APA Foster Care Program Evaluator
Civil Service Title:
PROGRAM EVALUATOR (ACS)
Policy & Analysis Social Services
150 William Street, New York N
Agency Program Assistance(Qa)
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Proposed Salary Range:
$60049 - $89008 (Annual)
The Agency Program Assistance (APA) Unit is responsible for monitoring program performance and providing improvement guidance to Children's Servicesâ€™ contracted preventive and foster care provider agencies in the interest of improved outcomes for children and families. As part of a team, the Performance Monitor will be responsible for monitoring the ongoing performance of provider agencies. Specific duties will include: â€¢ Utilize performance indicators and data concerning service delivery in preventive or foster care programs to identify program-specific and systemic strengths and weaknesses. â€¢ Develop written performance reports, including performance composites or profiles. â€¢ Conduct performance reviews of electronic and original case records. â€¢ Gather qualitative data to assess the performance of provider agencies by conducting site visits and foster parent home visits, reviewing records and conducting surveys and interviews concerning service quality. â€¢ Compile and analyze performance data and feedback and consult with Supervising Performance Monitors. â€¢ Monitor provider agency improvement efforts and utilize a broad range of accountability tools. â€¢ Conduct informative and educational meetings with provider agencies to discuss performance and findings. â€¢ Perform other related duties as required.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A masterâ€™s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, economics, finance, accounting, business, personnel or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, statistics, labor relations, psychology, sociology, nursing, counseling, child welfare, political science, urban studies, education or a closely related field, and two years satisfactory full-time professional experience performing quantitative/qualitative statistical analysis in the evaluation of social service programs and/or operations, or utilizing statistical analysis in social service program-level planning. At least one year of this experience must have been in a supervisory, administrative, managerial or consultative capacity or related area; or A maximum of six semester credits from an accredited college in statistics and/or research methodologies may substitute for up to six months of the experience described in "1" above. However, all candidates must possess the one year of experience in a supervisory, administrative, managerial or consultative capacity, and at least an additional six months of full-time professional experience as described in â€œ1" above. 2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in one of the fields listed in "1" above and three years of the full-time satisfactory professional experience described in "1" above, including at least one year of experience in a supervisory, administrative, managerial or consultative capacity or related area. A maximum of six semester credits from an accredited college in statistics and/or research methodologies may substitute for up to six months of the experience described in "1" above. However, all candidates must possess the one year of experience in a supervisory, administrative, managerial or consultative capacity, and at least an additional six months of full-time professional experience as described in â€œ1" above.
A Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, or equivalent; preferably a Master’s Degree in the fields of public administration, business management, environmental planning, or a related field.
A minimum of 10 years of full time satisfactory professional experience in the field of environmental health and safety.
Experience overseeing large teams of staff and vendors performing multiple different types of work at a fast pace.
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New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer