August 18, 2016 | Job Opportunities

 

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POSITION: Several openings

ORGANIZATION: NYC Department of Education Office of School Wellness Programs

POSTING DATE: August 10, 2016

SUMMARY:  The New York City Department of Education is looking for stellar leaders passionate about public education, community health, and diversity in the workplace to ensure more than 1 million New York City students are prepared to make healthy, informed choices now and throughout their lives. Consider instructional, managerial, and administrative opportunities in the Office of School Wellness Programs (http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/FitnessandHealth/default.htm ). Backed by an unprecedented $100M Mayoral investment in Physical Education, our office is expanding to empower school communities with the structures and trained staffing they need to provide all of our students with physical and health education, and other wellness-related programming. We’ll also work with all levels of the school system and community to create strong, sustainable learning environments for every NYC public school student. If you or other qualified candidate you know would like to commit to this public education movement, share this site (https://nycdoe.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.welcome&category_id=36353&company_id=15651&version=2&startflag=1&levelid1=36353)  and check back frequently as many more opportunities will be added in the coming days‎

 

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POSITION: Research Analyst, Bureau of Early Intervention/ City Research Scientist

ORGANIZATION: New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

POSTING DATE: August 16, 2016

SUMMARY: The Bureau of Early Intervention enhances the abilities of infants and toddlers with developmental delays and disabilities by supporting their families and caregivers in using everyday routines to promote development. Early Intervention supports children with developmental delays from birth to 3 years of age by overseeing services provided by contracted agencies throughout NYC.

Proposed Salary Range: $ 68,239.00 – $ 85,644.00 (Annual)

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Bureau of Early Intervention enhances the abilities of infants and toddlers with developmental delays and disabilities by supporting their families and caregivers in using everyday routines to promote development. Early Intervention supports children with developmental delays from birth to 3 years of age by overseeing services provided by contracted agencies throughout NYC. DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:

•Analyze BEI data and data from other 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 the creation of articles, presentations, etc.

•Produce routine reports, and respond to fast-paced ad hoc requests for analyses.

•Review scientific literature on an on-going basis and maintain familiarity with the latest research in relevant subject areas.

•Work with programmatic units to develop key outcomes and indicators for program performance and quality assurance.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  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.

NOTE:
Probationary Period
Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.

Preferred Skills

3+ years working with data in government, community, public health, social service or mental health setting.

•Motivation, discipline, and a strong sense of teamwork.

•Knowledge of data analytics software such as SAS, ArcGIS, SPSS, STATA, R, AtlasTi, and/or Python.

•Knowledge of research methodology and/or program evaluation methodology.

•Knowledge of database management software such as MS SQL, MySQL, Oracle SQL, and/or MS Access.

•Ability to effectively present data in verbal, written, and visual formats to program management, program leadership and non-technical audiences. Scientific writing experience is a plus.

Additional Information: 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: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

HOW TO APPLY: Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 249030.

Residency Requirement: 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.