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Job Title: Evaluation Specialist II (NYSPHC Fellowship Program)
Job Number: JR-0000172
Organization: Health Research, Inc.
Posted: 9/6/2023
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Albany,  NY    USA
Compensation: 68072.00
Position Description: Responsibilities The incumbent in this position will work within the new Drug Overdose Surveillance and Epidemiology Unit (DOSE) and will focus on all aspects related to geo-spatial analyses, GIS, and mapping. The incumbent will join a new and dynamic team working to develop a ‘real-time’ data system to enhance and intensify surveillance and epidemiology activities related to fatal and non-fatal drug overdoses. This includes developing an operational geospatial data information hub for ODUH staff. This hub will be critical for strategic planning, understanding prevention efforts occurring throughout communities on the ground, and evaluating impacts of overdose prevention efforts – layering and linking multiple sources of data to get a comprehensive view of the drug overdose epidemic and the critical work occurring throughout the state address it. This position is a unique opportunity to join a team working to predict, prepare and respond to spikes in drug overdoses, work towards tackling a present public health emergency, and have a real impact by protecting communities across NYS. The incumbent will join the newly created Drug Overdose Surveillance and Epidemiology (DOSE) Unit within the Office of Drug User Health (ODUH, AIDS Institute) and will contribute to ongoing drug use and harm reduction surveillance activities by completing mapping projects using Geographic Information System (GIS) software. GIS is a cross-cutting tool that can be used to describe how health-related indicators vary over geographic regions and support public health programs. The incumbent will identify and synthesize geospatial trends in drug overdose morbidity and mortality from multiple NYSDOH data systems and ODUH programs, service delivery information such as naloxone, buprenorphine administration and/or activities within Drug User Health Hubs - syringe exchange programs. This position is supported by the New York State Public Health Corps Fellowship Program.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in a related field and two years of experience in the evaluation and/or analysis of health, human services or related programs and/or fields; OR an Associate’s degree in a related field and four years of such experience; OR six years of such experience. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one year of such experience.

Preferred Qualifications Master’s degree in Public Health or a related field. Experience with SAS, SPSS, R or other software used in data analysis. Experience with ArcGIS, MapInfo, Tableau or other software used in developing GIS maps. Experience working in public health surveillance for chronic or communicable disease; experience developing databases; experience working with a data team on time- sensitive projects.

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: 12/6/2023
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Contact Name: Human Resources,  Evaluation Specialist II (NYSPHC Fellowship Program)
Contact Location: 150 Broadway, Suite 280

Menands   NY  12204
United States
Contact Location: 150 Broadway, Suite 280
  Menands   NY  12204
  United States
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How to Apply: Please visit HRI’s website at: I_Careers

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

Health Research, Inc. (HRI) offers a robust, comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, including: • Health, dental and vision insurance - Several comprehensive health insurance plans to choose from; • Flexible benefit accounts - Medical, dependent care, adoption assistance, parking and transit; • Generous paid time off - Paid federal and state holidays, paid sick, vacation and personal leave; • Tuition support - Assistance is available for individuals pursuing educational or training opportunities; • Retirement Benefits - HRI is a participating employer in the New York State and Local Retirement System and offers optional enrollment in the New York State Deferred Compensation Plan. HRI provides a postretirement Health Benefits Plan for qualified retirees to use towards health insurance premiums and eligible medical expenses; • Employee Assistance Program - Provides educational and wellness programs, training, and 24/7 confidential services to assist employees, both personally and professionally; • And so much more!

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