Research Associate I (Cche)/Ne

Kaiser Permanente Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 months ago


Entry-level evaluator for the Center for Community Health and Evaluation (CCHE) team. Participate in development, design and implementation of evaluation projects.

Develop study materials and collaborate on study design and protocol development. Participate in study analyses, quality assurance, and data interpretation. Participate in the dissemination of findings.

Communicate with overall project lead regarding progress of evaluations. Conduct project planning. Manages administrative resources by conducting long-range project planning and developing and managing project budgets. Meet quality standards and deliverables during all phases of the research project.

Essential Responsibilities:

Carry out work on small and large-scale evaluation projects or significant parts of larger projects. Assist in the creation and maintenance of project timelines.

Prioritize study tasks and review progress. Participate in the development of study materials, including recruitment procedures, data collection instruments, tracking forms, and systems. Oversee recruitment and data collection.

Develop and implement data quality procedures. Maintain appropriate documentation. Prepare and submit study progress reports.

Problem-solve with other staff on issues pertaining to participant recruitment/retention, quality assurance, and resource allocation. Continuously identify and implement process improvements to enhance functioning of the project team.

Budget Management: Develop and manage study budgets of low to medium complexity.

Identify/forecast personnel and other resource requirements (including long-range forecasting across multiple budget years). Coordinate and/or approve labor distribution for staff charging effort to project. Assure timely submission of budget related items for grant and contract applications. Approve and reconcile project-related budget expenditures.

Forecast expenditures, monitor spending, and identify discrepancies using available financial tools. Anticipate budget variances and, with guidance, implement corrective measures when indicated.

Engage project clients and stakeholders around aspects of evaluation projects, including development, design, implementation and dissemination. Participate in regular meetings with clients to discuss project timeline, methods, activities and results.

Contribute to the advancement of CCHE strategic objectives by participating in strategic-area work groups.

Participate in the writing of scientific papers in peer reviewed articles regarding community based health promotion and program evaluation) as a lead or co-author.

Basic Qualifications:


Minimum one (1) year of experience working on evaluation projects, including participating in study design, data collection, analysis, report writing and dissemination.


Bachelor's degree OR a minimum four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.

High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) is required.

License, Certification, Registration


Additional Requirements:

Background in evaluation methods, including both qualitative and quantitative skills; Comprehensive knowledge of evaluation design and methodology.

Excellent communication, interpersonal, and written skills, with ability to relate to diverse multidisciplinary teams of evaluators and project staff.

Familiarity with budget development and management.

Excellent organizational, negotiation, delegation, and project management skills; Ability to balance confident decision-making with respectful collaboration and judicious reliance on others' counsel.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree or a minimum six (6) years of experience in a directly related field.

Primary Location: Washington,Seattle,Met Park East 1730 Minor Ave.

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start:

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Standard Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level:

Individual Contributor Job Category: Research and Development Department: KPWHRI Travel: No

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Research Associate I (Cche)/Ne

Kaiser Permanente