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Founded in 1994, the South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy works throughout the state of South Carolina, with the professional staff of nearly 180 organizations, to carry out its mission to improve the health and economic well-being of individuals, communities, and the state of South Carolina by preventing teen pregnancy. It takes a dedicated and committed group of individuals and team members to successfully complete the daily work and achieve the overall mission of the SC Campaign.

Capacity Building Specialist

*NOTE: We will hire two Capacity Building Specialists.

POSITION SUMMARY:

With minimal supervision, the Capacity Building Specialist will work across departments to respond to statewide technical assistance and training needs. He/she will serve as the SC Campaign key contact for assigned local partners implementing teen pregnancy prevention strategies. He/she will act as a resource for local teen pregnancy prevention programs and other human service organizations that conduct primary and repeat/subsequent pregnancy prevention activities. He/she will also serve as a trainer for the agency. This position will require self-management and accountability.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Use public health best practices to provide programmatic support to local youth serving programs in South Carolina.
  • Assist the Training Coordinator in executing SC Campaign (in-person and online) trainings.
  • Identify new partners who can integrate teen pregnancy prevention into existing services.
  • Maintains accurate documentation to support reporting requirements.
  • Attends local, state and national conferences and applies new knowledge to work.

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Certified Health Education Specialist
  • Have at least two years’ experience working with diverse and marginalized communities
  • Experience with planning, designing and implementing evidence based programs

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

  • Submit letter of interest and resume detailing education, experience, and other pertinent information to:

Campaignjobs@teenpregnancysc.org
Attn: Meredith Talford, Community Grants Manager
Above materials should be received by 5:00 pm on July 30, 2018.

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Research & Evaluation Specialist II

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under limited supervision, the Research and Evaluation Specialist II will develop and manage evaluations of teen pregnancy programs funded by the SC Campaign, respond to requests for information and data, and play a key role in the annual release of teen birth data. In addition, the position will collaborate across departments to meet the needs of grant deliverables and share information learned from projects. This position will work across grants and must be able to clearly communicate evaluation and research findings to internal and external audiences.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct evaluation of the implementation of evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention programs funded by the SC Campaign, including:
    • Tracking implementation of programs and identifying issues
    • Collecting and analyzing implementation data
    • Developing summaries of evaluation data
    • Communicating findings with project team and outside partners
  • Coordinate observations of evidence-based programs to ensure that programs are being implemented with high levels of quality and fidelity. This will include:
    • Recruiting and training observers
    • Scheduling observations and ensuring they are conducted
    • Monitoring observation data to identify additional training and technical assistance needs
  • Collaborate with others in the organization to work effectively with partner organizations and build partners’ capacity for using data for program improvement
  • Develop and conduct evaluation of trainings
  • Present findings from evaluation and research projects internally and externally
  • Assist with development of grant reports and manuscripts for publication
  • Other tasks and projects as needed.

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Masters’ Degree in Public Health, Psychology, Social Work or related field with a minimum of one year experience conducting research or evaluation in a relevant field (relevant experience may be substituted for graduate degree in some cases);
  • Training in program evaluation and research methods required;
  • Must have experience using MS Excel for managing and analyzing data;
  • Must have experience communicating about evaluation and data with a variety of audiences;
  • Experience with evaluation of teen pregnancy prevention programs or similar programs preferred.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

  • Submit letter of interest detailing education, experience, and other pertinent information along with your resume or curriculum vitae to:

Campaignjobs@teenpregnancysc.org
Attn: Research & Evaluation Specialist
Above materials should be received by 5:00 pm on July 30, 2018.

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