Overview

This position is funded by a federal grant and is subject to available grant funding.
  
Connect passion with purpose. The Georgia Department of Public Health is the lead agency entrusted by the people of Georgia to proudly protect lives and promote healthy lifestyles in diverse communities statewide. We are committed to the health of the population of Georgia as our work impacts past, present and future generations.

What we offer. Enjoy a generous benefits package that includes a flexible work schedule, unique training opportunities, engaging worksite wellness events, wellness breaks, lactation rooms, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 13 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance; in addition to telework opportunities depending on the position.

Make your mark in public service. As an accredited public health department, we’re seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Assistant Data Manager with the HIV/AIDS section under the Division of Medical and Clinical Services in Atlanta, Georgia.

Won’t you join us?

Supervises, guides, and/or instructs the work assignments of subordinate staff. Supervises epidemiologic investigations, surveillance, and interventions with significant impact on public health and the agency’s resources. Supervises the collection, analysis, and interpretation of complex statistical data and the preparation of epidemiologic reports.

Job Responsibilities

Supervises, guides, and/or instructs the work assignments of subordinate staff. Supervises HIV prevention and interventions data with significant impact on public health and the agency’s resources. Supervises the collection, analysis, and interpretation of complex statistical data and the preparation of epidemiologic reports.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

This critical position in the Office of IDI-Office of HIV/AIDS is responsible for the oversight of counseling and testing as well as risk reduction data within the HIV Prevention program, including leading and monitoring Team members performing data entry tasks. The position provides support to the Data Team Manager and works closely with others on the HIV Prevention Team to plan and organize activities to ensure that stated HIV Prevention objectives are met. This position also plays a critical role in ensuring that HIV counseling and testing data is entered and reported in accordance to CDC guidelines. Additional responsibilities include data analysis, training presentations, producing/disseminating CDC, and other reports, maintaining technical expertise and knowledge in evaluation, assessment, and monitoring, and providing technical assistance to both internal and external stakeholders related to data evaluation.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate degree in public health, Epidemiology, biostatistics or a closely related field from an accredited college or university AND Two years of experience performing epidemiologic work or work in a closely related field
OR
Master’s degree in public health or a closely related field from an accredited college or university AND Five years of experience performing epidemiologic work or work in a closely related field
OR
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university AND Six years of experience performing epidemiologic work or work in a closely related field
OR
One year of experience at the lower level Epidemiologist 3 (HCP182) or position equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience in HIV Prevention, including data analysis, data management, and establishing/monitoring protocols.
  • Track record of building productive relationships with public health program staff, field staff, and local stakeholders.
  • Familiar with Evaluation Web system

About Georgia Department of Public Health

Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner and leaders encourages all employees to engage in regular wellness activities and to make lifestyle choices that promote health and well-being.

The use of wellness breaks during the workday is authorized to support this philosophy and assist employees in meeting their wellness goals. A maximum of 30 minutes in a given workday may be used to engage in wellness activities, generally in the form of two 15-minute breaks or one 30-minute break.

Employment Information

Current State employees are subject to State Personnel Board rules regarding salary.

DPH accepts educational credential recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and/or the US Department of Education (DOE) will be considered. DPH will contact educational institutions to verify degree, diploma, licensure, etc.

The candidate selected for this position may be subject to pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background check.

As an employee of DPH, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.

If you require accommodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to: DPH-HR@dph.ga.gov.

DPH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

TO APPLY: In order to successfully apply for a position; the hiring agency requires interested applicants to complete the GA Department of Public Health’s Online Employment Application.

This job application can be found at www.dph.georgia.gov. Click on "About DPH" and then “Careers” and locate this position, click “Apply” and begin your application.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY FOR THIS POSITION AT www.dph.georgia.gov