The Data Products Manager will provide leadership to the development of high quality data products and services for GPTCHB/GPTEC and its partners. The Manager will oversee the end-to-end production and dissemination of all GPTEC data products for tribes and other stakeholders. This goal is met through the application of tools and visual aids that advance the effective communication of data and information in data briefs, reports, presentations, and in alternative media. A key responsibility of the Data Products Manager will be to ensure the quality of all data and metadata within the central data repository at the GPTCHB, the Data Resource Library, for preservation and re-use in these products. The Manager will work closely with other members of the GPTEC team to maintain and expand the archiving capabilities of the Great Plains Area Data Resource Library to include tribal partners throughout the region. In addition, the Manager will promote health literacy among all GPTEC stakeholders by developing training opportunities and providing technical assistance on data interpretation, use, and communication in support of public health decision-making. Finally, the Data Products Manager will participate in the identification and acquisition of new data sources on American Indian health of potential benefit to tribal communities throughout the region. The Data Products Manager reports directly to the Director of Science and Applied Informatics. Essential Functions: Specific duties include, but are not limited to: Product Management • Assess needs, priorities and requirements for various data products by tribes and other stakeholders • Design and prepare data briefs, reports, presentations and/or web media to support health improvement planning for GPTEC, tribes and external stakeholders • Assist GPTEC Tribal Public Health Liaison program with preparation of quality assurance and performance improvement reports • Develop channels and processes for dissemination of population health data from a variety of sources to GPTEC partners in accordance with applicable tribal, state, and federal laws and policies • Solicit feedback from data consumers in ongoing efforts improve GPTEC data products Data Quality Control • Support the collection, analysis, translation and dissemination of tribal public health data and information to Great Plains Area tribes • Establish and maintain internal processes that ensure the quality of public health data and information that are received, archived and shared with tribes and external partners • Utilize industry best practices to curate source data in the GPTCHB/GPTEC Data Resource Library • Update documentation of data and metadata in the GPTCHB/GPTEC Data Resource Library as needed Visualization and Communication • Apply strategies that lead to increased capacity for obtaining, communicating, and understanding health information for decisionmaking by tribal health authorities • Consult with GPTCHB team on visual display options for many different types of data • Create statistical summaries in various formats to communicate health information • Use visualization tools for effective display of data in ways that are engaging, informative, and based on sound principles of design for information visualization • Interpret and describe population data in GPTEC data briefs and reports for lay and professional audiences Professional Behavior • Effectively plan, organize workload and schedule time to meet the demands of the position. • Work in a cooperative and professional manner with GPTCHB staff. • Treat Great Plains tribes and collaborators with dignity and respect. • Utilize effective verbal and written communication skills. • Abide by the GPTCHB policies, procedures, and structure. • Advance personal educational development by attending training sessions and seminars as appropriate. Additional Functions: • Stay current with HIPAA, human subjects protections credentialing, certifications and best practices in data management • Provide technical assistance on report writing to public health accreditation support teams • Support GPTCHB/GPTEC efforts to promote health literacy by developing new approaches to find, communicate and evaluate health information • Help develop social marketing materials for data and informatics services • Develop learning content and materials for instruction in GPTEC trainings and workshops on effective communication with public health data • Contribute to writing grant proposals and program development • Promote health literacy in all communications with GPTCHB/GPTEC employees, tribes and external stakeholders • Explore innovative use(s) of tools and techniques for data visualization • Contribute to data coordination activities that supporting GPTEC priorities, plans, and objectives through the day-to-day management of projects, development/completion of deliverables, and other tasks, as directed.
• Exemplify excellent customer service with tribal stakeholders, health board colleagues, program partners, service recipients, visitors and guests. • Foster a work environment of wellness, courtesy, friendliness, helpfulness and respect. • Relate well and work collaboratively with coworkers and all levels of staff in a professional manner. • Familiarity and/or experience working with the American Indian populations; respect for and knowledge of traditional, cultural and spiritual practices of diverse American Indian communities, as well as an ability to work with other racially, culturally and ethnically diverse populations. • Consistently demonstrate respect and acceptance toward differing capabilities, race, cultures, gender, age, sexual orientation and/or personalities. • Maintain and ensure organizational privacy and confidentiality. • Must be able to handle crisis and tolerate stress professionally. • Must be self-directed and take proactive initiative to assist others. • Possess the ability to resolve problems with other departments and coworkers without direct supervision. • Able to exercise flexibility to alter plans/routines when situations require and continue to perform without projecting stress/frustration that would adversely affect the work environment. • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule, including evenings, weekends and overnight or extended travel as necessary. • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to community members, clients and other employees of the organization. • Proficiency with computer programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other Internet technologies. • Valid driver’s license must be kept current; certificates, credentials or licenses must be kept current and consistent with regulations required by applicable Federal, State and/or grant regulations. • Ability to promote an alcohol, tobacco, and drug-free lifestyle. • Embrace modes appearance and attire which reflects a professional presence. • Adhere to GPTCHB policies and procedures. Education/Experience/Certificates/Credenti als • Bachelor’s degree in public health or social sciences plus minimum 3 years documented public health experience required, OR, master’s degree in public health with concentration in epidemiology, plus 1 year of experience, preferred, OR equivalent. Specialized skills in data visualization, graphic design and/or information sciences highly desirable. • Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills • Demonstrated ability to translate and present complex health data and/or information using the web and/or other media • Proficiency with analytic and visualization capabilities of software packages (e.g. Excel, SAS, SPSS, R, ArcGIS, etc.) • Understanding of the data lifecycle • Strong project management skills in a team environment • Working knowledge of health literacy concepts and principles • Familiarity with reporting capabilities of the Indian Health Service Resource Patient Management System (RPMS) and/or other clinical information systems desirable, but not required
Work Environment/Physical Demands The characteristic demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is often required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Travel: Local and moderate out-of-town travel is required. NATIVE AMERICAN/AMERICAN INDIAN PREFERENCE IN HIRING WILL BE APPLIED AS DEFINED IN TITLE 25 USC 44-46 &474. Employment is contingent upon the outcome of all required criminal background checks. To Apply To apply please complete the online employment application found at www.gptchb.org. For questions, please contact Christina Larson, Director of Human Resources & Organizational Development at firstname.lastname@example.org.