Program Evaluation Project Manager

New York, Kings, Bronx, Queens, Richmond

Posted 11/16/2022

Responsibilities

The Bureau of Equitable Health Systems (BEHS) is within the Division of the Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness (CHECW) at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, located at 42-09 28th Street, Long Island City, NY. CHECW is devoted to strengthening the Department’s ability to strategically partner with the NYC health care system. BEHS engages primary care providers and other healthcare organizations to implement evidence- based strategies; leverages data to support planning and technical assistance for providers and payers; advances policy to close the racial equity gap for priority health outcomes; and surfaces opportunities where health care can influence and connect consumers to social support and address the whole person, beyond physical ailments. The Healthcare System Innovation and Support team (HSIS) within BEHS operates NYC REACH, helping NYC providers to implement new health care delivery models and quality initiatives, participate in payment reform programs, and connect to community and health resources to support their patients. To find out more about NYC REACH, visit www.nycreach.org.

The Program Evaluation Project Manager will support the evaluation and research work conducted by the Program Evaluation and Planning team within the Bureau of Equitable Health Systems by providing research project management, grant application management, and analytic evaluation support. The Program Evaluation Project Manager will be responsible for managing and tracking evaluation activities, will support grant application and manuscript development and submission, and will support evaluation activities such as data collection instrument development and analysis. The Program Evaluation Project Manager will work with a team of program evaluation specialists, clinical data analysts, and public health researchers to plan and evaluate programs and initiatives related to primary care delivery, health equity, and clinical care quality. A successful applicant will have very strong project management skills, is committed to applying a health equity lens to evaluation and project management and has experience with data for research or evaluation.

THE PROGRAM EVALUATION PROJECT MANAGER RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Provide project management and oversight for the planning and implementation of BEHS evaluation and research activities.
• Develop and oversee workplans and timelines to guide evaluation and research activities. Develop and regularly update implementation trackers.
• Represent the executive director and other members of the PEP team during internal and external meetings on evaluation activities.
• Conduct evaluation activities, including assisting with instrument development, data collection, data analysis, literature review, report and manuscript development and submission.
• Support PEP team in drafting, tracking, and maintaining IRB protocols for evaluation and research projects.
• Draft bid requests and scopes of work for evaluation activities, assist with vendor selection, and track contracting processes.
• Draft budgets and purchase orders for evaluation activities in coordination with internal administrative staff.
• Contribute to and facilitate grant writing processes and grant management.
• Assist the executive director with the development of internal and external presentations summarizing and reporting on evaluation activities.
• Support the Bureau of Equitable Health System’s and Division of Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness’s health equity initiatives.

Minimum Qualification

1.  For Assignment Level I (only physical, biological and environmental sciences and public health) A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological or environmental science or in public health.
To be appointed to Assignment Level II and above, candidates must have:
1. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or
2. A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization; or
3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least a master’s degree in an appropriate field of specialization and at least two years of experience described in “2” above. Two years as a City Research Scientist Level I can be substituted for the experience required in “1” and “2” above.

NOTE:
Probationary Period
Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.

Preferred Skills

• Strong project management skills, particularly for public health research or evaluation projects
• Experience with data analysis for public health or related healthcare research or evaluation
• Experience with survey and qualitative instrument development and data collection
• Experience working with Institutional Review Boards
• Interest in gaining or further developing skills with research grant management, application, and proposal development
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Interest in health equity, chronic disease prevention, and primary care health services delivery

Special Requirement

**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES:

Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:
• A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.

• Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.

• Current Resume

• Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)

Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.

If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.

**LOAN FORGIVENESS

As a current or prospective employee of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information on Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program, Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program and Federal Perkins Loan Cancellation and Discharge, please visit: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service.

For information on the New York State Student Loan Repayment Assistance Programs, please visit: https://www.hesc.ny.gov/repay-your-loans/repayment-options-assistance/loan-forgiveness-cancellation-and-discharge.html.

“FINAL APPOINTMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT & BUDGET APPROVAL”

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

Salary: $ 75,504.00

To Apply

Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/.  In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number #  554552.

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.

All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.

NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your resume that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program.