Department: Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
Job Number: HR-12024
Date Posted: 3/19/2012
Salary Range: $56,300 $101,200
Status: Accepting and reviewing applications
Collaborates with program administrators, staff, and external oversight groups to recommend and implement performance measures for national mission and program objectives; develops frameworks for evaluations and performance measures that explicate linkages among program resources, current performances, activities, and outcomes; collaborates with multi-disciplinary teams to plan and conduct evaluations of national mission programs, products, and address internal school-based evaluation needs; understands how to effectively conduct and communicate educationally based evaluations and interpret current trends in educational implementation sciences; communicates results and recommendations to internal and external audiences in ways that facilitate the utilization of evaluation information; effectively manages multiple projects to meet major milestones within identified timelines; establishes effective working relationships within a collaborative, bilingual environment; keeps abreast of legislative and educational issues and evaluation trends that impact the Clerc Center's national mission; and establishes and maintains high professional and
Master's degree in program evaluation, educational research, educational psychology, applied social science research or equivalent, and three years of evaluation research experience required. Experience in appropriately applying quantitative and qualitative methods to different types of program evaluation. Experience in developing logic models and results-based performance measurement systems. Working knowledge of relevant legislation (including EDA, NCLB, GPRA), and current education issues, such as literacy, transition, and assessment that may impact the Clerc Center and its national mission. Demonstrated skill using SPSS, Access, Excel, and Power Point. Demonstrated ability to simultaneously handle multiple assignments with critical deadlines. Self-starter with excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to write clearly and effectively. No American Sign Language required at time of application but must be willing to learn and become proficient within a reasonable period of time. CANDIDATE SELECTED WILL BE REQUIRED TO UNDERGO AND PAY FOR A SUITABILITY BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION.
Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide:
• Samples from original evaluations to which they made a major contribution in the development of and the reporting of results.
• Provide a hand-written writing sample at the time of the interview that reflects the ability to interpret relevant educational data.