RFP: Evaluation Consultant, Health Systems Integration Minority Health HIV Initiative

Job Summary

NASTAD is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support (CSTLTS) to lead a State Office of Minority Health (OMH) HIV Initiative. The project will increase the capacity of state OMHs and their networks by providing train-the-trainer services and specialized NASTAD leadership training for minority staff in state, territorial and local health departments. NASTAD seeks an evaluation consultant to contribute to this initiative through the following deliverables: 1) needs assessment, 2) distance-based curriculum evaluation, 3) regional training evaluation, and 4) Minority Leadership Program evaluation.

The evaluation consultant will work with NASTAD staff to:

  • Develop and conduct a needs assessment of state OMH staff to identify programmatic priorities and gaps pertaining to HIV and hepatitis;
  • Evaluate distance-based train-the-trainer curriculum training tools; 
  • Assess effectiveness of regional trainings, including developing and implementing a survey tool, analyzing data, and providing recommendations; and
  • Evaluate using NASTAD’s Minority Leadership Program as a vehicle to develop effective, sustainable relationships among health department employees in offices of minority health and HIV/viral hepatitis programs.

Performance Period: February 1, 2019 – July 31, 2019. The consultant will work on an hourly basis throughout the contract period.  

Selection Criteria

Experience/ Education

  • Familiarity with core public health principles, including demonstrated expertise in HIV, hepatitis and/or health equity program evaluation 
  • Experience working with distance-based curricula including Blackboard
  • Familiarity with federal regulations pertaining to cooperative agreements or working with nonprofit organizations

Environment and Scheduling

  • Availability to conduct needs assessment, curriculum evaluation, and training evaluation between February 1 and July 31, 2019.
  • Interest in working with an HIV and hepatitis public health organization
  • Interest in working within a diverse environment
  • This is a contractual position to be used on an as needed basis to complete contract deliverables.  This position is not full-time.

Qualified candidates should apply by e-mailing Angela Johnson (ajohnson@NASTAD.org) and include a resume and a letter of intent that outlines how the candidate meets the minimum requirements of this position description as well as a description of capability meet the activities outlined above. Candidates should also provide an hourly rate requirement and total cost estimate for project completion. Examples of previous, relevant work is also encouraged. Submissions are due by close of business January 18, 2019. Submissions which do not follow the above instructions will not be considered as applicants. Due to the extremely high volume of resumes submitted, only those selected to submit full proposals will be contacted. No phone calls, emails, or social media outreach in reference to this position will be accepted.