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Job Title: Health Science Specialist
Job Number: 036121
Organization: New Jersey Department of Health
Posted: 3/19/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Community Health
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Trenton,  NJ    USA
Compensation:
Position Description: Community Health Services Office of Cancer Control and Prevention (OCCP) 55 North Willow Street, 5th floor Trenton, NJ 08625-0355

Scope of Eligibility/ Open to: Applicants who meet the requirements.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of the executive director or higher-level supervisor, provide and set the course for effective program supervision for all state and federally-funded cancer programs in the Community Health and Wellness Unit (CHWU). Conducts program and research oversight for cancer programs supported by federal and state fiscal budget(s) to develop effective program progress and evaluation reports for communicating and describing how the program was monitored and the impact it had. This position will: 1. Manage and provide oversight for the NJ Cancer Education and Early Detection (NJCEED), Comprehensive Cancer Control and Prevention, Screen NJ, State Breast Cancer Public Awareness, and NJ Breast and Cervical programs. 2. Use advanced methods to identify and conduct unique research and/or develop new approaches to existing problems. 3. Assess and conduct trend multivariate data analysis and other evaluation methodologies to improve program performance. 4. Initiate, execute, and direct a research program or project independent of supervision 5. Identify and use public health data as a tool to develop and prioritize interventions for cancer programs 6. Select appropriate program intervention activities 7. Identify a data analysis methodology that will be used for the evaluation framework 8. Excellent verbal and written communication required 9. Manage and incorporate Geospatial Mapping techniques into evaluation reports 10. Manage the work operations and/or functional programs and has responsibility for employee evaluations and for effectively recommending the hiring, firing, promoting, demoting and/or disciplining of employees 11. Coordinate the major projects under investigation with programs of other divisions, departments or agencies. 12. Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and computerized information systems used by the agency, office of related units.

REQUIREMENTS (EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSES) EXPERIENCE: EDUCATION: A Doctorate from an accredited college or university in public health, social work, sociology, psychology, nursing, health education, nutrition, epidemiology, biostatistics, one of the biologic sciences or any other discipline appropriate to the position. EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years of experience in the planning, development and/or implementation of health programs, public health administration, educational research in chronic or communicable disease prevention and control, or health education, two (2) years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity. NOTE: A Master's degree in a discipline appropriate to the position plus an additional two (2) years of experience as specified above may be substituted for the Doctorate LICENSE: Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

IMPORTANT FILING INSTRUCTIONS: Important Filing Instructions: If interested in this position, you can reply in one of two ways: • Forward the required documents electronically to: PSTCHD@doh.nj.gov

• Mail the required documents to: Chova Joyner, Administrative Assistant 3 Community Health Division Reference Posting #036121 New Jersey Department of Health PO BOX 355 Trenton, NJ 08625-0355

Required Documents: • cover letter • resume • completed application, found at:

http:www.nj.gov/health/forms/dpf-663.pdf

*Responses received after the closing date MAY be considered if the position is not filled. The New Jersey Department of Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualifications:

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 6/19/2024
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Human Resource,  Health Science Specialist
Contact Location: PO BOX 355

Trenton   NJ  
Contact Location: PO BOX 355
 
  Trenton   NJ  
 
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Contact Email: PSTCHD@doh.nj.gov
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How to Apply: If interested in this position, you can reply in one of two ways: • Forward the required documents electronically to: PSTCHD@doh.nj.gov

• Mail the required documents to: Chova Joyner, Administrative Assistant 3 Community Health Division Reference Posting #036121 New Jersey Department of Health PO BOX 355 Trenton, NJ 08625-0355

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