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Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education, Melbourne Gradudate School of Education, The University of Melbourne
Closing date: Wednesday 11th August 2021
Contact for further information: Prof Raoul Mulder: , 0410 412 825

A Research Fellow with proven experience in program evaluation is sought to undertake an evaluation of two streams of the Flexible Academic Programming (FlexAP) project: the Plus300 Major Projects and the Assessment Enhancement Projects. FlexAP is a five-year (2019-2023) program of work involving Chancellery, Academic divisions, MCSHE and University Services with the aim of improving the quality, flexibility and effectiveness of the University’s teaching and learning programs. The aim of the evaluation is to determine whether projects funded by these streams in the first two years of implementation have met their overall goals, and to what degree they have achieved impact at different scales.

Closing date: Wednesday 18th August 2021

The Australian Humanitarian Partnership Support Unit, housed by the Alinea Whitelum Group is seeking a Consultant to undertake the AHP Consortium Models Review.

Closing date: Wednesday 11th August 2021

The Australian Humanitarian Partnership Support Unit, housed by the Alinea Whitelum Group, is seeking a Design Lead to undertake the AHP Disaster READY design refresh.

Closing date: Sunday 15th August 2021

Physical inactivity is an important risk factor for the development of chronic disease. As such, Wellbeing SA – a South Australian health promotion agency – is developing and implementing a state-wide physical activity strategy and will invest in: 1) the development and implementation of a state-wide Walking Strategy and Action Plan in partnership with the National Heart Foundation and other key stakeholders; 2) the development and implementation of a state-wide physical activity communications campaign with a focus on walking; 3) The ongoing delivery of the 10,000 Steps program in South Australia; and 4) The development and implementation of a Physical Activity in Nature Action Plan aligned with the Healthy Parks, Heathy People SA agenda. The aim of this PhD-project is to conduct a comprehensive and holistic evaluation of the Wellbeing SA state-wide physical activity health promotion program.

Closing date: Wednesday 11th August 2021

Australia has demonstrated a commitment to ensuring that gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls is a focus of Australia’s diplomatic, development and regional security efforts, articulated through the Gender Equality and Empowerment Strategy. The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected women and girls, substantially worsening gender inequality. From the loss of casual and informal work where women are over-represented, to their withdrawal from school, increasing rates of GBV, escalating child marriage, and spiking maternal deaths, women and girls are bearing the brunt of the pandemic.

The SRHR C-Surge Initiative is a two-year program that will be implemented across the Indo Pacific region to accelerate the capacity of service providers and technical specialists to help address urgent unmet need for SRHR services and information, including scaling up innovative platforms developed over 2020 to respond to COVID-19 and rapidly changing operating contexts.

Closing date: Friday 6th August 2021

  • Contributes to evaluation studies, the development of measurement, evaluation and learning frameworks, and building evaluation capacity of clients and stakeholders.
  • Full-time
  • Melbourne based

Clear Horizon is a world-class evaluation organisation that works domestically in Australia and internationally. For over 15 years we have been leaders in measurement, evaluation and learning (MEL) frameworks, program evaluation and social impact measurement. More recently we have incorporated digital and user-centred approaches into our ways of working. We increasingly work as developmental evaluators and leverage our strong roots in participatory and collaborative approaches. We aim to build capacity with our clients in all our work which is enabled by our cutting-edge Academy.

Our mission is to power change makers to create a positive impact for people, place and planet. We are a women-led, for-purpose company and we make deliberate choices about who we work with to maintain our principles of social justice and environmental sustainability.

Closing date: Wednesday 18 August 2021

  • Location: Melbourne or Sydney
  • Full-Time: 2-year contract

Are you looking for a new challenge and want to join a successful and growing organisation dedicated to creating lasting and effective social change? Do you have a passion for real-world implementation of evidence-informed solutions? If so, we want to hear from you.

Why CEI is a great place to work
The Centre for Evidence and Implementation (CEI) believes good evidence and effective implementation have the power to solve our most pressing social problems. We are passionate about using our expertise to work with policy makers, practitioners and organisational leaders and funders to effectively use evidence to change lives for the better. We are an independent, not-for-profit organisation motivated by our mission to improve the lives of children, families and communities facing adversity.

