Job opportunities

Openings for professionals in the field of child traumatic stress. The newest postings appear at the beginning of the page. Job opportunities will remain posted for candidates to view and submit resumes for three months.

Direct inquires about posting Job Opportunities to:jobs@nctsn.org or by fax at (310) 235-2612.

 

The Director of Clinical Services

Organization: 
ANDRUS
Location: 
Yonkers, NY
Summary: 

ANDRUS, a leader in the field of treatment and services for children and families, and the home of the Sanctuary Institute, is seeking a Director of Clinical Services for its campus programs.
 
The Director of Clinical Services:
•    is responsible for ensuring excellence in clinical treatment provided to students participating in campus programs, including IEP driven services and services through Departments of Social Services.
•    is responsible for the leadership of a dynamic and committed team of clinicians, which includes LCSW, LMSWs, PhD psychologists, psychology interns and case managers.
•    is a valued member of a close working campus leadership team, and also collaborates closely with the Orchard School leadership, Residential leadership, Sanctuary core team, and other valued teams.
•    is expected to support the training and education of clinical team members, play a role in the develop in creative and best practice interventions, and support the development of strong campus teams across departments
•    will provide clinical leadership and direction for the clinical program including but not limited to supervising and defining individual treatment, family and group therapy; the implementation of evidence informed programming; the development of additional specialized clinical programs; as well as the development of programs or tools that support the social and emotional learning of the entire community.
•    The Director of Clinical Services is also responsible for the overall management of the clinical budget, ensuring compliance to requirements and standards of clinical care, supervision of assistant directors and overall oversight of the functioning of the department.
•    The Clinical Director reports directly to the Director of Campus Programs.
 

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

The qualified candidate will possess:
•    Masters in Social Work with required license (LCSW)  or PhD with license
•    Must have minimum of 6 years in the field and at least 4 of that in a supervisory position.
•    experience in supervising individuals and some experience managing documentation demands and budgets
•    Ability to manage competing demands
•    very strong clinical skills and vision
•    excellent organizational skills
•    Commitment to the Sanctuary Model and its tenants, expertise in trauma informed care and knowledge of best practices in the field
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills
•    Valid NYS Driver’s License
•    Experience Working with children with mental health needs, and working with children with severe behavioral difficulties.
•    Good Computer Skills
 

Contact: 

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to HR-JP Department at 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax 914-965-3883.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

Psychologist

Organization: 
Bellevue Hospital Center
Location: 
New York City
Summary: 

Bellevue Hospital Center anticipates multiple psychologist positions for a collaborative project with the New York City Administration for Children’s Services, the city agency responsible for juvenile justice (JJ) services. Psychologists will work within NYC’s two secure juvenile detention centers to assist and guide ACS staff in providing trauma-informed care for youth in detention, and will perform psychological assessment and psychotherapy with residents. Full or part-time positions may be available. Responsibilities may include: (1) train JJ counselors and mental health clinicians in leading skill-building groups with detention residents ages 12-18; (2) facilitate the implementation of a skill-building group program across one or both detention centers; (3) co-lead groups as part of the training process; (4) deliver ongoing supervision and consultation to skills group leaders; (5) train JJ staff about the impacts of psychological and emotional trauma on JJ-involved youth and on staff; and ways to more effectively serve traumatized youth; (6) perform psychological assessments with detention residents; and (7) perform psychotherapy with detention residents. The psychologists will work primarily on-site at one or both of NYC’s 2 juvenile locked detention facilities in Brownsville, Brooklyn; and Mott Haven, Bronx.

Qualifications: 

The successful candidates will be adept at building strong multidisciplinary working relationships with providers from varied disciplinary and educational backgrounds; be conversant in evidence-based mental health interventions; and have demonstrated ability to work effectively with multiproblem children/adolescents and families. Doctorate in psychology and New York state license required. Experience with a juvenile justice population is desirable. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred. Qualified candidates will be eligible for a clinical faculty appointment within the New York University Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Contact: 

Electronic submissions of letters of interest and CVs should be sent to:  Alan S. Elliot, Ph.D., Director of Psychology, Bellevue Hospital Center at alan.elliot@nyumc.org.

