Evaluation Coordinator

Company: National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)

Location: Washington, DC or Denver, CO 

Date Posted: May 24, 2021

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: $65,000 to $75,000 DOE


Evaluation Coordinator

Department: Administration

Classification: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Executive Leadership

About the Position

About NEHA

The mission of the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is to build, sustain, and empower an effective environmental health workforce. Be part of an organization that supports thousands of members committed to ensuring that the air we breathe, the food we eat, the 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.

Position Overview

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 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.

What We Offer

The annual salary for this position is $65,000-75,000 depending on education, credentials, and experience.

We also 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 five percent 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.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Willing to work intermittent nights and weekends

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Requirements

  • 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

Qualifications

Education & Experience

Master’s degree in Public Health or related field.

3 – 5 years of applicable work experience in the public health sector

A combination of education and experience may be accepted in lieu of the listed requirements.

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)

The National Environmental Health Association provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the association complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the association has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Work Location

Must currently be living within a commutable distance of either Denver, CO or the Washington, D.C. areas.

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