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Research & Evaluation Project Manager

Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Location: Malden
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Commerce Place Work Days: M-F 9-5 Category: Research Department: Institute Community Health Job Type: Full time Work Shift: Day Hours/Week: 40.00 Union: No Union Name: Non UnionDEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:The Institute for Community Health (ICH) is a non-profit consulting organization that provides planning and assessment, participatory evaluation, applied research and data services to help local communities create sustainable health. The cornerstone of our mission is a commitment to community engagement in all aspects of the planning, evaluation and research processes, and a deep appreciation for the diverse experiences and values that communities contribute to health improvement.ICH has extensive experience working across sectors and with a broad array of organizations and institutions, including community-based organizations, city and state governments, hospitals and community health centers, and academic institutions. Our work spans a wide variety of topic areas, including chronic disease, health systems, youth development, health disparities, substance abuse, and mental health, among others. Further information about our projects is available at Summary:
The Senior Research and Evaluation Project Manager (Senior PM) will uphold ICH's core values: understanding and respecting diverse populations as well as the uniqueness of communities, safe-guarding privacy, supporting and building lasting partnerships, and improving the health status of communities.Responsibilities:
Evaluation and Research Project Support:
The Senior PM serves as either Principal Investigator or Project Manager, depending on the parameters of the project.
Develop scopes of work, timelines, and work plans
Manage project team (staff, interns, and volunteers) to meet project goals
Manage project activities, including evaluation and research plan development, instrument design, data collection, analysis, and reporting
Manage project scope to ensure project is on budget and on time
Participate in the collection, analysis and interpretation of qualitative and quantitative data
Effectively manage relationships with ICH clients/partners
Participate in meetings and facilitate discussions about project activities
Collaborate with project data analysts, including working with lead analyst to determine analytical needs and timelines
Ensure compliance with IRB paperwork and other regulations
Provide training and technical assistance in response to requests from academic, hospital and community partners
Troubleshoot problems related to project personnel, community partners, methods, etc.
In collaboration with project team, disseminate project results to community and academic audiences through journal articles, reports, presentations, and other materials
Represent ICH at local, state and national meetings and other venues
Supervision and Mentoring:
Serve as supervisor for Research Associates and Epi Is, with responsibility for supporting the supervisee's professional development, overseeing their performance reviews, addressing areas of needed performance improvement, and overseeing project workload
Identify and support professional development interests of Level Is assigned to projects managed by the Senior PM
Provide supervision for interns
Revenue Generation:
Support revenue generation by working with management-level and RES staff and project teams to write grants and proposals
Identify new partnership opportunities and maintain and/or develop community, academic and inter-agency relations
Identify personal business development goals and work to achieve them each year
Organizational Responsibilities:
Participate in organizational meetings
Support ICH visibility and communications efforts, including writing blog posts, helping to develop marketing materials, etc.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree strongly preferred, in public health, anthropology, sociology, or related field
At least 5.5 years of progressively responsible research and/or evaluation experience required, including project management/coordination, required
Experience developing research and evaluation plans and instruments, collecting and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, and writing reports
Experience with community-based participatory research and evaluation, including working with community organizations
Experience supervising and managing staff
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to balance multiple projects and be flexible in day-to-day work tasks
Strong writing, facilitation and presentation skills
Ability to work collaboratively with other ICH staff
Experience working with community organizations
Ability to interact respectfully with community partners and community members
Strong computer skills, including knowledge of MSOffice
Ability to independently travel to meetings locally, regionally and statewide

In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) policy forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career development. Furthermore, we will not tolerate the use of discriminatory slurs, or other remarks, jokes or conduct, that in the judgment of CHA, encourage or permit an offensive or hostile work environment.

Keywords: Cambridge Health Alliance, Malden , Research & Evaluation Project Manager, Executive , Malden, Massachusetts

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