Clinical Psychologist

Organization: 
Mildred and Frank Feinberg Division of the Unified Behavioral Health Center for Military Veterans
Location: 
Bay Shore, NY 11706
Summary: 

We are seeking candidates with strong clinical, interpersonal, and organizational skills for the Mildred and Frank Feinberg Division of the Unified Behavioral Health Center for Military Veterans and their Families that is being co-sponsored by the North Shore - LIJ Health System and the Northport VA Medical Center. Located in Bay Shore, Long Island, the Center represents a unique collaborative effort between a VA Medical Center and a not-for-profit Health System to evaluate and treat veterans and their family members (including children) under one roof. Most veterans will be treated by VA personnel, and family members will be treated by North Shore-LIJ personnel, with a cross-talk methodology to optimally treat the family unit. This full time staff psychologist position will be part of the North Shore-LIJ personnel contingent.

Qualifications: 

Clinical duties:

  • Primary Therapist: Provide evaluations, diagnostic assessment, and evidenced based therapy for individuals and families. Candidate should be competent in the delivery of psychotherapy to children, adults, and families. While the population primarily consists of family members of Veterans, there are opportunities to work with Veterans as well.
  • Group Therapist: Develop, organize, lead, and supervise group psychotherapy.
  • Training/Supervision: Offer training and supervision to fellows and other psychology trainees.
  • Treatment Team Member: Participate in the ongoing development and maintenance of the cross-talk methodology that is at the heart of this collaborative model with the VA.
  • Research: Participate in research projects and program evaluation that is being conducted at the site.
  • Other Responsibilities: Participate in departmental meetings and obtain continuing education.

Requirements:

  • Candidates must have completed their doctorate from an APA accredited program in clinical, counseling, or school-clinical psychology.
  • Candidates must have completed their internship in clinical psychology.
  • Candidates must possess a valid New York State License to practice Psychology
  • Clinical training and experience working with children
  • Experience working in an outpatient setting
  • Experience with evidenced based treatments
Contact: 

Experience with military service members/veterans and families is a plus. Groups historically underrepresented in Psychology are encouraged to apply. Please submit cover letter and CV to:


Mayer Bellehsen, PhD
Director
The Mildred & Frank Feinberg Division
of the Unified Behavioral Health Center
132 East Main Street
Bay Shore, NY 11706
Tel: 631-647-2539
mbellehsen@nshs.edu

Spanish-speaking Clinician for Study of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Children Exposed to Violence

Organization: 
Child HELP Partnership at St. John’s University
Location: 
Queens, NY
Summary: 

Child HELP Partnership at St. John’s University seeks a qualified, clinician with bilingual proficiency in Spanish to provide empirically-supported assessment and therapy for traumatized, multi-cultural youth and their caregivers in non-traditional outpatient settings. Position is part of a multi-year, federally funded grant (Project CONNECT) to evaluate evidence-based practices for children exposed to violence. Project CONNECT is studying Alternatives for Families: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT), adapted for Latino, Caribbean, and African-American children who have experienced physical abuse/assault, sexual abuse/assault, dating violence, and/or witnessed domestic violence.  The hired clinician will receive training in AF-CBT and have the opportunity to be certified in the model.  Clinical work is conducted at community-based sites in Queens, NY and travel from site-to-site is required.

Child HELP Partnership is a clinical research program designed to serve traumatized, multi-cultural preschoolers, children, and adolescents, and their families.  Program staff includes psychologists, post-doctoral fellows, social workers, mental health counselors, graduate students, and undergraduate volunteers.  Under the leadership of Dr. Elissa Brown, licensed clinical psychologist, we provide outreach, assessment, psychotherapy, and case management services in both our clinic and community-based sites. Child HELP Partnership aims to provide these services in multiple languages.  We also conduct community-building efforts to disseminate these trauma-informed, evidence-based services.  Our community partnerships include: Child Protective Services, Legal Aid, Queens Family Court, local schools, Queens Library branches, and Queens Child Advocacy Center.  As an affiliate member of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, the Child HELP Partnership also collaborates with national experts.

