State Data Manager
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Employer: North Carolina Department of Health
Located in: Wake County, North Carolina
Degree Required: Bachelors
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
This position provides oversight to EI Branch's planning and evaluation of program compliance, quality and improvement by coordinating, directing and managing projects and tasks and focusing on data collection, analysis and results. It will develop, prepare and/or assist with routine and ad hoc reports and presentations on an as needed basis, per funder or program request. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Overseeing data on program quality and fidelity using both quantitative and qualitative measures
- Supervising data team and IT project on Data System
- Leading through implementation science methodologies practice changes and embedding and evaluating evidence-based practices on local and state levels
- Develop, plan and lead efforts to systematically address practices to include assessing local readiness, state capacity and resource gaps and needs
- Support state and local capacity for implementing evidence-based practices with fidelity
- Measure and report on progress, gaps and needs related to program improvement and state infrastructure, and conduct program evaluation
- Develop the federal report on the State Systemic Improvement Plan and future iterations of similar reporting requirements, participate in communities of practice, and cross-state meetings
- Work with CDSA Directors and their local implementation teams to ensure decisions are data-driven and that practices are implemented and evaluated systematically with a focus on building family capacity and improving child outcomes.
- Provide Technical Assistance, conduct stakeholder meetings to share progress and program updates and work with family centers and TA centers to align and coordinate work and conserve resources.
- Supervise data team and oversee activities related to developing, testing, procuring and rolling out an early intervention specific data system.
Salary Grade: GN14; Recruitment Range: $51,895-$77,520
Position 60040757; 18-13092
About the Division of Public Health Early Intervention Branch:
The North Carolina Early Intervention Branch (NCEI) is a part of the N.C. Division of Public Health. It is the lead agency for the N.C. Infant-Toddler Program (ITP). The Infant-Toddler Program provides supports and services for families and their children, birth to three who have special needs. Research shows that this time period is critical. It offers a window of opportunity to make a positive difference in how a child develops and learns. Children's Developmental Services Agencies (CDSAs) across North Carolina work with local service providers to help families help their children succeed.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES / COMPETENCIES:
|To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must document on the application that they possess all of the following:
- Thorough knowledge of and ability to apply the federal law (Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA, Federal Education Privacy Act (FERPA), federal regulations, and policies that govern the NC Infant Toddler program.
- Background and experience in technical assistance/consultation, program planning and evaluation principles, continuous quality improvement, and evidence-based practices and their application to statewide implementation.
- Demonstrated knowledge of methods and techniques of social research and program evaluation and ability to apply statistical concepts for evaluation of programs.
- Design or direct the design of data gathering instruments and tools, and assess the validity of the information obtained from these instruments.
- Analyze data, draw conclusions from the analysis pertaining to the evaluation of the value/potential of activities and practices used within the program; and make recommendations/projections to management concerning the future direction/impact of activities for the program.
- Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in oral and/or written form with health professionals, families, early childhood and childcare professionals and the general public.
- Experience and ability to apply implementation science for program and systems change;
- Predominantly office-based with some travel in-state and out of state
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
|Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and five (5) years of progressively experience related to the area of assignment
an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Posted on 01/03/2019
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