Epidemiologist 2 - Office of Immunization and Child Profile

CLOSING DATE: August 27, 2020


JOB #: 16138

POSTED: July 27, 2020


Duties Include

•    Serving as Project Leader for Annual School and Childcare Immunization Reporting

•    Compiling and maintaining school and childcare immunization data for epidemiological investigations and data analysis

•    Coordinating and conducting the development, analysis plan, writing and distribution of epidemiologic investigations pertaining to vaccination coverage among school and childcare population. 

•    Ensuring federal grant and project deliverables are completed in accordance with the stated timelines and agreed upon protocols.

•    Assisting the OICP School and Child Care Immunization Nurse Consultant and the OICP Policy and Planning Coordinator with tracking compliance with the school vaccination and exemption requirements.

•    Working with partners to improve compliance with state requirements.

•    Developing and maintaining relationships with public health partners, internal and external stakeholders.

What 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: A Master’s degree in Epidemiology.


•    Option 2: Master’s degree in public health, or a closely allied field which includes 12 graduate quarter hours or equivalent (500 level or above) in epidemiology and 12 graduate quarter hours or equivalent in biostatistics.


•    Two (2) or more years of experience in the following:
o    Epidemiology or disease surveillance

o    Using statistical software (R, SAS, SQL, or similar products) for complex data analysis.

•    Demonstrated experience in the following:

o    Manipulating, researching, or analyzing immunization and/or notifiable condition data.

o    Manipulating large datasets.

o    Presenting data in a variety of formats to diverse audiences.

o    Communicating effectively, orally and in writing on technical or health issues to diverse audiences.

Desired Qualifications

•    Demonstrated experience in the following: 
o    Producing documents that display geographic data.

o    Working with data visualization software, such as Tableau or similar products.

o    Using survey software (Survey Monkey, REDCap, Qualtrics or similar products) to develop and distribute public surveys or data collection.

o    Developing and maintaining relationships with public health partners.

o    Working in an immunization program and/or with immunization registry data.

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