June 22, 2011 at 2:42 pm #133612
Under the general direction of the Senior Project Manager, with project-specific input from Project Managers, the Project Director provides independent high-level and diverse support functions on multiple health policy and research projects undertaken with Massachusetts state agencies and by the CHPR. Collaborates as a participating research team member with investigators and faculty from the UMass system, in addition to consultants and representatives from other state agencies.
Master’s degree in public health, public policy, or policy administration with coursework in quantitative and qualitative research methods and analysis is required.
3-5 years experience in project management and/or participation in relevant public policy and health related research and evaluation projects.
Previous experience working with vulnerable disabled and or income populations, especially Medicaid recipients, is strongly preferred.
Demonstrated experience working with spreadsheet and database programs; working knowledge of MS Access, MS Excel, SAS and/or SPSS preferred, along with excellent oral and written skills, and the ability to work in groups.
Familiarity and experience in any of the following areas is strongly preferred:
Basic quantitative research methods, including statistics and measurements, and survey Qualitative research methods and data collection, including experience with interviewing and coordinating focus groups
Assessment of health care quality e.g. HEDIS measures
Normal visual acuity, hearing and manual dexterity required.
Must be able to carry out the essential functions of this position with reasonable accommodation if disabled.
To learn more about this opening, visit https://jobs.hrd.state.ma.us/recruit/public/31100001/job/job_view.do?postingId=J26057&code=search.public&federalStimulus=no
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