Empowerment Evaluator Job Description
The Incumbent will coordinate the design and implementation of evaluation plans at the state and local level for the DELTA FOCUS program. DELTA FOCUS is a four-year program funded through the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). DELTA FOCUS engages states and communities for intensive implementation and evaluation of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) primary prevention strategies that address the social and structural determinants of health at the societal and community levels of the social-ecological model. This is a full time position.
1. Coach and guide the development of Community Action Plans and State Action Plans by working with two funded communities, the Implementation Support Team (IST), and the Leadership Team through intensive training and technical assistance. The Leadership Team is a multidisciplinary team that guides IPV primary prevention and evaluation activities at the state and local level.
2. Translate state and community level prevention program activities into evaluation strategies. Conduct evaluation assessments of state prevention strategies and support the design and implementation of Evaluation Plans that include data-to-action processes at the state and community level.
3. Collaborate with CDC-led project-wide evaluation efforts, including participation in EE conference calls, site-specific TA calls, DELTA FOCUS grantee calls, etc. and support the development of required Interim and Annual reports for the CDC, along with other project deliverables (i.e. Action Plans, Evaluation Plans, Evaluability Assessments).
4. Consult with the Senior Empowerment Evaluator on a regular basis to ensure DELTA FOCUS evaluation deliverables are on track; work closely with the Director of Prevention to monitor, implement, and evaluate DELTA FOCUS strategies.
5. Work with the Director of Prevention to build RICADV, member agency, and the Leadership Team's organizational prevention and evaluation capacity.
6. Work in partnership with other RICADV staff, member agencies, SOAR and others in order to meet the mission of the RICADV; other duties as required.
Reports to: Director of Prevention, RICADV
The Empowerment Evaluator must have a Master's Degree of Public Health with specific experience in the field of evaluation, preferably related to violence against women and primary prevention; three years experience in training communities on evaluation design and methods using an empowerment approach. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, writing skills and proven training and technical assistance skills required. Some travel required to CDC-mandated meetings.