Evaluation Project Manager

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNC) and the Juvenile Protective Association (JPA) are hiring a full-time Project Manager for a multi-year state-wide evaluation of three therapeutic parenting programs in Illinois: Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), Positive Parenting Program (i.e., Triple-P), and Nurturing Parenting Programs (NPP). These programs and related evaluations of the programs are funded by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) as part of its plan to address the Family First Prevention Services Act

The Project Manager will be responsible for participating in, supporting, and ensuring the completion of critical evaluation activities, including data collection, data sharing, data management, report writing, coordinating with service providers and others, and other key tasks that must be completed by the UNC/JPA evaluation team. The project manager will also travel to counties in Illinois to support implementation of the three parenting programs. The project manager will monitor intervention fidelity (in-person and remotely) and collect information on client participation and barriers and facilitators of implementation. Opportunities will also be available to participate in data analyses and writing papers for publication. This position will reside and live in Illinois.

Required – Experience and skills needed pertain to:

  • Data collection and management on a research/evaluation project
  • Project management related to tracking tasks and deliverables
  • Coordinating/communicating with research team, service providers, and other stakeholders
  • Data management
    • Use of relational databases
    • Linking data sets
    • Cleaning and preparing datasets for statistical analyses
  • Writing, editing, and proofreading reports and other documents

Organization: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location: Illinois
Full Description: evalprojectmanager.pdf