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Employer: CDC Foundation
Located in: Raleigh, North Carolina
Degree Required: Masters
Through CDC Foundation, the North Carolina Division of Public Health seeks candidates for a full time Evaluator to support overdose prevention and harm reduction efforts across the state. This position will be responsible for performing a multitude of rapid, high-impact, community-level statewide evaluations. Will work with a variety of state and community partners and research institutions.
• Perform rapid, high-impact evaluation activities on cross-cutting public health topics, with a special focus on injury, drug poisoning and overdose, and violence prevention.
• Lead evaluation planning, develop program monitoring tools, collect and interpret evaluation data, and write summary reports to inform action planning and project implementation
• Contribute to contract monitoring and evaluation activities, annual reporting requirements to funders, internal and external stakeholders, and partners
• Work collaboratively with stakeholders, directly impacted populations, state and local agencies, community partners, research institutions, and other partners
• Inform and guide work performed by other staff members based on evaluation plans and results
• Identify and document core components of community-based overdose prevention and harm reduction strategies as implemented throughout the state
• Incorporate cost analysis measures of various intervention strategies into evaluation plan to measure social impact and inform policy
• Other duties as assigned
• Master in Public Health (MPH) or related field from an accredited college or university with at least 3 years of relevant work experience
• Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative data analysis methods using appropriate analytic tools, including cost analyses
• Skilled in survey design; development and management of databases; able to conduct and supervise data entry, and perform relevant analyses
• Experience with evaluations using mixed method approaches. Ability to gather data using qualitative and quantitative approaches such as interviews, group processes, participant observation, surveys, electronic data files, or other methods
• Experience working with a variety of state and local- level partners, such as local health departments, community-based organizations, emergency medical services, hospitals and health systems
• Experience working with diverse populations, commitment to ensuring that evaluation activities are done in a culturally competent manner and meaningfully engage stakeholders throughout the evaluation process
Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
• Knowledge of various evaluation designs (e.g., non-experimental, experimental, quasi-experimental) and methods to increase the likelihood that the findings will be used by primary evaluation stakeholders
• Ability to identify and assess existing data sources for their potential use in program evaluation
• Skilled in developing and implementing a communications and dissemination plan
• Knowledge and skill in the development of evaluation plans
• Ability to develop action plans and systems to facilitate and track implementation of evaluation findings and recommendations
• Ability to engage stakeholders in an evaluation process based on shared priorities, including meeting facilitation, presentation, conflict resolution, and negotiation skills
• Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated success as a team player; works cooperatively with co-workers; addresses conflict positively
• Committed to improving the lives of persons served, people who use drugs, people at risk for overdose, injury, trauma or violence and about contributing to the agency mission
• Independently organizes work; prioritizes tasks; plans ahead; follows through to complete assignments; uses time effectively, works effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
• Communicates clearly, has exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills; listens attentively and is receptive to feedback; provides candid feedback; prepares required documentation; stays organized
• Performs assignments in an accurate, complete and timely manner; overall quantity and quality of work; meeting deadlines
• Strives to improve performance; understanding own strengths and weaknesses; desire and effort to enhance skills and develop new skills; receptive to feedback; models exemplary professional conduct
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.
Posted on 12/30/2018
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