The CDC Foundation helps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) save and improve lives by unleashing the power of collaboration between CDC, philanthropies, corporations, organizations, and individuals to protect the health, safety and security of America and the world. The CDC Foundation is the go-to nonprofit authorized by Congress to mobilize philanthropic partners and private-sector resources to support CDC’s critical health protection mission. Since 1995, the CDC Foundation has raised over $1 billion and launched more than 1,000 programs impacting a variety of health threats from chronic disease conditions including cardiovascular disease and cancer, to infectious diseases like rotavirus and HIV, to emergency responses, including COVID-19 and Ebola. The CDC Foundation managed hundreds of CDC-led programs in the United States and in more than 140 countries last year. Learn more at www.cdcfoundation.org.

The CDC Foundation is working with CDC and state and local authorities to provide surge staff to support surveillance, prevention and response activities within the HIV Prevention Program. The CDC Foundation seeks candidates for a Program Evaluator. The Program Evaluator will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining a framework and process for monitoring and evaluating projects within the HIV Prevention Program.

This position is in person, and is in Hartford, Connecticut.

Job Highlights:
Position Title: Program Evaluator
Location: This position is in person in Hartford, Connecticut
Salary: $66,000 – $76,000, Plus Benefits

Minimum Qualifications:
A Master’s degree in public health, the social sciences, or a related field
Minimum of 2 years related work experience
Self-motivated with exceptional organizational skills and high attention to detail
Demonstrated knowledge in designing and conducting program evaluations
Demonstrated knowledge in overdose prevention, substance use disorder treatment, harm reduction, recovery, and/or drug policy
Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple facets of project development and implementation
Collaborative, interpersonal, and teamwork skills; ability to develop productive relationships with colleagues, stakeholders, and partners.
Ability to anticipate roadblocks and independently resolve
Ability to work collaboratively with technical experts, administrators, external partners, and the public
Strong cultural competency and collaboration skills with the ability to work effectively in an environment with diverse cultures, multiple perspectives, and competing needs.
Experience applying an equity lens or conducting an equity review to evaluate and inform public health strategies and approaches.
Demonstrated ability to work well independently and within teams
Experience working in a virtual environment with remote partners and teams
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, Teams and Zoom.
Involvement in design, evaluation and reporting on program progression.
Develop data collection protocol and instrumentation necessary to conduct program evaluation.
Develop, maintain, and implement approved evaluation plans (including the establishment of milestones)
Design and develop data collection and program evaluation tools.
Collect qualitative and/or quantitative data
Conduct routine quantitative and or qualitative analysis on program process and outcome data.
Draft written reports and presentations related to evaluation process and findings.
Apply evaluation results to help advance program improvement by working closely with program staff.
Prepare and conduct meetings and presentations, effectively and professionally.

Special Notes:
This role is involved in a dynamic public health program. As such, roles and responsibilities are subject to change as situations evolve. Roles and responsibilities listed above may be expanded upon or updated to match priorities and needs, once written approval is received by both the CDC Foundation and Connecticut Department of Public Health in order to best support Hartford, Connecticut in their public health programming.
The CDC Foundation requires all employees to be fully vaccinated* for COVID-19 as a condition of employment effective November 22, 2021. All offers of employment after that date are contingent upon proof of full-vaccination status as a part of the pre-employment process.

*Fully vaccinated is defined as follows: At least two weeks have passed since receipt of the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, or the second dose of the either the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech two-dose vaccines.

This position requires the regular operation of a motor vehicle during the course and scope of employment as an essential function of the job. As such, Employees in this position must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license in their state of residence, must self-report motor vehicle violations/convictions, and must provide proof of acceptable insurance coverage with mandatory minimum coverages as set forth within the Driver Safety Motor Vehicle Policy (“Policy”). All offers of employment and continued employment for this position are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications of this Policy.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.

We comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria in accordance with 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-300.5(a)(12) and 60-741.5(a)(7). As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.

The CDC Foundation is a smoke-free environment.

Relocation expenses are not included.

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