As a clinical research program, Child HELP Partnership is committed to evaluating every component of treatment and service delivery.  Dr. Brown has received funding from federal, state, and private agencies to develop, test, and disseminate assessment and treatment techniques for traumatized children and their families. In addition to the aforementioned project, Child HELP Partnership has compared trauma-specific cognitive behavioral therapies to other forms of psychotherapy for physically abused children and their families, and children and their mothers bereaved due to September 11th.
 

Qualifications: 


Applicant must fall under one of these categories:
1)    Doctoral student or recent graduate of a program in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology. Doctoral students in psychology may apply if they have fulfilled all requirements with the exception of the dissertation (ABD) by the position start date. Postdoctoral applicants working towards licensure may apply.  

2)    NYS Licensed Master or Clinical Social Worker.

3)    NYS Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Recent graduates of MHC programs may apply if they are seeking hours for licensure.

Applicant must have experience/worked with:
o    Cognitive-behavioral therapy
o    Multicultural populations, particularly Latino, Caribbean, and African-American
o    Children and adolescents
o    Traumatized individuals
o    Research programs

Fluency in Spanish is required for this position.

 

Contact: 

Application Requirements:
•    Letter of interest that summarizes previous experience and goals for training
•    Curriculum vita
•    Two letters of recommendation

Applicants should send applications to:

Dr. Elissa Brown
Child HELP Partnership
Center for Psychological Services, Seton Complex
St. John’s University
152-11 Union Turnpike
Queens, NY 11367
browne@stjohns.edu
 

Improvement Advisor

Organization: 
UCLA/ Duke National Center for Child Traumatic Stress (NCCTS)
Location: 
Duke University Medical Center
Summary: 

The National Center for Child Traumatic Stress (NCCTS), the national coordinating center for the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN), is seeking applicants for the position of Improvement Advisor for its Training and Implementation Program. The NCTSN is a unique federally funded initiative that seeks to improve the quality, effectiveness, and availability of care and services for children and families who are exposed to a wide range of traumatic experiences, including physical and sexual abuse; domestic, school, and community violence; natural disasters and terrorism; and life-threatening injury and illness. The NCCTS, co-located at UCLA and Duke University, leads the coordination of NCTSN activities through multiple program areas, and provides support and facilitation for collaborations across the Network’s 79 funded centers, 90 Affiliate members, and multiple external partners. Visit www.NCTSN.org for more organizational information.

The Improvement Advisor will provide leadership in the area of quality improvement activities and consultation of NCTSN agencies leading Quality Collaborative initiatives (e.g. Learning Collaboratives and Breakthrough Series Collaboratives). The goal of Quality Collaboratives is to sustainably implement evidence-based child mental health practices into agencies and communities around the country. This full-time position will be a Duke University employee based in Durham, NC and require occasional travel across the country (average of 2 nights out of town per month).  For more on the NCCTS Quality Collaborative framework, please click here.
 

Work Performed
•    Serve as primary consultant to agencies leading Quality Collaboratives
•    Assist in the development of improvement measures (metrics) to track implementation progress
•    Design data collection procedures and reports
•    Partner with implementation and content experts to assist Collaborative faculty improve strategies and practices
•    Provide training, coaching, and documentation of quality improvement strategies
•    Use best practices in implementation science and quality improvement tools to address issues around sustainability of evidence-based practices
•    Develop, administer, and analyze results of process and outcome evaluation tools
•    Provide assistance in report preparation
 

Qualifications: 

•    Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g. healthcare administration or public health with quality/systems emphasis, psychology, human factors experience)
•    Demonstrated experience serving as a project manager or supervising project managers (preferably in a healthcare field)
•    Knowledge of and experience applying quality improvement methodology and tools
•    Understanding of evidence-based mental health practice (prefer experience in the child trauma field)
•    Experience developing and analyzing evaluation measures
•    Working knowledge of analysis of performance indicators and graphical displays of information
•    Demonstrated success working with agency leaders/ administrators to impact agency activities/ procedures
•    Prefer experience training and/ or developing educational materials aimed at adult learners
•    Other abilities include strong problem-solving skills, flexibility, and ability to encourage change and stimulate innovative thinking under adverse conditions and short deadlines.
 

