Empowerment Evaluator

Job Type: 
Michigan Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence
FLSA Status: 
Monday, March 31, 2014

The Empowerment Evaluator (EE), to be located partital time in both MCEDSV offices, Okemos and Detroit, will design and conduct program evaluation for community based domestic violence programs and MCEDSV. Funding for this position comes from a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) under the Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancements and Leadership Through Alliances Focusing on Outcomes for Communities United with States (DELTA FOCUS) Program. The Empowerment Evaluator will assist the organization in evaluating the DELTA FOCUS Program at the national, state, organizational and local level by 1) conducting evaluations of state and local prevention efforts; 2) assisting the state and local DELTA FOCUS partners in developing Action Plans based on the needs, assets, and challenges identified; and 3) leaving an infrastructure that supports continued evaluation by state and local program staff by assisting with training and other technical assistance for state and local audiences.

Salary Level: 
• Demonstrated expertise in fully participatory or empowerment-based evaluation approaches. • Minimum: M.A. degree in Public Health, Psychology, Evaluation, or related field. • Preferred: Ph.D. degree in Public Health, Psychology, Evaluation, or related field. • A minimum of 3 years (5 years preferred) of evaluation experience, preferably with specific experience working with intimate partner violence organizations, and/or working with organizations focused on prevention, and/or working with community coalitions and/or collaborative social change initiatives. • Demonstrated experience and specialized knowledge of domestic and/or sexual violence or related prevention strategies, social change principles, systems change work, community engagement and commitment to ending violence against women. Understanding of a public health approach to domestic violence/intimate partner violence prevention planning and evaluation is preferred. • Demonstrated commitment to primary prevention and comprehensive social change as well as to the empowerment of survivors. • Extensive knowledge of root causes of violence against women and oppressed groups. • Extensive knowledge of primary prevention of DV/SV. • Experience planning, implementing and evaluating prevention programming. • Proven experience with the Coordinated Community Response to DV/SV. • Course work and demonstrated skill in statistics and research methods and proficiency in using statistical database software such as SPSS, SAS, STATA, or Microsoft Excel for advanced statistical analysis, as well as common database and office software. • Knowledge of assessment techniques including survey, interview, observations and focus groups. • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Training and/or presentation experience preferred. • Highly personable and able to form strong working relationships with multiple and diverse groups utilizing a culturally and linguistically relevant approach.
Contact or More Information: 
To apply, please submit a cover letter with salary history and requirements, your résumé and 3 professional references via fax to 517.347.1377 or via our online submission form. Visit http://www.mcedsv.org/about-us/employment.html for additional information.
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