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Evaluator Position at the Center for Evaluation and Education Policy at Indiana University

Employer
Indiana University Bloomington School of Education
Location
Bloomington, Indiana
Salary
Salary is commensurate with experience
Date posted
May 6, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Evaluator Position at the Center for Evaluation and Education Policy at Indiana University

Job Description:

The Center for Evaluation and Education Policy (CEEP) at Indiana University Bloomington (IU) is seeking an experienced evaluation specialist.

The position involves conducting evaluations, managing evaluators, securing evaluation contracts, and some grant-writing.  Evaluation experience is required. A Masters degree in a related field is acceptable, although a doctorate is preferred.  The selected candidate will work closely with the Director of CEEP in coordinating and managing the evaluation work of the Center.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the planning, execution, and delivery of evaluation projects, ensuring they meet quality standards and client expectations
  • Manage and coordinate graduate students working on evaluation projects
  • Business Development: Proactively seek and secure new evaluation contracts, expanding our client base and project portfolio
  • Assist with and lead the development of proposals for grants and funding to support the Center’s initiatives and research activities
  • Manage and mentor young evaluation professionals, fostering a collaborative environment and supporting professional growth
  • Work closely with the Director of CEEP to align the evaluation projects with the strategic goals of the Center

Requirements:

  • Proven experience in conducting high-level evaluations and managing evaluation projects
  • Ability to travel to evaluation sites in the Indiana area
  • Strong ability in securing evaluation contracts and managing client relationships
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills
  • Proficient in grant writing and knowledge of funding landscape in education policy
  • Master's degree in Evaluation, Education Policy, or a related field is required; a Doctorate degree is preferred

Contact Information

For questions about the position please contact Professor Christopher Lubienski, Center for Evaluation and Education Policy, Indiana University, 201 N. Rose Ave. Bloomington, IN 47405-1006, 812-856-8389, clubiens@iu.edu

Special Instructions

If you are interested in this position, candidates should apply online at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/24259. A complete submission will consist of:

  • Cover Letter that outlines
    • your interest in this position,
    • what you can contribute to this work, and
    • your relevant skills and experiences
  • Current CV
  • Sample of previous evaluation work
  • Contact information for three referees (For candidates who proceed to the second round of the process, letters from these referees will be required in a short timeline)

The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2024. Initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of extension for an additional year depending on continued interest, performance, and available funding. Some travel to evaluation sites may be required. The position is intended to be on-site, based in Bloomington, Indiana, but commuting arrangements in the area, such as to Indianapolis, will be considered. Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications.

Review of applications will begin June 7, 2024 and continue until filled.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

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