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Evaluator

United American Indian Involvement Inc.
Full Time
Los Angeles, CA
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Job description

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA 90026 (Remote)
Reports to (title): VP of Behavioral Health
Department: Seven Generations Child and Family Counseling
Supervises: N/A
Working title: Evaluator
Classification: Non-Exempt
Salary Range: $28-$32/hourly DOQ/DOE
Status: Regular
Hours/Week: 20
Effective Date: September 2022
Type of Position: On-Call
Revised Date: September 2022

POSITION SUMMARY

The Evaluator will be involved with all aspects of the project, serving as a core team member. This person will hold special responsibilities related to program evaluation, including design, data collection, data processing, statistical analysis, and assisting the Project Director in office management duties. A key component of the project is capacity building. Staff of the project will be expected to commit to further training in areas of research, as provided by UAII and its research partners, and to share current skills with other team members.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES, FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES

● Conduct literature reviews, participate in needs assessment, gaps analysis, survey, focus groups, and key informant interviews, etc.

● Assist with data collection and staff follow-up

● Responsible for data management and data analysis under guidance from Lead Evaluator

● Be involved in all evaluation activities, IRB

● Prepare and write progress reports as needed

● Assist with office management duties

● Collaborate with research team on the development of NADDAR

● Adhere to agency policies, requirements for professional licensing/certification, and with ethical standards; advance the goals of UAII in a manner that embodies the agency’s philosophy

● Keep Director well-informed regarding activities, pending issues and potential problems

● Other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Behavioral Health

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Experience & Qualifications:
● Experience with word processing and spreadsheet skills as well as knowledge of statistical data programs such as SPSS, SAS or STATA

● Research experience. Applicants must have a strong understanding of research methods, including at least one course in statistics or biostatistics and one course in evaluation.

● Willing to pursue further training in research methods

● Strong ability and expectation to work independently

● Strong organizational skills to manage competing priorities and deadlines, with attention to time management

● Demonstrated experience in handling general office duties

● Minimum of two days with evening hours required to provide appropriate services/treatment

● A self-starter who is able to work independently and as a team member; who consistently demonstrates professionalism, courtesy, efficiency, excellent internal and external customer service, high ethical standards, and behavior that contributes to harmonious relationships

Required Education:
● Bachelor of Arts in Health or Related Field

Certifications:
● N/A

Confidentiality:
● Maintain strict confidentiality of client and personnel information adhering to HIPAA, professional codes of conduct, State of CA regulations, Privacy Act, and UAII policies and procedures

● This position has access to sensitive information, and a breach in confidentiality will be grounds for disciplinary action up to and including immediate termination

Communication/ Interpersonal Skills:
● Communicate and deal effectively with people in a professional and courteous manner verbally and in writing

● Proficient in English

Technology Skills:
● Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

● Working knowledge of Google (Mail, Calendar, Drive)

Other Skills:
● Available and willing to travel as needed

● Available to work evening and weekend hours as needed

● Willingness to learn new skills and participate in training sessions relevant to the position

POSITION PREFERENCES

● Experience working with the American Indian/Alaskan Native community

● Experience working with nonprofit organizations, community groups, and performance-based government contracts.

● Demonstrated ability or willingness to work with culturally diverse populations, youth, and professionals

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work environment: The work environment characteristics described here represent those employee encounters while performing the primary functions of this job. Normal office conditions exist, and the noise level in the work environment can vary from low to moderate.

Physical demands: The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the primary functions of this job successfully. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk frequently, sit, bend, twist, talk, and hear. There are prolonged periods of sitting, keyboarding, reading, as well as driving or riding in transport vehicles. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include reading, distance, computer, and color vision. Talking and hearing are essential to communicate with staff and vendors. The employee must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization’s facilities.

UAII will make any practical, feasible, and reasonable arrangements to accommodate qualified applicants and employees with disabilities if it can do so without undue hardship.

Mental demands: There are several deadlines associated with this position. The employee must also multi-task and interact with various people on various and, at times, complex issues.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties, all employees of United American Involvement, Inc. (UAII) are expected to conform to the following:

● Uphold all principles of confidentiality and patient care to the fullest extent

● Meet or exceed the performance standards as set by your supervisor

● Interact in an honest, trustworthy, and dependable manner with clients, employees, and vendors

● Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity

● Adhere to all professional and ethical behavior standards as outlined in UAII's Employee Handbook

● Work independently and as a team member; consistently demonstrate professionalism, courtesy, efficiency, excellent internal and external customer service, high ethical standards and behavior that contributes to harmonious relationships.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

United American Indian Involvement, Inc. (UAII) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. It prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

UAII abides by the mandates of the ADEA and the Fair Employment Housing and Housing Act (FEHA)-protecting individuals 40 years and older-and considers age a non-merit factor in all employment decisions and considerations.

UAII abides by the mandates of the ADA and FEHA and considers disability a non-merit factor in all employment decisions and considerations. Furthermore, UAII will make any practical, feasible, and reasonable arrangements to accommodate qualified applicants and employees with disabilities if it can do so without undue hardship. Applicants and employees may request accommodations for a disability at any time in the application process or during employment.

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.

OTHER EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Eligibility to work in the US
  • Fingerprint clearance
  • Annual negative TB test result on file
  • Pass a post-offer drug test
  • Maintain a valid CA driver's license if driving for the company
  • Maintain auto insurance coverage if driving for the company
  • Proof of vaccination status against COVID (including booster)

Disclaimer: This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and work performance of employees in this position. It is not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. Employees will be asked to perform other duties as needed.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Pay: $28.00 - $32.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Psychiatry

Schedule:

  • 4 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Self-determined schedule

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Application Question(s):

  • Do you have knowledge of statistical data programs such as SPSS, SAS or STATA?
  • Have you taken at least one course in statistics or biostatistics and one course in evaluation?

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Experience:

  • Office: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: Remote

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