Good Shepherd Services, a leading NYC non-profit committed to the success of young people and families, is currently seeking a Child Welfare Coordinator for Our Program Evaluation and Planning Program in Manhattan.
The Program Evaluation and Planning (PEP) Department oversees agency-wide efforts in performance management, promotes implementation of evidence-based practice, and supports evidence-generating activities. The Child Welfare Coordinator partners with GSS child welfare programs (Prevention, Foster Care, Group Residence & Juvenile Justice) to promote and support the use of data to strengthen practice.
•Participate in program planning
•Assist programs in the development of a logic model and other codification tools Identify evaluation and assessment resources from the research literature Advise in selection of appropriate evidence based models (EBMs), consistent with GSS's evidence-based practice approach
•Implement and oversee data management
•Partner with programs to design and implement effective data collection systems to meet internal and funder requirements Maintain and oversee GSS EvolvCS database system and CONNECTIONS (OCFS/ACS system) including customization, data entry, staff access, security rights and training Oversee the ACS/GSS fiscal reconciliation process and serve as liaison to fiscal dept
•Analyze data and report outcomes
•Produce outcomes reports and supplemental data analysis at regular intervals for program review Provide timely data for private and public grant reports and proposals Participant in partnerships with academic and other research organizations to help build evidence base of GSS programs Manage ACS Scorecard process and analyze data
•Use findings to improve services
•Guide programs in interpreting outcomes reports to identify performance strengths, areas in need of development and relevant action plans Provide technical assistance, workshops and trainings as needed
•Facilitate communication between GSS and ACS stakeholdersSupervise Child Welfare Project Specialist & Program Analyst
•Act as a liaison between GSS and ACS, including representing GSS at COFCCA Accountability meetings, ACS sessions on Scorecard, and other relevant forums Support advocacy efforts by collaborating with GSS Government & External Relations
•Other duties as assigned
•Master's degree in Public Administration, Social Work or a related field required
•Superior data management skills in SPSS and Excel required; previous experience with databases (i.e. EvolvCS, Connections) preferred
•At least three years experience in child welfare or QI/QA preferred
•Experience facilitating small group trainings and previous supervisory experience highly preferred
•Superior analytical, organizational and communication (verbal & written) skills
•Strong customer service sensibility and ability to work collaboratively with a variety of people
•Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented and capable managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
•Ability to use public transportation for travel to program locations throughout New York City.
SocialService.com - 18 months ago