• Bachelor's degree in relevant professional field with a minimum of 3-6 years of relevant experience and/or advanced technical training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, including a relevant certification. An advanced degree may be substituted for work experience. On occasion, extensive practical experience may be substituted for formal education, particularly if the technical specialty is unusually complex or when long experience has a greater value to the organization than conceptual understanding. Master’s degree in a relevant field preferred. • The ideal candidate will possess expertise and experience in multiple aspects of quantitative and qualitative research, including data analysis and visualization, and experience conducting program evaluations. Experience in the public health field and in providing technical assistance are preferred. • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportion, percentages, area, circumference and volume. • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Knowledge of and experience generating descriptive statistics, including subgroup analyses. • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. • Ability to conduct basic descriptive statistics (percentages, means, medians) including cross-tabulations and confidence intervals. • Experience in survey data collection, including use of web-based survey software and conducting follow-up activities to maximize response. • Ability to conduct telephone interviews and accurately summarize the content of those interviews. • Ability to present data and research findings in a variety of formats and for a variety of audiences. • Spreadsheet, word processing, statistical programs (Stata, preferred) and web-based survey software experience required. Experience with Access or other data bases preferred. • Experience working on a team conducting research or evaluation activities (quantitative and/or qualitative).
Full-time, Exempt, TERM: This position is considered Fiscal Year term, however it is a mission critical role. NACCHO will continually strive to maintain funding for all positions. • HIRING SALARY RANGE: $57,600.00-$62,784 commensurate with experience • SELECTION PROCESS: We only accept applications that follow the electronic process. No phone calls please. This position is subject to background screening. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, one writing sample with salary requirements to: PN-223 Specialist, Research using the following link: https://naccho.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/5d551886-774f-1394-98ff-824bfe6d6540/apply?source=468200-CS-2909
• NACCHO offers generous benefits plan including but not limited to 13 days of sick leave annual leave allowable accumulation up to 225 hours, and paid vacation leave, as well as other types of leave. NACCHO benefits include a generous health, dental, and vision plan, 5 percent of base salary contribution to 403(b) plan, (not a matching contribution); paid short and long term disability plan and paid term life insurance. NACCHO also offers discounted gym membership.
• At NACCHO, our commitment to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action seeks to ensure a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We respect and value work force diversity among all employees and all those with whom we do business.