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Public consulting group llc (pcg) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve livesFounded in 1986 and headquartered in boston, massachusetts, pcg has over 2,500 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the betterThe firm has four designated practice areas with extensive experience in all 50 states, clients in six canadian provinces, and a growing practice in europeOften combining resources from two or more practice areas, pcg offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to solve their challenges or pursue opportunitiesTo learn more, visit www.publicconsultinggroup.com.
Are you concerned about the impact social and public service programs have in improving the lives of those in need? are you interested in providing support to social and public service programs who strive to make a difference in the lives of those in need? then consider joining our evaluation team.
The evaluation team at pcg conducts needs assessments; workload studies; and process, outcome, impact, policy and fiscal evaluationsOur team also works closely with clients regarding data collection, management, visualization and dissemination in a broad range of sectors including behavioral health, public health, vocational rehabilitation, child welfare and justice, helping our clients understand what programs achieve their intended outcomes, where resources are needed, and how to best utilize the resources they have.
Responsibilities: overall responsibilities: assigned short- and long-term tasks on a variety of evaluation and research projectsExpected to complete simple and complex data analyses and assist in developing data collection tools (e.g., surveys and case record review instruments), report drafting and preparation of materials for client presentationsExperience developing and/or participating in comprehensive evaluation methodologies is preferredFamiliarity working with state and private social services agencies, including but not limited to child welfare, juvenile justice, public health and human services agencies is desiredExperience using tableau is preferredTravel to client sites for meetings and other data collection, as needed.
Support simple and complex projects and/or production of sophisticated deliverables.
Develop data collection tools, such as data tracking forms, surveys, and/or case review instruments.
Conduct simple and complex quantitative analyses using sql, r and spss, among other analysis and statistical software tools.
Assist with and support the implementation of major project phases or tasks.
Map and conduct analysis on source data files, including relational databases.
Contribute to the preparation and presentation of status reports for clients.
Assist in preparing powerpoint reports and written deliverables.
Collect, enter and analyze project related quantitative data.
Provide support to internal and external clients using company’s data collection tools.
Conduct policy, regulatory, and other research on best practices and innovation.
Develop competency in federal and state policy.
Synthesize research and policy into concise written documents.
Assist with other responsibilities as necessary.
Qualifications: required skills:
Excellent organizational, oral presentation, and written communication skills.
Strong analytic skills, including the ability to analyze and organize data and display in professional charts and graphs.
Ability to work both in a team environment and autonomously.
Proficiency in analytic software tools, including sql, r and spss.
Proficiency in microsoft applications, in particular word, powerpoint, and excel.
Overtime should be expected.
Travel up to approximately 30% is required.
Ability to interpret results and write complex reports.
Previous research experience.
Bachelor`s degree, at a minimum, is required; master’s degree preferred.
Minimum of 2 years conducting evaluation or research and complex analyses is required.
Knowledge or experience with state and local government programs and services preferred.
Tableau certification is preferred.
Eeo statement: public consulting group is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusionWe believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiencesAt pcg, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualificationsWe do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local lawPcg will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristicsPcg believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.
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