|Date Posted:||October 1 , 2009|
|Date to be Filled:||ASAP|
|Salary Range:||$48,000 - 55,000|
|Qualifications:||See job description below|
|Application Deadline:||Until Filled|
JOB TITLE: Center for School and Communities (CSC) Evaluation Coordinator
ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP: The CSC Evaluation Coordinator reports directly to the CSC Director of Evaluation.
JOB DEFINITION: The CSC Evaluation Coordinator maintains and coordinates various evaluation and research projects under the direction of the Director of Evaluation. This position also collaborates with the Director of Evaluation to develop evaluation and research plans.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Manages evaluation and research projects based on feedback and direction from the Director of Evaluation.
2. Work with program staff and stakeholders to understand program activities and goals and fit them to evaluation plans.
3. Design, collect and analyze quantitative data, such as survey and administrative data, using best practices to maximize validity and reliability.
4. Design, collect and analyze qualitative data, such as from interviews, non-participant observations or focus groups, to maximize validity and reliability.
5. Report on analyses of quantitative and qualitative data, including: describing the central results of analysis, making thorough analyses of data; identifying patterns in qualitative and quantitative data; writing clearly about research/evaluation methodology; identifying conclusions and implications for stakeholders.
6. Conduct literature reviews.
7. Create and deliver presentations.
NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Develop proposals and conference papers.
2. Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
• Graduate level degree in social sciences, including coursework in statistics and research methods and five years of experience conducting research and evaluation or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience.
• A clear understanding of the research and evaluation processes, acquired through both practical and academic experience.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Statistical analysis software experience (e.g. SPSS, SAS, Stata, etc.).
• Demonstrated quantitative/qualitative analysis skills.
• Demonstrated high level skills in written and oral communication requiring the use of business English including ability to compose reports and presentations independently as well as high level public speaking ability.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office word processing, database management, spreadsheets and the Internet including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
• Ability to prioritize, organize and manage multiple activities.
• Strong ability to work independently and willingness to be a team player.
• Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with colleagues and clients both internal and external.
• Current Act 151 (Child Abuse) and Act 34 (Criminal Record) and Act 114 (FBI Fingerprint) clearances are required.
- Ability to operate computer systems and general office equipment in sitting position for long periods of time.
• Ability to make presentations to large groups.
• Ability to use keyboards, monitors and computers without assistance.
• Ability to use a telephone without assistance.
• Ability to lift and carry materials up to 25 lbs.
• Ability to travel to variety of work locations.
• Twelve month position.
• Some overnight travel for meetings and training events.
• Attendance at work is a requirement of this position; any and all absences must be approved by the immediate supervisor.
CSIU PROPERTY AND CONFIDENTIALITY REQUIREMENTS:
• All property, including intellectual property, materials, equipment or actual products and services developed or accrued as part of the job duties and responsibilities listed above, is the property of the CSIU. It may not be used for personal profit or gain and will be relinquished to the CSIU upon termination of employment from the CSIU.
• The person employed in this position shall maintain confidentiality with regard to the personal and private information about clients and coworkers, programs and services and any other proprietary information accrued as a result of CSIU employment or as required by state or federal laws and regulations.
• The person employed in this position must adhere to all requirements identified in the code of professionalism entitled “Ambassadors Are Professionals, Too.”
To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter (please indicate the position for which you want to be considered) and résumé to:
Center for Schools and Communities
275 Grandview Avenue, Suite 200
Camp Hill, PA 17011
ATTN: (Indicate position title here)
Cover letters and résumés may also be submitted to the Center via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Indicate the name of the position you are applying for in the Subject field of the email.
CSIU staff...Please notify your immediate supervisor before applying with the office of human resources.
The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit will not discriminate in educational programs, activities or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, ancestry, union membership or any other legally protected classifications. Announcement of this policy is in accord with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Employees and program participants who have an inquiry or complaint of harassment or discrimination, or who need information about accommodations for people with disabilities, should contact: Human Resources Director, CSIU, P.O. Box 213, Lewisburg, PA 17837.