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Violence Prevention Program Evaluator

Date Posted:  Jun 23, 2022
Requisition ID:  344324

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


Next level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.


About the Indiana State Department of Health (IDOH):
The Indiana State Department of Health’s mission is to promote and provide essential public health services for a healthier and safer state.


The salary for this position traditionally starts at $37,778.00 
per year but may be commensurate with education and/or experience.


About the Job:

The Violence Prevention Program Evaluator works closely with the Violence Prevention Program Director and with the Office of Women’s Health Director. The Violence Prevention Program Evaluator serves as the ISDH expert on evaluation of public health approaches to sexual violence prevention. Specifically, the Violence Prevention Program Evaluator manages and executes the Evaluation and Performance Measurement Plan of the Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) program at ISDH. Additionally, the Violence Prevention Program Evaluator collaborates with stakeholders to offer evaluation expertise and build capacity to evaluate sexual violence prevention programs at ISDH. The Violence Prevention Program Evaluator determines evaluation priorities through internal and external data and assessments and federal and state stakeholder guidance.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Plans, designs, refines and implements the sexual violence prevention program evaluation, in particular as it relates to process and outcome evaluation
  • Assist RPE sub-recipients with implementing evaluation plans in alignment with the state Evaluation and Performance Measurement Plan
  • Provide training and technical assistance to improve statewide and local evaluation capacity and infrastructure
  • Provides evidence based information to OWH staff and sub-recipients to ensure that program decisions are informed
  • Assists with researching, investigating, writing and editing competitive grant applications, supplemental documents and work plans
  • Determines organizational readiness for outcome indicator selection
  • Provides technical assistance, office organization and program guidance as requested to (and for) the OWH Director and Violence Prevention Program Director 

The job profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. 

What You'll Need for Success:

This person must have the following requirements to be considered for employment:  

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Public Health or Public Administration preferred
  • Proficiency in public health evaluation
  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative information
  • Grasp the breadth and depth of issues and opportunities pertaining to sexual violence prevention
  • Develop a working knowledge of the general nature and objectives of statewide public health and sexual assault prevention and service programs
  • Ability to integrate evaluation and epidemiology
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to organize and lead professional meetings and trainings
  • Ability to travel in-state and out-of-state to attend meetings, workshops, and conferences
  • Ability to negotiate mutually satisfactory solutions to complex problems with internal and external partners

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans.
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards);
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution; 
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities;
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match; 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options; 
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave; 
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave;
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off; 
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years; 
  • Education Reimbursement Program;
  • Group life insurance; 
  • Referral Bonus program;
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits; 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program; 
  • Free Parking for most positions;
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access;


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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