategy (ORS) is an initiative designed to enhance public health-public safety collaboration and strengthen efforts to reduce drug overdose deaths. The ORS is funded by CDC and the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to help communities reduce fatal and non-fatal drug overdose rates by improved information sharing across public health and public safety agencies, and by supporting evidence-based intervention. Each state in the ORS receives funding for one Public Health Analyst (PHA) position and one Drug Intelligence Officer (DIO) position. DIO positions are funded by ONDCP through the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) program. The ORS operates in 30 states across 17 HIDTAs. Currently, CDC is funding PHA positions in 11 states through the CDC Foundation. These state teams form the foundation of the ORS. Each PHA and DIO works to promote overdose prevention and response efforts, and increase communication, data flow, and intelligence sharing between public safety and public health within and across ORS states. The CDC Foundation seeks candidates for a full time PHA to support the ORS. This position will support efforts of the Minnesota HIDTA, state health department and other key partners in the development and implementation of drug overdose information sharing systems and evidence- based prevention programs Responsibilities • Facilitate data sharing and joint initiatives between public health and public safety agencies and organizations that are designed to address illicit drug use and overdose • Collaborate with Minnesota’s DIO to build partnerships between local HIDTA program(s) and public health entities • Develop specialized knowledge of significant drug use and overdose related datasets in Minnesota • Identify and promote promising overdose prevention interventions at the intersection of public health and public safety in Minnesota • Support and evaluate public safety-led interventions designed to connect people who use drugs to care and treatment • Conduct overdose, drug use, and drug availability related data analyses on behalf of partner agencies, as needed • Present to diverse audiences on overdose trends and local response efforts • Support projects that enhance public health/public safety collaborations through the identification of appropriate local partners, qualitative and quantitative data collection, and dissemination of project findings

Qualifications: • A 4-year degree from a college or university, plus at least 5 years of relevant work experience • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Demonstrated ability to work well independently and within teams • Demonstrated interest in substance use disorder treatment, harm reduction, drug policy and/or public health and public safety partnership • Ability to work effectively with diverse partners, including law enforcement professionals • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint Desired qualifications • Master’s degree in public health, the social sciences or a related field • Professional experience related to substance use disorder treatment, harm reduction, drug policy and/or public health and public safety partnership • Experience working collaboratively with diverse stakeholders and engaging in strategic partnerships • Familiarity with Minnesota public health infrastructure • Experience with qualitative and quantitative data collection • Strong quantitative data analysis skills and experience working with SAS, SPSS, STATA or a similar statistical software package • Experience in program evaluation, including logic model development • Experience developing scientific documents, including abstracts and proposals

Organization Description: The CDC Foundation helps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) save and improve lives by unleashing the power of collaboration between CDC, philanthropies, corporations, organizations, and individuals to protect the health, safety, and security of America and the world. The CDC Foundation is the sole entity authorized by Congress to mobilize philanthropic partners and private-sector resources to support CDC’s critical health protection mission. Since 1995, the CDC Foundation has launched approximately 1,000 programs and raised over $740 million. The CDC Foundation managed over 300 CDC-led programs in the United States and in more than 130 countries last year.

Closing Date: 2/1/2020
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Dominique Pair,  Public Health Analyst – St. Paul & Minneapolis
Contact Location:

Atlanta   GA  
United States
Contact Location:
  Atlanta   GA  
  United States
Contact Phone: 6787788882 
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Additional Information: This is a federally funded project - the OPIOID project - it is currently funded through 9/2020 on site with salary & benefits & automobile allowance.

Web Site Delete Date: 2/1/2020