Analyst/Coordinator of Chronic Disease and Birth Equity, Bureau of Maternal Infant and Reproductive Health - 335946
The overall goal of the Maternal Health Community Clinical Connection (formerly titled SMM Hospital Community Partnership) is to create a sustainable and replicable model that eliminates Black/White and Latina/White Racial Disparities in Severe Maternal Morbidity (SMM) and promote Safe and Respectful Maternity Care in a neighborhood facing high SMM rates. The Connection seeks to support neighborhood and hospital-specific programmatic, system, and environmental interventions to improve women's health, reduce toxic stress and trauma of people of reproductive age residing and receiving care in this neighborhood, and foster a model of community accountability. Under the direction of the Directors of the New York City Birth Equity Initiative and Sexual and Reproductive Health Unit, the Analyst/Coordinator of Chronic Disease and Birth Equity is responsible for creating strategic alignment between two agency priorities-- chronic disease prevention and management and the NYC Birth Equity Initiative. Using a comprehensive knowledge of evidence-based strategies, the Analyst/Coordinator will advise the Project Manager and support the Connection's program planning, implementation and monitoring goals.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
Under the direction of the Directors of the New York City Birth Equity Initiative and Sexual and Reproductive Health Unit, the Analyst/Coordinator of Chronic Disease and Birth Equity is responsible for creating strategic alignment between two agency priorities-- chronic disease prevention and management and the NYC Birth Equity Initiative. Using a comprehensive knowledge of evidence-based strategies, the Analyst/Coordinator will advise the Project Manager and support the Connection's program planning, implementation and monitoring goals.
--In collaboration with relevant DOHMH bureaus and the interagency chronic disease workgroups, support the research, development, planning and implementation of interagency chronic disease projects and policies focused on reproductive-aged women.
--In partnership with the SMM Project Manager, contribute to evaluation tracking, data collection, metrics and monitoring.
--Oversee the Connection's activities and implementation, using performance measurement and project management tools.
--Assess Initiative Plan activities for evidence base; conduct literature reviews and other relevant research to identify evidence-based strategies for activity implementation.
--In collaboration with the Primary Care Access and Planning bureau, develop new project ideas and programming; contribute to grant writing and fundraising for new programming.
--Contribute to research-driven manuscripts, memos, reports as well as give presentations reporting data analysis and evaluation results.
--Participate on multi-disciplinary team to coordinate activities.
--Provide administrative and budget support, which includes developing purchase orders for materials and tracking expenditures for their project activities, as needed.
--Other duties, as assigned.
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.
Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.
--Knowledge chronic disease, including diabetes, hypertension and obesity, particularly among reproductive-aged women
--Ability to create performance measurement reports and run descriptive statistics using SAS or SPSS
--Experience and ability to critically review and assess the scientific literature
--Excellent analytical, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills including the ability to write reports and accurate documentation
--Ability to handle multiple and diverse assignments efficiently
--Strong computer, time management, relationship management and organizational skills
--Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft suite of products with a particular focus on Words, Excel, Power Point and Publisher
--Ability to work independently and exercise a high degree of initiative, apply project management strategies, accomplish tasks and solve problems
--Excellent collaborative and team skills are a must.
**IMPORTANT NOTE TO ALL CANDIDATES:
Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:
• A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.
• Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.
• Current Resume
• Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)
Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.
If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.
The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.
Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:
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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.