This position is located off campus at UT's Lake Austin Centre on Lake Austin Blvd. This position is termed and will start on August 1, 2013. The position is subject to renewal due to funding and performance on an annual basis not to exceed three years from the start date.
Associate will assist in coordinating the foundation's evaluation efforts and participate in the implementation of a strategic plan for evaluation. Associate will receive mentorship from experienced colleagues.
Manage evaluation projects. Act as a liaison to external evaluators. Assist program officers with evaluation activities related to all phases of grant program development. Analyze trends and correlate factors across a variety of data sets. Synthesize and present complex data in a way that is accessible to lay audiences. Prepare summary reports. Assist in the development and management of research awards.
Other related functions as assigned.
Spring-Summer 2013 graduate or Fall-Summer 2012 graduate student of a masters or doctoral program in public affairs, public health, social work, psychology or related social and behavioral sciences. Knowledgeable about program evaluation. Knowledgeable about the use of logic models in program development and evaluation. General knowledge about research design and methodology. Capacity to present data in graphic form. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. The ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with colleagues, consumers of mental health services, advocates and other external stakeholders. Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously. Capacity to think strategically and respond analytically.
Proficiency with Excel. General knowledge about data analysis. Knowledgeable about mental health services, research, or policy. Familiarity with foundations and philanthropy.
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation