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Evaluation & Learning Associate I

Location Seattle, Washington Job Number 1009005 Date posted 10/27/2021
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Description:


AT CCHE, WE PARTNER WITH HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS AND FOUNDATIONS TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF COMMUNITIES. WE TAKE A COLLABORATIVE AND CUSTOMIZED APPROACH TO EVALUATION AND TO LEARNING WHAT WORKS. CLIENTS PARTNER WITH US FOR OUR DISTINCTIVE LEVEL OF COLLABORATION, REALISTIC APPROACH TO DESIGN AND MEASUREMENT, AND PASSION FOR USING DATA FOR LEARNING AND IMPROVEMENT. APPLICANTS WHO REPRESENT THE BROAD RANGE OF DIVERSITY AND LIVED EXPERIENCES IN OUR COMMUNITIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.






Entry-level evaluator for the Center for Community Health and Evaluation (CCHE) team. Participate in development, design and implementation of evaluation projects. Develop study materials and collaborate on study design and protocol development. Participate in study analyses, quality assurance, and data interpretation. Participate in the dissemination of findings. Communicate with overall project lead regarding progress of evaluations. Conduct project planning. Manages administrative resources by conducting long-range project planning and developing and managing project budgets. Meet quality standards and deliverables during all phases of the research project.




Essential Responsibilities:



  • Carry out work on small and large-scale evaluation projects or significant parts of larger projects. Assist in the creation and maintenance of project timelines. Prioritize study tasks and review progress. Participate in the development of study materials, including recruitment procedures, data collection instruments, tracking forms, and systems. Oversee recruitment and data collection. Develop and implement data quality procedures. Maintain appropriate documentation. Prepare and submit study progress reports. Problem-solve with other staff on issues pertaining to participant recruitment/retention, quality assurance, and resource allocation. Continuously identify and implement process improvements to enhance functioning of the project team.

  • Budget Management: Develop and manage study budgets of low to medium complexity. Identify/forecast personnel and other resource requirements (including long-range forecasting across multiple budget years). Coordinate and/or approve labor distribution for staff charging effort to project. Assure timely submission of budget related items for grant and contract applications. Approve and reconcile project-related budget expenditures. Forecast expenditures, monitor spending, and identify discrepancies using available financial tools. Anticipate budget variances and, with guidance, implement corrective measures when indicated.

  • Engage project clients and stakeholders around aspects of evaluation projects, including development, design, implementation and dissemination. Participate in regular meetings with clients to discuss project timeline, methods, activities and results.

  • Contribute to the advancement of CCHE strategic objectives by participating in strategic-area work groups.

  • Participate in the writing of scientific papers in peer reviewed articles regarding community based health promotion and program evaluation) as a lead or co-author.



Basic Qualifications:
Experience
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience working on evaluation projects, including participating in study design, data collection, analysis, report writing and dissemination.
  • Education
  • Bachelor's degree OR a minimum four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
  • High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) is required.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Background in evaluation methods, including both qualitative and quantitative skills; Comprehensive knowledge of evaluation design and methodology.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and written skills, with ability to relate to diverse multidisciplinary teams of evaluators and project staff.
  • Familiarity with budget development and management.
  • Excellent organizational, negotiation, delegation, and project management skills; Ability to balance confident decision-making with respectful collaboration and judicious reliance on others' counsel.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree or a minimum two (2) years of experience in a directly related field.
  • Primary Location: Washington,Seattle,Met Park East Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 04:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-WA-04|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Met Park East - Research Administration - 1130 Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.