Contact: 

Compensation
Employee will be a full-time Duke University employee with full Duke benefits. The salary range is expected to be in the mid to upper $50,000s based on education and years of relevant experience.

Credentials Submission
Applicants should send a letter of interest and résumé via e-mail to: 
Nick Tise, Duke University
Nicholas.Tise@duke.edu

Duke University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  For additional information, reference Duke Position Requisition # 400866477 at http://www.hr.duke.edu//jobs/apply/external.php
 

Director of Clinical & Community-Based Services

Organization: 
Virginia Home for Boys & Girls (VHBG)
Location: 
Richmond, VA
Summary: 

VHBG has an excellent opportunity for a proven leader in mental health services to expand Clinical and Community-Based Services. We have a strong plan in place to grow quality programs and are looking for someone with the skills and resources to execute that plan. Our current services include Outpatient Counseling, Intensive In-Home Counseling, Home-Based Services, Mentoring, and Psychiatry. The Director will meet DBHDS and DSS licensing requirements for administration of services at a minimum to include; a Master’s Degree in a human services related field and licensed in clinical social work (LCSW) or professional counseling (LPC). Substantive experience in clinical leadership and supervision in a licensed mental health agency preferred. Expertise in Trauma-Informed Care a plus.

Contact: 

If interested please go to www.vhbg.org  to complete an application, and submit resume and cover letter. Human Resources, VHBG, 8716 W. Broad Street, Henrico, VA 23294 Fax: (804) 270-0479

Virginia Home for Boys and Girls, established in 1846, believes that Central Virginia’s children and families should have access to a quality, innovative, and individualized array of resources that enable them to be safe, strong, and successful in their lives.
 

Senior Associate Implementation (Doctoral Position)

Organization: 
Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut, Inc.
Location: 
Farmington, CT
Summary: 

The Senior Associate will work on multiple initiatives focused on implementation of evidence-based practices for children, predominantly on trauma-focused practices. The Child Health and Development Institute (CHDI) is the Coordinating Center for multiple implementation, training, and quality improvement programs focused on improving care for children exposed to traumatic events. These initiatives span the Connecticut behavioral health, child welfare, law enforcement, and juvenile justice systems. The primary responsibilities of this position will be to oversee implementation activities, to infuse implementation science and research, and to participate as a faculty member in implementation activities.

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

Candidates must meet all of the following requirements:
•    Possess a Ph.D. in psychology, public health, social work, child development, or closely related field, with at least 2 years post-graduate work experience
•    At least one year experience with program implementation/implementation of evidence-based practices
•    At least two years’ experience with children’s behavioral health and associated evidence-based treatments
•    Evidence of scholarly publication and research
•    Must be extremely organized, efficient, and a good team player
•    Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be comfortable collaborating with a range of professionals (e.g. behavioral health, child welfare, juvenile justice, law enforcement)

Some or all of the following are highly desired:
•    Experience with trauma-focused treatment models, including TF-CBT
•    Experience with research design and evaluation, particularly implementation science research
•    Experience with quality improvement of behavioral health treatments and using data to inform practice
•    Training in trauma-informed care and/or evidence-based practices
•    Experience with the Learning Collaborative/Breakthrough Series model
•    Experience with training, especially related to trauma and/or evidence-based practices
•    Knowledge of the child welfare, juvenile justice, law enforcement, and/or mental health systems in Connecticut
•    Experience with large data sets and statistical analysis using SPSS
•    Experience managing grant/contract budgets

