Job ID 1000063353
Req Name DHSCXM63353
Location Phoenix
Type Exmpt HF Apvd Mission Critical
Shift First
Department Health Services, Department of
Salary Grade 23
Salary Range $46,932-$80,149
Total openings 1
Apply by Nov 28, 2011

The Position:
Develops and monitors evaluation and research of contracts and required contractual processes relative to tobacco control and the prevention and management of chronic disease.  Provides direction in development and evaluation of the projects.  Develops, implements, monitors and reports on the evaluation activities within the CDC annual work plans.  Supervises the evaluation and research team, and manages external contractors.  Prepares and submits evaluation and research program reports and grant applications, as assigned.  Responds to data requests from internal and external requestors.  Provides leadership and technical assistance to partners at the state, local, and community levels, with an emphasis on program evaluation and program planning.   Interprets data for a range of purposes.  Prepares reports and oral presentations which include recommendations for disease prevention, health promotion and program improvement.  Attends staff and team meetings.  Represents the bureau on assessment, evaluation and other core public health functions related to tobacco and chronic diseases.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):
Individual must have knowledge in methods, procedures and techniques used in developing, implementing and maintaining disease surveillance programs.  The individual should be knowledgeable in epidemiology and biostatistics.  Skills in analyzing and evaluating a wide variety of technical epidemiological data.  SAS and or SPSS skills preferred.  Must have a working knowledge of computer hardware, software, limitations and variances sufficient to evaluate user needs and develop specific applications.  Must be able to present and communicate technical information verbally, written and visually to a broad range of audiences.  Prefer individual with Masters or Bachelors Degree in Public Health, Statistics or Business Administration.

Position is required to perform work at/attend meetings at alternate locations and/or travel when necessary, which requires the use of either a state or personal vehicle. An employee in this position must sign a State of Arizona Driver Authorization form when hired, which allows ADHS HR staff to obtain the motor vehicle driving record of the employee.

To Apply on-line, go to, click “Search for Jobs”. Type DHS in the search field, press enter and self-nominate for the position(s) of interest.

The Department of Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provides a Tobacco-Free Campus.

Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).  ASRS enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

Comprehensive benefits package includes 12 days sick leave, 12 days vacation, and 10 holidays per year; health and dental insurance; retirement plan; life insurance; and long-term disability insurance.  Optional employee benefits include short-term disability, deferred compensation, and supplemental life insurance.  Elective benefits for new employees hired on or after July 20, 2011 will be subject to a 90-day waiting period.

All newly-hired employees are subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Employment Unit Manager at (602) 542-1085.  Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.  Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


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