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Job ID: 9945

Job Title:

SF BUILD Program Evaluation Director (Research Technician III) -

Appointment Type:


Time Base:


Date Posted:

August 15, 2018

Closing Date:

Open until filled

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Working Title

SF BUILD Program Evaluation Director

SF State University

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Biology/SF BUILD (Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity)/Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Appointment Type*

Position will end on or before August 31, 2019.

Permanent status cannot be earned in this position.

This position may continue depending upon grant funding.

Time Base*

Full-Time (1.0)

Work Schedule*

Monday to Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Anticipated Hiring Range*

$6,000.00 per month ($72,000.00 annually)

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Position Summary*

The SF BUILD Program Evaluation Director will work closely with the SF BUILD Director and Leadership on the evaluation of SF BUILD interventions aimed to increase the persistence of historically underrepresented groups in biomedical research careers. In particular, this individual will develop qualitative and quantitative measures to evaluate site-level efforts at SF State and partner institution, UCSF. They will lead a small team to collect data and analyze the results obtained to improve the program and for publication. The candidate will also work with the national Coordination and Evaluation Committee to ensure the consortium-wide evaluation plan developed in collaboration with all BUILD sites is maintained at the SF BUILD site.

Position Information

Provide oversight on Site-level & Consortium-Level data collection & evaluation

Technical Consultant Responsibilities

Develop the experimental design for site-level & consortium-level evaluation of SF BUILD activities and interventions at SF State and UCSF using Qualitative, Quantitative and Mix-Method Approaches.

Interpret data analyzed from site-level & consortium-level studies and provide SF BUILD leadership with recommendations on how to move the project forward.

Provide the SF BUILD project with content expertise on Critical Race Theory, Stereotype Threat, and other psychosocial factors that can impact Historically Underrepresented Groups in science to leave the biomedical career track.

Management & Supervisor Duties

Lead a small team to implement site-level evaluation of SF BUILD activities and interventions using Mix-method approaches.

Provide direction to a small team in the development of evaluation tools

Work with technical staff on the processing of data, and the analysis of quantitative and qualitative statistical data.

Manage research assistants in uploading site-level data to national databases

Represent the SF BUILD Team & Evaluation Group

Report findings to the SF BUILD Leadership

Prepare publications and presentations of findings

Collaborate with the Coordination and Evaluation Center to assess the student and faculty outcomes for participating in SF BUILD programs and activities

Represent the SF BUILD program at conferences and meetings to discuss program outcomes and interpretations of data

Other duties as assigned

Demonstrate behaviors that are in line with the User Friendly Principles (P530C) and Principles of Conduct for a Multi-Cultural University (P30D)

Demonstrate safe work practices for oneself, others and the office environment

Minimum Qualifications*

Knowledges and Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of research techniques, including the planning of studies and investigations, the determining of variables and the developing of reference materials; thorough knowledge of research reporting techniques; general knowledge of machine tabulation techniques and the programming of data; thorough knowledge of the techniques and treatment of data such as simple correlation methods, trend analysis, frequency distribution analysis, sampling techniques, hypothesis testing and methods of interval estimation; familiarity with the principles of personnel management and effective supervision and ability to direct the work of others.

Ability to reason logically and capacity for independent and creative thinking on research problems; ability to develop techniques for handling a large variety of detailed data and ability to analyze these data; ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; ability to speak and write effectively; ability to analyze situations accurately and to adopt an effective course of action.


Three years of progressively responsible technical research or statistical experience including or supplemented by one year in the interpretation and graphic presentation of data.

Graduate study in the social sciences, economics, mathematics, statistics, public or business administration or engineering may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.


Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university. (Additional qualifying professional experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.)

A background check (which may include: checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records, motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires). Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in Education, the Social Sciences or other relevant fields

A background in Public Health, Race and Ethnic Studies, Education, or Psychology

Expertise in empirical, pedagogical, administrative, and evaluative measures relating to improving campus climates for historically underrepresented groups in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Candidates should have experience conducting mix-method, qualitative, and quantitative research

Should have experience with research on racial microaggressions in higher education

Previous history of investigating interventions that mitigate the impact of racial discrimination

Experience developing methods for increasing faculty diversity

Core Competencies ? embody the following competencies:

Bias toward collaboration and teamwork.

Effective communication skills.

Customer/Client Focus with an emphasis in problem solving and resolution.

Personal effectiveness and credibility as demonstrated by interpersonal and professional confidence.

Diversity and inclusion.

Pre-Employment Requirements

This position requires successful completion of a background check.


Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions. SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve.

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employees.


San Francisco, California, United States of America
California State University System
California State University System
11/8/2018 9:04:02 PM

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