Public Health Infrastructure Grant (PHIG) Health Informatics Specialist

May 14 2024
Job Description


Health Information Systems Office
Health Data and Informatics Office

Downtown, Oahu


Public Health Infrastructure Grant (PHIG)
Health Informatics Specialist

Salary commensurate w/ training and experience


Exempt, non-civil service, full-time, temporary appointment. This position is responsible for planning, engaging, designing, prototyping, implementing, training, and delivering information products to the lines of business in public health. The position provides guidance and hands-on direction of informatics and analytics projects with programs and offices across the agency, to ensure proper business analysis, systems analysis, systems design, systems development and implementation focused on meeting the identified needs through the use of data. The scope of responsibility comprises analytics and data systems and associated vendor management for multiple organizational entities within an administration of the Department of Health. This role performs as a project manager for application systems design, development, and implementation.



Minimum Qualification(s)


EDUCATION:  A bachelor’s degree in Epidemiology, Informatics, Business, Finance, Accounting, Public Health, MIS, or Computer Science preferred, or equivalent work-related experience required.


EXPERIENCE:  At least 4 years of demonstrated experience and success in professional capacity for information systems, epidemiology, public health, information management, business intelligence, compliance, or data governance required. At least 2 years of experience in roles demonstrating vendor or contract management preferred.


SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:  A master’s degree in Epidemiology, Informatics, Business, Finance, Accounting, Public Health, MIS, or Computer Science preferred, and may be substituted for years of experience.


LICENSE:  Possession of a valid Hawaii Driver’s license preferred.


Who May Apply


LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT:  The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.


How to Apply


Mail cover letter, completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment (HRD278) with original signature, three (3) references, salary requirement and detailed resume to:


Department of Health

1000 Bishop St, Suite 200

Honolulu, HI  96813

Attn:  Kimberly Williams


Recruitment is on continuous until needs are met for position no. 125263 & 125264.


Application packet at:​nt/job-opportunities/


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact Kimberly Williams at [email protected].


This position is exempt from civil service and considered temporary in nature. Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will be considered to be “at will,” which means that you may be discharged from your employment at the prerogative of your department head or designee at any time.


An Equal Opportunity Employer