Evaluation and Program Operations Specialist

Do you LOVE Wraparound?

Do you have experience with Wraparound implementation, evaluation, and/or workforce development?​

The University of Washington Wraparound Evaluation and Research Team (UW WERT), the accountability wing of the NWIC, is recruiting a high-level Evaluation and Program Operations Specialist.

The successful applicant will be located in our office in Seattle, WA, and will be responsible for managing the day to day operations of our team, and promoting high-quality wraparound world-wide.


Specific duties include:

  • Manage upkeep and dissemination of the measures of the Wraparound Fidelity Assessment System (WFAS). Click here for more information.

  • Manage relations with 100+ states and programs nationally that license tools of the WFAS and/or receive implementation support from NWIC

  • Evaluate systems change progress, wraparound implementation, fidelity, and outcomes being achieved by 10+ states receiving implementation support from NWIC

  • Oversee development of our ambitious new online WFAS data collection and reporting and wraparound evaluation management system, provisionally titled WrapUP!

  • Supervise Research Assistants and undergraduates working with UW WERT

  • Manage local and national evaluation contracts and deliverables

  • Maintain UW WERT communications, social media, website, etc.


Qualifications include:

  • Minimum of five years’ experience with wraparound and/or children’s behavioral health systems of care

  • Fluency with evaluation, data, and data analysis

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including ability to independently design and develop reports and reporting templates

  • Experience managing complex programs or projects

  • Experience managing multiple staffpersons and working as part of a team

  • Experience designing and/or managing evaluation measures and/or web-based data systems a plus


If you are interested, send a letter of interest and resume to Philip Benjamin (pbenia87@uw.edu) with a cc: to Eric Bruns (ebruns@uw.edu).

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Wraparound Implementation Training Professional

The Institute for Innovation and Implementation (The Institute) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Social Work has an opportunity for a Training Specialist, Senior Training Specialist, or Lead Training Specialist. The selected candidate’s title will be based on their education and experience.


This position is responsible for all functions related to training and technical assistance for supporting Wraparound implementation nationally. Selected candidates will plan, fully develop, conduct, and administer training programs aimed to train professionals and improve their skills and knowledge in Wraparound and related topics, maintaining content expertise specific to implementation of Wraparound. As training and coaching subject matter experts, these positions identify key trainings to implement, design the most complex curricula, evaluate, and develop tools to better assess training and other workforce development activities. These positions lead assignments including planning, executing, and status reporting of significant initiatives.

The Institute supports state and local governments and organizations to implement effective systems and practices to best meet the needs of children and youth with complex behavioral needs and their families. Over the past decade, The Institute has been involved with many key children’s initiatives in Maryland and across the nation, many of which have been supported by federal grants, waivers, and contracts from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). In Maryland, The Institute works closely with the Departments of Human Services, Juvenile Services, and Housing & Community Development, as well as the Maryland State Department of Education and local communities and providers, supporting and informing systems-level reform efforts. For more information about the Institute and the Maryland Center, please visit theinstitute.umaryland.edu.

This position may allow for a remote workplace and may not require relocation to Maryland. This position requires flexible hours including travel nationally, which may require overnight stays, long drives, or air travel. Travel time is approximately 50 percent.

For more further information on qualifications, job functions, and to apply, please click here: https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/umb_external_staff/jobdetail.ftl?job=200000U5&lang=en