Responsibilities will likely include:
•    Apply implementation science and research to evidence-based practice implementation initiatives, primarily using the Breakthrough Series Collaborative/learning collaborative methodology
•    Develop and monitor implementation and sustainability strategies and plans
•    Develop evaluation plans and analyze implementation data for quality improvement/evaluation purposes
•    Participate as an implementation team/faculty member in training and consultation activities
•    Assist with development of publications and research reports
•    Supervision of project staff
•    Manage project budgets
•    Assisting with grant/contract applications and reporting requirements
•    Work with staff from state agencies and/or behavioral health providers to inform development of implementation and consultation activities

 

Contact: 

Compensation
Compensation will be based on experience, and a generous benefit package is provided.

Organization
CHDI is an independent, non-profit subsidiary of the Children’s Fund of Connecticut, which was established in 1992. Working in partnership with state and regional agencies, hospitals, universities, and other organizations, we combine direct funding with research, policy analysis, advocacy, and technical assistance.

The mission of the Institute is to improve the quality of care for all children, emphasizing family-centered, comprehensive care that encompasses both physical and behavioral health. Collaborating with the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, the University of Connecticut, and Yale University, we strive to advance sustainable improvements in primary and preventive health and mental health care practices and policy for all the state's children, with a particular focus on disadvantaged or underserved children and families. CHDI develops, trains, disseminates, evaluates, and expands effective models of practice in children’s health, mental health, child welfare, juvenile justice, education, and other settings.

Applications
Only applicants meeting the qualifications described will be considered. To apply, email (1) a current CV and (2) cover letter with qualifications, specifically addressing your experience related to the job responsibilities above, to Lori Schon at schon@uchc.edu. Position is available immediately, will remain open until filled, and is contingent upon available funding.

The Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut is committed to providing equal access to our employment environment and ensures that all employment-related decisions are in accord with the principles of equal opportunity.
 

Assistant/Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Mental Health Services & Policy Program

Organization: 
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (NUFSM) seeks
Location: 
Chicago, IL
Summary: 

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (NUFSM) seeks a full-time faculty member to join the leadership team of the Mental Health Services & Policy Program (MHSPP). This faculty position will include two primary responsibilities: (1) providing administrative supervision for MHSPP’s contracted services to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, and (2) developing/maintaining an externally funded research program in mental health, child welfare, or child trauma services research or a related field. In addition, the successful candidate for this position will be expected to mentor trainees in psychiatry and psychology.  The position also includes opportunities to teach in NUFSM graduate programs and collaborate with academic and external partners.

As a multidisciplinary research and educational program, MHSPP’s mission is to provide research, evaluation, outcomes management, technical assistance and training that helps improve the lives of individuals and families that receive publicly funded mental health services. MHSPP is home to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network Center for Child Trauma Assessment and Service Planning, which focuses on enhancing trauma-informed assessment and interventions within child-serving systems across the country. http://psychiatry.northwestern.edu/research/mental-health/index.html

The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree, experience directing a large, externally funded research project, and history of successful grant funding (preferably from a federal agency). In addition, the successful candidate will have a record of successful mentorship of students, fellows or junior faculty colleagues. Experience working within large public sector child welfare or mental health systems is preferred.  Experience or interest in using data to influence health policy is also highly desirable.

The successful candidate will qualify for appointment in the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in the Clinician-Educator Track. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Start date is negotiable. In order to ensure full consideration, applications should be received by August 31, 2014. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Position will remain open until filled.
 

Contact: 

Applicants should address their correspondence to: Mina Dulcan, MD, c/o Debra Walker, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 446 E. Ontario St., Ste. 7-200, Chicago, IL 60611.

Send CV and letter of interest in PDF form to:
Debra Walker, Business Coordinator
dwalker@nmff.org

Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
 

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity in Child & Adolescent Evidence-Based Trauma Treatment

Organization: 
Child & Adolescent Psychology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Division of Child and Adolescent
Summary: 

Applications are being accepted for one (possibly two) post‑doctoral fellowship in community-based trauma treatments for post-Hurricane Sandy recovery focusing on Child and Adolescent populations. Funded as part of a full trauma services grant from NYS Department of Child and Family Services, the position begins September 1, 2014 and is funded through September, 2015.
 

