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Evaluator 1 - TECPHI

Job Details

Full Time
Graduate Degree
$49,138.00 - $73,706.00 Salary
Up to 25%
Admin - Clerical


Summary of Duties:
Under limited supervision of the Tribal Epidemiology Center Public Health Infrastructure (TECPHI) Program Coordinator, performs program evaluation activities for public health chronic diseases programs including tobacco prevention and control programs, physical activity and nutrition programs, and other chronic disease programs for Tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian clinics in the Indian Health Service Oklahoma City Area (IHS-OCA) (Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas). Work involves planning, monitoring and implementing evaluation plans and writing reports for public health chronic disease programs. Ensures accurate and timely data collection to capture appropriate outcome and process measures of community intervention projects. Responsible for developing logic models, evaluation data collection tools, monitoring data, and updating on evaluation related analyses and findings. Works with CDC and other Oklahoma Area Tribal Epidemiology Center (OKTEC) program staff collaboratively to identify and resolve evaluation-related problems and recommend appropriate solutions. Assists in development of grant applications and action plans for community program improvement. Coordinates with internal and external partners. Works with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Knowledge: Must be able to apply advanced reasoning skills to problem solving and use basic and advanced mathematical skills; demonstrate professional knowledge of research methods; must be able to design/collect/retrieve data, and perform analysis for the TEC manager and tribes; and advise them of implications of the data for public health policy and determine health status outcomes in order to ensure that established program standards are met. Must be able to collaborate with tribes, tribal organizations, IHS, state health departments, federal agencies and other agencies to coordinate training opportunities around cultural competences and health promotion. Must be able to provide guidance and leadership to students who are working in the public health field. Demonstrate ability to use data and prepare and review reports, tables, presentations, or publications that effectively and clearly provide an effective communication of the information.


Minimum Qualifications:
A master’s degree in public health with specialization in health promotion science, epidemiology or biostatistics from an accredited university, or equivalent experience is required. Minimum of three years of experience in program coordination and project management is preferred. Experience with tribal organizations and/or not-for-profit agency is desired. Experience using a variety of computer programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) a must. Grant writing experience is desired.

Knowledge / Special Skills:
Knowledge of evaluation tools and methods including SMART objectives, performance measures, indicators and logic models. Knowledge of public health and health promotion principles. Skill in developing procedures to monitor and evaluate progress in achieving project objectives. Skill in conveying planning alternatives or recommendations to a variety of audiences. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely through effective oral communication, written reports, and presentations. Ability to establish effective working relationships with staff at all levels of an organization, agencies, providers, and stakeholders. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in medical informatics and the use of data sets in epidemiological methods. Must have and able to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills; presentation skills; decision making and time management skills; excellent problem solving skills; leadership and team building skills; ability to prioritize multiple projects; self-motivation skills; work effectively under pressure; ability to build positive work relationships with internal and external customers; ability to interact professionally with the public; maintain confidentiality; and computer skills and knowledge of technical and applicable software programs (Epi info, SAS, word processors, spreadsheets and presentation software) is preferred.


Teamwork; effective communication; planning and organizing work; broad based analytical thinking; quality minded; initiative; and problem solving.
Supervisory Authority: None

In and out-of-state travel may be required in fulfillment of job requirements and training.

Equal Employment:
Except for Indian Preference, consideration will be made without regard to any non-merit factors
such as race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, politics, disabilities, marital
status, age, membership or non-membership in any employee organization.

Reasonable Accommodation:
Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualified applicants or employees with disabilities, except when so doing would impose an undue hardship on the SPTHB.

Conditions of Employment:
1. Full-time grant funded appointment (subject to grant continuation);
2. Applicants must possess and maintain a current state driver's license;
3. Climbing walking, standing, bending and occasionally long hours;
4. In and /or out-of-state travel required.