School Mental Health Research Analyst, Bureau of School Health/SH Mental Health
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
September 20, 2018
$ 70,286.00 - $ 87,295.32 (Ann
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
The Division of Family and Child Health (DFCH) of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is charged with the creation and oversight of programs, policies, services, and environments that support physical and socio-emotional health, and promote primary and reproductive health services, health equity, social justice, safely and well-being for New York city families and children. The Division is comprised of the Bureau of Maternal Infant and Reproductive Health, the Bureau of Early Intervention, the Office of School Health, and the Bureau of Administration. The vision of the DFCH is that every child, woman, and family recognizes their power and is given the opportunity to reach their full health and development potential. We encourage qualified applicants with demonstrated commitment to social justice, particularly racial, gender, and LGBTQ equity to apply.
Under the direction of the School Mental Health Services Implementation Manager and in close collaboration with the Director of School Consultant Program, the School Mental Health Research Analyst will be responsible for implementing and overseeing SMH Program data management and reporting activities.
Duties will include but not limited to:
--Analyze data from large datasets, using query/analytic languages such as SAS to manipulate and clean data from databases, and applying statistical methods for analyses.
--Participate in the development and implementation of surveys and program evaluations, the qualitative and quantitative analysis of results, and assist in the creation of presentations.
--In Collaboration with evaluation and implementation specialist assist in producing routine reports, and respond to fast-paced requests for analyses.
--Review scientific literature on an on-going basis and maintain familiarity with the latest research in relevant subject areas.
--Assist with programmatic units to develop key outcomes and indicators for program performance and quality assurance.
Minimum Qual Requirements:
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
--Ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
--Knowledge of and proficiency in SAS and Excel highly desired
-- Experience merging, cleaning and managing large and/or longitudinal datasets
--Excellent analytical, writing and oral communication skills with strong presentation skills
--Experience in program evaluation a plus
--Knowledge of family planning and sexual and reproductive health preferred
--Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team
--Creative, well-organized, and able to complete assignments and meet deadlines
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID # 351552.
Internal Number: 351552
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