Company: National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)
Location: Within commutable distance of either Denver, CO, or the Washington, DC, area
Date Posted: August 17, 2020
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Employment Type: Full time
About the Position
The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is currently seeking an Evaluation Coordinator to join our team. Must live within a commutable distance of either Denver, CO, or the Washington, DC, area.
NEHA' s mission is to advance the environmental health professional for the purpose of providing a healthful environment for all. Be part of an organization that supports thousands of members committed to ensuring that the air we breathe, food we eat, water we drink and play in, and the homes and buildings we live and work in are all safe to enjoy. Since 1937 NEHA has been at the crossroads wherever human health and the environment intersect. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, through grant and membership support, NEHA works with federal partners such as the EPA, CDC, and FDA on critical and diverse issues such as climate change, food safety, water quality, preparedness and more.
About the Role
The Evaluation Coordinator seeks to increase the use of rigorous monitoring and evaluation methods throughout the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) and to increase the quality and impact of NEHA’s decision-making through strengthened evaluation capacity. The Evaluation Coordinator develops evaluation frameworks, plans, and tools; provides guidance and technical assistance to the organization; conducts evaluations; analyzes evaluation data; and makes recommendations to senior management. The Evaluation Coordinator typically performs analysis, research, writing, or project management and can complete projects or components of large-scale projects/programs.
The Evaluation Coordinator communicates with internal and external stakeholders at a level commensurate with the position’s duties and expectations. This position will have frequent contact with internal and external customers that may involve project coordination, information sharing, or the resolution of problems. Travel may be required to represent NEHA at scientific or professional meetings or as required by project activities nationally or internationally.
Intermittent work on nights and weekends may be required.
What You Will Do
- Develops and implements an efficient and comprehensive organizational approach to performance evaluation
- Contributes to aspects of cross-cutting evaluations of program activities including, working with stakeholders to identify evaluation focus; identifying and analyzing internal data sources to support evaluation; developing data collection instruments; collecting data via surveys and interviews; analyzing quantitative and qualitative information; and developing reports of evaluation findings and recommendations
- Develops, encourages, and coordinates staff use of standardized evaluation instruments to assess activities that are common across many programs (e.g., trainings, meetings, webinars, and demonstration site programs, provision of tools and resources, and provision of technical assistance).
- Offers staff training on evaluation-related topics such as logic model and indicator development, analysis of evaluation data, and integration of data into planning and reporting
- Provides technical assistance on data collection and evaluation activities for other programs, including survey design; data cleaning and analysis; and data visualization
- Collects, analyzes, and summarizes evaluation data across programs and creates and maintains an online data dashboard
- Advises staff on evaluation design, planning, and implementation
- Provides evaluation-related technical assistance to environmental health professionals participating in NEHA-sponsored activities
- Assists staff in selecting external consultants and monitoring the quality of their work
- Contributes to external grant applications and peer-reviewed publications
- Role models servant leadership
- Occasionally required to sit
- Occasionally required to walk
- Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms
- Occasionally required to talk or hear
- Occasionally required to bend, lift, or climb stairs
- Occasionally required to lift 25 pounds or less
Our Ideal Candidate
Education and experience:
- Master’s degree in Public Health
- 3–5 years of applicable work experience in the public health sector
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office required
- Excellent writing and correspondence skills required
- Experience with non-profits or government a plus
How to Apply
What We Offer
The salary for this position is DOE.
We offer a generous benefits package including paid time off and health, dental, and vision plans with employee premiums paid 100% by the association. Our benefits also include a 5% of base salary employer contribution to 403b retirement plan, paid short- and long-term disability plans, and paid term life insurance. We offer workplace flexibility including telework and a wellness program led by an employee committee that strives to inspire, create, and maintain a workplace environment that supports physical, mental, and social well-being.
When Considering Applicants
When considering applicants, we look for integrity, a vision for what is possible, and a proven performance record, along with the education, experience, and skills that match the position requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
NEHA is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe diversity strengthens our organization, enriches its corporate culture, and favorably influences our member services. We believe in DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion).
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