Analyst, Qualitative (Part Time)
University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ

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Department

0445-SW Institute For Rsch On Women

College/Division

SBS

Posted Rate of Pay

$37,000 - $41,000 (to be pro-rated at .50 FTE).

Exempt / Non-Exempt

Exempt

Category

Appointed: Professional

Departmental Contact

Terry Mullin

Departmental Contact Phone

621-7339

Departmental Contact Email

mullin@email.arizona.edu

Job Open Date

05-15-2013

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

Review begins on (Continues until position filled)

05-22-2013

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Full Time/Part Time

Part Time

Days and Schedule to be Worked

Number of Hours Worked per Week

20

Limited to current UA employees only

No

Documents required to be attached electronically with this application

Letter of Interest Resume

Documents that may be attached electronically or mailed directly to department per instructions below

Additional application instructions (include instructions for submission)

Position Summary

National Cross-Site Evaluation of Juvenile Drug Courts and Reclaiming Futures (JDC/RF) - Library of Congress. This funded project is a multi-site national evaluation of the Juvenile Drug Court and Reclaiming Futures Initiative (JDC/RF) to improve the effectiveness and efficacy of juvenile drug courts. The initiative is aimed at rehabilitating nonviolent, substance-abusing youth by integrating the two models (JDC and RF). We are implementing a cross-site evaluation plan with both quantitative and qualitative methods inclusive of process, outcome, and cost-effectiveness analyses that will provide a comprehensive and robust evaluation of the JDC/RF initiative to identify the factors, elements, and services that perform best with respect to outcomes and cost-effectiveness. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads qualitative evaluation efforts on project overseeing methods, conducting data collection and analyses. *Develops and implements case studies and conduct qualitative analysis. *Travels for site visits to conduct individual (4 per site each year) and organizational case studies totaling 8-20 trips within 11-20 months. *Works with collaborator, process analyst, and site personnel to review and qualitatively evaluate each site's original grant proposal & strategic plan and develop site-specific implementation plans. *Develops and independently implements project goals and objectives related to qualitative analysis. *Communicates and builds relationships with each site and collaborators. *Analyzes data and contributes findings to quarterly and annual reports. *Participates in individual and site conference calls.
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Not applicable for this position.

Additional Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in field appropriate to the research and four years research experience, or equivalent combination of experience, training, and/or education. *Knowledge of and experience with qualitative methods, data collection, and analyses. *Knowledge of juvenile justice, adolescent substance abuse and treatment issues. *Experience reporting and presenting findings to stakeholders. *Ability to communicate effectively.
Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with ATLAS. ti Software *Experience conducting webinars Desired Commitment: *Remain in position for duration (i.e., minimum 24 months); *Advanced graduate students welcome to apply.
Pre-employment Screening Requirements

The University of Arizona conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and work history. In addition, a check of names and identification documents is conducted on all new employees to ensure they are legally authorized to work in the United States.

What kind of criminal background check is required for this position?

This position is security sensitive based on the job duties and requires a finger-print criminal background check

Supplemental Pre-Employment Screening

None

Job Category

Administrative and Professional Research

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