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The Bureau of Early Intervention provides regulatory oversight and quality assurance for services provided by contracted agencies throughout NYC. The data unit provides quantitative data analysis support for program evaluation, program monitoring and special research projects. It is also responsible for the data management of a large administrative dataset with health services and health outcomes data. The mission of the NYC Early Intervention Program is to enhance the abilities of infants and toddlers with developmental delays and disabilities by supporting their families and caregivers in using everyday routines to promote development.
The Data Analyst will:
--Serve as a Data Analyst and analyst for the Bureau. With guidance from the Director of Research and Analysis, the Data Analyst will conduct advanced probabilistic matching, data management, data analysis, program evaluation, survey development, and research design to inform key Bureau planning and policy decisions.
Program Evaluation and Data Analysis:
Increase the Bureau's capacity for analyzing and reporting on program data to inform operations, evaluation and policy activities by:
- Processing data efficiently to prepare them for further analysis and reporting to internal and external audiences.
- Using SAS, including merge statements, macros and SQL, to manipulate and clean data (e.g., Medicaid claims, administrative and program data) and conduct epidemiologic analyses such as on prevalence, trends, and disparities, utilizing a diverse array of research tools and methodologies.
- Developing data algorithms to monitor performance, assign risk, and improve target interventions and program policies.
- Using Arc GIS to display spatial associations in data.
- Providing technical assistance related to data issues for other units within the Bureau.
- Conducting literature reviews on methodology, developmental delays, and childhood genetic disorders.
- Creating technical documents, analysis protocols, presentations and manuscripts.
Minimum Qual Requirements:
1. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or
2. A master's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization.
-3+ years working with data in government, community, public health, social service or mental health setting
-Motivation, discipline, and a strong sense of teamwork
-Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Excel pivot tables)
-Knowledge of data analytics and visualization software such as SAS, ArcGIS, SPSS, SQL, R, AtlasTi, and/or Python
-Knowledge of research methodology and/or program evaluation methodology
-Ability to effectively present data in verbal, written, and visual formats to program management, program leadership and non-technical audience.
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID # 276256.