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  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Informatics, Public Health, Science, Epidemiology, Public Policy or Health Policy, Health Services Research, Health Information Sciences, Computer Science, or closely related field and at least six (6) years of professional experience in a comprehensive health program with health informatics responsibilities that include conducting and/or supporting informatics or health information systems projects, information architecture management, implementing data and information standards; managing a team and  projects  OR

  • b) Master’s degree with a focus in public health, public health informatics, health care informatics, information technology, computer science, information science, public policy or health policy, statistics or a related field and four (3) years of experience in informatics including experience in conducting and/or supporting health information systems projects including data management; managing a team and projects OR

  • or c) Doctoral-level degree such as PhD of Informatics, Doctor of Public Health (Dr.PH.), Doctor of Health Science (D.H.Sc.), Ph.D. Management Information Systems and Technology, Ph.D Computer Science or closely related field with two (2) years of experience doing senior-level public health informatics or health information systems work; managing a team and projects.

  • Understanding of Health Information Systems Pillars and standards for health information exchange.

  • Experience working in health information systems strengthening or a related area for U.S. Government-funded projects and/or internationally funded programs in low middle income countries.  (experience with PEPFAR, CDC or USAID preferred).

  • Experience interacting and working with government officials, preferably within ministries of health and related agencies (e.g. national aids control program).

  • Experience interacting and collaborating with international organizations that specialize in health information systems implementation.

  • Experience in proposal and grant writing, preferably in response to U.S. federal government solicitations.

  • Experience with business process analysis, workflow, requirements gathering, and specification development.

  • Knowledge of public health informatics theories, principles, concepts, and standards; especially health information exchange standards for interoperability of subsystems. 

  • Knowledge of data management and data dissemination and information use strategies.

  • Experience managing research and implementation of health informatics related projects, using project management principles and best practices.

  • Experience managing project teams, including teams in remote locations.

  • Understanding and experience in principles and international standards for disease surveillance, preferably the integrated diseases surveillance and response (IDSR) framework.

  • Ability to work well remotely with team in the U.S. and other countries.

  • Experience leading or supporting training and/or supportive supervision activities.

  • Experience with information systems organizational development including capacity building plans and job description development.

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines with quality products.

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work in a team environment, collaborating and sharing ideas.

  • Ability to supervise subordinates within the team.

  • Ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Ability to obtain proper security clearances as noted by contracts.

  • Ability to listen and communicate well both verbally and in writing.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English, including evidence of quality report writing and presentations.

  • Oral and written communication skills in French a plus.

  • Experience working in Africa, Asia, and or the Caribbean a plus.

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Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

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