Research Associate - Data & Evaluation Specialist

Indiana University at Bloomington

United States

August 30, 2022


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Title Research Associate - Data & Evaluation Specialist

Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track Department IU Bloomington Applied Health Science Position Summary

Prevention Insights at the Indiana University School of Public Health invites applications for a Research Associate – Data and Evaluation Specialist. This position will begin on or about September 15, 2022.

About Us : Prevention Insights at the Indiana University School of Public Health Bloomington is a renowned public health organization in the United States. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana and operating entirely on extramural funding (grants and contracts), Prevention Insights provides a range of public health services that include training and technical assistance in Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Mental Health, Organizational Wellness, and Workforce Development. We also provide services in Evaluation, Survey, Software Engineering, Grant Writing, Communications, External Agency Management, and Regulatory Compliance of Alcohol, Gambling, Tobacco, and Other Drugs. As the national evaluator of SAMHSA's Technology Transfer Centers, Prevention Insights works with single state agencies, technology transfer centers, prevention networks, hospitals, companies, and organizations across the country. Our SBIRT, MI, and Evaluation services have received national recognition from state and federal agencies over the past 30 years.

We are an organization that is driven by our values: integrity, innovation, dependability, courtesy, community, diversity and inclusion. These values guide our actions every day and describe how we will achieve our vision: promoting and sustaining healthy environments and behaviors across the lifespan, in communities across America. For more information, click here.

Responsibilities: Develop and design survey and evaluation projects. Plan, collect, manage, analyze, and report evaluation and survey data. Create data visualizations and formative reports. Secure and monitor subcontractors as assigned by project. Conduct interviews and/or focus groups for qualitative data analysis. Design data collection instruments. Develop marketing and communication strategies to recruit survey participants. Collaborate with community partners in the development of logic models and evaluations plans. Ability to research and locate county-level data sets to inform community substance use prevention efforts. Conduct statistical analysis utilizing SPSS or SAS software. Author reports and deliver presentations of findings.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Basic Qualifications

Experience in project management, project evaluation, data management, analysis, and reporting. Knowledge of SPSS and/or SAS coding. Understanding of substance use prevention theory. Oral and written communication skills to present statistical information in academic and non-academic formats. Must possess a strong attention to details and ability to meet deliverable deadlines. Organizational skills include the ability to plan and manage projects of various sizes and complexities. Strong interpersonal skills and capability to work with a team and independently.

Department Contact for Questions

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Heather Todd, Deputy Director, Prevention Insights, 1033 E. 3rd Street, 4th Floor, Bloomington, IN 47405

Additional Qualifications

Candidates should have a Master's degree in public health, health education, community psychology, social work, or related fields and a minimum of 3 years of experience in data analysis and project evaluation.

Salary and Rank $47,000-$60,000 Special Instructions

Application Procedure: Provide a letter of application, CV, list of three references, and a sample data analyses code that is written by the applicant (SPSS, SAS, STATA, Mplus, or R) at: https: // Applications received by August 30, 2022 will receive full consideration. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

For Best Consideration Date 08/30/2022 Expected Start Date 09/15/2022 OAA # 22207-11

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Application
  • Other
  • List Of References
  • Optional Documents

  • Publication 1
  • Publication 2
  • Other 2
  • Other 3
  • Research Paper 1
  • Research Paper 2
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