Missouri stands to receive a $20 million SAMHSA grant over two years to conduct a state targeted response to the opioid crisis (short title: Opioid STR). Project activities will include developing and expanding efforts related to prevention, treatment, and recovery of opioid use and consequences, and evaluating the clinical and cost effectiveness of a subset of grant-related initiatives.
Nature of Work
The Evaluation Coordinator will organize and support functions for this statewide, federally-funded project to ensure that data collection and evaluation goals and objectives specified for the program are accomplished in accordance with established priorities, time limitations, funding limitations or other specifications.
- Performs assignments using existing procedures
- Develops implementation plans for various programs/projects
- Performs a variety of standard assignments and responsibilities and makes recommendations for improvement/efficiency, resourcing, etc., as necessary
- Provides input to long-term strategic planning and budgeting
- Uses existing procedures to solve standard problems
- Analyzes information (e.g., project plans, budgets) and uses standard practices to make informed judgments and recommendations
- Impacts own work team
- Works within standardized procedures and practices to achieve objectives and meet deadlines in accordance with established priorities, timelines, funding initations, etc.
- Exchanges straightforward information, asks questions, and checks for understanding
- Develops working relationships with internal parties and may work with external parties, as needed
- Assist the Lead Evaluator in conducting local performance assessments of participating treatment providers delivering medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder and overall project evaluation of protocol clinical and cost effectiveness
- Oversee data reporting compliance among participating treatment agencies; engage in regular email, phone, and in-person communication to ensure clarity on project evaluation needs
- Compile quarterly and annual data-driven reports on treatment delivery and effectiveness
- Manage large datasets consisting of existing state service data and data collected through grant-initiated protocols
- Conduct statewide travel as-needed (approximately 1-2x/month) to visit state funded mental and physical health treatment and recovery facilities
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
Possess at least a moderate understanding of substance use disorder – particularly opioid use disorder – and the role of evidence-based treatment strategies in combating the opioid overdose epidemic
Be skilled in Microsoft Office to independently compose PowerPoint presentations, Excel spreadsheets, and Word documents for public consumption
Master’s degree in public health, social work, psychology, epidemiology, or a related field is preferred
March 28, 2017
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