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Intern

Date Posted:  Jun 22, 2022
Requisition ID:  370744
Location: 

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

 

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.

 

About the Indiana Department of Health (IDOH):


The Indiana Department of Health’s mission is to promote and provide essential public health services for a healthier and safer state.
 

Salary:

 

This position typically pays $13.21 per hour, depending on qualifications, limited to working 180 calendar days.
 

About the Job:

This position will primarily focus on coordinating the administration of the 2022 Indiana Youth Tobacco Survey (IYTS). The IYTS is the most comprehensive source of tobacco use data for Indiana youth in grades 6-12. Additional ad hoc projects may be available as time allows.

A Day in the Life:

  • Become familiar with Tobacco Prevention and Cessation mission and vision, history, structure and goals
  • Become familiar with the Indiana Youth Tobacco Survey including survey instrument and data collection methods.
  • Prepare and distribute supporting documents to schools selected for the Indiana Youth Tobacco Survey
  • Assist schools with logistics of survey administration, including acquiring class lists and selecting classes to be surveyed. 
  • Coordinate with schools and local partners throughout the state to schedule survey administration and distribute survey information and instructions
  • Track all communication and follow-up with selected schools

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Knowledge of public health principles and practices
  • Considerable knowledge and competence in using software applications including Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word
  • Strong ability to communicate with school administrators and staff, public health professionals, agency staff, and other stakeholders both verbally and in writing 
  • Ability to work cooperatively with staff and representatives of State, Local, Federal and private partner agencies 
  • Ability to prepare written project summaries and other communications materials
  • Ability to work independently
  • Preferred: Experience in web-based survey development, including platforms such as RedCap and SurveyMonkey
  • Preferred: Experience in the use of statistical software for data analysis; working knowledge of SAS

 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

 

This seasonal position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period  

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

 

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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