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Evaluation Coordinator (18691)

American University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 6, 2023

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About the Department/Unit

The mission of the Department of Health Studies (DHS) is to educate and empower future leaders in the field to improve the health status and wellbeing of individuals, communities, organizations, and societies. This mission is achieved through innovative education, creative partnerships, policy-change advocacy, and transformational research. Health issues are of universal interest and relevance, transcending the boundaries of race, religion, culture and national origin.


The Project Coordinator manages the day-to-day activities of externally funded, contractual, and special projects in the Department of Health Studies. Responsibilities include coordinating project tasks with Principal Investigators and director, overseeing project budgets in coordination with department and College staff, managing Participant/Student recruitment for sponsored programs, and data monitoring and reporting for relevant sponsored projects. This position requires self-direction and minimal supervision.

Essential Functions
  1. Project Management:Under the direction of the Program Director, collaborate with the Principal Investigator (PI) to achieve the goals of the grant by ensuring that all daily activities related to the project are completed in a timely and effective matter. Prepare project timelines, identify key tasks of the project, and prepare regular status reports for the PI.
  2. Data Monitoring:Assist the Program Director with monitoring project data and metrics to meet goals and deadlines. In consultation with the Program Director and Principal Investigator(s), prepare accurate updates for the funder using text and graphics as needed to best convey the information.
  3. Writing and Reporting Results: assist the Program Director with reporting the results of the project in a written report that describes the background, methodology, analysis, and interpretation of the project results. In consultation with the Program Director and Principal Investigator(s) prepare accurate written reports for the funder using text and graphics as needed to best convey the information. On occasion, oral presentation to the funder will also be required.
  4. Attend project-related meetings: To coordinate work with the internal team and the funders, attend regularly scheduled meetings to plan and discuss data analysis plans.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
  • Full-time
  • Coordinator A
  • Exempt
Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in health promotion programming or project implementation or the equivalent in training and experience.
  • Experience in program management and reporting.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and web-based content management and social media systems.
  • Strong organizational, communication, task management, and leadership abilities.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in order to meet key tasks as scheduled.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with university staff, faculty, and the general community.
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Master's degree in Health Promotion preferred.
  • Experience in working with underserved communities.
  • Experience with budget management and reporting for sponsored projects.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check.
  • To ensure the health and safety of our community AU requires COVID-19 vaccinations for faculty and staff. Click here to learn more about our health and safety directive .
  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

AU offers a competitive benefits package including a 200% matching retirement plan, tuition benefits for full-time staff and their families, several leadership development certificates, and has been recognized by the American Heart Association as a fit-friendly worksite.Click here to learn about American University's unique benefit options .

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