Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc.
  • 28-Aug-2020 to 27-Sep-2020 (EST)
  • Gotham
  • NY, USA
  • $103,000 - $115,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full benefits package according to percentage of full-time effort


August 2020

Position Announcement

Director of Surveillance, Monitoring and Evaluation Salary: $103,000-$115,000

Location Pay: Included

 

The Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. is seeking one (1) qualified candidate to fill the full-time position for the Bureau of Health Promotion for Justice-Impacted Populations- Director of Surveillance, Monitoring and Evaluation. The ideal candidate should have a strong interest in the public health field, including working with justice-impacted populations.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

The Director of Surveillance, Monitoring, and Evaluation, reporting to the Assistant Commissioner of HPJIP, will lead a team dedicated to promoting the mental health, substance use, and physical health of justice-impacted populations by:  

 

  • Characterizing the behavioral, mental, and physical health of people with a history of justice involvement living in the community and of justice-impacted populations
  • Identifying and monitoring behavioral, mental, and physical health disease trends
  • Evaluating mental health, substance use, and physical health care and program gaps
  • Supervising all surveillance, monitoring and evaluation processes
  • Reviewing all products generated by the SME Team
  • Managing work expectations and areas of responsibility for staff as well as timelines and workflow; providing support to SME staff as needed
  • Communicating and liaising regularly with the Assistant Commissioner and leadership of BHPJIP, and by representing SME/HPJIP at Division- and Agency-wide meetings. This includes participating in ongoing discussions across Bureaus and Divisions to share insight and ideas on content related to the mental health, substance use, and physical health needs of justice-impacted populations as well as relevant methodologic approaches.
  • Collaborating with internal and external partners to identify, integrate, and analyze available health information and health outcomes data for underserved populations in New York City
  • Preparing written documents, including grant proposals, manuscripts, memos, reports, and presentations
  • Providing data for presentations/conferences and talking points for Agency leadership
  • Excellent project management and written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytic and statistical skills
    • Ability to quickly familiarize oneself with priority public health and health policy topics, without prior experience
  • Reviewing research instruments and publications and providing input on research matters
  • Leading input and review processes of DOHMH surveys and data policies
  • Participating in special studies and activities as assigned and other duties as deemed necessary by the Assistant Commissioner of HPJIP, or his/her designee.
  • Other duties or tasks may be assigned on an as-needed basis

 

 

 

Minimum 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 experience in the appropriate field of specialization, including one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity 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 a master's degree in an appropriate field of specialization and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative, or research capacity as described in "2" above.

 

Preferred Skills:

  1. Demonstrated expertise in epidemiological data analysis and health services research, as well as quantitative and qualitative research design and program evaluation methodologies, especially as applied to behavioral health
  2. Scientific writing as demonstrated with a track record of journal publication
  3. 5+ years experience with:
  • Developing strategic working documents, research agendas, and analytic plans, as well as completing grant funding and IRB applications, and managing submission procedures
  • Supervising, leading and advising staff involved in various projects
  • Manipulating and analyzing data using statistical software such as SAS, Stata, SPSS, R, as well as experience with geographical information software and mapping tools such as ArcGIS
  • Mental health, Substance Use, and physical health data sources (examples may include DOHMH's Community Health Survey, SPARCS, Salient or other Medicaid claims databases, MEPS, BRFSS)

 

Work Location: 42-09 28th Street, Queens, New York 11101

 

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

To Apply: Submit a resume and cover letter by September 27, 2020, on our website at http://corporate.rfmh.org click on Employment Opportunities. Only applications submitted through our website will be considered.

 

The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. Employer/Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran Employer. VEVRAA 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) compliant.

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