OPS DATA BASE CONSULTANT – 64916088

Overview

Requisition No: 232064 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS DATA BASE CONSULTANT – 64916088

Position Number: 64916088 

Salary:  $28.84/hour 

Posting Closing Date: 09/18/2020 

REQUREMENTS

 

The hourly rate for this position is $28.84 and it is not negotiable. This is an OPS position that does not have paid holidays, paid sick leave, and annual leave.

 

Must have at least two years of experience conducting evaluation and/or quality improvement activities on grant funded projects.  Must have at least two years of experience using statistical programs to enter, manage, and analyze data.  A master's degree from an accredited college or university preferred in public health, biostatistics, epidemiology, educational research methodology, or science in measurement and evaluation that includes course work in statistics.

 

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

This position is a Database Consultant position for the Maternal and Child Health, Overdose to Action (OD2A) three-year grant. The incumbent is responsible for the overall development, implementation, and monitoring of the evaluation plan, development of reports summarizing evaluation findings, and working with stakeholders to use evaluation findings to identify actionable changes in policies, program activities, rules, and regulations. This position performs independent support to the Maternal and Child Health Director and Project Coordinator for the OD2A grant. This position reports to the Director of Office Performance Improvement.

 

Work with stakeholders to develop, implement, and monitor a comprehensive three-year evaluation plan, as well as individual evaluation plans of prioritized program areas. This includes collection of process and outcome measures, data analysis and interpretation, effective communication of results, and using results to identify actionable changes. Principal duties include:

• Finalize the evaluation plan in consultation with the project coordinator, key stakeholders, and subcontractors, and in accordance with CDC guidance.

• Work with stakeholders to develop data collection protocols to ensure valid data is collected on an ongoing and timely basis.

• Conduct process and outcome evaluation throughout the duration of the project period. Develop process measures for each major strategy and its corresponding activities as set forth in the work plan. Examine process measures for each activity to ensure each activity is carried out and assess completion of the proposed activities. Develop outcome evaluation tied directly to short-term and intermediate performance measures to determine if and to what extent project strategies and activities are achieving the intended short, mid, and long-term outcomes presented in the logic model.

• Manage databases, construct data files, collect data from a variety of organizations, conduct data entry, and perform data cleaning, and analysis. Identify qualitative and quantitative data that can be used to evaluate program activities.

 

• Coordinate Rapid Quality Improvement projects and use findings to identify recommendations to improve program activities.

• Disseminate evaluation findings in a variety of formats. This can include reports, briefs, one-pagers, and presentations for a variety of audiences, including the community, stakeholders, the CDC, and other funded sites (e.g., DOH-Broward and DOH-Palm Beach). Prepare interim and final reports for each project year.

• Provide a summary of key evaluation findings at stakeholder meetings. Work with stakeholders to identify actionable recommendations from evaluation findings.

 

Request any leave time with the Director of Office of Performance Improvement. Attend in-service, seminars, workshops and other meetings related to the OD2A grant. Travel in order to perform duties and for professional development. Complete all mandatory training within required deadlines. Ensure accurate and timely submission of Employee Activity Records, Employee Leave, and Attendance Records and travel vouchers. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Strong customer service skills; ability and skills to oversee program evaluation; ability to apply a culturally competent perspective and approaches to evaluation practice; ability to engage stakeholders based on shared priorities; ability or experience in the development and use of logic models to describe complex programs; knowledge of various evaluation designs (e.g., experimental, quasi-experimental, non-experimental); knowledge of appropriate quantitative and qualitative data analysis methods.

 

All applications must be completed online through People First.  No faxed or mailed applications will be accepted by the agency.

 

**NOTE:  Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process. **

 

This position requires a security background check and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration.

 

Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check

 

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov

 

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

 

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility. 

 

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

 

WHAT IS OPS EMPLOYMENT?

 

Other Personal Services (OPS) employment is a temporary employer/employee relationship used solely for accomplishing short term or intermittent tasks.  OPS are at-will employees and are subject to actions such as pay changes, changes to work assignment and terminations at the recommendation of the employer.

 

WHAT BENEFITS ARE APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES? (If applicable)

•State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan- Mandatory

•Workers’ Compensation- Mandatory

•Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation)- Mandatory

•Participation in state group insurance (upon meeting eligibility requirements.  Consult with People First and/or the serving HR office)

•Deferred Compensation- Voluntary

•Employee Assistance Program- Voluntary

 

WHAT BENEFITS ARE NOT APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES?

•Any form of paid leave

•Paid holidays

•Participation in the Florida Retirement System

•Reinstatement rights or retention rights.

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

 

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

 

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

 

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS HAVE RECENTLY CHANGED.  To obtain revised and updated information on Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements, click here.   Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, applicants eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  However, applicants claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each application submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.  Applicants may also fax their supporting documentation to People First at 1-888-403-2110.

 

 

 

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.