Program Evaluation Specialist - College of Dental Medicine

  • Kansas City University
  • Joplin, MO, USA
  • Mar 16, 2024
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Job Description


Program Evaluation Specialist - College of Dental Medicine

Joplin Campus

Job Type:
Project (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

The Program Evaluation Specialist is a key member of the College of Dental Medicine team. The Program Evaluator will plan, conduct, and report on program evaluation for the College of Dental Medicine, provide oversight to ensure programs compliance with University policy, HRSA requirements, and all other federal, state, and local laws, and regulations pertaining to the grant.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, conduct, and report on program evaluation, and related programmatic and administrative tasks, under the guidance of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research and Project Manager, to ensure the achievement of program goals, objectives, and intended outcomes
  • Assist Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research, Project Manager, HRSA project key personnel, staff, students, and partners with planning the program evaluation, implementation, and reporting, including the development of the work plan, scheduling, and data collection for evaluation
  • Work with key project staff, partners, and stakeholders to collect data, secure transfer and storage of data, and collating, analyzing, and summarizing data for review, analysis, and reporting
  • Provide reports to University leadership, HRSA, partners, students, and other stakeholders about compliance, progress, performance, and impacts of the program
  • Provide oversight to ensure the program's compliance with University policy, HRSA's requirements, and all other federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to the grant
  • Research, develop, and implement creative approaches for the promotion of project outcomes to internal and external constituents, project partners, and stakeholders
  • Thoroughly and accurately document time devoted to program evaluation using HRSA/University-mandated requirements, procedures, and accounting coding to ensure program costs are appropriately charged to the HRSA grant and non-allowable costs are not charged to the grant


  • Bachelor's degree in statistics, health education/promotion, or public health-related field required; Master's degree preferred
  • Three years related experience, including experience with program planning and evaluation or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite required; experience with statistical software, relational databases, and program evaluation preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with a team exhibiting cultural competence/commitment to equity/inclusion

Equal Opportunity Employer

KCU is committed to promoting an equal employment opportunity workplace. Equal opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information (GINA), physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, ancestry, military and/or veteran status, and/or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state or local law.

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Kansas City University (KCU), founded in 1916, is a fully accredited, private not-for-profit health sciences university with Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, Biosciences and a developing College of Dental Medicine. The College of Osteopathic Medicine is the sixth largest medical school in the nation, the ninth most impactful medical school in primary care for the nation, the tenth most affordable of private medical colleges, and the leading producer of physicians for the State of Missouri. The College of Osteopathic Medicine has two sites strategically located on the University’s campuses in Kansas City and Joplin, Missouri, to address the growing needs of both urban and rural populations. The University offers multiple graduate degrees: a doctor of osteopathic medicine; a doctor of psychology in clinical psychology; a master of arts in bioethics; a master of science in the biomedical sciences; a master of business administration in partnership with Rockhurst University; a new master of public health in partnership with the University of Nebraska Medical Center; and plans to seat the first doctor of dental medicine students in 2023.

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