The Data Manager serves as a representative for a comprehensive public health program providing substantive program leadership, consultation, guidance, and assistance and is responsible for implementation and support of surveillance and other public health program activities in Federal, local, and state settings.
• Leads and/or participates in operational or planning meetings to promote program goals and gain support and cooperation; assists with developing strategies for program promotion, education, communication, and outreach; independently, or in collaboration with others.
• Plans and coordinates program activities, including, but not limited to, program implementation, service delivery, assessment, surveillance, quality assurance, partnerships and collaborations, outreach, orientation, training, evaluation and reporting to ensure surveillance and epidemiologic program and project success.
• Identifies, analyzes, and evaluates public health programs and surveillance impact. Collects and analyzes data from existing or proposed systems, strategies, services, or other data sources to address complex program needs; prepares reports for use in evaluating program operations and other work incidental to the implementation, development and evaluation of the program.
• Monitors and conducts assessments and compliance reviews, for program compliance requirements; negotiates/implements corrective actions, as needed. Prepares reports of findings, evaluations, and recommendations in terms of strategies, services, and resources.
• Develops, implements, and monitors performance evaluation and tracking systems; evaluates and analyzes data collection, utilization methods, and quality control.
• Performs data analyses as part of a public health program, utilizing statistical techniques commonly used in epidemiologic evaluations, to interpret and analyze data. Ensures the statistical validity, epidemiologic applicability, and evaluation of program activities by participating in data collection, analysis, and report writing.
• Consults and collaborates with health- related agencies and other public health partners.
Provides scientific advice and technical assistance: o to health-related agencies and other public health partners for specific surveillance and epidemiologic programs or issues, applying appropriate scientific and technical methods and practices o to develop and implement procedures, methods and strategies for obtaining and using surveillance, epidemiologic and programmatic data to describe program processes and outcomes, morbidity and/or mortality, or the results of a surveillance program or project o to implement, manage, and evaluate surveillance and epidemiologic programs o to the ELC FOA-funded jurisdictions to ensure successful implementation and evaluation of funded projects
• Participates in the syntheses of surveillance and epidemiologic data for application toward designing effective prevention programs and practice guidelines while ensuring that valid research findings are disseminated and applied to surveillance and other public health programs.