Qualifications: 

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in related field of Psychology (Clinical, Counseling School-Clinical Combined), experience with childhood trauma, experience in school settings, and training in cognitive-behavior therapy preferred. The applicant should have the organizational skills necessary to manage the daily operations of a large-scale implementation across numerous schools. The fellow will be involved in all aspects of the program including (but not limited to): prevention programming, recruitment, outreach, training, supervision of other psychology trainees, treatment implementation (CBITS & TF-CBT primarily) and data management and analysis, with possible manuscript preparation and publications. This opportunity is a limited grant-funded position and IS NOT part of our APA accredited Child Clinical Fellowship. Candidates must have completed all requirements for doctoral degree and be eligible for a New York State Limited Permit to practice. Groups historically under-represented in Psychology are encouraged to apply.

Contact: 

Salary is $37,500 per annum with full benefits. Interested applicants should send an email with their curriculum vitae, a brief statement of interests and goals, copy of student transcript and minimum of two letters of recommendation to Peter J. D’Amico, Ph.D., ABPP, Director of Child & Adolescent Psychology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Division of Child and Adolescent. Please send application materials together in one email to: pdamico@nshs.edu

Director of Evaluation and Research at Judi's House/JAG Institute

Organization: 
Judi's House/JAG Institute
Location: 
Denver, Colorado
Summary: 

Judi’s House is a community-based, nonprofit bereavement center for children and families located in Denver, Colorado. Cofounded
by former NFL quarterback Brian Griese, who lost his own mother to cancer when he was 12, and his wife, Dr. Brook
Griese, a child clinical psychologist, the vision of Judi’s House is a world where no child has to feel alone in grief.
In order to achieve this vision, Judi’s House is committed to providing comprehensive, innovative services for bereaved youth
and families at Judi’s House as well as in school- and community-based bereavement groups throughout metro-Denver and
beyond. Judi’s House is also committed to contributing scholarly knowledge about the diverse needs of the bereaved and the
impact of varied grief support services through an ongoing, collaborative research initiative with the University of Colorado.
By integrating practice, research and community, Judi’s House is in a unique position to create social change around the issue
of childhood bereavement and serve as a national leader in the effort to increase access to effective, individualized care for the
bereaved. Towards this effort, Judi’s House has recently established the JAG Institute, a center of learning focused on
expanding the evaluation, research, training and technology initiatives necessary to successfully disseminate trauma-informed
bereavement programs.


POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Director of Evaluation and Research will support Judi’s House in evaluating the
overall effectiveness of its interventions and programs while monitoring individual differences in the development of grieving
youth and families. This position requires in-depth knowledge of program evaluation, research methods, intervention design
and evaluation in a community-based participatory research setting. As a member of the senior leadership team, the Director of
Evaluation and Research will guide strategic planning for evaluation and research of Judi’s House programs, determine future
evaluation and research initiatives, and collaborate in disseminating programs through the JAG Institute. The position involves
close collaboration with clinical staff from Judi’s House and academic faculty and staff from both the University of Colorado
Boulder Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

Qualifications: 

The ideal candidate would have specific experience with program evaluation of non-profit organizations, collaborative
evaluation projects, and intervention and outcomes evaluations for preventative programs. Background in evaluation and
research in the areas of grief, bereavement, trauma, child development and/or at-risk youth and families is preferred.


