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    Summary

    Incumbent plans and conducts multiple survey projects focused on the collection, analysis, and dissemination of primary health data.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Survey Statistician you will:

    • Initiate, formulate, plan and execute survey/data systems projects pertinent to the activities of the organization.
    • Perform quality control and identify and explain unexpected data, trends, or inconsistent survey findings.
    • Responsible for ensuring the statistical validity of survey/data systems activities by solving statistical and methodological problems occurring in the data collection processes.
    • Plan and conduct methodological and evaluative studies relating to data collection methods to refine the data collection process, and increasing statistical validity, that identifies and explains unexpected data, trends, and response rates or inconsistent survey findings.
    • Prepare comprehensive reports of survey/data systems activities which include discussion of statistical methods and techniques employed; assessment of the adequacy and quality of data collection and summarization activities; and an evaluation of the accuracy of results relative to survey objectives.
    • Direct and coordinate the work of other professional staff who carry out smaller segments of more complex surveys/data systems covering a wide range of topics and who analyze and prepare written analysis for incumbent's review of their substantive findings.
    • Examine reports and articles prepared by others within the organization as part of the peer review process.
    • Represent the organization at professional meetings and conferences where the subjects under consideration are concerned with the broad projects assigned to the incumbent.
    • Prepare papers and reports for presentation to professional groups and for publication in professional journals.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

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