Advertised Summary Job Description: The Strategic Information (SI) Director provides technical and managerial support to data collection, management and analysis components of the overall project and individual surveys.
General Minimum Qualifications: -Oversee and manage the structure and functioning of the overall data architecture (collection, reporting, management, analysis) component of the project, including staffing, consultants and contractors.
-Effectively represent the project in strategic meetings, consultations and conferences associated with data management and analytics.
-Lead, collaborate with, and/or assist the development and preparation of project-related abstracts, posters, presentations, and manuscripts.
-Perform other related duties, as directed
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: -Minimum of 5 years of experience in public health surveillance, monitoring and evaluation or data management
-Demonstrated experience in statistical analysis, management of large and complex surveillance data sets, use and dissemination of public health data, and provision of technical assistance in these areas.
-Demonstrated competence in the analysis of population-based and/or facility-based data.
-Demonstrated and successful experience in managing complex, large-scale databases and a focus on research methods
-Expertise in survey statistics, as evidenced by supporting publications, presentations and other accomplishments
-Demonstrated experience in conducting and coordinating household surveys, data analysis and training professional statisticians
-Demonstrated experience in facilitating the dissemination and use of population-based and/or facility-based data in developing countries.
-Demonstrated problem-solving skills and analytical capabilities. -Excellent written and oral communications skills. -Capacity to work with a high degree of independence within complex projects. -Strong project management, organizational, administrative and supervisory skills.
Preferred Qualifications: -Demonstrated competence working within CDC or similar regulations and procedures.
-Proven experience in establishing working relationships and collaborating with USG, other bilateral and/or multilateral donor agencies, and with host-country governments.
-Proficiency in speaking, reading and writing in French, Portuguese or relevant indigenous local languages.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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