Description Under the guidance and supervision of the IPHI Chief Prevention Officer (CPO), the Program Evaluator will lead efforts to conduct formative research as well as process, impact, and outcome evaluations for Koa Family. Koa Family is an initiative of the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement. The specific aims are to improve dietary habits, increase physical activity, reduce the prevalence of overweight and obesity, and reduce related health care costs among CalFresh Healthy Living eligible Medi-Cal members by delivering best practice interventions in health care and community settings.
Position Information Salary Range : $2513.60 to $5141.60 Salary Frequency : Bi-weekly No. of Positions : 1 Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : 08 Hours Location : Alhambra Cannery City : Sacramento Union Representation : No Benefits Eligible : Yes
This is not an H1-B opportunity.
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
Qualifications REQUIRED -Significant direct experience with advanced methods such as experimental and quasi-experimental designs and measurement in support of complex programmatic and other evaluations, multivariable modeling, and simulation and cost modeling, such as Archimedes. -Significant direct experience in conducting data analyses related to evaluation of clinical and community interventions, including obesity prevention and management, and health policy. -Ability to work with and advise professionals of varying skill levels on research methods, analysis, data interpretation, and translation of research findings into programmatic interventions, policy, and system improvements. -Demonstrated training and experience in methods used in evaluation and research (including logic models, conducting interviews, focus groups, site visits, experience with quantitative and qualitative models, management of large-scale data sets, and survey design and analysis). -Excellent judgement and creative problem-solving skills; effective strategic and tactical thinker.
PREFERRED -Experience working directly on projects related to diversity. -Experience reviewing and analyzing medical education literature. -Experience using latest data analysis packages (e.g. SPSS, N'Vivo or similar). -Experience designing qualitative and quantitative measures (e.g., focus group scripts and protocols, survey scripts and protocols, site visit protocols). -Expert ability to collect data using a variety of methods, such as data mining and hardcopy or electronic documentation study, to improve or expand databases. -Master degree (e.g., MPH or MS) in a quantitative methods discipline (e.g., epidemiology, biostatistics, health informatics or mathematics).
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
Responsibilities The Program Evaluator designs a variety of complex program evaluations, conducts both qualitative and quantitative research, develops instruments, and collects and analyzes data using sophisticated methods and statistical analyses. Additionally, the Program Evaluator prepares and publishes reports and manuscripts for publication, lead evaluation-related workgroups, and provides recommendations for obesity prevention and management for the Medi-Cal population.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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