Join the team! This position is located in the Headquarters Office of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Directorate for Epidemiology, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, Division of Hazard and Injury Data Systems, Statistical Support Branch. The branch is responsible for all statistical aspects of the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System and the statistical aspects of Interagency Agreements (IAGs) with other federal agencies.Learn more about this agency
The selectee will serve as a Supervisory Statistician who serves as Branch Chief, Statistical Support Branch in the Division of Hazard and Injury Data Systems, Directorate for Epidemiology.
The position is responsible for: Performs duties as Branch Chief for the Statistical Support Branch of the Division of Hazard and Injury Data Systems. Serves as supervisor of Branch staff members, independently coordinating work assignments, managing time and attendance, evaluating staff performance, making recommendations for incentive awards, providing opportunities for training and professional development as needed. Serves as technical expert responsible for statistical validity of CPSC national databases, including the NEISS, the primary statistical database in support of the agency's program.
Responsible for the planning, development, and execution of an ongoing quality control program for Commission databases to assure that CPSC data are reliable and timely. As a recognized authority on CPSC injury and death databases, advises senior statisticians in other federal agencies and in the private sector on the mathematical design of the sample and the most appropriate and effective use of Commission data.
Serves as expert advisor/consultant to other researchers on the most effective techniques for data collection of injury and death data. Initiates, develops plans and budgets, designs, directs, monitors, and assesses national research projects where other federal agencies contribute (as much as $3,500,000 per year) to CPSC to share Commission data systems.
Represents CPSC and oversees all such interagency agreements; liaison with these agencies is a critical function for CPSC. In the past such agreements have been negotiated with CDC-NCIPC, CDC-NIOSH, FDA, HUD, BJS, NIH, and NHTSA. Often, the research provides the other agency with the first statistically valid measure of a national estimate of extreme importance to the public health concerns of the country and plays a major role in the future agency program. An example is providing national estimates of prescription drug abuse treated in hospital emergency departments. These study designs often address complex sampling, non-sampling, and data collection issues. Serves as consultant to other Commission staff on statistical computing and analysis packages such as SAS. Advises senior agency staff in techniques for designing and conducting major national statistical studies to meet CPSC needs for hazard and injury data and information. Performs other duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - Up to 25% travel in Local Commuting Area
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