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Research and Evaluation Analyst

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Oportunidad de empleo publicado por: The Fund for Public Health in New York, Inc.

Publicado el: 06/08/2014

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Date: August 5, 2014

Job Title: Research and Evaluation Analyst

Organization: Fund for Public Health in New York, Inc.

Position Reports to: Director of Evaluation, SBHC RHP

The Fund for Public Health in New York, Inc. (FPHNY) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers. To this end, FPHNY implements programs to address pressing public health needs, fosters private sector support to enhance health and health care, and helps educate the public regarding the protection of individual, family, and community health.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The Office of School Health (OSH) is a joint Program of the Department of Education and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene responsible for promoting the health of the 1.3 million school children enrolled in approximately 1,800 public and non 'public schools in the New York City.

The OSH Adolescent Health Program manages, among other programs, in-school reproductive health programs at the high school level. These programs include the 1) Connecting Adolescents to Comprehensive Healthcare (CATCH) Program which offers in-school pregnancy tests, emergency contraception, hormonal contraception and referrals for reproductive health care by OSH staff in the school medical rooms; 2) School –Based Health Clinics, which offer comprehensive primary care services that include mental health and reproductive health as critical components of adolescent health care services

3) Chancellor's Initiative which is a $30Million project to develop and build 20 SBHC's over the course of 3 years.

The OSH is the recipient of several grants to develop, implement and evaluate Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention initiatives in the schools. These grant-funded initiatives include offering expanded direct reproductive health services in select high school sites using Nurse Practitioners, enhancing services in existing CATCH sites, improving services in low performing SBHC sites; as well as providing technical assistance and training to over 40 high- school SBHC's participating in the Reproductive Health Project.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Under the direction of the Director of Evaluation, duties for the Research and Evaluation Analyst will include, but not be limited to:

  • Working with SBHC RHP project staff to maintain and update project databases
    • Conducting research and evaluation activities, including the design and development of effective data collection systems and processes for monitoring and reporting purposes
    • Manipulate, clean and merge a variety of data from different systems that capture student-level reproductive health data
    • Provide technical assistance on data collection, uploads and reporting to participating School Based Health Clinics as well as other partnering organizations
    • Analyze and interpret data and statistics, using basic –advanced statistical procedures, depending on analytic needs
    • Participate in synthesizing and summarizing information from scientific literature and a variety of other sources
    • Participate in demonstrating program efficacy and accountability and identifying best program practices
    • Participate in the preparation and writing of reports for various audiences including: research briefs, program evaluation reports, performance reports, and articles for publication in scientific peer-reviewed journals
    • Implement the preparation and reporting of all necessary measures for any additional evaluation projects planned by the Adolescent Health Unit

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree in Public Health, preferably focusing on epidemiology and two years of full time related research experience

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Intermediate quantitative and qualitative analytic skills
  • Experience with scientific writing, data analysis and statistical skills with ability to manipulate and analyze large complex longitudinal using statistical software such as SAS and SPSS
  • Experience with web based data collection systems
  • Solid writing and oral presentation skills

SALARY

Salary is commensurate with experience; with a maximum of $70,000 annually. In addition, FPHNY offers a comprehensive benefit package.

Cómo solicitar el puesto

TO APPLY

Please send an e-mail including resume and cover letter, indicating salary requirements, to publichealthjobs@fphny.org indicate "Research and Evaluation Analyst" and your name in the subject line.

The Fund for Public Health in New York, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply

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New York, NY, 11101, US

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