The Evaluation Specialist III position will be located in the Bureau of Hepatitis Health Care and Epidemiology (BHHCE). The BHHCE is responsible for programmatic and policy activities related to the hepatitis C virus (HCV); promoting and supporting HCV prevention, testing, linkage to care and treatment in priority populations; the implementation and monitoring of the NYS HCV Elimination Plan; and is responsible for hepatitis B and C surveillance and epidemiologic activities.

The Evaluation Specialist III will be responsible for the evaluation of activities associated with the HCV activities within the AIDS Institute Bureau of Hepatitis Health Care and Epidemiology (BHHCE).  The Evaluation Specialist III will provide data management and analytic support for data-to-care activities for persons living with HCV and HIV/HCV coinfection in selected high impact settings; conduct statistical analyses to evaluate the impact of BHHCE initiatives and develop summary reports; and perform activities related to evaluating and monitoring the implementation of the NYS HCV Elimination Plan, a primary goal of which is elimination of hepatitis C among persons living with HIV. The Evaluation Specialist III will work collaboratively BHHCE staff to perform and evaluate these activities.

Specific duties include creating, implementing, and evaluating data-to-care protocols; preparing and analyzing datasets using SAS; conducting matches between multiple datasets using SAS and DataFlux; preparing tabular and graphical data visualizations, maps, and accompanying narratives for a variety of audiences using SAS, Excel, Tableau; presenting results of analyses to a variety of audiences both in person and virtually; working collaboratively with internal and external partners. Other appropriate related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field and three years of experience in the evaluation and/or analysis of health, human services or related programs and/or fields; OR an Associate’s degree in a related field and five years of such experience; OR seven years of such experience. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one year of such experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in public health, epidemiology, a related social or related behavioral science or another closely related field.  Work experience in public health and communicable disease surveillance. At least two years of experience working with large population-based and administrative datasets. Experience in data quality assessment. Experience in data processing, management and analysis using SAS, SAS SQL, Dataflux, Excel, Tableau and/or other analytical and data management tools. Experience developing data use agreements and data management procedures. Strong methodologic and analytic skills. Experience creating visual displays of data for a variety of audiences. Experience collaborating with internal and external stakeholders. Strong written and verbal communication skills.


Conditions of Employment

Grant funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables, is required.

Valid and unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Travel, up to 25%, will be required.

This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting will be available.

HRI participates in the E-Verify Program.

HRI has a long-standing dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. HRI is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in all phases of its employment procedures and practices.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans



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