Environmental Health Data Analyst, New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services

Concord, New Hampshire 

Organization: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health Services

Type of opportunity: Full-time, permanent

Contact: Thomas Lambert, Administrator III, (603) 271-4395,  Thomas.Lambert@dhhs.state.nh.us

Duties:

  • Creates customized datasets for environmental health related programs, generates and analyzes data, and prepares reports, and electronic business intelligence reports related to environmental health. Presents reports to appropriate audiences.
  • Evaluates health planning activities relevant to environmental health to ensure coordination with other federal, state and local agencies, both public and private, in order to obtain complete and accurate data to validate information and reduce duplication.
  • Reviews research papers and analysis reports and technical summaries prepared by others, evaluates health-planning activities relevant to environmental health.
  • Conducts and evaluates needs assessments to identify areas in the Department where environmental or health information is lacking. Develops and implements trainings and procedures relevant to environmental health tracking.
  • Supervises all data entry and data analysis performed by the NH EPHT Program. Responsible for data completeness, integrity, and validity of public health and environmental applications.
  • Provides technical assistance to Department officials collecting or designing data collection activities, and consultation to governmental agencies and to the private sector on the interpretation and analyses of environmental health data.
  • Makes recommendations for administrative simplification, cost savings, and knowledge sharing efficiencies by evaluating existing data systems for potential contributions to the development of an environmental health data tracking system.
  • Analyzes system requirements and recommends upgrades, enhancements or replacements in light of changing federal, state, and agency policy requirements.
  • Obtains and organizes data sets for public health purposes. Develops interactive, web-based reports and associated queries.

Desired qualifications:

Education:

  • Master’s degree from a recognized university with major study in epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, earth sciences, public health or a related field.
  • Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.

Experience:

  • Four years’ experience in the design, development, or management of programs for the collection, analysis and reporting of data preferably in the area of public health or human services program management, with responsibility for program planning, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.
  • Must have thorough working knowledge of information technology terminology and procedures, data querying, statistical analysis, spreadsheet, and web based business reporting software.
  • Software skills are preferred in Cognos business reports, SQL, HTML, and JavaScript.

License/Certification: Valid New Hampshire driver’s license.

Salary/pay: $48,457 – $57,525

How to apply: Read the job announcement and apply online.

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