Tobacco Retail Licensure Research Analyst, Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section (Research Analyst 3)
Close date: 6/2/2022
Salary: $4331 to $6645 monthly
Location: Portland, OR
This is a full-time, permanent, classified position which is represented by a union.
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention (HPCDP) Section in Portland, OR is recruiting for a Tobacco Retail License Research Analyst to support the Tobacco Retail Licensure (TRL) program. HPCDP focuses on best practices for promoting and supporting optimal health for all Oregonians.
Most of this work may be conducted remotely at an alternate worksite with full access to the needed operating systems and technology. However, there are times that the work will need to be conducted at the primary work location listed in this announcement, the Portland State Office Building located at 800 NE Oregon Street, Portland, OR 97232. Work location can be changed at any time due to the needs of the program.
What will you do?
As a Tobacco Retail Licensure Research Analyst, you will perform the following duties:
- Collaborate with subject matter experts and identify vendors to design and develop a data system.
- Partner with IT staff to plan, design, and implement the data system and provide technical expertise and specialized information requested by IT staff, agency personnel, and other agencies.
- Design database to compile data for research studies.
- Consult with HPCDP management and staff, TRL data system users, and other state and local stakeholders and partners to identify business needs, purpose, and methods to be used for systems research and develop procedures that describe analytic procedures for research studies.
- Identify program data needs for system compatibility, functionality, and operability.
- Develop procedures and forms for data collection.
- Lead, plan and coordinate research projects and survey programs and coordinate the work of other research staff engaged in gathering, compiling, and analyzing information and data.
- Coordinate and conduct statewide inspections for tobacco retail enforcement with other state agencies and prepare subsequent reports.
- Prepare written responses to outside requests for research information including data linkages, media requests, and other data requests.
- Provide data analysis for grantees and partners including local public health authorities, regional health equity coalitions, tribes, and other external partners.
What’s in it for you?
The public health division is a team of passionate individuals working to promote health across the lifespan of individuals, families, and communities. We value and support unique perspectives using a trauma-informed approach and aim to reflect these values in our hiring practices, professional development, and workplace. We are committed to racial equity as a driving factor to improve health outcomes for all communities that experience inequities.
We offer full medical, vision and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans. If you have experience working with a public health promotion program, specifically with tobacco use prevention, please apply today.
A bachelor’s degree in public health, health education, or a related degree that included six-quarter units in statistics or quantitative analysis methods and procedures, AND one year of research experience using computerized applications to independently gather, compile, and analyze data and prepare narrative or statistical reports;
A master’s degree in in public health, health education, or a related degree that included six-quarter units in statistics or quantitative analysis methods and procedures;
Four years of research experience in a public health related field using computerized applications to independently gather, compile, and analyze data and prepare narrative or statistical reports.
- Experience working with chronic disease surveillance.
- Experience planning, designing, coordinating, and implementing research projects in a public health related field.
- Experience supporting continuous quality improvement processes.
- Experience monitoring data collection and data entry to assure quality control.
- Experience developing and evaluating programs.
- Experience interpreting data analyses via summary tables, graphs, charts, presentations, and reports to a wide variety of audiences.
- Experience conducting data linkages and analyses using large statistical files.
- Experience working with a variety of people with differing levels of technical expertise to achieve efficient and reliable completion of chronic disease research.
- Experience making presentations to various audiences on technical subject matter.
- Experience interpreting and applying policies, statutes, practices, and procedures relative to a public health and chronic disease research.
- Experience providing support for grant writing and reporting.
- Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.
- Experience conducting complex data analyses using Stata, SAS, SEER*Stat, SPSS, ArcGIS, and other statistical software.
- Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Teams.
How to Apply
To view the announcement and apply, please visit one of the following links:
Cyndi Phipps-Roman, Senior Recruiter/Public Health Division