COMMUNITY PROGRAM SPECIALIST IV
The City of Long Beach, Department of Health and Human Services is recruiting for one (1) at-will, unclassified, full-time Community Program Specialist IV, in the Community Health Bureau. Reporting to the Community Health Bureau Manager, this position be responsible for providing data validity, collection, compilation, and analytic analysis for the Community Health Bureau's grant funded and non-grant funded programs. This Data Analyst will conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses using diverse data and employ system predicative analysis to monitor and evaluate the efficacy of programs and services. This position is located at Main Health, 2525 Grand Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90807.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
- Vets, organizes, and interprets data to create program performance analyses to measure deliverables and success;
- Determines appropriate methods of data analysis;
- Develops performance metrics for program outputs and outcomes using various methods of computer data analysis;
- Maintains a comprehensive data inventory of key performance indicators;
- Performs root cause research and analysis to identify process breakdown within programs or systems for service implementation and outreach;
- Collaborates with external evaluators and researchers to conduct empirical assessment of programs and service delivery;
- Designs process and outcome evaluations with internal and external partners;
- Informs decision-making at the program, division, and bureau levels using data;
- Collaborates with bureau staff, department staff, and external organizations to utilize new technological resources, encourage data sharing, and proliferate best practices;
- Prepares reports and presentations that define and evaluate issues and recommended solutions;
- Develops easy-to-understand data reports for program stakeholders;
- Runs statistical programs such as SPSS and SAS to determine predictive modeling and correlations;
- Provides expertise in the application of statistics and analysis to data sets collected and utilized by the bureau to effectively convey narratives; and
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS TO FILE
- Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Statistics, Public Administration, or closely related field.
- Professional experience coordinating grant programs, projects, and services may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
- Copy of degree or transcripts denoting degree conferment required.
- Three (3) years full-time professional experience working in finance, grants administration, and/or procurement.
- A Master's Degree in Public Health, Statistics, Public Administration, or closely related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required professional experience.
- Valid motor vehicle operator license. (Required to obtain a California motor vehicle operator license within 6 months if out of state. DMV K4 driver license information report printout required during onboarding for California residents.)
Required documents, such as transcripts, degrees and/or certification, must be uploaded to the online application at time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristic on the documentation. Degrees must indicate the field of study and conferral date on diploma or transcript. Candidates who possess degrees from college or university from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency at the time of filing.
- Willingness and ability to work some evenings and weekends as required
- Experience with grant management, finance, procurement, and/or accounting
- Experience with fiscal audits
- Experience with the administration of public health, communicable disease, or emergency management programming
- Bilingual skills (Khmer, Spanish, Tagalog, and/or Vietnamese)
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE
- Ability to work cohesively in teams by consistently exercising tact, good judgment, and a proactive, problem-solving focused style.
- Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
- Strong organizational skills, ability to work independently and be flexible.
- Proficiency in the use of computers, including email, internet, Teams, and Microsoft Office, specifically Excel.
This recruitment will close at 4:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Wednesday , June 7, 2023 . To be considered, please apply online under "Current Openings" with your cover letter , resume , and proof of education (if qualifying with an academic degree or academic credits ) as attachments at: www.longbeach.gov/jobs
Applications will be reviewed for depth and breadth of experience, and for level and relatedness of education. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in further selection procedures. The selected candidate will be required to go through a background check and a physical examination prior to appointment. Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements, including submission of all required attachments, will not be considered.
The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-4102.
In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public.
The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender.
The City of Long Beach will consider qualified applicants with a criminal history pursuant to the California Fair Chance Act. You are not required to disclose your criminal history or participate in a background check until you receive a conditional job offer. If the City of Long Beach has concerns about a conviction that is directly related to the job after making a conditional job offer and conducting a background check, you will have the opportunity to explain the circumstances surrounding the conviction, provide evidence to mitigate concerns, or challenge the accuracy of the background report. Find out more about the Fair Chance Act by visiting https://calcivilrights.ca.gov/fair-chance-act/Closing Date/Time: 6/7/2023 4:30 PM Pacific