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Data Analyst

The CDC Foundation helps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) save and improve lives by unleashing the power of collaboration between CDC, philanthropies, corporations, organizations, and individuals to protect the health, safety and security of America and the world. The CDC Foundation is the go-to nonprofit authorized by Congress to mobilize philanthropic partners and private-sector resources to support CDC’s critical health protection mission. Since 1995, the CDC Foundation has raised over $1 billion and launched more than 1,000 programs impacting a variety of health threats from chronic disease conditions including cardiovascular disease and cancer, to infectious diseases like rotavirus and HIV, to emergency responses, including COVID-19 and Ebola. The CDC Foundation managed hundreds of CDC-led programs in the United States and in more than 140 countries last year. Learn more at

The CDC Foundation is working with CDC and state and local authorities to provide surge staffing that are crucial to the nation’s COVID-19 response. We are seeking candidates for a full time Data Analyst position. In this role, the Data Analyst will plan, develop, and conduct data analysis of various efforts including investigations, surveillance, and interventions limited in scope and/or complexity to determine the causes of diseases and implement methods of disease control. Collects, analyzes, and interprets statistical data and prepares epidemiologic reports. This position works to promote and protect the health and safety. 


  • Full life cycle activities of data analytics to include requirements and design, data cleaning, developing analysis and reporting capabilities, linking databases and data sets.
  • Continuously monitoring performance and quality control plans to identify improvements in models; and to do related work as required. 
  • Perform basic data management, data cleaning and statistical analysis using SAS, R, or other statistical programming language on COVID-19 data to complete data extracts.
  • Produce and analyze reports for the purposes of monitoring disease trends and providing timely data in support of COVID-19 response and to inform the public.
  • Collaborate with agency and external groups providing public health surveillance support and data & analytics support to the COVID-19 response.
  • Effectively communicate technical, and general information regarding COVID-19 data to a variety of audiences including agency leadership, policy makers and public health professionals.
  • Develops other databases and train frontline staff on as-needed basis.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management, Statistics, Public Health, or related field
  • Master’s degree preferred.


  • Minimum of one (1) year of full-time, professional work experience with data cleaning, data management and statistical analysis.
  • Proficiency in use of data analytics and visualization software (e.g., SAS, ArcGIS, SPSS, SQL, STATA, R, Tableau) as well as Microsoft Office, Excel pivot tables
  • Ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proficiency in navigating computer systems; ability to learn new data systems quickly and to comply with data integrity and security to safeguard all personal identifiable information
  • Highly motivated and organized with the ability to work well in teams and independently on multiple simultaneous projects.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with ability to be efficient and consistently deliver high-quality work under time constraints.
  • Ability to demonstrate a professional, positive attitude and work ethic

Job Highlights

  • Salary Range: $66,000 - $72,000
  • Position End Date: 07/31/2022
  • Position Type: Limited Term Position
  • Full Suite of Benefits Offered
  • Remote/Hybrid/Onsite: Remote or Hybrid
Notice to Applicants:
The CDC Foundation requires all employees to be fully vaccinated* for COVID-19 as a condition of employment effective November 22, 2021. All offers of employment after that date are contingent upon proof of full-vaccination status as a part of the pre-employment process.
*Fully vaccinated is defined as follows: At least two weeks have passed since receipt of the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, or the second dose of the either the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech two-dose vaccines.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.

We comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria in accordance with 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-300.5(a)(12) and 60-741.5(a)(7). As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.

The CDC Foundation is a smoke-free environment.
Relocation expenses are not included.