Implementation Specialist

Location
Chapel Hill
Posted
Mar 22, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Sociology
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: FPG Child Development Inst - 631200

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty Research

Vacancy ID: NF0003002

Position Summary: The Implementation Specialist serves as a project leader on funded research project(s) at the National Implementation Research Network at the Frank Porter Graham (FPG) Child Development Institute at UNC-Chapel Hill. The Implementation Specialist delivers a range of implementation supports to support effective implementation and scaling of evidence-based programs and innovations, engages in implementation research, and provides leadership on project(s).

Application Deadline: 04/03/2018

Education Requirements: Preference for a Ph.D. in Early Childhood, Education, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health or related disciplines. In exceptional cases, a Master's degree in a related discipline with three to ten years of relevant experience will be considered.

Qualification and Experience: Experience related to using implementation science and active implementation frameworks to support implementing agencies to operationalize innovations, develop implementation teams, build infrastructure supports, and develop enabling contexts to support the use of evidence to benefit children, youth, and families. Demonstrated experience in technical assistance, written communication, public speaking and presentation, knowledge of research, and qualitative and quantitative evaluation methodologies. Content knowledge and professional experience in education and/or early childhood.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Caryn Ward, Senior Implementation Specialist

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: carynsw@email.unc.edu

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