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Requisition Number 17-0098
Post Date 9/8/2017
Title Evaluation and Partnerships Program Coordinator
Position Type Full Time
Work Hours 40 hpw
City Morgantown
State WV
Description Summary
Provides specialized professional services, technical assistance, implementation, communication, and tracking services to facilitate advancement and evaluation of the West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI). This program coordinator will also serve as a liaison among WVCTSI partner sites to enhance collaboration and coordination of programmatic efforts. This position will be housed in the Administration Core and provide program support and coordination for the Tracking and Evaluation Core.

Duties & Responsibilities
1) Establishes and maintains strong, collaborative relationships with partner site contacts
2) Works with partners to identify specific needs and to address barriers in clinical and translational research endeavors, including other WVCTSI core representatives as needed.
3) Collaborates with partner site contacts on event and activity planning.
4) Provides programmatic support to the WVCTSI Tracking and Evaluation Core
a. Assists in developing, implementing, and monitoring Tracking and Evaluation Core goals, strategies, and progress
b. Coordinates communication and information flow from WVCTSI Cores and Partners to Tracking and Evaluation Core
c. Monitors status and facilitates completion of all tracking and evaluation relevant data requests and data deliveries to and from Tracking and Evaluation Core
d. Assists in development, writing, and dissemination of all tracking and evaluation relevant reports, presentations, and publications
e. Assists in development and coordinates technical project management tools such as plans, schedules, and responsibility and compliance matrices
f. Oversees maintenance and periodic enhancement of Tracking and Evaluation website
g. Arranges, assists in preparing agendas, attends, and prepares minutes for meetings, trainings, data gathering, and other events related to program efforts
h. Develops and maintains positive professional relationships with individuals providing or receiving services or information from Tracking and Evaluation Core
i. Assists in development and implementation of surveys, interviews, focus groups, and other evaluation relevant data collections

Supervisory/Lead Role
This position reports to the Director of Strategic Operations, with additional guidance and direction from the WVCTSI Tracking and Evaluation Core Director.

Physical Demands
Activities are predominantly non-manual though some responsibilities require the occasional lifting of 25lbs. The incumbent must be able to effectively hear and communicate with others. Close visual acuity, the ability to adjust focus, identify and distinguish colors, peripheral vision, and depth perception are required in the job.

Work Environment
This position includes a mixture of a normal office environment and a training development environment, and traveling to various locations for meetings, conferences and/or training and evaluation data collection. It also includes the ability to maintain and keep confidential information. Incumbent is responsible to know and comply with all safety procedures.
Requirements Requisite Qualifications
Education and/or Experience
1) Bachelor’s degree;
And
2) 2 or more years’ experience with project management, program evaluation, or social science research;
Or
3) An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities
1) Maintains skills in, or knowledge of, professional principles, legal and/or reporting requirements affecting area of responsibility
2) Knowledge of program management principles, practices, techniques and tools.
3) Knowledge of program evaluation principles, practices, techniques and tools.
4) Exceptional communication skills including a demonstrated ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups or individuals.
5) Strong organizational skills.
6) Demonstrated ability to read and interpret documents.
7) Demonstrated ability to present information and respond to questions from groups or individuals.
8) Demonstrated ability to create and produce clear, concise paper and electronic documents.
9) Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment and to coordinate participation of team members from various backgrounds.
10) Demonstrated program administration or project management experience preferred with exceptional organizational and time management skills.
11) Group facilitation, mediation and conflict resolution skills.
12) Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
13) Strong ability to multi-task multiple projects at the same time.
14) Excellent attention to detail, flexible and adaptable to change.
15) Strong mathematical skill and ability to interpret and create graphic representations of quantitative information.
16) Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
17) Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in standardized situations.
18) Experience with quantitative and qualitative data analysis.
19) Demonstrated ability to adapt communication for content, purpose, and audience.
20) Ability to travel as needed.
21) Exhibit critical thinking/problem solving skills
22) Proficient in Microsoft office suite, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
23) Ability to manage assigned projects and ad hoc requests related to data collection, data management, data analysis, evaluation, documentation, literature reviews, and other duties as assigned.

Behavioral Competencies
1) Technical skills – Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; pursues training and development opportunities; assess strengths, weaknesses, and shares expertise with others.
2) Problem solving – Gathers and analyzes information, identifies problems, develops alternatives, uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics and works well in groups and resolves matters timely.
3) Internal & External Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional matters with objectivity and openness; responds promptly to needs and requests for service and assistance; meets commitments and dates, notifies others if change occurs; provides, solicits and applies feedback; and builds goodwill through balanced contributions, positive approach, respect and support of others.
4) Communications – Demonstrates group presentation skills, participates in meetings, listens and gets clarification, is responsive and speaks clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations. Writes and edits clearly and informatively, varies style to meet needs, presents numerical data effectively, and able to read and interpret written information.
5) Organizational Support – Aligns work and develops strategies to meet organizational goals; seeks to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; and upholds organizational expectations and values.
6) Self-Management – Responds to management direction; resourcefully adapts to changes in work environment and circumstances; responds well under pressure and manages competing demands; takes calculated risks, asks for and offers help when needed; exercise discretion and sound judgment; is tactful and responsible for own actions. Adheres to work schedule and complies with leave management responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications & Credentials
Education and/or Experience
1) Master’s degree in Educational Research or Evaluation, Public Health, or related field preferred.
2) 2 - 4 years of experience contributing to programmatic evaluation of multifaceted health science or education program.
3) Experience in data visualization within statistical software packages or others.
4) Proficiency in analysis, interpretation and reporting using SPSS and/or R.
5) Knowledge of and familiarity with some or all of the following types of program evaluation: formative, summative, process, outcome, and impact evaluation.
6) Experience in constructing and communicating logic models.
7) Experience using Adobe Creative Cloud products, especially Photoshop.

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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
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