The Bureau of Epidemiology Services Surveys and Data Analysis Unit is responsible for designing and implementing public health surveys and disseminating datasets for analytic use. It is also responsible for providing rapid response to data requests from other Bureaus, the Commissioner of Health, and external users to help shape programs and policies around the city.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
--Apply rigorous survey methodology techniques to design a polling survey that collects data four times per year that are representative of people in New York City.
-- In consultation with leadership, choose the most appropriate sampling frames and survey implementation modes.
--Develop polling questions in consultation with programs in DOHMH.
--Submit applications to the DOHMH Institutional Review Board for approval of human subjects activities.
--Develop a contract with a survey vendor, and oversee compliance with contract deliverables.
--Develop quality control processes to ensure that data are being collected according to protocol, and monitor unforeseen problems.
--Work with unit colleagues to deliver raw datasets and documentation that they can transform into products that analysts can use.
--Work with unit colleagues to develop reports to relay findings.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. For Assignment Level I (only physical, biological and environmental sciences and public health) A master's degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological or environmental science or in public health. To be appointed to Assignment Level II and above, candidates must have: 1. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or 2. A master's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization; or 3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have at least a master's degree in an appropriate field of specialization and at least two years of experience described in "2" above. Two years as a City Research Scientist Level I can be substituted for the experience required in "1" and "2" above.
NOTE: Probationary Period Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 314139.
We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.
All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
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