Weld County Health Department is seeking a professional for the following position. This position performs population-based community health assessment and planning activities to prioritize health issues, conducts process and outcome evaluation, and monitors health trends. The position is located within the Health Communication, Education, and Planning Division and works closely with the Health Department's Health Data Analyst. Duties will include supporting the creation and maintenance of sustainable, integrated data systems relevant to health planning and quality improvement. The position will further collect and analyze public health data, epidemiologic analyses, and literature reviews, and communicate findings and results in a variety of formats. The position will also include assisting teams with development of evaluation questions, survey design, and identifying appropriate metrics. Strong oral and written communication, and organizational skills essential. Position will also assist with public health accreditation and updating the performance management system.
OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Initial review of applications will commence on January 22, 2018.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: • Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in public health, planning, evaluation, informatics, biostatistics, social sciences or related field. Familiarity with health science and/or computing is also preferred.
Required Experience: • Two years of professional experience in conducting planning, applied research, or program evaluation for a public health department.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: • A valid State of Colorado driver's license and use of personal, insured vehicle is required to perform job duties. • Auto insurance, maintained at all times, as required by State law, is required.
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Home to 31 incorporated municipalities, including growing cities, charming towns, thriving businesses and thousands of acres of prime agricultural land. As Colorado’s third largest county, Weld County covers 3,987 square miles in the northern part of the state and is larger than the size of Rhode Island, Delaware and the District of Columbia combined. The climate is dry and generally mild with war...m summers, mild winters and a growing season of approximately 138 days. The land surface is fairly level in the east, with rolling prairies and low hills near the western border. Elevations in the county range from 4,400 to 5,000 feet. The South Platte River and its tributaries, the Cache la Poudre, the Big Thompson, the Little Thompson, the St. Vrain, and other smaller streams, flow into Weld County from the south and west, leaving the county on the east. With available services, location, resources and livability, Weld County offers unbounded opportunity for families to live, work and play. We have one more important ingredient as well: A positive attitude toward growth. We love being here, and we’d love having you here too!