Research Assistant, Bureau of Public Health Training
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
September 10, 2018
Long Island City, New York
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
The Bureau of Public Health Training and Information Dissemination, within the Division of Epidemiology, supports efforts to build public health capacity of the current and future public health workforce by assessing training needs, providing training, resources, and internship opportunities, and evaluating training effectiveness. The bureau is dedicated to increasing interest in and awareness of community health promotion and disease prevention among health care providers through education and wide-ranging communications.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
- Conduct research and analysis on best practice issues for use in public health workforce development, writing of position papers, and development of programs.
- Assist with developing and monitoring progress in achieving Bureau's priorities, developing and analyzing program indicators, advising Assistant Commissioner of progress and barriers to achieving priorities and developing solutions to overcome those barriers.
- Assist in the planning, development, and implementation of special projects within the Bureau.
- Serve as Coordinator of the Bureau's Residency Program, where tasks include management of the Elective in Public Health program; administering and analyzing data from program surveys; maintaining records and preparing reports; staffing management, and training.
- Develop presentations, talking points or one-pagers, designing and producing routine reports as well as other materials.
- Assist the Bureau's public health internship program with tasks such as curriculum development, recruitment, and intern processing.
- Other duties as assigned.
--Ability to work well as part of a team, yet exercise initiative to work independently and manage tasks
--Strong commitment to staff and student growth and development
--Recruitment, promotion, and public speaking experience
--Strong organizational and project management skills with good follow-through to complete assignments within specified timeframes
--Ability and willingness to take on and successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously
--Excellent written and verbal communication skills
--Experience in using presentation and data management software such as Microsoft Excel, Access and PowerPoint
--Excellent interpersonal and time management skills
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 362169.
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.
Minimum Qual Requirements
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:
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
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
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.
Internal Number: 362169
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