SHARP Data Analyst and Evaluator
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Classification:Research Professional 2
Work type: Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA College of Health
Categories: Health Profession, Research/Science/Grants
The Alaska Center for Rural Health and Health Workforce is currently hiring for the position of Program Evaluator. This term staff position will serve as an evaluator for two community funded projects. The first, the Alaska SHARP Program, provides loan repayment assistance to rural and underserved healthcare providers. The second, is a partnership with the State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Division of Public Health involving expansion of Public Health Workforce training throughout the state. This position will lead evaluation efforts for both projects. In addition, the position will serve to support development of a shared database for the SHARP loan repayment program.
100% Development of SHARP database
-Serve as primary technical contact between SHARP and database developer
-Provide guidance and brainstorming to database developer
-Perform testing of database functions, and associated web-based user interface, as they are developed, provide feedback to developer
-Serve as primary database manager and user once database is developed and operational
Quarterly Work Report
-Support SHARP team in the setup and editing of the QWR in JotForm, collection of QWRs, and troubleshooting technical problems
-Organize and clean the data
-Perform ongoing analysis of data as needed for reports, presentations, and tracking program success and productivity measures
SHARP application process
-Support SHARP team in the setup and editing of provider and employer application pieces in JotForm, collection of applications, and troubleshooting technical problems with applicants
-Aid in the presentation of candidates to the SHARP admissions committee
SHARP employer, contract, budget and catchment attributes
-Maintain and analyze metrics regarding overall program indicators, catchment areas, contract detail, budget detail (revenue and expenditure), practitioner attributes, satisfaction measures, and specified productivity indicators.
Data Analysis and Reporting
-Maintain clean data sheets from a variety of sources
-Consolidate all SHARP data (applications, clinician details, QWRs, and others for ongoing analysis, and conduct requested data analyses and evaluations
-As needed by SHARP staff, examine and summarize SHARP productivity and cost data
-Create standardized reporting templates for frequently-asked-for reports
-Create presentation-grade infographics and one-pagers, upon request
-Pull data as needed for grant applications and performance reports
-Analyze SHARP retention patterns and examine how SHARP fills employment need by analyzing DoL vacancy rates
Collaboration with SHARP staff
-Provide analyses and data-reports upon request from SHARP staff
-Collaborate with and guide SHARP staff to improve data management strategies
-Provide technical assistance to employers and practitioners re: data-submission Essential
The Alaska Center for Rural Health and Health Workforce is currently hiring for the position of Program Evaluator. This term staff position will serve as an evaluator for two community-funded projects. The first, the Alaska SHARP Program, provides loan repayment assistance to rural and underserved healthcare providers. The second is a partnership with the State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Division of Public Health involving the expansion of Public Health Workforce training throughout the state. This position will lead evaluation efforts for both projects. In addition, the position will serve to support the development of a shared database for the SHARP loan repayment program.
Experience using and/or designing relational databases
Experience creating infographics, data sheets, and other data visualizations
Experience with online form and survey tools, such as Survey Monkey and JotForm
Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and use of pivot tables and data models
Detail-oriented and able to analyze large sets of data
Technology-oriented, able to learn new applications and tools quickly
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent oral, written, and communication skills
Ability to liaise between different organizations and teams
Strong organizational skills, including effective time management
Commitment to absolute confidentiality
1 year of experience in program evaluation and/or research.
Experience conducting research, evaluation, and/or programs related to health or the education sectors.
Experience using GoToMeeting (used for Training staff).
Experience with grant writing.
Specific prior job experience working on longitudinal participant tracking or workforce-related research.
Required Education or Training:Bachelor’s Degree in health/education or relevant field. (Master’s Degree preferred.)
Salary: $26.08/per hour
Assignment Information: Term-Funded, Exempt (Salaried), Grade 79, Full-Time, 12 months per year, and full employee benefits package ( https://www.alaska.edu/jobs/benefits/)
Application Procedure: To be considered for the position, applicants will need to upload the following documents to their online application:
Cover letter highlighting qualifications that meet the specific requirements of this position
Names and contact information of three professional references
This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.
Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.
Affirmative Action Statement:
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.
Public Disclosure Statement:
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.
University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.
It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.
Advertised: Alaskan Daylight Time 15 Sep 2021
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