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RESEARCH STATISTICIAN II

PART-TIME CONTRACTUAL

Recruitment #17-000631-0003

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Department of Health

Queen Anne's County Health Department

206 N. Commerce Street

Centreville, MD  21617

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to perform work involving collection and analysis of data requiring the application of advanced statistical techniques, independent interpretation of findings, and collaboration with program directors and program administrators to create final written reports. The employee works independently with program directors or other administrative personnel in assessing needs for descriptive and evaluative data to plan, execute, and present required data analysis reports including but not limited to program impact, and the cost benefit analysis of existing programs within the Queen Anne's County Department of Health. The functions of this job are necessary to evaluate the community impact and overall effectiveness of each program so that results can appropriately factor into planning and implementation logistics in order to improve program performance.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:    Possession of a master’s degree from an accredited university with a minimum of nine semester hours, or the equivalent, of graduate coursework in research methodology, theoretical or applied statistics or measurement theory.  A copy of your transcript must be attached to your application.

Experience:  One year of post-master’s experience in statistical research.

NOTE:

Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Statistician classifications or Statistician and Intelligence Officer  specialty codes in the Statistics field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov. If online process is not available, please send your paper application to: Maryland Department of Health, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. If you need to submit additional information, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689. Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: (410) 767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact the Maryland Department of Health Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251 or via email at dhmh.jobs@maryland.gov.