Public Health Job Opportunities

Statistical Analyst III

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelor’s degree in statistics, mathematics, economic/social science research methods, or a related field of quantitative analysis and two years experience in research and evaluation involving the application of statistical methods and techniques to program, administrative, survey, or demographic data: additional experience in this work can be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis OR Post Bachelor’s degree in statistics, mathematics, economic/social science research methods, or a related field of quantitative analysis. 

PREFERRED:   Experience with R statistical language, other standard programming languages, Microsoft Office products, other statistical and data analytics tools, health insurance, health-related programs, Nebraska Medicaid programs, survey methodology statistics. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of: the principles and procedures of random sampling and probability; the methods and techniques of statistical analysis; resource material concerning statistical data collection methods; employing agency policies, rules, and procedures pertinent to the collection and analysis of statistical data; State and federal laws, policies, and standards governing the programs/projects of the employing agency; the functions of public jurisdictions, business firms, or private organizations effected by the employing agency’s mission; the kinds and sources of statistical data pertinent to the employing agency’s programs/projects and activities; the demographic characteristics, such as economic, social, industrial, or occupational, of those affected or served by the employing agency; manual and automated methods and protocols for data collection, processing and analysis including personal computers, mainframe terminals, and packaged applications software. Ability to: communicate in person, by telephone, email, and correspondence, with others to exchange factual information and research analyses, findings, and conclusions; construct tabular and illustrative material such as tables and charts; calculate probabilities; use the capabilities and features of programmable calculators, computers and associated applications software such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; set personal and work group priorities and work schedules; interpret and apply State and federal laws and standards, and employing agency rules, policies, and procedures; understand and apply technical narrative material including manuals, handbooks, instructional memoranda, and computer printouts; summarize program/project and administrative data into technical reports; apply statistical methods and techniques to the analysis and interpretation of data; implement statistical studies or evaluation surveys within organizational constraints and available resources. 

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