Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is for the Evaluation Center. The position is located at Goldfarb Hall. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
The evaluation coordinator will oversee several projects. Primary position responsibilities include contributing to the project design and managing the day-to-day activities of the projects. Management activities include serving as a liaison with the project sites, supervising project staff or students, coordinating evaluation activities, overseeing and conducting data collection and analyses, and developing of reports and other products. The coordinator may travel out of state a few times per year.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage Evaluation Projects
Oversee research and evaluation projects development, and writing to meet project deliverables.
Manage data collection (quantitative & qualitative), content development, including development of tools and protocols and data analysis plans.
Conduct quantitative and qualitative data analysis with team members.
Actively disseminate project findings: prepare summaries, reports, manuscripts, and other dissemination products.
Manage, develop, and coordinate all project activities and serve as the primary contact for external partners.
Prepare regular progress reports and final reports for funding agencies and partners.
Manage budgetary expenditures in cooperation with financial manager.
Develop and implement project timelines.
Supervise project staff – manage and oversee work of research assistants (staff and students).
Assist in grant development and other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in public health, social work, social sciences, or public policy and two years’ experience or a Master’s degree.
Experience analyzing data (qualitative/quantitative).
Experience in evaluation design and implementation.
Master’s degree and one year experience in a research setting.����
Understanding and knowledge of evaluation and research methods.
Demonstrated superior writing and editing skills.
Strong interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse groups, including faculty, staff, and the non-profit sector.
Familiarity with data visualization and layout and design skills.
Strong analytic skills and the ability to think strategically and programmatically.
Ability to represent the project effectively with scholars, students, and community partners.
Ability to work independently and exercise outstanding judgment.
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks in a complex organizational environment.
Ability to manage the projects budget and resources.
The hiring range for this position is $38,161 - $51,499 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please include a cover letter and resume with your application.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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