COVID-19

Overview

Company Overview:

With an annual budget of $2.3 billion and more than 6,000 employees throughout the five boroughs, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH) is one of the largest public health agencies in the world, serving 8 million New Yorkers from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. We’re tackling a broad range of public health issues with innovative policies and programs and getting exceptional results, but our work is never finished. The breadth of our innovative programs provides the widest range of choices for every member of our team.

The selected candidate will be an employee of Public Health Solutions, a nonprofit organization which is the fiscal and administrative manager of the grant but will work be supervised by DOHMH.

Program Description:

With funding from the American Rescue Plan Act, Public Health Solutions is hiring a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist to support the Public Health Corps. The Public Health Corps, is a cadre of anti-racist public health programs to address place-based inequities exacerbated by COVID-19. Through the Public Health Corps, FPHNYC and DOHMH mobilize place-based community engagement via community health workers, anchored by community-based organizations with support and capacity-building from FPHNYC and DOHMH staff. The Public Health Corps will include 100 community-based organizations working with the City on vaccine education and outreach. This position will sit in the Bureau of Health Equity Capacity Building in the Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness.

The Center for Health Equity & Community Wellness (CHECW) aims to eliminate racial inequities resulting in premature mortality, with a focus on chronic disease, by addressing the social and environmental factors that impact health. CHECW works to increase placed-based investments in priority neighborhoods with community programming and services based on epidemiology; influence and leverage the health system to promote whole-person care; intensify the agency’s approach to tackling big salt, sugar, and tobacco; and finding innovative ways to improve the built environment and address the social determinants of health and root causes of health inequities. CHECW is comprised of the Bureau of Brooklyn Neighborhood Health, the Bureau of Bronx Neighborhood Health, the Bureau of Harlem Neighborhood Health, the Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention, the Bureau of Health Equity Capacity Building, the Bureau of Equitable Health Systems and the Bureau of Finance, Administration, and Services.

Summary of Position:

This position will sit with the Public Health Corps Central Team that manages the coordination of COVID Health Equity special projects and information sharing for multiple grant programs focused on addressing health inequities exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic through partnerships with key community-based organizations in priority neighborhoods. The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist reports to the Director of Operations, Planning, and Evaluation and is a member of the evaluation team supporting the COVID Health Equity Component of the Public Health Corps. This is a grant-funded position ending June 30, 2023.

Specifically, the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will:

  • Collate, analyze, and report COVID Health Equity data from for programmatic use.
  • Create tables, charts, graphs, and other data visualizations to provide snapshots of partner performance.
  • Compile and generate reports necessary for daily/weekly/monthly reporting to grant leads and leadership.
  • Upon request enter data into Public Health Partners Connect (PHPC) database and maintain organized database.
  • Monitor daily and weekly reporting by CBOS.
  • Support data quality assurance for invoicing and deliverables tracking.
  • Create measurable metrics in collaboration with Program Teams to track activities and grant deliverables.
  • Evaluate progress towards program goals and identify areas needing improvement.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree in public health or social sciences with two years’ experience or a master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in an appropriate field of public health or social sciences.
  • Previous experience working in fields related to data analysis and reporting for a minimum of two years.
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with stakeholder engagement and project management.
  • Excellent communication (verbal & written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to manage and report complex information.
  • Experience with data collection, analysis and interpretation.
  • Desire to grow professionally, develop new skills and willingness to work outside of comfort zone.
  • Experience working with the public health sector and coordinating projects involving multiple stakeholders.
  • Ability to prioritize and work in fast-paced environment with hard deadlines.
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with Salesforce.
  • The ideal candidate for this position must be a pro-active and self-motivated individual with the ability to work in teams and in a highly dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders and timelines.

Additional Information:

  • This is a temporary COVID Health Equity grant-funded position ending June 30, 2023.
  • Preference may be given to individuals residing in New York City (5 boroughs) or surrounding New York State counties.
  • This individual must reside in the tri-state area (NY, NJ, CT) by their confirmed start date.
  • This individual will be expected to work non-business hours during emergencies.
  • This is a hybrid remote position with at least one day in office per week.

NOTE:  All applicants must comply with PHS’ vaccination policy.  Effective October 1, 2021, employees will be required to provide verification that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (with an FDA-authorized vaccine).

PHS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals, and veterans.

About Public Health Solutions

Health disparities among New Yorkers are large, persistent and increasing. Public Health Solutions (PHS) exists to change that trajectory and support vulnerable New York City families in achieving optimal health and building pathways to reach their potential.

As the largest public health nonprofit serving New York City, we improve health outcomes and help communities thrive by providing services directly to vulnerable low-income families, supporting community-based organizations through our long-standing public-private partnerships, and bridging the gap between healthcare and community services. We focus on a wide range of public health issues including food and nutrition, health insurance, maternal and child health, sexual and reproductive health, tobacco control, and HIV/AIDS. To learn more about our work, please visit healthsolutions.org.