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Organization: Virginia Beach City Public Schools
Job title(s): Program Evaluation Specialist
Description: GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the leadership of the Director of Research and Evaluation, the position is responsible for completing both formative and summative evaluations of division and school?based programs and initiatives within and on behalf of the Office of Planning, Innovation and Accountability (PIA).

Work with school division administrators, instructional coordinators, building administrators, and teachers to plan and conduct all aspects of these evaluations. Review professional literature on educational research and report to appropriate staff members on findings related to topics of interest in the school division.

Present evaluation results in a report format to the School Board, superintendent, and/or members of the leadership team as appropriate. Assist administrators and teachers in developing and
conducting school or division?level evaluations including guidance in developing evaluation instruments, evaluation
procedures and conducting data analysis.

Full Description:
SPECIALIST, PROGRAM EVALUATION

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the leadership of the Director of Research and Evaluation, the position is responsible for completing both formative and summative evaluations of division and school?based programs and initiatives within and on behalf of the Office of Planning, Innovation and Accountability (PIA).

Work with school division administrators, instructional coordinators, building administrators, and teachers to plan and conduct all aspects of these evaluations. Review professional literature on educational research and report to appropriate staff members on findings related to topics of interest in the school division.

Present evaluation results in a report format to the School Board, superintendent, and/or members of the leadership team as appropriate. Assist administrators and teachers in developing and conducting school or division?level evaluations including guidance in developing evaluation instruments, evaluation
procedures and conducting data analysis.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must have a thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures of research and program evaluation practices. Must have the ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in writing, and establish and maintain effective relationships with staff and administration.

Must have strong report writing skills; advanced statistical analysis skills, and project management skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and SPSS. Must have a knowledge of measurement theories and experience with the design, validity, and reliability of instruments. Knowledge of K?12 education issues is preferred.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Position requires Master's Degree (doctorate preferred) and 3 years successful experience as a program evaluator or research analyst. Applicant must have experience beyond university coursework requirements in program evaluation and research, qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis, management and analysis of longitudinal data sets, and survey development. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Possession of a valid driver's license
Regular and reliable attendance is an essential function of this position.
Contact: Bernard Platt
757-263-1133

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