JUDI’S HOUSE ATTRIBUTES & COMPETENCIES
Judi’s House expects to achieve its vision by adhering to 3 core values: RESPECT, ACCOUNTABILITY, and COMPASSION. Nothing
is more important than having a team of people that incorporate these values and hold each other accountable for living this
culture every day at Judi’s House:
Respect – For each member of the Judi’s House team, all Judi’s House constituents, and their personal role in the organization.
Accountability – Effective members of the Judi’s House team are hard working, dependable, and willing to make appropriate
sacrifices to meet team goals.
Compassion – For the children and families who seek our help. A good fit for Judi’s House is someone who is passionate about
giving back in ways that are meaningful and measurable.
Integrity – Does not cut corners ethically, ever. Earns trust and maintains confidences.
Positive Attitude – High energy and enthusiasm for the work they do. There is nothing this person cannot accomplish with
adequate time and resources.
Intelligence – Demonstrates an ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing environments.
Organized and Efficient– Ability to focus on key priorities and produce results with minimal wasted effort.
Persistence – Demonstrates tenacity & willingness to tackle difficult situations head on.
Communication Skills – Demonstrates high oral and written communication skills in multiple settings. Ability to listen and
understand varying viewpoints.
Humility – A requisite attribute to be a part of creating positive social change.
 

EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING
Doctoral degree in clinical, counseling, community or school psychology; social work; public health or related field
preferred.
Evidence of scholarship including publications, presentations, and training activities.
Minimum of 5 years of program evaluation and/or research experience.
SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES SOUGHT
At least 5 years engaging in program evaluation, data analysis, and research, with experience in all aspects of the
evaluation process, including:

  • Developing research and evaluation questions,
  • Designing evaluation plans
  • Managing data acquisition efforts including collection, entry, cleaning, and production,
  • Database/spreadsheet management,
  • Overseeing data cleaning, recoding, and manipulation
  • Analyzing quantitative and qualitative data
  • Compiling and summarizing results for a variety of audiences.
  • Authorships on scholarly products including research reports, white papers, and training syllabi.
  • Personnel management experience including hiring and supervising direct reports (research assistants, students).Strong knowledge of statistics, program assessment, and outcome/impact analysis (statistical software package –
    SPSS).


Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with Access preferred.
Strong verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills, with proven ability to communicate information
diplomatically, concisely and professionally with internal and external audiences.
Ability to present complicated data and ideas to multiple audiences in creative, understandable, and easily
consumable ways.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
EVALUATION AND RESEARCH

Work with the Judi’s House Leadership Team and Principal Investigator of the CU Research Initiative to:

  • Develop and implement program evaluation and research studies that examine implementation, effectiveness, and efficiency of various interventions and other programs provided at Judi’s House.
  • Work collaboratively to develop evaluation strategies, ensuring each intervention incorporates outcome measures
    and standardized metrics.
  • Manage data acquisition efforts including data collection, entry, transformation, and cleaning.
  • Ensure that all evaluation and research work is conducted in accordance with documented systems and processes and within professional bounds.
    Participate in data analysis, synthesis, preparation and presentation.
  • Work collaboratively on the preparation and dissemination of scholarly products and training efforts.
  • Complete special evaluation/research projects as needed.


ADMINISTRATIVE

  • Manage department budget and annual evaluation and research plan.
  • Document, implement and innovate systems and processes for successful operation of all aspects of evaluation and
    research.
  • Oversee the management of staffing (including paid, volunteer and interns) to meet daily needs of the evaluation and
    research department.
  • Provide regular evaluation and research reports to ED to provide information for grant development and reporting
    and for general accountability.
     

SUPERVISORY

  • Supervise evaluation and research team.
  • Responsible for ongoing staff development, annual performance evaluations, hiring & termination of staff.
  • Ensure that evaluation and research meetings address issues in a timely fashion.
  • Oversee staff time sheets and leave documents and submit them on a monthly basis.


OTHER DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attend and participate in team and organizational meetings.
  • Collaborate with Judi’s House staff and perform job duties to advance the organization’s mission and vision.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by ED.
     

 

Contact: 

Please send Resume, Cover Letter and Salary Requirements to HR@judishouse.org. Reference “Director of Evaluation and Research” in subject line.


NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. We are an organization where everyone pitches in to get done what needs to be done. It is the policy of Judi’s House to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.