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Pay Grade: L
This is a remote friendly grant funded position.
Connect passion with purpose. The Georgia Department of Public Health is the lead agency entrusted by the people of Georgia to proudly protect lives and promote healthy lifestyles in diverse communities statewide. We are committed to the health of the entire population as our work impacts past, present and future generations.
What we offer. Enjoy a generous benefits package that includes a flexible work schedule, unique training opportunities, engaging worksite wellness events, wellness breaks, lactation rooms, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 12 paid holidays, vacation & sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance; in addition to telework opportunities depending upon the position.
Make your mark in public service. As an accredited public health department, we’re seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Program Evaluator GTUPP Program Evaluator located in Atlanta, GA to join the Division of Medical and Clinical Services, Chronic Disease Section.
The Program Evaluator will work in the Office of Health Science and Evaluation and supervise entry level evaluator in addition to performing the analysis and evaluation of the Georgia Tobacco Use Prevention Program. The incumbent will serve as the primary evaluation point of contact for the chronic disease prevention program internally and externally and participate in all program related evaluation activities. The evaluator will be responsible for developing all evaluation related aspects of the program from evaluation planning, standard quantitative and qualitative program data analysis as appropriate and develop evaluation overall findings and recommendations for the program, following grant guidelines.
- Serves as lead evaluation contact in the planning and administration of evaluation activities for the GTUPP within the chronic disease prevention section and as a member of the Office of Health Sciences to plan and coordinate evaluation and strategic planning activities for the Chronic Disease Prevention Section.
- Supervises entry level evaluator for another program within the section.
- Builds and supports positive working relationships with internal and external partners around the evaluation and assessment of the GTUPP.
- Develops policy and programmatic related evaluation plans, questions, logic models, and data collection approaches using the CDC Framework for Evaluation.
- Analyzes quantitative and qualitative program evaluation data using a variety of software (SAS, NVivo, or equivalent).
- Keeps abreast of developments in NTCP and OSH program changes and progress to advise and recommend tools and strategies to increase program performance and results.
- Review and analyze funded health district and partner quarterly reports throughout project implementation to enhance quality of reporting.
- Makes adjustments to the monitoring tools on an as needed basis including all data collection systems to include but not limited to monthly programmatic data reporting tools, quarterly programmatic data reporting tools, CATALYST template and a success story document.
- Identifies strengths and weaknesses in existing data collection and management system and propose solutions in consort with the Senior Deputy Director for the office.
- Assists Senior Deputy Director to plan and coordinate evaluation and strategic planning activities for the Chronic Disease Prevention Section to assure the desired level of effectiveness and efficiency within the section.
- May represent office in absence of Senior Deputy Director.
- Provides technical assistance and training on evaluation, assessment, strategic planning, data collection to state office staff, district level staff, agency leaders, and partners.
- Assists program teams in clarifying program information needs, establishing work plans, performance measures and targets during the drafting of grant proposals as well as throughout project implementation and supports Program Manager to ensure high quality reports are submitted timely for program.
- Interacts with funding agency on evaluation plans and presents evaluation plans and results as directed.
- May perform regular site visits to ensure the quality of data collected by programs and to verify the accuracy of reported data.
Master’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university AND One year of related supervisory experience
Bachelor’s degree in a related area from an accredited college or university AND Two years of related experience, One year of which in a supervisory/lead role OR completion of 90 quarter hours (60 semester hrs.) at an accredited college or university AND Four years of related experience, One year of which in a supervisory/lead role
Two years of experience required at the lower level Planner 3 (GSP052) or position equivalent.
Note: An equivalent combination of education and job specific experience that provided the knowledge, experience and competencies required to successfully perform the job at the level listed may be substituted on a year-over-year basis.
- Familiarity with the National Tobacco Control Program (NTCP) goals.
- Additional years of experience in program evaluation and/or policy analysis across multiple public health settings with emphasis on health equity.
- Experience with public health policy development.
- Publications in professional journals, including presentations at professional meetings or associations.