This position is open only to current residents of Colorado. This is a term-limited position and funding cannot be guaranteed beyond June 30, 2024.Be BOLD and make a real difference...Do you have a passion and drive to apply your talent to create a better Colorado? Are you looking for a career that provides you with opportunities to improve the world around you? The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is seeking diverse individuals from all backgrounds to apply for a fantastic position that makes a direct impact on improving the lives of Colorado citizens. Our mission is to protect and improve the health of Colorado's people and the quality of its environment. If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Our tobacco-free campus offers free parking and is conveniently located near RTD bus lines, the Cherry Creek Shopping Center, Glendale City Set, and the Cherry Creek bike path. In addition to a great location and rewarding, meaningful work, we offer: Employee wellness programs and facilitiesExtensive internal professional development opportunities on a wide variety of subjectsBike to work programs, including access to storage lockers and bike racksDistinctive career advancement opportunities throughout the State systemStrong, yet flexible retirement benefits including a choice of the PERA Defined Benefit Plan or the PERA Defined Contribution Plan, plus optional 401K and 457 plansMedical and dental health plansPaid life insuranceShort- and long-term disability coverage10 paid holidays per year plus generous personal time offMentoring program with opportunities for mentors and menteesTuition assistance for college level courses including Masters degree programsExcellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, andA variety of employee resource groupsWe are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff and providing culturally responsive programs and services. Therefore, we encourage responses from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information, go to: www.tgslc.org/borrowers/public-service/
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
The Work UnitThe Center for Health and Environmental Data (CHED)’s Health Information Systems Branch serves as a public health partner in optimizing the intersection between population health and clinical care through strategic design, development, management, evaluation and funding of information systems. Within the Branch, the Public Health Informatics Program supports and maintains the Health Informatics Data Systems platform (https://www.healthinformatics.dphe.state.co.us/), where public health and healthcare organizations interact with CDPHE to complete various public health functions. Members of the Public Health Informatics team work closely with staff from CDPHE public health programs and the Governor’s Office of Information Technology to create exemplary digital tools for public health program data collection, analysis, and dissemination functions. The program houses experience in public health, digital product management, data analysis, data management, and user experience.The PositionThis position is responsible for completing data management activities for one or more public health programs that the work unit supports. In this capacity, the position understands and relays public health programmatic goals and data collection/system requirements to the CHED Informatics digital product development team, informs how those goals and requirements are reflected within the digital product’s design, tests product changes, and ensures digital products meet public health program end user needs. The position is responsible for routinely assessing and documenting public health program’s goals and data collection requirements for data systems and recommending data collection approaches that meet best practices, are sustainable, and are cost efficient.In addition to data management activities for assigned public health programs, this position is responsible for providing guidance for one of the Public Health Informatics Program’s three digital product specialty area: (1) data conversion and manipulation via ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) processes,(2) data analysis, visualization, and dashboarding, and(3) digital product user experience and requirements gathering.Expertise and guidance is provided to the Health Informatics Data System (HIDS) product team and across all programs using the HIDS platform.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in business analytics, business intelligence, information technology, computer science, public health or a closely related field of study related to the work assignment; ANDTwo years of professional experience in collecting, storing, and creating reports from a database.This experience must be substantiated within the Work Experience section of your application. "See Resume" will not be accepted. In addition, part-time work will be prorated. A copy of your transcript must be submitted at the time of application (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.)Substitutions: A combination of professional experience as described in the minimum qualifications above, which provided the same kind, amount and level of knowledge acquired in the required education, may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the bachelor's degree. This experience must be substantiated within the Work Experience section of your application. "See Resume" will not be accepted. In addition, part-time work will be prorated.ORA master's or doctorate degree as described in the minimum may substitute for the required experience on year-for-year basis. A copy of your transcripts must be submitted at the time of application. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. Preferred Qualifications and Essential Competencies: The preferred experience, competencies and abilities are highly desirable for this position and will be considered in selecting the successful candidate: Experience in data conversion and manipulation via ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) processes; the ideal candidate has used SQL to retrieve and analyze/transform data from structured datasetsExperience in data analysis, visualization, and dashboarding; the ideal candidate has experience querying complex data sources, creating and giving presentations on analyzed data, and visualizing in TableauExperience in digital product user experience and requirements gathering; the ideal candidate is skilled in human-centered design, user research, service design or visual designConditions of Employment: A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted as part of the selection process. Felony convictions or conviction of crimes of moral turpitude or convictions of misdemeanors related to job duties may disqualify you from being considered for this position. Conviction does not mean automatic disqualification and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Should your background check reveal any charges and convictions, it is your responsibility to provide the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Human Resources office with an official disposition of any charges.Must be able and willing to travel independently up to 5% of the time around Colorado to meet with public health partner sites.This is a term-limited position and funding cannot be guaranteed beyond June 30, 2024.Effective September 20, 2021, employees will be required to attest to and verify that they are fully vaccinated for COVID 19, or submit to twice-weekly serial testing. Upon hire, the employee appointed to this position will have three (3) business days to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination or begin twice-weekly serial testing for COVID 19.
A complete application packet must include: RequiredA completed State of Colorado application;Transcripts (if applicable);A cover letter that describes why you are the best candidate for this position Resume;Completed Supplemental questions.The Selection Process All applications that are received by the closing of this announcement will be reviewed against the Minimum Qualifications in this announcement. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications proceed to the next step.Colorado Revised Statutes require that state employees are hired and promoted based on merit and fitness through a comparative analysis process.Part of, or all of, the comparative analysis for this position may be a structured application review, which involves a review of the information you submit in your application materials by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) against the preferred qualifications.A top group, up to six candidates, will be invited to schedule an interview with the hiring manager.APPEAL RIGHTS: If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position or that as a result of no longer being considered, you were discriminated against, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging. If an applicant seeks to have an allegation of discrimination reviewed by the Board, that person must file an appeal (petition for hearing) within 10 days of the action or receipt of any final written selection decision. Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb. A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.E-Verify: CDPHE uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities. You must be legally eligible to work in the United States to be appointed to this position. CDPHE does not sponsor non-residents of the United States.ADAAA Accommodations: Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.