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343Position: Lead Researcher, Juvenile Welfare Board

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  • G B
    Feb 7, 2009
      Philanthropy Careers

      Position: Lead Researcher
      Institution: Juvenile Welfare Board
      Location: Florida
      Date posted: 2/5/2009

      Position Purpose:

      This position oversees the operations of research and evaluation; conducts staff evaluations; directs statistical analyses of program, survey, and social indicator data; designs evaluation studies of program efficacy, outcomes, and measurement tools; provides technical assistance on the interpretation of data and measurement issues; oversees measurement, data entry and extraction of the funded programs database; and produces reports for lay and professional audiences.

      Key Responsibilities:

      · Leads the collection and analysis of data for planning and policy development
      · Lead resource allocation, staff evaluation, development of operating procedures, and manages contracts and program evaluations related to funded projects
      · Coordinates the statistical analyses of internal program data, primary survey data, and secondary data made available to JWB, including methods for treating missing and inconsistent data
      · Responsible for the evaluation, design and use of data collection instruments related to program, survey, and social indicator data
      · Leads the design and implementation of program evaluation research
      · Serves as team lead to the Internal Data Management and Analysis Group (DMAG) and other teams as assigned
      · Actively participates in the JWB ASSET Comprehensive Review Process as a team leader and/or review team member
      · Works cooperatively on inter and intra departmental teams through the support of established team objectives and timelines
      · Other duties as assigned


      · Masters degree in quantitative social research/evaluation design and advanced parametric and non-parametric statistics
      · Five years of progressively responsible experience in research design, program evaluation, and statistical analysis using advanced techniques in the analysis of complex data sets
      · Three years managerial experience in a statistical and/or evaluation setting
      · Three-five years experience working in a human service environment
      · Extensive knowledge of issues related to early childhood development and/or issues and challenges typically impacting at-risk youth
      · Proficient in Excel, relational database design, and statistics utilizing software such as Microsoft Access and Excel, SPSS and/or SAS, as well as word processing, graphics, project management, and statistical mapping software
      · Demonstrated ability to direct multiple projects and deliver results within budget and timelines and to communicate (written and orally) complex statistical processes to diverse audiences
      · Knowledge of community-based systems design and program development preferred

      HIRING RANGE: $53,726.40-$67,953.60 Annually ($25.83-$32.67/Hr.)

      Forward Resumes To: Juvenile Welfare Board Children's Services Council
      Attn: Human Resources
      14155 58th Street N
      Clearwater, FL 33760
      Email: hr@...
      Fax: 727-530-7416
      Web: www.jwbpinellas.org

      The Juvenile Welfare Board is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Persons representing minority populations are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE Background check required.


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