Program Evaluation Specialist
Education Program Specialist I
|Department||MSDE - Office of the State Superintendent|
|Date Opened||2/3/2022 09:52:00 AM|
|Salary||$66,516.00 - $108,929.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Daniel Otakie|
State Salary Grade 21
Annual Salary Range: $66,516 - $86,741 (with progression to $108,929)
LOCATION OF POSITION
Nancy S. Grasmick Education Building
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Main Purpose of Job
EDUCATION: A Master’s Degree or equivalent 36 post-baccalaureate credit hours of course work from an accredited college or university.
EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years of professional experience in program evaluation using quantitative methodologies, policy evaluation, applied statistics, and/or quantitative research or a related field is required. Experience in evaluating educational programs or policies is preferred.
1. Candidates may substitute two additional years of experience directly related to the position option for the required education.
2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Doctorate degree from an accredited college or university in a field related to the position option for one year of the required experience.
3. The required field of education and experience are unique for each option and are established by MSDE in accordance with Education Article, Section 2-104 of the Annotated Code of Maryland. The specific education and experience qualifications for each position are on record in the Human Resource Management Branch of the Division of Business Services.
4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Education Program classifications or Education Program specialty codes in the Education field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of the process and components of conducting rigorous program evaluations (including project design, data collection, data analysis, and reporting/communication); knowledge of the appropriate ways to apply the findings of program evaluations; skill in using a statistical analysis software such as R, Stata, or SAS independently at a high level; skill in designing and conducting statistical analyses relevant to answering evaluation questions; skill in organizing, prioritizing, and managing multiple projects (including skill in creating project timelines plans); ability to distinguish between descriptive analyses and analyses from which causal inference can be drawn, ability to conduct both types of analyses, and ability to draw appropriate conclusions based on the selected methodology; ability to use the results of statistical analyses to support program improvement; and ability to exercise initiative and sound judgment in making decisions.
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