Healthcare Corporate Compliance: Information Session

Learn more about GW’s award-winning Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Corporate Compliance (HCC) program offered by the College of Professional Studies and the Milken Institute School of Public Health.

During this interactive information session, you’ll learn about:

  • The HCC program curriculum
  • Admissions requirements
  • Important deadlines

You will also be able to have your questions answered in real-time by the HCC program representative, admissions coordinator and program director.

The HCC 12-credit graduate certificate program is offered through online distance learning and includes two short residencies at GW’s Education Center in Alexandria, Virginia during the seven-month term.

Social Scientist

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Social Scientist

Location-Washington, DC (Telework position)

Educational requirement- A Master’s degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Public Health, Sociology, Social Work, Organizational Behavior, or a related social or behavioral science field with three or more years’ substantive work experience performing data collection, analysis, and/or interpretation or a Doctorate (Ph.D.) degree

Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

Proficiency with at least one quantitative data analysis software package such as R, Python, Stata, or SAS.

Point of Contact-Latonia White-540-671-0384 or latonia@foxhoundpartners.com

If interested in the position, please send resume and cover letter to latonia@foxhoundpartners.com

 

The position will support federal staff and carry out responsibilities related to supporting research, evaluation, and data-use activities related to human service programs.

 

Responsibilities will include:

 

  • Working with federal staff and existing grantees and contractors in identifying areas where additional capacity needs to be developed to support using data to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of human services programs
  • Coordinating collaborative efforts among federal staff, grantees, contractors, other researchers in the field to promote development of expertise and capacity
  • Assisting federal staff in oversight of research contracts and grants from inception through completion of satisfactory reporting and dissemination of results
  • Working with federal staff and existing grantees and contractors in identifying emerging issues and questions in need of new research, analysis, synthesis, or interpretation for policy decision-making
  • Providing support to the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation and Administration for Children and Families Program Offices on data analysis and research methodologies and measurement approaches; conducting data analysis; producing and/or sharing findings; and
  • Performing other related duties as assigned
  • The incumbent will support the Division of Data and Improvement (DDI). This Division helps the Administration for Children and Families program offices responsibly use data to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of human services programs. The incumbent will assist DDI staff to manage research and support activities and cross-divisional and cross-agency work
  • More specifically, the Division requires support by a social scientist with experience working with administrative data and an interest in using systematic information to inform program design, service provision, and/or program management and improvement. The individual should have experience related to research and evaluation of: one or more human services programs; public administration/public management; or organizational behavior. The individual should have strong research methodology skills suited for program evaluation, including both qualitative and quantitative data collection and analyses. Familiarity with data systems related to the Administration for Children and Families human services programs would be beneficial, but is not strictly required

 

 

 

Day to Day job functions for the position

(1) Use knowledge of human services data and data systems, research and evaluation methodology, and statistics to assist staff in preparing program announcements, requests for proposals, or data collection instruments

(2) Assist federal staff in communicating with grantees and contractors and coordinating data capacity development and related activities

(3) Serve as liaison between the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation staff and grantees and contractors to ensure quality, timeliness, and the inclusion of the Administration for Children and Families goals and priorities, including recommending actions to be taken

(4) Plan and accomplish assignments in support of the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation and the Administration for Children and Families staff

(5) Provide advice and assistance to federal staff on statistical and technical issues related to ongoing research and data analysis projects

(6) Prepare and make oral presentations of the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation research and capacity development projects at local and national conferences and convenings (7) Prepare a variety of position papers, issue analysis, written comments, briefing documents, and fact sheets concerning data, research findings and program operations

(8) Identify opportunities for collaborative activities across program areas and agencies

 

Foxhound Partners is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Foxhound Partners is committed to administering all employment and personnel actions on the basis of merit and free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Consistent with this commitment, we are dedicated to the employment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, persons of all ethnic backgrounds and religions according to their abilities.