The CDC Foundation helps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) save and improve lives by unleashing the power of collaboration between CDC, philanthropies, corporations, organizations, and individuals to protect the health, safety and security of America and the world. The CDC Foundation is the go-to nonprofit authorized by Congress to mobilize philanthropic partners and private-sector resources to support CDC’s critical health protection mission. Since 1995, the CDC Foundation has raised over $1 billion and launched more than 1,000 programs impacting a variety of health threats from chronic disease conditions including cardiovascular disease and cancer, to infectious diseases like rotavirus and HIV, to emergency responses, including COVID-19 and Ebola. The CDC Foundation managed hundreds of CDC-led programs in the United States and in more than 140 countries last year. Learn more at www.cdcfoundation.org.

The CDC Foundation is working with CDC and state and local authorities to provide surge staff to support surveillance, prevention, and response activities within the Overdose Data to Action (OD2A) program and for select unfunded states. The CDC Foundation seeks candidates for a Data Analyst. The Data Analyst will plan, develop, and conduct analysis of overdose surveillance data and data related to overdose prevention efforts.

This position is On-Site and is in Connecticut.
Job Highlights:
POSITION TITLE: Data Analyst – Program Staffing Support
Location: This position is ON SITE and is in Connecticut (Region 1)
Salary: $75,000 – $85,000, plus benefits

Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management, Public Health (Epidemiology), or related field.
Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum of one (1) year of full-time, professional work experience with data cleaning, data management and statistical analysis.
Ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of data. This includes writing SQL queries, applying mathematical analysis methods, and implementing machine learning processes and creating statistical analysis models.
Ability to conduct descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive analysis using primary or secondary data.
Produce and analyze reports for the purposes of monitoring overdose surveillance trends and providing timely data in support of OD2A response and to inform the public.
Proficiency in navigating computer systems; ability to learn new data systems quickly and to comply with data integrity and security to safeguard all personally identifiable information.
Proficiency in common statistical software such as R, Python and/or SAS is required.
Experience with geospatial data and analytics. Familiarity with geospatial data tools such as ArcGIS, QGIS and/or GeoDa.
Ability to design, create prototypes, develop, deploy, and support Power BI or Tableau dashboards and reports.
Proficiency in Teams, Zoom, and Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access.
Strong written and oral communication skills, with ability to be efficient and consistently deliver high-quality work under time constraints.
Demonstrated ability to work well independently and within teams.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Highly motivated and organized with the ability to work well in teams and independently on multiple simultaneous projects.
Experience working in a virtual environment with remote partners and teams.
Attention to detail and accuracy.

Full life cycle activities of data analytics to include data cleaning, developing analysis and reporting capabilities, and linking databases and data sets.
Continuously monitoring performance and quality control plans to identify improvements in models; perform related work as required.
Perform data management activities, data cleaning and statistical analysis using SAS, R, Python, SQL or other statistical programming language on OD2A Program data.
Produce and analyze reports for the purposes of monitoring overdose surveillance trends and providing timely data in support of OD2A response and to inform the public.
Collaborate with agency and external groups providing public health surveillance support and data & analytics support to the OD2A response.
Effectively communicate technical and general information regarding OD2A data to a variety of audiences including agency leadership, policy makers and public health professionals.

Special Notes:
This role is involved in a dynamic public health program. As such, roles and responsibilities are subject to change as situations evolve. Roles and responsibilities listed above may be expanded upon or updated to match priorities and needs, once written approval is received by both the CDC Foundation and Connecticut Department of Health (CT DPH) in order to best support the CT DPH in their public health programming.
The CDC Foundation requires all employees to be fully vaccinated* for COVID-19 as a condition of employment effective November 22, 2021. All offers of employment after that date are contingent upon proof of full-vaccination status as a part of the pre-employment process.

*Fully vaccinated is defined as follows: At least two weeks have passed since receipt of the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, or the second dose of the either the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech two-dose vaccines.

This position requires the regular operation of a motor vehicle during the course and scope of employment as an essential function of the job. As such, Employees in this position must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license in their state of residence, must self-report motor vehicle violations/convictions, and must provide proof of acceptable insurance coverage with mandatory minimum coverages as set forth within the Driver Safety Motor Vehicle Policy (“Policy”). All offers of employment and continued employment for this position are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications of this Policy.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.

We comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria in accordance with 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-300.5(a)(12) and 60-741.5(a)(7). As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.

The CDC Foundation is a smoke-free environment.

Relocation expenses are not included.

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