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FCS Program Evaluation Director
100.0 FTE%
Human Ecology Extension Administration, Columbus , Ohio

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Develop and identify the theoretical base that guides the evaluation of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) programs. Work with FCS program teams, federally funded grant teams, and state-based staff to develop, direct, and coordinate formative and summative evaluation of programs implemented throughout the state. Build capacity within staff for use of stronger evaluation methodology and securing of dollars to support program evaluation. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: 40%: Direct, coordinate, and lead the evaluation of FCS programs by working with FCS program teams and the Program Development and Evaluation (PDE) unit. Using existing research and theories, develop and identify the theoretical basis that will guide the evaluation of FCS programs; develop, direct, and coordinate the implementation of formative and summative evaluation conducted through statewide teams to document the quality and effectiveness of statewide FCS programs. Collaborate with state specialists, field specialists, and program teams to incorporate strong program evaluation in grant applications; generate dollars through grants to support program evaluation in FCS. 20%: Work with the Assistant Director, FCS and the Leader, Community Nutrition Programs to direct and coordinate the reporting of evaluation results in partnership with other team members; prepare reports and conduct special studies to complete the FCS aspect of the federal report and plan of work; report impacts of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – Education and also the impacts of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program. 20%: Work as part of the PDE team to assist personnel at the county, region, and state levels as they design, develop instrumentation, implement, analyze, and report evaluation and impact studies; develop and disseminate program planning, reporting, and analysis materials. 10%: Work as part of the PDE team to design and implement Extension Education and Research Area (EERA), region, and statewide workshops for program planning, evaluation, and reporting. 10%: Work as part of the PDE team to set up and manage online Evaluation of Effective Extension Teaching (EEETs) for distance/online learning for OSU Extension teaching professionals. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in program evaluation or related field; demonstrated experience working with a multi-faceted outreach/engagement educational program; minimum 5 years experience in program evaluation. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: PhD; a background in nutrition, family finance, and/or family development education; strong familiarity with online survey software such as Qualtrics and Survey Monkey; strong familiarity with database software such as Access and Excel; strong familiarity with data analysis software such as SPSS, SAS, and NVivo.
Job Req: 400047
Deadline: August 3, 2014

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Office Administrative Associate
100.0 FTE%
Human Ecology Extension Administration / Columbus, Ohio

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Provides administrative and office support directly for the assistant director, OSU Extension, Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) administration, and provides support for the faculty and staff within the office of Family and Consumer Sciences. This includes, but is not limited to, budget administration and preparation; personnel record keeping; researching and analyzing materials, information, programs, policies and procedures and advising supervisor and other staff on such matters; developing correspondence on behalf of the supervisor; and coordinating conference planning and various other kinds of in-service trainings. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: 35%: Prepares and administers budgets, initiates expenditures and purchases, makes budgetary projections, prepares and oversees related reports and documentation for general funds, developments accounts, and grants. Enters HR Action requests for new hires and terminations of FCS staff; interprets and enforces fiscal and purchasing policies and procedures. 20%: Maintains calendar and makes travel arrangements for Assistant Director. Schedules meetings for office staff. Serves as point of contact for Assistant Director with colleagues in OSU Extension and in College of Education and Human Ecology departments. 15%: Maintains and oversees correspondence and communication with donors and contributors to the program; coordinates and assists in planning conferences, in-services, and various meetings conducted by the unit; provides support for Search Committees to fill Family and Consumer Sciences state, field, and program positions. 15%: Provides and explains program information to internal and external stakeholders; prepares internal newsletters, reports, publications, memos, and presentations for dissemination or use by the Assistant Director and other staff; reviews, monitors, and updates website. 10%: Researches and analyzes materials, information, programs, procedures and policies; provides technical and strategic advice to aid administrators in decision making; acts on behalf of administrator to ensure that staff is in compliance with decisions and directives. 5%: Maintains minutes and records of meetings and other programming events. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 6 months experience (600 hours course work or training) in customer service or communications, including researching, analyzing & interpreting information; 3 months experience (300 hours course work) in budgeting. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and fiscal management; must be a team player who will work collaboratively with office staff and personnel across OSU Extension; must be self-directed, motivated, and able to communicate effectively with colleagues; must be detail-oriented, highly accurate, and responsive to customers; certified to use the OSU Procurements system, experience in managing websites, and a high degree of knowledge of OSU Extension and the Family & Consumer Sciences program.
Job Req: 400038
Deadline: July 27, 2014

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