CWC is hiring an Epidemiological Data Coordinator

    Category

    Classified Staff

    Job Location

    2660 Peck Ave Riverton, Wyoming

    Position Type

    Full-Time/Regular

    **This position is open until filled, attach a current Resume/CV and a Cover Letter. Resume/CV and Cover Letter can either be attached as a .docx or.pdf or listed in the space provided in the application. If documents are attached, just list “see attachment” in the space provided in the application. For assistance, please email [email protected] or call 307-855-2112. **

    This is a grant-funded position through May 31, 2023, only.

    Position Summary

    The purpose of this position is to work with the staff of the Eastern Shoshone Tribal Health Program, the Wind River Family and Community Health Care Program and Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council (RMTLC) Epidemiology staff to explore COVID-19 health discrepancies within tribal communities and to increase awareness and interest in public health and epidemiological fields.

    The Epidemiological Data Coordinator is responsible for coordinating, planning and implementing data collection, in coordination with tribal health departments, related to the Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council CDC National Initiative to address COVID-19 Health Disparities and Vaccination Hesitation grant.

    Applicants must have their own transportation.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Collaborate with designated tribal health program staff to determine data collection needs and methods related to health discrepancies around COVID-19 and vaccination status.
    2. Coordinate survey development and distribution with local tribal health departments.
    3. Coordinate data collection and reporting with local tribal health departments.
    4. Collect survey data related to the epidemiological process and requirements.
    5. Plan, coordinate and Implement required epidemiological training for community members, in conjunction with the RMTLC Training Team.
    6. Attend epidemiological training required by the grant.
    7. Determine community venues to share information about public health and epidemiological fields.
    8. Implement venues to share information about public health and epidemiological fields.
    9. Collect, maintain and report essential program data accurately and timely.
    10. Maintain confidentiality.
    11. Operate within the framework established by CWC’s policies, procedures, and practices.
    12. Perform other reasonably related duties as directed or assigned.

    Position Specifications
    Minimum Qualifications

    • Education
    o Associate’s degree in a field related to health sciences and/or math from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
    • Experience
    o 1-2 years of directly related experience, preferably in a higher education setting.
    • Licenses/Certifications
    o Degree, certification, or proficiency in word processing, database and spreadsheet software programs.
    o Valid drivers license.
    • Equivalency Statement
    o Equivalent combinations of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

    Desired Qualifications

    • Degree in education, health, or math-related fields.
    • Member of the Eastern Shoshone or Northern Arapaho tribe and/or experience working in communities of the Wind River Indian Reservation.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    1. Possess a working knowledge of tribal health programs on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
    2. Be familiar with the Wind River Reservation communities.
    3. Demonstrate knowledge of whole person wellness and factors that lead to individual and community health strengths/challenges.
    4. Attention to accuracy and detail.
    5. Ability to coordinate, plan and implement grant-required training within allotted timeframe and budget.
    6. Attend scheduled trainings, grantor meetings and staff meetings
    7. Provide information about public health and epidemiological fields to individuals and community members.
    8. Maintain accurate data for working hours, training attendance, community contacts, and data collection.
    9. Must be able to work within the budget to meet deliverables.
    10. Present COVID-19 information and data in a neutral, non-judgmental approach.
    11. Maintain confidentiality.

    Level of Supervision
    This position operates under the direct supervision of the Tribal Education Services Coordinator.

    Working Environment
    Reasonable accommodation will be extended to otherwise qualified individuals with a legally recognized disability.

    • Equipment Used
    • Computer, copier, interview, calculator and virtual classroom technology.
    • Physical Requirements
    • Office and classroom setting with light work exerting 10-20 pounds of force occasionally transporting supplies for program activities.
    • Environmental Conditions
    • Work primarily performed in an office setting under general supervision.
    • Travel within the local service area is required.
    • Evening work is required.
    • Weekend work is required occasionally.

    CWC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

    If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-855-2112 or email [email protected].

    Salary Range: $16.00 – $16.50

    Apply here.