The Center on Policy Innovation for Family Mental Health at Yale School of Medicine works with government partners to advance mental health as a pathway to social and economic mobility. Part of this work is replicating the nationally recognized MOMS Partnership® program in new locations. The Center is also engaging government partners to forward the mission in other ways.
Reporting directly to the Director of the Center, the Director of Research and Evaluation will play a critical role in executing on this mission by conducting and eventually overseeing all research and evaluation work of the Center. PhD or equivalent combination of experience and education is preferred.
Ability to carry out responsibilities including:
Lead the evaluation of the MOMS Partnership program that the Center is scaling through work developing a theory of change, baseline assessments for replication sites, and impact evaluations to measure outputs and outcomes of the MOMS replication.
Develop quality assurance and improvement reports for each MOMS Partnership site and utilizes data to drive decision-making processes.
Conduct research as part of the Center’s work with government partners on other areas beyond the replication of the MOMS Partnership.
Promulgate or assist in the preparation of grant applications or other funding opportunities.
With the Principal Investigator and other contributors, author peer-reviewed research publications
Examples of Skills Sought:
Advanced quantitative and qualitative analytic skill
High degree of competency with data analytic software
Experience in database development and management
Demonstrated ability to execute with precision and excellence and drive to deliver highest-quality work
Experience working with public policy or public programs
Experience working with government to support and lead research and evaluation activities, including facilitating data-sharing and data-use agreements
Demonstrated ability to work very quickly and embody high standards of customer service internally and externally, including responses to communication within one business day
Demonstrated ability and commitment to take initiative and as well as direction and correction
Demonstrated ability to proactively identify feasible solutions when identifying challenges affecting work streams
Experience engaging in efforts advancing racial equity
This position will be based in New Haven, CT, and may require travel up to 10%.
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.