The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH), Division of Health Disparities Elimination (DHDE) is seeking quantitatively minded applicants to lead the Division's data collection, analysis, reporting, and evaluation efforts. This position will support the Division’s three offices in translating data into actionable evidence to inform strategic planning and priority setting, community reporting projects, grant reporting, and organizational performance. The position will engage a broad range of internal and external partners and collaborators by providing data driven recommendations using data visualizations and data analysis tools. The position will also provide guidance, direction, and consultation for project teams to identify and report meaningful metrics, design programmatic dashboards, and develop required reports for a variety of audiences.
Engage TDH stakeholders to support the Division¿s overall efforts to improve data infrastructure, contributing to the effective data governance of program data including data quality and data management.
Gain familiarity with applying TDH data sources to relevant discussions and decisions.
Facilitate collaborative meetings with DHDE staff, grantees, and contractors in designing and executing plans for program data collection and analysis in alignment with federal and state specific strategies and work plans.
Participate in grant development and administer grant activities for assigned program.
Support the development and administration of reporting for Division programs and initiatives including grant reports and required legislative reports.
Develop data management and dissemination plans to ensure compliance with grant requirements.
Produce a plan to determine the mix of quantitative and qualitative methods that will be used to answer specific key evaluation questions.
Analyze information and evaluate results to disseminate findings to internal and external partners.
Create data models, visualizations, charts, tables, and other resources for use by non-technical users in intuitive reporting tools.
Experience with REDCap, Tableau, ArcGIS and/or statistical software such as R, SAS, STATA, or SPSS.
Demonstrated ability to gather, organize, analyze, and interpret data.
Demonstrated ability to develop effective, insightful data visualizations.
Demonstrated experience leading projects with multiple partners and collaborators.
Demonstrated time management skills and proven ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while completing projects within the allocated time frames. Superior analytical and problem-solving skills, working both individually and as part of a team.
Ability to work collaboratively across programs and interact with all levels of departmental staff, the public, and other governmental and non-governmental entities.
Outstanding written and verbal communications skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with both technical and lay audiences.
Knowledge of analytical and evaluation methods to evaluate policies, programs, and issues.
Good understanding of Databases.
Master's Degree in Public Health or other quantitatively based social science education is desirable.
The Tennessee Department of Health is a state agency with the mission to protect, promote, and improve the health and prosperity of people in Tennessee. If you’re looking for an opportunity to serve your community in public health, consider joining the TN Department of Health. We are dedicated public servants and are passionate about partnering with our communities to help reach their health goals. The TN Department of Health employs Administrative Professionals, Information Technology Support Specialists, LPN’s, RN’s, Epidemiologists, Health Educators, Environmentalists, Dieticians, Nutritionists, Dental Hygienists, Dentists, Physicians, Community Outreach Workers and more. If you are passionate about health and serving your community, We Want You!