NYC DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE
The Bureau of Vital Statistics (BVS) registers, amends, processes, and analyzes all vital events in New York City while also issuing certified copies of certificates to the public. Vital events include births, death, and spontaneous and induced terminations of pregnancy. Data Privacy Officer manages data sharing governance and customer service for the Bureau, which creates and executes data governance agreements for over 40 external data users each year and over 15 internal Health Department programs. In addition, it maintains numerous long-term agreements with other City, State, and Federal agencies. Provision of data is a key function of BVS and ensuring that data is shared properly and in a timely fashion is critical to its role in supporting public health. Numerous public health surveillance systems and programs, including the Citywide Immunization Registry, the Early Intervention Program, and the National Violent Death Reporting System rely on BVS data for their work.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
Manage intake and execution of all data use agreements in the Bureau of Vital Statistics (BVS).
Ensure proper data sharing governance of all vital event data shared by the Bureau of Vital Statistics.
Ensure timely, accurate and concise communications with all customers on BVS policy, operations and progress of requests.
Manage all documentation associated with requests, e.g. Data Use Agreements, IRB approvals, etc.) and correspondence to ensure timely and accurate processing of data requests.
Manage workflow of each data request by liaising with Bureau leadership and other agency partners on data request progress, delays/barriers to processing data requests, updates/inquiries, concerns, questions, disclosure permissions, etc.
Negotiate and confirm feasibility, data availability and any logistics of data provision with Statistical, Analysis and Reporting unit to assist with defining and preparing data deliverable prior to assigning to Unit. Document progress and communications in eform request.
Review data requests in the context of DOHMH priorities and research agendas and document results.
Create reports that communicate the vision and implementation data collaborations in the Bureau of Vital Statistics.
Develop business requirements for technology solutions that support efficient, easy-to-use management of Bureau data requests.
Plan meetings, develop agendas, project plans, and manage opportunities to create collaborations with BVS analysts and other agency partners.
Deliver excellent and professional customer service with general public, DOHMH staff and external agencies.
Minimum Qual Requirements
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.
Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.
**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.
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.
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.
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“FINAL APPOINTMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT & BUDGET APPROVAL”
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 546564.
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.
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.