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Program Evaluator

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

The Bouvé College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University’s mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs.

The Northeastern University Public Evaluation Lab (NU-PEL) an interdisciplinary lab comprised of faculty, staff, and student teams conducting evaluation research that leads to healthier communities and enhances the lives of those living within them. The lab is a collaboration of the Institute on Health Equity and Social Justice Research in Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Institute on Race and Justice in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, and School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs. NU-PEL draws upon a wide range of evaluation strategies and research but share common commitments to promoting health equity and social justice through high-impact, community engaged research. We are dedicated in continuing this important work and are here as a resource for faculty, staff, students, and community organizations that are engaged in these efforts.

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Program Director of the Northeastern University Public Evaluation Lab (NUPEL), the Program Evaluator will support the continued development of the NU-PEL evaluation research mission and collaborate with an interdisciplinary, multigenerational team of students, staff, and faculty.

The evaluator will serve as the point person for NU-PEL for internal Northeastern evaluation activities including: evaluations of the cultural and spiritual life centers and the Impact Engines initiative. At Northeastern University, we embrace a culture of respect, where each person is valued for their contribution and is treated fairly. We oppose all forms of racism. We support a culture that does not tolerate any form of discrimination and where each person may feel they belong. We have continued conversations on how we as individuals and the Institute can work on developing and implementing anti-racist research.  We strive to have a diverse membership, one where each person is trained and mentored to promote their success.

Responsibilities include: developing and leading evaluation planning and implementation; designing evaluation instruments (e.g., surveys, interview guides, data management protocols); preparing and engaging in dissemination plan activities (e.g., presentations, reports, meetings); collaborating with NU-PEL network of faculty, staff, and students, and across small and large-size teams across the university; and potentially supervising undergraduate students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of survey design tools such as Qualtrics, NVivo (or other qualitative software), and/ or SPSS (or other statistical analysis software). Effective project management skills (e.g., time management, problem solving, adaptability, and organization). Knowledge and skills required are normally obtained through a master’s degree in public health, public policy, public administration, biostatistics, or related field.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES

1. Developing and leading evaluation planning and implementation

2. Designing evaluation instruments (e.g., surveys, interview guides, data management protocols); leading data collection and analyses.

3. Preparing and engaging in dissemination plan activities (e.g., presentations, reports, meetings)

4. Collaborating with NU-PEL network of faculty, staff, and students, and across small and large-size teams across the university

5. Supervising undergraduate students

Position Type

Academic Administration

Additional Information

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

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