Overview

Work with Principal Investigator plan, develop and/or conduct evaluation in the fields social science, including mental health. Lead the development, implementation, and reporting of evaluation of human service agencies, and public policies and programs, at the local, state, and federal level.

Lead evaluation of University Consortium for Children and Families (UCCF) training programs, policies, and other activities. Conduct outreach and communication with a variety of stakeholder practitioner and policymaker constituencies, including development and delivery of training on evaluation issues in the mental health community.

Directly manage team of evaluation associates. Direct and collaborate with UCCF evaluation partners to accomplish evaluation goals.
Percentage of Time:
100
Shift Start:
8:00 am
Shift End:
5:00 pm

Qualifications for Position

25
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Qualifications

Required/Preferred

Advanced working knowledge of social research, evaluation, and assessment sufficient to understand, plan, manage, and conduct research and evaluation projects.

Required

Working knowledge and skill in development of data collection plans and instruments (surveys, interviews, observations)

Required

Skill in using PC & Macintosh computers for complex analysis of administrative data.

Preferred

Demonstrated knowledge and skill in advanced research design and analysis.

Preferred

Demonstrated knowledge and skill in developing and delivering replicable training.

Required

Demonstrated knowledge and skill in using qualitative and quantitative research methodologies.

Required

Demonstrated skill in working with school practitioners to articulate and respond to their needs.

Required

Demonstrated skill in writing grammatically and substantively correct reports and deliverables which are suitable for publication in professional journals and/or meet the requirements of the grant or contract which funds the project.

Required

Demonstrated ability to make oral group presentations to present project information and explain the methods and the meaning of the work being done.

Required

Demonstrated ability to speak on a one-to-one basis using appropriate vocabulary and grammar to provide information about project tasks and the requirements of an assignment and to conduct interviews of policy makers, administrators, youth, parents, and others.

Required

Advanced management skills, including developing management plans, delegating and assigning tasks to appropriate senior, administrative, and research assistant staff; monitor progress toward a common goal.

Required

Demonstrated skill in working as part of a team; ability to collaborate with colleagues.

Required

Demonstrated skill in project financial management, including budget development and financial monitoring.

Required

Ability to perform effectively under conditions of fluctuating workload and pressure.

Required

Skill in fostering a stimulating learning environment for those who work in support and assistant position.

Preferred

Ability to plan work so as to maximize use of resources and to complete work in a timely and effective manner.

Required

Demonstrated skill in analyzing information, problems, situations, practices, or procedures to define a problem or objective; identify relevant concerns or factors; identify patterns, tendencies and relationships, formulate logical and objective conclusions, recognize alternatives and their implications; conduct both research and evaluations using these skills.

Required

Ability to travel to sites within the state to represent the project as required by the research or at the request of the Principal Investigator.

Preferred

Demonstrated experience and skills managing multisite and centralized human services training programs.

Required

Demonstrated experience and skills managing experienced evaluators across multiple institutions.

Required

Demonstrated experience and skills managing a multidisciplinary policy and program evaluation and applied research team.

Required

Demonstrated skill and experience operating required software, including: Microsoft Office Suite, Alteryx, Tableau, Stata, SPSS, Stata, R, GIS software,NVivo,Atlast.ti

Required

Demonstrated multisite program evaluation management and implementation experience and skills at local, state, and federal levels.

Required

Demonstrated psychometric and behavioral measurement development and validation experience and skills.

Required

Demonstrated multisite and field data collection design, development, implementation and management experience and skills

Required

Additional Posting Information
Bargaining Unit:
99-Policy Covered
Application Deadline:
12-20-2109
External Posting Date: