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As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#115006 Evaluation Manager

Extended Deadline: Mon 6/6/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 03/25/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 04/05/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will remain open until a candidate has been successfully identified.


The San Diego Immunization Program, including the Immunization Registry (SDIR), is a comprehensive and Countywide program which seeks to reduce vaccine preventable diseases by increasing coverage rates among all San Diego County residents. This program is co- located with the HHSA Epidemiology and Immunization Services Branch (EISB) at the Rosecrans Health and Human Services Complex.

Under the direction of the Program Director, the Evaluation Manager will be responsible for the management and planning of the evaluation unit of a large-scale program including evaluating the success and impact of IAP (San Diego's Immunization Action Plan) activities. These activities will be conducted county-wide and will entail field and practice studies to determine the scope and effectiveness of the immunization program and coalition- based activities and interventions as well as the impact of registry participation and outreach efforts on immunization coverage rates. Specific responsibilities include random digit dial surveys, immunization record audits at 35+ clinical sites, CASA coverage assessments in private providers' offices, community immunization coverage assessments including ACASA adult assessments, and analysis of community agency data regarding vaccine doses, number of clients seen, etc. The Evaluation Manager will also supervise the community Evaluation Specialists and Assistants, serve as a statistical consultant to local, state and federal health professionals on evaluation, and travel as required to present results at professional conferences.

Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced research professional with a full understanding of in-depth statistical analyses and / or research software programming techniques. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.


  • Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training.

  • Computer proficient in CASA, ACASA, and San Diego Immunization Registry software (preferred).

  • Immunization experience, and knowledge of current immunization schedule.

  • Thorough knowledge of research function. Experience conducting research including study/assessment design, implementation and analysis. Includes experience and demonstrated creativity in planning research designs on complicated problems and outcomes; in developing research plans based on discussions of objectives, purposes of various studies, previous research and restrictions inherent in the sampling; and ability to comprehend and express the theoretical concepts of a survey result and recommend further research design and implementation.

  • Strong skills associated with statistical analysis and systems programming. Professional statistical education and experience in performing multivariate modeling using linear and logistic regressions, partial and multiple correlations, nonparametric analysis, significance testing on continuous and ordinal data, writing programs to meet special needs and maintaining large data bases.

  • Thorough skills in analysis and consultation.

  • Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing.

  • Skills in project management.

  • Research skills at a level to evaluate alternate solutions and develop recommendations.

  • Experience conducting community-wide assessment of health indicators (i.e. immunization coverage levels of various populations). Experience working with large (N > 100,000) population-based surveys preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to supervise staff.

  • Excellent verbal/written communication including experience preparing manuscripts for publication.

  • Computer proficient in Word, Excel (at the intermediate-expert level), PowerPoint (at the intermediate-expert level), Access (at the intermediate-expert level), Dbase, Harvard Graphics, SPSS, SUDAAN, EpiInfo, GIS, email, and Internet.

  • Ability to accurately assess immunization records including U.S., Mexican, or military immunization records and ability to extract immunization information from manual or automated medical records.

  • Demonstrated skill in presenting statistical results to a professional audience.


  • Knowledge as typically acquired by a master’s degree in epidemiology, biostatistics or public health and/or equivalent experience.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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