Posting: Evaluator - Hegira Health

January 11, 2021

Title:  Evaluator

Reports To: Director of Integrated Health

Facility/Department: CCBHC

Status:  Exempt

Contact:  Kristie R. Schmiege, MPH (810) 965-2675

Director of Integrated Health/CCBHC Project Director



Please include “Evaluator position” in the subject line

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Job Requisition number: 21-0000

First Consideration Through: 1/22/2021

Posted:  1/5/2021

Competitive salary and benefits

Reviewed by: Sherrice White-Johnson, MA, LLPC, CCTP – Clinical Staff Talent Coordinator


The Evaluator shall have:

  • A master's degree from an accredited college or university, specializing in in a social science discipline, public health, social work, health informatics, public administration, public policy, or program evaluation.  And-
  • At least 3 years of evaluation experience inclusive of data collection, storage, retrieval, and analysis.
  • At least 2 evaluations in the position of lead evaluator.


  • A PhD or DrPH from an accredited college or university, specializing in in a social science discipline, public health, social work, public administration, public policy, or program evaluation.  And-
  • At least 1 year of evaluation experience inclusive of data collection, storage, retrieval, and analysis.
  • At least 1 evaluation in the position of lead evaluator. 
  •   Experience conducting and reporting needs assessments
  •   Experience in the analysis of quantitative and qualitative data
  •   Experience with mixed methods evaluation approaches
  •   Experience in the development of interview, focus group, and survey tools for the purpose of gathering qualitative data
  •   Experience in the use of Microsoft Office, including Word, and PowerPoint
  •   Experience in the use of software for data analysis such as Excel, SPSS, SAS, STATA, and/or R
  •   Experience in using software for data visualization
  •   Good oral and written communication and presentation skills  
  •   Experience with SAMHSA funded, or other federal grants preferred
  • Availability to (reimbursed) travel to meetings, etc. as necessary.



  •  Monitor outcomes related to the Disparity Impact Statement per SAMHSA guidelines
  • Monitor outcomes and objectives related to the needs assessment and conduct on-going needs assessment as needed and/or required
  • Monitor outcomes and objectives related to federal guidelines and HHI’s initial proposal.
  • Utilize appropriate software programs to score various standardized instruments.
  • Manage and use digital imaging equipment, scanning, and other related equipment.
  • Design, manage, organize, and maintain multiple databases.
  • Initial definition and development of data collection instruments to meet all CCBHC deliverable requirements.
  • Continuous review of changes to CCBHC deliverable requirements and HHI’s ability to meet those requirements. 
  • Define and develop changes to data collection for HHI to remain compliant.
  • Oversee data collection, storage, and retrieval of all program data in collaboration with HHI’s IT Department.
  • Develop and modify evaluation plans to meet program needs without sacrificing scientific inquiry integrity
  • Extract and analyze data from existing case files and other clinical documents as needed.
  • Conduct training and subsequent supervision of the Data Specialist relative to use of SAMHSA’s web-based data system (SPARS) and other data systems involved in data entry and storage (e.g., the organization’s EHR).
  • Oversee and conduct training of program staff in the collection of National Outcomes Measures (NOMS) data for entry on the SPARS system and additional measures as required.
  • Assure all data collected are valid and accurate.
  • Conduct all necessary analyses of program data, including but not limited to demographic data, service data, and outcome data.
  • Data and Version Control: data entry; analyze data; write preliminary reports or sections of grants; communicate findings to staff in a timely manner for the purpose of treatment and program enhancement.
  • Design and write reports of evaluation findings on a regular basis for presentation to varied audiences.
  • Submit all deliverables timely to meet CCBHC reporting, formatting, and timeliness requirements, coordinating approvals from all HHI departments prior to submission
  • Maintain a master listing of all evaluation-related reporting deliverable and associated timelines and assure staff making contributions are aware of these timelines
  • Lead the CCBHC evaluation Team.
  • Serve as a member of the quality improvement committee specific to the conduct of the CCBHC evaluation.
  • Actively participate in the promotion of an internal agency cultural shift towards program evaluation, continuous learning, and continuous program improvement that is currently ongoing at the Agency.
  • Other duties as assigned by Program Director or Designee.


  • Interview, hire, and evaluate designated CCBHC staff as assigned and needed.
  • Delegates responsibilities in an organized, efficient manner to assigned staff.
  • Ensure appropriate staffing levels are maintained or introduced to meet program needs within budget constraints.
  • Approve staff work and vacation schedules.
  • Complete probationary and annual performance evaluations compliance reviews.
  • Facilitate assessment, development, and implementation of staff individual and departmental professional development plans.
  • Communicate problematic staff performance/behavior as it occurs to HHI Administration.
  • Utilize HHI progressive disciplinary policy and procedure to address substandard employee performance.
  • Recommend job descriptions updates for positions supervised.
  • Monitor and recommend staff expenditures.

Program Staff Supervision

  • Review staff policy and procedure adherence, routinely communicating with staff.
  • Conduct productivity reviews, routinely coaching staff.
  • Ensure staff maintained within the limits of established areas of competency.

Critical Thinking and Operational Skills 

  • Demonstrates highly developed analytical, assessment and evaluation skills
  • Ability to communicate evaluation findings effectively at the level of different audiences, e.g. HHI leadership, board members, staff, stakeholders, the public
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Prioritizes goals and duties to meet deadlines
  • Must be able to provide high quality services in a cost effective and time efficient manner.   


  • Strong skills in collaboration with other members of the HHI team, e.g. IT, etc.
  • Able to conduct all professional business in a manner that is highly ethical and always maintains/enhances a professional and positive image of HHI.
  • Able to interact effectively and professionally with all internal and external contacts.
  • Builds a high-performing evaluation team.

Physical Requirements

  • Must have adequate visual acuity to utilize a required electronic devices and records.
  • Must be able to sit or move about an office environment as needed.
  • Must be able to drive periodically to HHI clinics and local community resources.
  • Must be able to interact with internal colleagues and external community partners frequently via telephone, email and/or in person.



Adaptability: Ability and attitude toward adjustment to and implementation of work environment changes.

Integrity: Analyzing and handling work responsibilities and challenges with honest and ethical behavior.

Teamwork: Ability to work well and cooperate within a group of employees at all levels (colleagues, subordinates, managers/executives); interest in helping to achieve team and/or facility goals.


Delegating responsibility: Allocating decision-making authority and/or task responsibility to others to maximize organization and individual effectiveness. 

Influencing others: Using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to inspire and guide individuals; gaining acceptance of ideas and plans. 

Decision making: Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and oppor­tunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.


  • Complete continuing education/training to maintain professional competency including participation in HHI Critical Update training annually.
  • Maintain HHI client confidentiality per federal guidelines and the policy and procedures of Hegira Health, Inc.
  • Adhere to all personnel policies as outlined in the Policy and Procedure Manual of Hegira Health, Inc.


  • Compliance with all workplace policies and procedures.
  • Identification and timely reporting of health and safety risks, accidents, incidents, injuries and property damage at the workplace.
  • Correct utilization of appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Immediately reporting to management any questions and/or concerns regarding ethics or corporate business practices.

    This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, and responsibilities required




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