Associate Evaluator

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Position Type:

Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)


Social Medicine-424901

Working Title:

Associate Evaluator

Appointment Type:

EHRA Non-Faculty

Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Salary Range:

Dependent on Qualifications

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Full-Time Permanent

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Position Summary:

The Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) brings together collaborative, multidisciplinary teams of scholars and community members to improve health in underserved communities through a shared commitment to health equity, innovation, and translational research. The vision of the Center is to create and maintain cross-disciplinary synergy: the combination of individual perspectives, resources, and skills creates a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts and results in research collaborations with increased creativity and more comprehensive solutions to complex problems. The Center does this through advancing research methods; effectively translating research discoveries; conducting research that addresses patient and community centered outcomes; and viewing equity in health care as an issue of quality.
The Associate Evaluator position will be housed within Abacus. Abacus is the program evaluation and research consultancy within the Center that specializes in working with health and human service organizations. Abacus’s leadership consists of experienced evaluators who maintain currency with state-of-art research and evaluation methodologies. Abacus uses a variety of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed method approaches to address the research and evaluation questions identified in our projects. This position will work specifically within Abacus.
The RADx-UP Coordination and Data Collection Center (CDCC) supports the National Institutes of Health-funded RADx-UP Program is rooted in a community-centered approach that engages communities involved in this program by providing a robust, flexible, participatory, transparent, and sustainable infrastructure to advance COVID-19 testing science according to the needs and interests of communities.
Under the direct supervision of the Dr. Dave, Associate Professor, School of Medicine, and Associate Director, CHER, the Associate Evaluator is a program evaluator with expertise in multi-level and multi-faceted program evaluation involving cross-sector stakeholders. The Associate Evaluator will oversee the full planning, development, and implementation of the tracking and evaluation (T&E) of the NIH-funded RADx-UP program, including the Coordinating and Data Collection Center (CDCC). The CDCC is a collaboration between UNC CHER and Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI). The Associate Evaluator will manage the day to day operations of the tracking and evaluation teams including a Data Manager and Research Assistants. They will provide training and ongoing technical assistance to all CDCC leaders, staff, and stakeholders for tracking and evaluation activities. They will conduct analysis, interpretation, and draft reports. They will work with a trans-disciplinary and multi institutional team of faculty, staff and researchers assisting with data collection, trainings and other duties as needed. The successful candidate must have experience in working with mixed methods data and developing assessment and evaluation tools. They will also have strong analytical and communications skills, as well as an acute attention to detail.

Educational Requirements:

Minimum of a master’s degree in public health, social sciences or related field, PhD preferred.

Qualifications and Experience:

Five to ten years’ experience working in collaborative environments. Substantial and demonstrated ability to work independently and within complex research environments. Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and communication skills are required. Documented skills and experience in project management. Demonstrated ability to think critically and creatively, to help plan the work of others, and to work collaboratively with a variety of individuals.

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.

Special Instructions:

Please attach two samples of writing (one that focuses on program evaluation).




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Job No:
Posted: 1/5/2021
Application Due: 1/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time