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Director, Evaluation and Data Analytics

Company: University of Nevada, Reno
Location: Reno
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or . For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778.Job DescriptionThe University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine's Sanford Center for Aging invites applications for a Director of Program Evaluation. The Director of Program Evaluation, who will also serve as an Associate Director of the Sanford Center, will lead several critical functions within the Center, including: serving as the Project Director/Principle Investigator for multiple, concurrent externally-funded program evaluation research projects, supporting data management and reporting for the Center's portfolio of community programs, managing the Center's clinical research activities, supporting the Center's learning management system, supervising graduate research assistant(s) and engaging in independent aging-related scholarship. The position's core functions will include working with the Center director in supporting all aspects of design and implementation various aging- and health-related research and program evaluation projects. Specific activities may include, but are not limited to, internal and external research and program evaluation planning, survey development, psychometric analysis, participant recruitment, data collection, data analysis and dissemination of findings, including preparation of peer-reviewed publications and national conference presentations.The ideal candidate will, in addition to the qualifications below, have demonstrated ability to function independently, facility with learning management systems and understand how to support for age-inclusive data collection strategies, along with an ability to balance the needs of various stakeholders operating on established timelines/deadlines. Critical skillsets include the ability to establish reasonable expectations and boundaries in light of stakeholder requests, ability to disseminate information in clear, understandable way to a broad spectrum of stakeholders, and provide supportive, practical guidance and communication to partners.The Sanford Center for Aging is dedicated to promoting a culture of collaboration, team building, and open communication. Recognition of the value and contributions of older adults is at the heart of our mission.Required QualificationsMaster's Degree and three years of related professional experience ORDoctoral Degree and two years of related professional experienceRelated Experience: Significant training and experience in health-related program evaluation, data collection, data management, statistical analysis, and data reporting; involvement in academic scholarship, including seeking grant funding, contribution to peer-review literature and national conference presentationsPreferred QualificationsDoctoral degreeRecord of academic scholarshipCompensation Grade - CTo view the salary schedule for this position, please visit:and select Administrative Faculty by Grade. Salary is competitive and commensurate with related education and experience.Total CompensationThe total compensation package includes a competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, thirty (30) days of sick leave provided upon start date and two (2) days of sick leave accrued per full month after the first year of service, two (2) days of annual leave accrued each full month, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit:Faculty Dual Career Assistance ProgramThe University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada.Department InformationFor more information about the School of Medicine, please visit For more information about the Sanford Center for Aging, please visit Department ContactPeter ReedExemptYesFull-Time Equivalent100.0%Required Attachment(s)1) Resume/CV2) Letters of Application (Cover letter)3) Three professional references (include name, title, company/organization, email address, phone number)4) One-page personal diversity statement: Fostering a diverse and inclusive environment is one of the core missions of UNR Med. We recognize that diversity promotes excellence in education, research, service, and health care. As we train future providers to care for, and researchers to address the needs of, an increasingly diverse patient population, we value developing a leadership team and faculty body that reflect and honor the diversity of the world in which we live. Through a school-wide process, UNR Med has selected specific mission-based diversity groups, including individuals who are underrepresented in medicine and those who identify as first generation, rural, or from low income backgrounds. When faculty bring a range of their personal and professional experiences to UNR Med, this diversity enriches the learning experiences of our students, expands the breadth and impact of research inquiries, and assists the members of our community in breaking down stereotypical thinking and personal biases and become more comfortable with the scope of human experiences beyond our own. Given the value UNR Med places on diversity, equity and inclusion, we ask that you submit a one-page personal diversity statement outlining your thoughts on each of the following:

  • Describe your beliefs in regard to how diversity can advance the missions of a medical school (please provide specific examples);
  • Explain your professional background and experiences in contributing toward a climate of diversity, equity and inclusion at a previous institution or organization (such as how you have come to understand the history of historically marginalized communities in the United States; how you have ensured inclusivity in your classroom or other teaching; programs you have developed in the area of diversity; mentoring of diverse students, faculty, and staff; how you have addressed diversity issues such as health care disparities in your research or teaching; service work that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion; and/or how you have promoted an environment where diversity is welcomed and fostered); and
  • Delineate how your background and experiences would qualify you to advance UNR Med's mission of diversity, equity and inclusion in the position for which you are applying (please include specific examples pertinent to your desired role).Required UNR Med Recruitment SurveyPlease complete the survey at the link below; this 1-2 minute survey will allow us to understand our current status and the effectiveness of our efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion at UNR Med. Survey data will not be accessible by the department for which you are applying or the recruitment team. University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) For over 50 years the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) has trained physicians who are leading the way to 'A Healthy Nevada', nation, and world. Community-based and research-intensive, UNR Med is committed to our four-part mission of education, research, clinical service, and diversity. We show this commitment through our demonstrated core values: people are our strength, we innovate and improve, we serve with integrity, and we success with trust and respect.The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is an inclusive and engaged community. We recognize that diverse faculty and leaders add value to the educational experience and promote excellence in our teaching, patient care, and research missions. We seek applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to our mission and uphold our core values.Our mission has guided our growth in graduating the next generation of primary and specialty care physicians and medical researchers while maintaining personalized instruction. The School of Medicine has statewide outreach with a local touch providing patient care, health services, and training physicians in Reno, Nevada and in the state's rural communities. We are expanding provider education to train medical specialists as Medical Doctors as well as Speech Pathologists and Physician Assistants. We are actively expanding technologically-advanced infrastructure to keep pace with our world-class research to meet the needs of students, patients, and researchers. We seek to create an environment that serves all who enter our doors, from the physicians who teach our learners to our employees, patients, and students. This posting is open until filledQualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received, or a hiring decision has been made.Posting Close Date04/6/2023Note to ApplicantA background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment. References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify. As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks. For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment. Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

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