Prevention research and evaluation manager
The ideal candidate for this position will have experience with project and contracts management, community-based evaluation efforts, and biostatistics. If you are excited by the opportunity to promote healthy communities and support positive youth development through community-based prevention services, come join the DBHR prevention team!
The Prevention Research and Evaluation Manager is responsible to manage data and research projects related to substance use disorder (SUD) prevention and mental health promotion, to support statewide policy, program, and budget decisions for the Substance Use Disorder Prevention and Mental Health Promotion Section. This position leads and directs evaluation and related program reporting for the Section.
This position is responsible for providing comprehensive SUD prevention evaluation and research and support for the programming, service delivery, and policy decisions of the SUD Prevention and MH Promotion Section. This includes planning, coordinating, conducting, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting the findings of advanced research investigations that inform service integrity, quality, and cross-system coordination related to intervention development in the public children and youth behavioral health system. Ongoing projects include: managing research and program evaluation, and quality management for the prevention surveillance data determining and coordinating appropriate preventative measures based on findings; developing, monitoring, and reporting performance indicators; evaluating prevention outcomes; and developing, implementing, and improving methods for collecting and using relevant behavioral health data.