Epidemiologist I – Evaluator – Lac du Flambeau, WI

Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council is a non-profit organization formed by the Native American Tribes of Wisconsin. We serve all WI tribes by providing administration of grant-funded programs either directly or with sub grants. Programs range from Child and Maternal services to Education to Disability and Elder benefits. Our Mission is: To Enhance the Quality of lives for all Native American People.

EPIDEMIOLOGIST I- Evaluator

The Epidemiologist I- Evaluator primary responsibilities are to evaluate the program outcomes for the CDC initiatives; “Comprehensive Approaches to Health and Wellness in Indian Country, and the Tribal Epidemiology Centers – Building Public Health Infrastructure in Tribal Communities to Accelerate Disease Prevention and Health Promotion in Indian Country” cooperative agreements. In close coordination with Tribal grantees nationally, this position will provide evaluation services and technical assistance to Tribes throughout the Great Lakes (Bemidji) Area (MI, MN, WI). Other responsibilities may include carrying out a broad range of epidemiologic activities such as: collection, analysis and interpretation of Federal, Tribal and State collected health information; technical assistance to Tribes on a variety of epidemiological issues upon request; and training in relation to collecting and using health information. Daily attendance is an essential function of this position.

Principal Duties: First priority is to provide primary evaluation functions and services to fulfill CDC cooperative agreement requirements. *Provide assessment and evaluation assistance to Tribes using policy, system, and environmental approaches, that will enhance health system interventions to improve the effective delivery and use of clinical and other preventive services. *Provide technical assistance to Tribal site staff, implement process, outcome and impact performance measures. * Maintain high level involvement with participating Great Lakes Area Tribes, Comprehensive Approaches program staff, evaluators located in other Tribal Epidemiology Centers, who are responsible for coordinating all evaluation activities nationally. *Provide evaluation methodology training to Tribal Nations. *Participate on readiness assessment, management and implementation strategies training team. *Oversee data collection, assembly and dissemination of population change and trend reports. *Use data to assist Tribes in development and evaluation of policy, systems and environmental change strategies. *Meet with Wisconsin, Michigan or Minnesota Tribal health directors periodically to update them on Program activities and determine additional evaluation needs. *Provide assistance to Tribes with health data collection, using health data for program planning and program evaluation in areas of chronic disease.

Worksite will be GLITC Headquarters is Lac du Flambeau, WI. This is a full time exempt position with a starting rate of $48,000 to $62,000 (depending on experience) per year with benefits including: Annual/Personal Leave and Holiday Pay; Health, Dental, Life & AD&D, STD and LTD Insurance, FSA and 401(k) Retirement Plan.

Qualifications

Required: Master’s degree in Public Health with emphasis in epidemiology and evaluation or equivalent required, two to five years related experience in community-based evaluation and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Desired: Demonstrated experience working effectively with or for Tribal Nations and/or American Indian/Alaska Native organizations and/or not-for-profit agencies. Ability to work independently and as a program manager and team member.

Individual must possess: excellent written and verbal communication skills; professional demeanor and appearance; problem solving skills; ability to manage time effectively; self-motivation skills; work effectively under pressure; ability to build positive work relationships with internal and external customers; ability to interact professionally with a wide variety of people; speak in front of groups. Individual must be able to address a wide range of intellectual and practical problems, apply statistical calculations to findings, and the ability to compose complex business correspondence (reports, health profiles). Requires a high level of confidentiality. Must possess valid driver’s license and/or reliable transportation with adequate insurance and ability to travel.

To Apply: Preferred method is to apply through indeed.com; search using job posting title or organization name. Otherwise,see the employment page of our website atwww.glitc.orgfor additional information. *Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council (GLITC) is an equal opportunity employer that applies Native American Preference as defined in Section 703(i) of the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-2(i). Consistent with the referenced Native American Preference, it is the policy of GLITC to provide employment, compensation, and other benefits related to employment based on qualifications of the job applied for, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, veteran status or disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law. As an equal opportunity employer, GLITC intends to comply fully with all federal and state laws and the information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. Disabled applicants may request a needed accommodation from the representative of the Human Resource Department, PO Box 9 Lac Du Flambeau, WI 54538 or phone (715) 588-1069 or (800) 872-7207. **Closing date is: Open until filled

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $48,000.00 to $62,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Statistics: 2 years (Required)
  • Epidemiology: 2 years (Required)

Education:

Work authorization:

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts

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