The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

 
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Social Science/Humanities Research Associate III - Program Evaluation Fellow

Hiring department Hogg Foundation
Monthly salary $3,750
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-04-29-01-4007
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Lake Austin Centre (Lake Austin Blvd.)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

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.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

Purpose

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.

Essential Functions

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.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualifications

Proficiency with Excel. General knowledge about data analysis. Knowledgeable about mental health services, research, or policy. Familiarity with foundations and philanthropy.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

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