Data Branch Coordinator COVID-19
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Wichita, KS 67203
Company: Sedgwick County
Department: Heath Dept.
Pay: $47,294.00 annually
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
This is a temporary position in the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD) for COVID-19 response. The position reviews and writes COVID-19 data reports; coordinates, researches and analyzes data; coordinates COVID-19 Data Branch staff and projects to ensure timely and accurate completion; and prepares information for communication to internal Health Department staff, County Leadership, external health partners, and the public. Consultation and collaboration with Health Department staff is required.
Review, develop, and write COVID-19 related data reports
Critically review COVID-19 related data reports developed by SCHD Data Branch team to ensure accuracy and thoroughness
Prepare written reports for Sedgwick County website updates and for Sedgwick County Communications to distribute
Create and communicate written and verbal messages about the data to SCHD staff, medical professionals, community partners, County Leadership, and the public.
Work with Communications and COVID-19 internal and external partners to communicate data.
Coordinate, research, and analyze internal and external COVID-19 data
Perform independent advanced data analysis using statistical software
Independently research and identify methods and data analysis procedures
Identify processes for data cleaning and perform advanced data cleaning
Create surveys and collect data
Develop website content for the public using software applications, including ArcGIS, to produce maps and StoryMaps
Create written reports using research on best practices for all Health Department COVID-19 activities
Provides data analysis subject matter expertise
Coordinate Data Branch staff and projects
Serve as Team Leader of SCHD COVID-19 Data Branch
Delegate and coordinate COVID-19 data projects and reports with Data Branch staff, ensuring projects are completed accurately and in a timely manner
Coordinate Data Branch team meetings, project deadlines, and other key activities
Create and utilize project management tools for staff
Perform staff audits and evaluations
Serve as back-up to staff who maintain COVID-19 data dashboard, recovery metrics, and other standard COVID-19 data reports
Assume role of COVID-19 Data Branch Director when needed
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public health, data analytics, information technology, or related field with data analysis coursework. Three years of experience in data analytics, data analysis, management, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies. Strong communication, interpersonal, problem-solving and computer skills are required.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in public health, data analytics, information technology, or related field with data analysis and data management coursework. Coursework in epidemiology. One year of work experience in a public health department or healthcare setting. Two years of work experience with data management and data analysis; experience with SAS, SPSS or other database software. One year of experience with Esri ArcGIS mapping software. One year of experience or coursework in infectious diseases.
It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.