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RESEARCH STATISTICIAN III

Program Administrative Specialist

Recruitment #20-000143-0002

GRADE

16

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Minority Health and Health Disparities

201 W. Preston St., Baltimore MD 21201

POSITION DUTIES

The Minority Health and Health Disparities (MHHD) mission is to address the social determinants of health and eliminate health disparities by leveraging the department's resources, providing health equity consultation, impacting external communications, guiding policy decisions and influencing strategic direction on behalf of the Secretary of Health.

The main purpose of this position as it relates to the mission of MHHD is to assist local, community/faith-based organizations to leverage limited resources to improve the health of their communities (largely racial and ethnic minorities) while also informing programs through data.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Designing, directing, interpreting and managing health disparity and/or minority health related programs
  • Conducting special studies, providing support to MHHD staff and functioning as the MHHD Research Statistician Consultant
  • Serving on special MHHD projects
  • Developing and maintaining databases
  • Working with MHHD Epidemiologist on assignments

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of an earned doctoral degree from an accredited university including a minimum of fifteen semester credit hours, or the equivalent, in research methodology, theoretical or applied statistics and measurement theory.

OR

Education: Possession of a master’s degree from an accredited university with nine semester credit hours, or the equivalent, in research methodology, theoretical or applied statistics or measurement theory.

Experience: Three years of post-master’s experience in statistical research.

Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Statistician classifications or Statistician and Intelligence Officer  specialty codes in the Statistics field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications. 

1. Experience designing, directing, interpreting and managing health disparity and/or minority health-related programs surrounding all selected focus areas of the office, inclusive of its community grants programs, for monthly, quarterly and annual data collections and reporting.
2. Experience preparing and presenting findings, making recommendations, developing materials to move community programs toward established performance measures.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.