Performance Measurement Coordinator
|January 11, 2013 - January 25, 2013|
|Benefits:||Full Benefits Package|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Division/Department:||44 Holland Avenue|
|Description:||Performance Measurement Coordinator
Salary Grade 25
The Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. (RFMH) is currently seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a Performance Measurement Coordinator in the Office of Performance Measurement and Evaluation in Albany, New York. This individual will report to the director of the Office and will be responsible for all matters related to data collection, evaluation, and statistical reporting for Project Hope. Project Hope is a program that provides free crisis counseling services to persons, families, and groups most affected by the recent flooding following Hurricane Sandy. The Coordinator will oversee data collection and ensure that the required data are collected, entered, aggregated, and reported to OMH and the participating provider agencies. Project Hope is funded by the Federal Emergency and Management Agency (FEMA) and is administered by the Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) and the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) in conjunction with the RFMH. This position is projected to run through September 2013.
Location: 44 Holland Avenue, Albany, NY
To Apply: Submit an application and resume by January 25,2013, through our website at http://corporate.rfmh.org - click on Employment Opportunities. Only applications submitted through our website will be accepted.
The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits.
Excellent Benefits Package. AA/EEO Employer.
The duties of the Performance Measurement Coordinator will include, but are not limited to, the following:
Training of crisis counselors in the proper completion of encounter logs, weekly activity tallies and other forms required for the evaluation
Development of performance measures, evaluation designs and the selection of appropriate data analysis methodologies
Establishing procedures, data bases, spreadsheets and other computer applications as necessary to support data collection and project management
Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with program staff to facilitate the systematic and orderly flow of data to document service provision
Developing a quality assurance system to ensure that the data collected are complete and accurate
Conduct appropriate quantitative and qualitative data analyses and prepare reports from service encounter logs and other evaluation data
Conduct site visits to service provider locations and participate in the conduct of interviews with staff for the qualitative component of the evaluation
Prepare written and graphical summaries of findings and project activities for internal and external communications/ publication|
A Bachelors degree and three years of professional research experience in an appropriate field; or a Masters degree in an appropriate field and one year of such experience; or a Doctorate in an appropriate field. Appropriate fields include Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Public Health, Biostatistics, Economics or a related social science field. Knowledge of statistics and strong written and verbal communication skills are required
Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products including Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Strong analytic and programming skills, including proficiency with SAS for quantitative statistical analysis
Solid organizational and communication skills
Fluency in the English language
The ability to work independently and effectively supervise staff
Travel to program sites required
Experience coordinating projects involving multiple sites
Knowledge of the New York State mental health system and disaster mental health programs
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