1+ months


University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104


Req #: 170200
Job Location: Seattle Campus
Posting Date: 09/03/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience and education 
Shift: First Shift 

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a Great College to Work For for five consecutive years. 

The School of Social Work has an outstanding opportunity for an Evaluation Manager.

Position Purpose
Coordinate evaluation, analysis, and dissemination of findings on Forefront programming.  Manage work of multiple evaluators.  Knowledge generated via evaluations on Forefronts programs will be used for publications, forwarding the fields understanding of suicide prevention.

Duties & Responsibilities
o Manage external partners contracted for evaluation.
o Lead the implementation of outcomes strategies, including development of processes, instruments (i.e., surveys, focus group protocols, etc.), and systems for measuring the reach and impact of our program initiatives.
o Work with leadership and stakeholders to develop and implement strategies for outcomes assessment for mission initiatives across the organization.
o Work with leadership to develop and manage a data strategy including policies and governance
o Establish mechanisms for rapid feedback and learning from findings
o Establish a framework and identify tools to support the organizations publication and reporting needs.
o Devise and implement efficient and secure procedures for data management and analysis
o Collect, clean, analyze and interpret data-based findings towards refinement of program efforts and determination of evidence-base for program interventions.
o Manage external partners contracted for evaluation.
o Lead the implementation of outcomes strategies, including development of processes, instruments (i.e., surveys, focus group protocols, etc.), and systems for measuring the reach and impact of our program initiatives.
o Manage a data strategy for rapid feedback and learning.

o Masters degree or equivalent in related field such as public health, economics, demography, psychology, measurement & evaluation, sociology or business administration, PhD is highly valued
o 5+ years of experience in a monitoring or evaluation focused role coupled with solid experience managing a team
o Expertise in evaluation design, best practices and evaluation methodologies
o Strong methodological and analytical skills, with a proven track record of supporting program evaluations and/or primary research studies from project inception through post-analysis, as well as a willingness to learn.
o Strong team management experience and demonstrated ability to juggle many projects while meeting deadlines
o Expertise in both quantitative (e.g., SPSS, SAS, Stata, etc.) and qualitative (e.g., NVivo, ATLAS, etc.) analysis methodsand software
o Excellent analytical skills with a demonstrated ability to translate complex data into actionable recommendations
o Familiarity with implementing and/or effectively utilizing a monitoring and evaluation database system within an organization
o Ability to summarize and communicate complex information to a variety of stakeholders in a manner that is clear and concise

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.  For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

Application Process:
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready.

Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.


Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-11-28

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