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  • Glenn Brown
    On Behalf Of McKieran, Laura C Sent: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 6:13 PM Subject: CINow hiring Program Mgr for Research ~ Permission to distribute ~ Dear
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 28, 2013
      On Behalf Of McKieran, Laura C
      Sent: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 6:13 PM

      Subject: CINow hiring Program Mgr for Research

      ~ Permission to distribute ~

      Dear partners:

      Community Information Now (CI:Now) is hiring a full-time Program Manager for Research to join a small team of passionate, innovative, community-minded data and community engagement geeks. CI:Now is a source of local data and information for community improvement: among other specialties, we collect, analyze, visualize, and communicate data and information that planners, service providers, advocates, and ordinary residents use to transform neighborhoods and solve community problems. CI:Now works closely with many strong local organizations and place-based initiatives that both need and generate data related to education, health, employment, housing, crime and safety, the natural environment, and civic vitality.

      The candidate hired for this position will use strong quantitative skills and experience to create actionable information from diverse secondary administrative and survey datasets. He or she will be able to help conceptualize projects and analyses, proactively identifying data needs that community users may not even be able to articulate. He or she will be able to work independently and as part of a team, to mentor and supervise junior staff and interns, and to contribute to the evidence base and the national community of practice through the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (http://www.neighborhoodindicators.org) and other networks. The right candidate has a "figure it out" orientation and is curious, flexible, persistent, and interested in complex social issues.

      The ideal candidate has a master's or doctoral degree in statistics, epidemiology, public health, applied research, or a related field, but a bachelor's degree may suffice with demonstrated skills and at least five years of experience. Solid knowledge of MS Office and STATA, SPSS, SAS, or equivalent statistical application is absolutely required. The candidate should be skilled in the acquisition of secondary data, complex survey analysis, and the management of large datasets, and preferably have experience writing grant applications and developing papers for peer-reviewed publication. Formal project management experience and knowledge of GIS and other forms of data visualization are not required but are a plus. Salary will be commensurate with experience and skills.

      The position is housed with CI:Now at the San Antonio Regional Campus of the University of Texas School of Public Health and offers excellent benefits; for more information, please visit the UTHealth HR site at http://hr.uth.tmc.edu/ or call 713-500-3935. UTHealth is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating a positive environment in which decisions about applicants, students, and employees are based on the individual's qualifications, experience, and performance. UTHealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability or veteran status in any of its policies, practices and procedures.

      To view the position description and/or apply, please go to http://jobs.uth.tmc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=94607 . (If that link fails, please visit https://jobs.uth.tmc.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/search/Search_css.jsp and enter the number 131954 in the Requisition Number field.) Please share this announcement with any interested parties.

      Laura McKieran

      Laura C. McKieran, DrPH
      Executive Director, CI:Now
      discover >> connect >> act

      Associate Professor
      UT School of Public Health, San Antonio Regional Campus
      7411 John Smith Dr, Ste 1100, San Antonio, TX 78229
      tel: (210) 325-1835
      email: Laura.C.McKieran@...
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