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The University of Michigan Department of Surgery is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve a dual role as a Program Evaluation Specialist in the Office of Faculty and Resident Life and on sponsored research projects. In this role, the Specialist will oversee the evaluation of programs of the Michigan Promise and help develop and launch a national research consortium. The Specialist will collaborate with faculty members from the Department of Surgery and the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation on developing, coordinating, and managing research projects and products. This includes study coordination, regulatory permissions, grant writing, technology integration, and manuscript development. The ideal candidate will thrive in a multidisciplinary team environment and will have experience in program evaluation, cultural competency, DEI initiatives, and the implementation of programmatic initiatives.
The Program Evaluation Specialist will be responsible for the overall coordination of the research portfolio. This individual will work closely with the Director of the Office of Faculty and Resident Life, the Vice Chair for Faculty Development, and the Vice Chair for Faculty Life to manage and evaluate these programs. Programs include building an inclusive environment, leadership development, regional/international outreach, mentoring, faculty recruitment, faculty retention, wellness, and regional and national networking and innovation. The Program Evaluation Specialist will also coordinate internal and external evaluation and implementation. Additionally, the person in this role will coordinate sponsored research projects focused on error identification between health systems and the improvement of communication to prevent future errors. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: • Create and implement a project management plan for all of the Office’s research projects • Coordinate data analysis plans and research activities across faculty investigators and research staff • Write and edit scientific grants and manuscripts • Plan and coordinate regular meetings and activities of the newly formed national consortium
Bachelor’s degree in business, education, social work or health related field.
2 – 4 years of related experience
Ability to work on multiple tasks in both a team environment and independently.
Prior program management and/or evaluation experience.
Experience, interest, and expertise in initiatives centered around human resources, faculty development and/or diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Master’s degree in health sciences administration, business administration, education or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience with qualitative methods including interviews and focus groups
Experience with survey research, IRB’s, and DUA’s, etc.
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