*******THIS POSITION IS TIME-LIMITED, POSITION IS FUNDED FOR 12 MONTHS*******
The purpose of this position is to evaluate activities to reduce COVID-19-related health disparities. It will work with staff in the Chronic Disease and Injury (CDI) Section and other Department of Health Human Services (DHHS) programs to track program activities and monitor performance on key metrics and grant deliverables. The position will lead the development of program reports on interventions, services, and overall program outcomes.
Design and Conduct Evaluations
Design and conduct qualitative and quantitative evaluations of the statewide initiatives relating to the COVID19 pandemic.
Support collection, tracking and reporting of performance measures of CDI Section efforts to prevent and reduce health disparities, particularly those related to the COVID19 pandemic.
Develop and manage evaluation data systems (reporting templates, surveys, databases) utilizing Excel, Tableau, and Survey Monkey.
Gather input from program staff and key partners on performance measure data sources, collection and analysis methods to ensure alignment with corresponding workplan activities.
Ensure surveillance systems are utilized and aligned with program activities.
Create and maintain monitoring systems that capture and summarize quantitative and qualitative data.
Data Analysis and Reporting
Collect, clean and analyze data necessary to annually report associated performance measures.
Ensure the timely completion and submission of evaluation deliverables for federal grant.
Assist program staff with analyzing and reporting evaluation results.
Provide evaluation consultation, technical assistance and training to local, regional, and statewide staff and partners to measure grant performance measures.
Assist contractors with compiling and submitting data by the deadline provided.
Present performance measure findings, trends and recommendations to associated program staff and key partners via PowerPoint presentations, reports, and graphics.
Identify staff needs in evaluation and help to access resources outside the CDI Section to enhance staff skills.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES / COMPETENCIES:
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must document on the application that they possess all of the following:
Experience analyzing qualitative and quantitative data and interpreting analyses.
Experience advising public health programs how to use program evaluation data and scientific information for planning and decision making.
Experience developing data collection plans and tools.
Experience cleaning and analyzing data to develop reports on program performance measures.
Knowledge is required in the following areas: public health, epidemiology, surveillance, program monitoring and evaluation.
Ability to write effective scientific reports having sound methodology and analytical style, including literature summarization, discussion, and conclusion documentation.
Ability to establish and maintain positive, working relationships with other staff and to work with people in diverse settings.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree in a discipline related to the field assigned to the position from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of related experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.