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Program Coordinator - MIYHS in Augusta, ME at KEPRO

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Augusta, ME
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  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
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Job Description

Since 1985, KEPRO has helped more than 20 million members lead healthier lives through clinical expertise, integrity and compassion. KEPRO was founded by physicians and clinical expertise is at the core of our organization. We are a leading quality improvement and care management organization. We offer innovative and outcomes-focused solutions to reduce the unnecessary use of health care resources and optimize the quality of care for public and commercial clients. KEPRO’s tailored programs maximize members’ quality of life, and realize greater cost savings for members and clients alike. KEPRO is on a journey to transform medical management and to develop customized solutions tailored to our client’s specific business requirements, while improving the quality of life for patients, reducing costs, and achieving return on investments for our clients. Our approach to medical management is holistic and compassionate and is coordinated around a patient’s entire healthcare experience.

MIYHS Program Coordinator

  1. Provide coordination and maintenance of the MIYHS data efforts for Department and MDOE use by:
    1. Ensuring data collected by the MIYHS is supported according to the most recent protocol (refer to:; and
    2. Providing support for ad hoc requests identified by the MIYHS Steering Committee and external stakeholders, as directed by the Department.
  2. Prepare for and support ongoing MIYHS implementation by:
    1. Ensuring efficient planning and execution of the MIYHS, including MIYHS development, question revision and Internal Review Board (IRB) approval/maintenance.
    2. Coordinating State-level partners and planning efforts, through convening and supporting monthly MIYHS Steering Committee meetings;
    3. Refining and finalizing questions for the MIYHS.
      • Ensure representation of the U.S. CDC’s Youth Risk Behavioral Surveillance System (YRBSS) questions, as part of the high school version of the MIYHS by working with the MDOE;
    4. Maintaining communication with Department stakeholders related to the biannual MIYHS implementation protocol finalization, including:
      • Ongoing relationship with IRB stakeholders and the MIYHS Steering Committee for the submission of project addendums and to address any needed changes to the protocol;
    5. Identifying and implementing recruitment strategies, to maintain and/or increase the number of schools participating in the MIYHS.
      • Serve as a point of contact for participating schools to resolve questions and/or administration concerns; and
    6. Providing support for the administration of the MIYHS, including oversight of appropriate consent practices and data collection protocols.
  3. Produce and distribute new reports using new and existing data from MIYHS surveys administered to school districts.
    1. Reports shall be developed at the following levels, based on available data: 1) School district; 2) Public Health District; and 3) State.
    2. Obtain permission from all school districts that receive reports to utilize school level data and only provide reports to Superintendents or Principals, or external parties with appropriate permissions.
  4. Assist DDP programs and staff regarding the use of evidence-based interventions and data monitoring to inform program goals and activities by:
    1. Providing assistance to DDP staff on the development and monitoring of performance measures and outcomes; and
    2. Identifying and responding to DDP staff development needs related to use of performance measures and outcomes data as well as evaluation principles.
    3. Supporting DDP interventions to develop clear targets and outcomes based on use of surveillance and other data to inform program planning and evaluation processes.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in public health, health education, education, or related field; and
  • At least one (1) year experience in project management, survey administration, and/or data analysis, including:
  • Ability to oversee complex, multi-stage data collection projects.
  • Knowledge of survey methodology, design, and administration.
  • Familiarity with confidentiality and consent procedures.
  • Experience facilitating meetings and coordinating collaborations across organizations and/or agencies.
  • Ability to design and develop data products and reports.
  • High attention to detail and strong written and verbal communication skills.

KEPRO offers challenging careers, excellent benefits and opportunities for advancement.  For consideration, please submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Only those candidates identified for an interview will be contacted. No Phone Calls Please.  Visit our website at for more information on the KEPRO Family of Companies.  

 EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability KEPRO is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States.