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Message ID: 9518
Date: 2013-12-16

Author:Sheila Kelly

Subject:position opening: Quality Assurance Associate/Evaluator

Kids in Crisis, Inc., a nonprofit child welfare agency, is seeking a Quality Assurance Associate. Please pass on to any parties who may be interested! Launched in 1978, Kids in Crisis is the only organization of its kind providing free, round-the-clock crisis counseling and temporary shelter for infants, children and teens. An extensive professional staff offers support and solutions to families and children struggling with issues including abuse, neglect, family conflict, mental health issues, divorce, substance abuse and more. The Quality Assurance Associate is a supporting member of the Quality Assurance, Staff Training, and Program Evaluation Department, which is charged with developing and implementing rigorous program evaluation methodology. The program’s goal is to use metrics and research to improve programs, support development activities, and guide the agency as it progresses towards an outcomes-based focus. Quality Assurance Associate Job Description Agency: Kids in Crisis, Inc. Location: Greenwich, CT Key words: evaluation, child welfare, non-profit Reports to: Director of Quality Assurance, Staff Training, and Program Evaluation Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: · Define and refine goals and measures of success for each program area, using both externally validated/reliable metrics and internally developed agency-specific metrics · Create process and outcome evaluation plans to assess program effectiveness and efficiency · Develop and implement empirically sound data analysis plans · Design and implement client surveys and train clinical staff in survey delivery · Assess staff training needs and refine training curricula to address strengths and weaknesses · Collaborate with development staff to create reports and other materials to communicate outcomes data to a variety of audiences for operational and development purposes Required skills: · Experience in needs assessment, program implementation, and evaluation methodology · Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate and communicate well with people who are unfamiliar with evaluation and data analysis · Proficiency with Microsoft Office (including advanced Excel skills and basic Access skills) · Data analysis skills with, at a minimum, the ability to calculate descriptive statistics. · Experience with infographic production · Strong writing ability · Familiarity with the child welfare and social work field, including recent developments and best practices research. Educational requirements: · Bachelor’s degree in economics, public health, or a related social science discipline that emphasizes data/research/statistics · Master’s degree preferred · Basic Spanish skills encouraged · Understanding of the child welfare system in Connecticut strongly preferred. Two to 3 years experience required. Candidates should include a writing sample with their application and anticipate being asked to complete a basic test in data analysis skills upon consideration. Please submit cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Michael Ferguson, Director of Quality Assurance, at mferguson@kidsincrisis.org

Kids in Crisis, Inc., a nonprofit child welfare agency, is seeking a Quality Assurance Associate. Please pass on to any parties who may be interested! Launched in 1978, Kids in Crisis is the only organization of its kind providing free, round-the-clock crisis counseling and temporary shelter for infants, children and teens. An extensive professional staff offers support and solutions to families and children struggling with issues including abuse, neglect, family conflict, mental health issues, divorce, substance abuse and more. The Quality Assurance Associate is a supporting member of the Quality Assurance, Staff Training, and Program Evaluation Department, which is charged with developing and implementing rigorous program evaluation methodology. The program’s goal is to use metrics and research to improve programs, support development activities, and guide the agency as it progresses towards an outcomes-based focus. Quality Assurance Associate Job Description Agency: Kids in Crisis, Inc. Location: Greenwich, CT Key words: evaluation, child welfare, non-profit Reports to: Director of Quality Assurance, Staff Training, and Program Evaluation Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: · Define and refine goals and measures of success for each program area, using both externally validated/reliable metrics and internally developed agency-specific metrics · Create process and outcome evaluation plans to assess program effectiveness and efficiency · Develop and implement empirically sound data analysis plans · Design and implement client surveys and train clinical staff in survey delivery · Assess staff training needs and refine training curricula to address strengths and weaknesses · Collaborate with development staff to create reports and other materials to communicate outcomes data to a variety of audiences for operational and development purposes Required skills: · Experience in needs assessment, program implementation, and evaluation methodology · Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate and communicate well with people who are unfamiliar with evaluation and data analysis · Proficiency with Microsoft Office (including advanced Excel skills and basic Access skills) · Data analysis skills with, at a minimum, the ability to calculate descriptive statistics. · Experience with infographic production · Strong writing ability · Familiarity with the child welfare and social work field, including recent developments and best practices research. Educational requirements: · Bachelor’s degree in economics, public health, or a related social science discipline that emphasizes data/research/statistics · Master’s degree preferred · Basic Spanish skills encouraged · Understanding of the child welfare system in Connecticut strongly preferred. Two to 3 years experience required. Candidates should include a writing sample with their application and anticipate being asked to complete a basic test in data analysis skills upon consideration. Please submit cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Michael Ferguson, Director of Quality Assurance, at mfergusonkidsincrisis.org