JOBSUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The Program Evaluation and ResearchSpecialist leads and develops the implementation of the evaluation planand data tracking system for the Tennessee Clinical and TranslationalScience Institute (TN-CTSI), a state-wide, clinical, and translational researchresource for research staff, students, and faculty. The TN-CTSI seeks toimprove research quality and efficiency as well as accelerate the pace withwhich scientific discoveries are translated to clinical and community settingsto improve public health. This position is responsible for providing theevaluation strategy and approach and developing and implementing policies andprocedures that will be used to evaluate and track the TN-CTSI's progresstoward those goals. The position will also be responsible for developinggoals and identifying milestones and metrics for the TN-CTSI programs;directing the collection and reporting of process improvement metrics andoutcome data; analyzing and interpreting quantitative and qualitative data; andutilizing data collection methods, such as interviews and focus groups, tocollect data consistent with the evaluation plan. The Program Evaluation andResearch Specialist will also be responsible for working with the CTSICo-Directors to develop novel approaches to program evaluation.
Implements the TN-CTSI evaluation plan.
Develops and implements tracking procedures for data collection.
Creates data collection/survey instruments and evaluates data collected.
Reports on evaluation efforts in weekly written reports.
Analyzes qualitative and quantitative data to assess the effectiveness of TN-CTSI.
Evaluates TN-CTSI activities and discusses course corrections, as needed.
Compiles, integrates, and prepares an analysis of data to inform process improvements that increase the quality and efficiency of research and/or improves the pace at which scientific discoveries are translated to the clinical or community setting.
Prepares illustrative results and utilizes results to create reports/presentations/publications.
Collaborates with other Clinical and Translational Science Award Hubs to improve evaluation approaches.
Generating tables, lists, graphics, and reports, as needed to report the outcome of the evaluation efforts.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 208326
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.