This is a part-time position in our Washington, DC office. The Specialist, Measurement and Evaluation will utilize collaborative skills for development of evaluation plan, implementing data collection strategies, and analysis of data. The Specialist will demonstrate exceptional customer service and flexibility in handling rapidly changing work requirements and competing requests. The Specialist will work with the Director of Scientific Engagement and Research for the design, development and implementation of measurement and evaluation activities as they relate to the goals and mission at ASCP.
Key Job Responsibilities
Assist in conducting evaluation research utilizing formative, summative, qualitative and quantitative methodologies.
Implement/Analyze evaluation data for validity and reliability.
Provide assistance with the preparation of IRB regulations, protocol submissions and data collection for ASCP departments and/or collaborative organizations.
Participate in the collection and interpretation of quantitative, longitudinal and multivariate data in support of the ASCP Institute’s Workforce Initiatives.
Demonstrate knowledge of advanced statistical analysis and presentation tools.
Assist in determining the appropriate types of assessments needed for program, process, outcome, and impact evaluation.
Assist staff in instrument design, data collection, interpretation and report generation as needed.
Review literature to support research studies as needed.• Contribute to research for Center for Public Policy with policy related reports, briefs and e-policy articles
Qualifications and Education
Qualified candidates must have a Master’s Degree or working towards obtaining a PhD from a regionally accredited university in public health, statistics, social sciences, educational evaluation, measurement, performance improvement, research methods or similar field of study.
2-5 years of experience in conducting measurement and evaluation activities in not-for-profit, philanthropic or educational institutions.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel; SPSS, SAS and/or other statistical packages.
Experience in project management important.
Strong written and verbal communications skills.
Project and staff management expertise, personal willingness to train & disseminate knowledge as needed.
Qualified Candidates Must
Demonstrate strong interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills.
Exhibit collaboration, teamwork and excellent listening skills.
Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, with the proven ability to produce well-crafted reports and present complex information to various audiences.
Demonstrate the ability to interact with a variety of personalities, work independently and develop creative data-driven solutions for complex problems.
Demonstrate ability to influence stakeholders, team members and staff in the implementation of qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research projects.
The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) is the world’s largest professional membership organization for pathologists and laboratory professionals. With more than 100,000 members, the society’s influence has guided the application and evolution of the pathology and laboratory medicine specialty since 1922.