Program and Evaluation Associate
Job Summary: The Program and Evaluation Associate plays a key role in strengthening and expanding the Kansas Health Foundation’s evaluation management systems, as well as developing reports, briefs and narratives that help promote KHF’s work internally and externally. The Program and Evaluation Associate supports the grant making process by providing technical assistance to staff and grantees around evaluation and by collecting and analyzing data to inform decisions at KHF. The Program and Evaluation Associate provides clear, actionable information related to funded interventions, health issues and learning.
· Undergraduate degree required.
· At least three years professional experience related to the position.
· Demonstrated proficiency interpreting and communicating findings from research and data, evaluation studies, and/or information management systems.
· Excellent project management skills.
· Background and experience in working with not-for-profits.
· Excellent organization, written and oral communication skills.
· Familiarity with evaluation methods and approaches.
· Familiarity with statistical analysis software (SPSS, SAS, etc.).
· Familiarity with grantee performance management systems and program evaluation methods.
· Experience in facilitating learning around research and evaluation.
· An understanding of social determinants of health and systems approaches to health promotion and disease prevention.
Typical Duties and Responsibilities:
· Work with staff to: Analyze data from health surveillance systems, grantee reports and program evaluation studies and utilize that data to educate internal and external audiences.
· Ensure quality grantee data in KHF’s grantee reporting system.
· Prepare data briefs and reports to support program planning and organizational decision-making; work closely with communications department to share knowledge through the development of executive summaries and high-level narratives.
· Conduct literature reviews and other research to identify and assess the evidence base of potential KHF initiatives.
· Support grantees and KHF staff in establishing performance metrics and SMART objectives.
· Assess the implementation, effectiveness and efficiency of initiatives across KHF’s portfolio; track and report progress on KHF initiatives. Manage evaluation contracts. Serve as member of evaluation teams for KHF-funded evaluations.
· Identify potential collaborative partnerships with academic and research institutions. Propose strategies to increase evaluation capacity for nonprofit partners through grantmaking, communications, and technical assistance.
Visit https://kansashealth.org/careers/ to learn more, including how to apply.Posted 5/9/201
Senior Director of WIC Operations and Administration
The Senior Director of WIC Operations and Administration will have overall accountability for the development and execution of the strategic plan for the Workforce Innovation Center. The Senior Director will provide leadership and direction for the organization’s employment and training initiatives, program development, call center operations and implementation in support of our mission by growing employment opportunities for people who are blind and visually impaired. In addition, the role will provide management and governance of workforce development protocols, policies and procedures.
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Foundation Executive Director
Job Summary: Reporting directly to the President and a Foundation Board, the foundation Executive Director is the senior officer directly responsible for the strategic vision, planning, and management of all private fund-raising efforts for the College. The Executive Director also serves as a member of senior management and is engaged as an active participant on Executive Council. The Executive Director provides input regarding major College decisions, including the College’s strategic plan and informs the alignment of the college’s strategic plan with that of the Foundation.
The Executive Director provides leadership for the annual giving program as well as all major giving campaigns, including campaigns with goals that generally range in the millions of dollars. For all major gift campaigns, the Executive Director is charged with direct oversight responsibilities to lead and manage campaign leadership to ensure successful completion of the campaigns.
In addition to campaign oversight the Executive Director leads and directs the development, cultivation and solicitation strategies for individual, foundation, corporate and other gifts, to significantly increase the size of the endowment. The Executive Director is responsible for college-wide as well as external engagement, coordination and communication relative to the college’s fund raising efforts and community relations.
As special Assistant to the President the Executive Director officially represents the President when he/she is unavailable and assumes other duties/responsibilities as deemed necessary by the President, especially in regard to external relations.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience. We offer a generous benefits package including: paid sick/vacation/holidays (including time between Christmas and New Year’s), generous health/dental insurance options, KPERS retirement, and voluntary benefits.
Required Knowledge and skills:
A. Exceptional interpersonal and public relations skills to work with donors, community leaders, alumni, and internal and external constituents.
B. Outstanding leadership and administrative skills to ensure accuracy of fund-management.
C. Excellent communication skills to develop case statements, planning documents, proposals, correspondence with individuals and corporations, and Foundation policies.
D. Competence in strategic planning and fund-raising in order to facilitate growth and achievement of the Foundation’s and College’s mission, vision and strategic priorities.
E. Strong fund-raising database management understanding.
F. Ability to solve problems and capitalize on opportunities.
G. Understanding of philanthropy and servant leadership.
A. Demonstrated history of successful campaign and personal solicitation experience.
B. Demonstrated experience in or with a not-for-profit organization.
C. Supervisory experience.
D. Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing effective strategic plans.
E. Experience in planned giving and promotional/special events programming .
F. Successful solicitation and implementation of an annual fund program.
G. Successful direction of volunteers.
Master’s degree in education, business or other appropriate field, or its equivalent (ex: CFRE).