Under limited supervision, assists the National Coordinating Center Program Manager in developing and implementing a national, multi-site evaluation with federal and American Indian/Alaska Native Tribes, Tribal Organizations, and urban Indian Organizations stakeholders. Provides evaluation services, training and technical assistance for Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and/or tribal partners. This position works within a framework that respects and includes Alaska Native and American Indian traditional values and ways of knowing to achieve holistic wellness.
The following duties are intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities and ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.
Coordinates, manages and evaluates activities for various programs and projects implemented in a variety of public health and healthcare settings.
Examines the validity, accuracy and completeness of existing data to make sound decisions for program planning.
Effectively collects and reports program evaluation information.
Develops evaluation questions and performance measures for programs and projects.
Designs and implements program evaluation plans.
Oversees data collection for internal program evaluations.
Assists Program Managers in program monitoring.
Analyzes quantitative and qualitative data.
Compiles and presents the results of evaluations in appropriate format for the consumer target.
Ensures ongoing data and evaluative thinking used for decision making.
Develops evaluation plans for grant applications.
Performs other duties as assigned.
The following are additional details to this position specifically needed in the Alaska Native Epidemiology Center:
Assist National Coordinating Center Program Manager in developing and implementing a national, multi-site evaluation with federal and American Indian/Alaska Native Tribes, Tribal Organizations, and urban Indian Organizations stakeholders.
Prior evaluation experience working with American Indian/Alaska Native Tribes, Tribal Organizations, and urban Indian Organizations nationwide; or chronic disease or other public health evaluation is preferred.
Serve as evaluation subject matter expert/technical consultant while working in partnership with American Indian/Alaska Native Tribes, Tribal Organizations, and urban Indian Organizations nationwide.
Ability to assess evaluation knowledge and resources, and develop, implement, and disseminate knowledge across multiple communication platforms.
Effectively communicate and deliver public presentations, workshops, meetings, and trainings.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills; able to work with a range of individuals across different programs, teams, and organizations nationwide (from direct service staff to organization leadership).
Flexible and highly adaptive in the face of shifting priorities and deadlines. Ability to focus and prioritize various day-to-day activities and annually grant cycle requirements.
Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities, and willingness to learn new skills and knowledge.
Works well independently and as part of a team; able to set your personal deadlines and goals and self-manage projects.
Ability to travel nationwide.
Develop monthly, quarterly and annual reports providing program progress to multiple stakeholder groups using various communication products and dissemination mediums; assists in monitoring and maintaining program inventory and records.
Relocation assistance is available for those living outside of Anchorage or Matanuska-Susitna area.
This position is supported through funding provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country, DP19-1903, award NU58DP006726-01-00.
Knowledge of all aspects of database management: experience with entering, manipulating, and maintaining data.
Knowledge of program evaluation theory and methods.
Knowledge of program assessment, and outcome/impact analysis.
Knowledge of Alaska Native people, Alaska Native cultures and Alaska Tribal Health System.
Skill in training or teaching others in evaluation methods or approaches.
Skill in developing tools, measures or instruments to assess programs or projects.
Skill in quantitative and qualitative data collection (e.g. surveys, focus groups, key informant interviews).
Skill in analyzing health and program data, including use of statistical software.
Skill in operating Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
Skill in interpersonal relationships building and communication (oral and written), with proven ability to communicate information.
Additional skills specific to this position are:
Serve as overall Evaluation subject matter expert, and be comfortable with sharing evaluation knowledge, to include:
Able and comfortable presenting to various audiences
Able to work with EVERYONE (this position will work closely and in collaboration and partnership with ANTHC, CDC, and Tribal stakeholders)
Be flexible, adaptive, can problem solve, and be extremely willing to learn.
MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATION
Master’s degree in a relevant field. Educational background can include program evaluation, social sciences, public health, public policy, public administration, education, economics, epidemiology, or another field that requires hypothesis testing and systematic data analysis. Progressively responsible work-related professional experience, education, or training may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for college education.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
Non-supervisory – Three (3) years of progressively challenging evaluation work, including experience in all aspects of the evaluation.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
Specific experience with evaluation of public health programs. Experience providing technical assistance for tribal health organizations. Experience living or working in rural Alaska.
May be required to work outside the traditional work schedule.
May be called out to work off-shift in emergency situations.
According to the needs of the organization, some incumbents in this job class may be required to obtain specific technical certifications and programming language skills.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Connect with Alaska Native culture and excel in your career at ANTHC, where there are hundreds of diverse jobs that all help provide the best health services to Alaska Native and American Indian people around our state.
Join the team that was recently named by Forbes as the Best-In-State Employer for Alaska, in the first-ever ranking of America’s best employers by state.
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Internal Number: 20200523
About Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
ANTHC is a nonprofit Tribal health organization designed to meet the unique health needs of Alaska Native and American Indian people living in Alaska. In partnership with over 175,000 Alaska Native and American Indian people that we serve and the Tribal health organizations of the Alaska Tribal Health System, ANTHC provides world-class health services, which include comprehensive medical services at the Alaska Native Medical Center, wellness programs, disease research and prevention, rural provider training and rural water and sanitation systems construction. ANTHC is the largest, most comprehensive Tribal health organization in the United States, and one of Alaska’s largest employers with more than 3,000 employees offering an array of health services to people around the nation’s largest state.
The Alaska Native EpiCenter at ANTHC is one of the twelve tribal epidemiology centers established by the Indian Health Service, and is located within ANTHC’s Community Health Services division. We provide public health, epidemiologic, and evaluation services to Alaska regional Tribal Health Organizations and other Tribal entities through our four core functions: Information Sharing, Sur...veillance and Applied Studies, Technical Assistance and Training, and Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.