Epidemiologist 3 - Evaluation Unit Supervisor, Office of Family and Community Health - State of Washington

LOCATION: Tumwater, WA

CLOSING DATE: January 24, 2019

OPPORTUNITY TYPE: Job

JOB #: 13460

POSTED: December 24, 2018

Description:

  • Supervise a team of epidemiologists and other research or analytic staff.
  • Mentor employees on program evaluation, epidemiologic methods and agency policies.
  • Work with the section manager to identify program evaluation and epidemiologic needs of the office.
  • Participate in office and division-level manager meetings.
  • Lead program evaluation efforts by designing and developing evaluation plans, conducting needs assessments, developing data collection tools and performance measures; and working with federal partners to collect and manage data.
  • Provide epidemiologic leadership and expertise to sections and programs within the office.
  • Analyze and interpret health data.
  • Disseminates scientific and public health information through writing, editing, and submitting reports.
Skills/Eligibility:

hat we’re looking for
Success in this position requires one to be a team player, defined as having a driving passion for the work, bringing humility to their job and people interactions, and understanding how their words and actions affect others.
 

Required Qualifications
 

Option 1:
  • Master’s degree in epidemiology, with 12 quarter units of biostatistics or equivalent, and 12 quarter units of epidemiology/research methods or equivalent;
  • Three (3) years of experience in epidemiology or program evaluation;
  • Two (2) years of experience leading teams.
 OR
 
Option 2:
  • Master’s degree in public health or related field, with 12 quarter units of biostatistics or equivalent, and 12 quarter units of epidemiology/research methods or equivalent;
  • Five (5) years of experience in epidemiology or program evaluation;
  • Two (2) years of experience leading teams.

 
Preferred/Desired Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of experience supervising teams doing epidemiology, research or evaluation.
  • Three (3) years of experience in maternal and child health epidemiology.
  • Doctoral degree in epidemiology.
  • Five (5) years of experience in epidemiology.

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