Data and Reporting Analyst
|October 10, 2013 - October 25, 2013|
|Benefits:||Full benefits package available based on percentage of full time effort|
|Employment Type:||Part Time|
|Division/Department:||44 Holland Avenue|
|Description:||The Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. (RFMH) is currently seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a Data and Reporting Analyst for 20 hours per week in the Office of Performance Measurement and Evaluation in Albany, New York. This individual will report to the Performance Measurement Coordinator for Project Hope. Project Hope is a program that provides free crisis counseling services to persons, families, and groups most affected by the recent flooding following Hurricane Sandy. This individual will prepare reports and conduct data analysis to support program operations and meet grant reporting requirements. Project Hope is funded by the Federal Emergency and Management Agency (FEMA) and is administered by the Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) and the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) in conjunction with the RFMH. This position is projected to run through March 2014.
Location: 44 Holland Avenue, Albany, NY
To Apply: Submit an application and resume no later than October 25, 2013, through our website at http://corporate.rfmh.org - click on Employment Opportunities. Only applications submitted through our website will be accepted.
The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits.
Excellent Benefits Package. AA/EEO Employer.
The duties of the Data and Reporting Analyst will include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assist with the training of crisis counselors in the proper completion of encounter logs, weekly activity tallies and other forms required for the evaluation
Assist in the development of performance measures, evaluation designs and the selection of appropriate data analysis methodologies
Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with program staff to facilitate the systematic and orderly flow of data to document service provision
Conduct appropriate quantitative and qualitative data analyses and prepare reports from service encounter logs and other evaluation data
Assist with the conduct of site visits to service provider locations and participate in the conduct of interviews with staff for the qualitative component of the evaluation
Prepare written and graphical summaries of findings and project activities for internal and external communications/ publication
A Bachelors degree and two years of professional research experience in an appropriate field; or a Masters degree in an appropriate field and one year of such experience; or a Doctorate in an appropriate field. Appropriate fields include Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Public Health, Biostatistics, Economics or a related social science field.
Knowledge of statistics and strong written and verbal communication skills are required
Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products including Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Strong analytic and programming skills, including proficiency with SAS for quantitative statistical analysis
Solid organizational and communication skills
Fluency in the English language
Travel to program sites required
Knowledge of the New York State mental health system and disaster mental health programs
Experience with geospatial analysis and mapping software
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