Closing date: Sunday 8th August 2021, 11:55pm AEST

Job No.: 621688
Location: Melbourne CBD
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $102,120 - $112,722 pa HEW Level 08 (plus 10% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. So if you’re looking for the next chapter in your career, it’s here. You’ll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

Closing date: Friday 13th August 2021

Good to Great Schools Australia (GGSA) partners with schools and school systems to support school improvement along a journey from Poor to Fair, Fair to Good and Good to Great.

About the business unit
GGSA completes many excellent initiatives in their partner schools. While current indicators suggest many educational successes, we always strive to improve in measuring results, providing the right information/resources to our partners, and analysing other information that makes us smarter. A key challenge is how to continually improve measuring, reporting, and analytical capabilities.

About the role
The Monitoring and Evaluation Expert will contribute to the team of Project Developers and lead the project data team. The Monitoring and Evaluation Expert does several functions outlined in the Position Description (see below). This role essentially manages the data teams support to the project.

You will lead work on complex projects that are at various stages on the trial and development. All team members need to use their diligence daily to problem solve and develop new ideas. That means the role operates in an environment with a lot of ambiguity. This can be very challenging and so you need to really like working with uncertainty and be able to problem solve, research and embrace new ideas.

Closing date: Thursday 30th September 2021

FamilyCare, a regional Victorian human service provider in partnership with La Trobe University, is offering an industry PhD scholarship to an outstanding applicant. The successful applicant will develop a data platform to support evidence informed practice. Capturing accurate, consistent and reliable data on FamilyCare’s activity levels, is essential for client outcomes and service user feedback to support staff.

This project aspires to not only a change functionality but support an evolution of workplace and practice culture that enhances reporting on the quality of services delivered.

Applicants with a background in epidemiology, psychology, sociology or social work with a strong affinity for quantitative research methods are invited to apply. You are interested in working with data sets and translation to practice. This project is focused on data ‘behind the scenes’ that informs direct service delivery. You have a passion for setting up strategy and processes that ensure that direct work with clients can be undertaking evidenced informed. You will have excellent people skills to engage internal and external stakeholders. This doctoral candidate will investigate the interface between data collection platforms and quality service delivery drawing on existing theory and developing regional capacity to delivery services.

Closing date: Thursday 22nd July 2021

  • VPS Grade 5.2
  • Fixed term 18 months. This role is also being offered as a secondment to existing VPS employees.
  • Do you have a passion for measuring the impact of community engagement projects and supporting colleagues to learn more about best practice evaluation, enjoy a varied and interesting workload, in a dynamic team, which leads to a genuine impact on decision making?

About the role
Reporting to the Manager Education and Inclusion within our Communication and Engagement Branch, this is a fantastic opportunity where you will have significant impact on building the evaluation expertise and capability of staff within the VEC Communication and Engagement Branch. This will require developing, implementing and reporting on a Branch evaluation plan which aims to ensure systematic outcome reporting.

In this unique role, you will be responsible for supporting and developing evaluation frameworks, program logics and evaluation tools to measure the impact of our community engagement work which focusses on those traditionally under-represented in the electoral process which includes people with disabilities, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, First Nations People, people experiencing homelessness or in prison and young people.

Closing date: Friday 23rd July 2021

Allen + Clarke is looking for an experienced evaluation and research manager to join our Evaluation + Research Practice in Wellington, New Zealand. This is a senior/leadership role, working closely with the Practice Lead to set the direction of the practice, build capability, manage people and workflow, and to secure future work. It also involves working on teams in the delivery of evaluation or research projects for clients. We have some flexibility to adjust the balance in responsibilities to fit your strengths.

We need someone with extensive evaluation and qualitative and/or quantitative research experience, and knowledge of a range of evaluation and research methods and approaches. Experience in managing and coaching staff is essential. As is an ability to plan, manage and lead high-quality evaluation and research projects through from inception to completion within a team environment. You may be knowledgeable and experienced in kaupapa Maori and/or Pasifika research or evaluation, or can work consciously and mindfully across cultures and with differing cultural knowledge frameworks.