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Data Analyst Community Data COVID-19

Date: Mar 1, 2023

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Health Department 

Pay:  $21.01 per hour  

Work Schedule: 8 AM - 5 PM Monday through Friday (Evening and weekend work may occur)  


Sedgwick County offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes health coverages, paid leave, regular compensation reviews, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.  For more detailed information, please visit our benefits page at SCBenefits.


The Data Analyst-Community Data COVID-19 is a grant-funded position at the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD). The position analyzes COVID-19 related data, with a focus on community health data, such as suicide, mental health, and other factors that may impact health. This position prepares COVID-19 related information for communication to internal Health Department staff, County Leadership, external health partners, and the public. Consultation and collaboration with Health Department staff is required. The position will perform data entry, descriptive data analysis, and more advanced analyses under guidance from supervisor. The position follows data cleaning procedures, writes written reports, and collects data and creates surveys as needed with guidance from supervisor.


Collect and manage COVID-19 related data for SCHD programs and external partners, with a focus on community health data

  • Collect and organize Health COVID-19 related data, including suicide, mental health, and other factors that may impact health
  • Serve as subject matter expert for community health data analysis
  • Perform data entry and self-audits
  • Utilize standardized methods to obtain program data and data is reviewed prior to submission to Health Director. Provide accurate data to Health Director.
  • As needed, create surveys and analyze internal and external COVID-19 related results


Analyze COVID-19 related data and prepare information for distribution

  • Perform descriptive and more advanced data analyses
  • Create and interpret graphs and other visualizations of the data
  • Assist in maintaining standard reports and website data


Educate and collaborate in controlling the spread of disease

  • Assist in planning and implementing studies and interventions to reduce the spread of disease.
  • Create and communicate preparedness messages, data analysis results, and the work of SCHD to medical professionals, community partners, and the public by giving presentations and writing educational documents.
  • Create written messages using risk communications strategies.
  • Cross-train for other Data Analyst positions to serve as a backup for standard reporting
  • Drive to Health Department locations and provide technical expertise in person


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public health, data analytics, information technology, or related field with data analysis coursework. At least one year experience with data management and analysis. Two years of experience with Microsoft Excel. Per Sedgwick County policy, this is a driving level position that requires a valid Kansas driver’s license without restrictions and current proof of automobile insurance. In order to comply with the requirements of the federal health care staff COVID-19 vaccination mandate, all employees of COMCARE and the Health Department must be fully vaccinated. All offers of employment are contingent upon submission of vaccination documentation prior to start date.


Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in public health, data analytics, information technology, or related field with data analysis and data management coursework. Coursework in epidemiology. One year of work experience in a public health department or healthcare setting. Two years of work experience with data management and data analysis; experience with SAS, SPSS or other database software. One year of experience with Esri ArcGIS mapping software. One year of experience or coursework in infectious diseases.


It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

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