Alaka'ina Foundation Family of Companies Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Support in Atlanta, Georgia
Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Support
Location GA - Atlanta
Job Code 7617
# of openings 1
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The Alaka’ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) has a potential need for top talent to provide Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Support (CSELS) to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) out of Atlanta, GA.
When applying, please indicate in a cover letter the position of interest as well as your related experience.
SUPPORT AREAS INCLUDE:
Public Health Surveillance System Support – Provide support to enhance and maintain innovative public health surveillance systems and methods that improve the nation’s ability to monitor health, disease, injury, and disability and improve connectivity between local, state, regional and national surveillance systems. Re-evaluate the effectiveness of current programs and establish new goals and priorities for surveillance science and systems.
Public Health Informatics Programs Support - Evaluate and redirect the focus of key public health informatics programs to provide improved service to state and local health departments by the systematic application of information and computer science and technology to public health practice, research and learning.
Epidemiological Analytic Support – Provide epidemiological analytic capabilities by building on the base of successful established programs like the Community Guide and the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, and establish a well-respected consult service in the areas of epidemiology, statistics, public health economics and other analytical methods.
Public Health Education Support – Provide support to Improve the science and practice of public health education, via: continued quality improvement in fellowships, leadership, and other training; Definition/dissemination of educational standards for fellowships and training activities, and offering consultation for educational design and evaluation to other programs across the agency; Research/dissemination of methods for defining and assessing competencies in public health; and Strengthening the current evidence base used to determine the workforce education needs in public health and relevant areas of clinical medicine.
Public Health Laboratory Science/Policy Support – Provide support services to create an organizational framework to strengthen public health laboratory science, policy and practice at the state, local and global levels. Establish a coordinated approach to addressing cross-cutting issues in the areas of laboratory policy, science and practice.
Recruitment Support –provide support services to assist in recruiting leadership and staff so that the scientific credibility and value of the offices can be demonstrated to programs and external partners through research, consultation, service, and innovation. Develop a highly collaborative service culture among the offices and between national centers, institutes, and offices.
Administrative Support – Provide administrative and/or technical support services. Identify the types of skillsets needed to assist in providing administrative and/or technical assistance.
Supervisory and Management Support – “Senior" technical skilled personnel may assume supervisory responsibility. Some roles only single on-site individuals. In these instances, off-site supervision with occasional visitation is usually the most economical method to be used. Employ management practices that ensure all requirements are fulfilled in a technically compliant and timely manner to manage services on a global basis.
POSITIONS MAY INCLUDE:
AR/VR Unity Programming/Development Support
Business Process Analysts
Education Training Specialists
Functional Expert Consultants
Health Communication Specialists
Health Education Specialists
Health Policy Analysts
Human Resources Specialists
IT Business Analysts
IT Project Managers
Labor Data Analysts
Programmer Database Administrators
Programmer Lead Software Engineers
Programmer Software Engineers
Public Health Advisors
Public Health Analysts
Subject Matter Experts
Technical Writer and Editors
Visual Communications Specialists
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Must be proficient in English.
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Experience in a related position is preferred.
Experience supporting the CDC, or a public health program is preferred.
Education requirements vary by position.
CITIZENSHIP AND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Must pass a background check to obtain a common access card (CAC).
The Alakaina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is a fast-growing government service provider. Employees enjoy competitive salaries. Eligible employees enjoy a 401K plan with company match; medical, dental, disability, and life insurance coverage; tuition reimbursement; paid time off; and 10 paid holidays. The Alakaina Foundation FOCs is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of individuals with disabilities and veterans. We are proud to state that we do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. If you are a person with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process, please click here (firstname.lastname@example.org?subject=Request%20for%20accommodation.) to request accommodation. We E-Verify all employees.
The Alakaina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is comprised of industry-recognized government service firms designated as Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO)-owned and 8(a) certified businesses. The Family of Companies (FOCs) includes Keaki Technologies, Laulima Government Solutions, Kūpono Government Services, Kapili Services, Pookela Solutions, Kīkaha Solutions, LLC, and Pololei Solutions, LLC. Alakaina Foundation activities under the 501(c)3 principally benefit the youth of Hawaii through charitable efforts which includes providing innovative educational programs that combine leadership, science & technology, and environmental stewardship.
For additional information, please visit www.alakainafoundation.com