Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
General summary/purpose: Johns Hopkins University Centers for Civic Impact seek a Monitoring and Evaluation Associate. The M&E Associate will support the Civic Impact Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in working particularly with the Centers’ training arm, GovEx Academy, in order to improve transparency, accountability, and stewardship of the Centers’ grant deliverables and client progress.
To meet our mission to help governments use data to make more informed, effective decisions to improve people’s lives, the Centers for Civic Impact must measure our impact and communicate the results. The M&E program at Civic Impact is responsible for creating, refining, and maintaining the Centers’ evaluation and monitoring systems which generate quality data for performance improvement and storytelling. The M&E Associate will report to the M&E Officer and be responsible for providing focused support on all program monitoring and evaluation efforts undertaken in connection with GovEx Academy, providing additional support across the other three Civic Impact units: Civic Impact, GovEx, and the Center for Applied Public Research.
Qualified candidates must flourish in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment. Our ideal candidate has strong research skills, in addition to being creative, self-motivated, and detail oriented.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Support regular data collection processes including:
Collaboratively creating data collection instruments
Maintaining data collection routines
Conducting long-term follow-up interviews
Support data reporting processes including:
Creating internal reports on collected data
Helping prepare reports for funders, as needed
Perform research and analysis including:
Performing analysis for targeted program support
Performing research for targeted program support
Performing analysis of regular indicators for quarterly review processes
Support external-facing opportunities for product dissemination including:
Researching opportunities for Civic Impact M&E proposals and presentations
Presenting on Civic Impact M&E work
Conduct administrative duties as necessary
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree in related discipline.
Three years related experience.
Additional education (Master's level) may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree in social sciences preferred
Experience conducting interviews with a variety of informants
Experience with qualitative data collection
Experience working with surveys
Experience designing research projects
Experience producing and presenting data analysis
Special Skills Knowledge & abilities:
Excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
Knowledge and ability to perform a range of standard and technical assignments to meet time-critical tasks and resolve recurring problems
Commitment to a collegial workplace
Capacity to work independently in a results-oriented environment; being both flexible and detail-oriented
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds and abilities
Proficiency in using data visualization programs, such as Tableau
Familiarity with statistical software packages (e.g., R, SPSS, SAS, or Stata) is a plus
Familiarity with Qualtrics or similar surveying software
Classified Title: Research Data Analyst Working Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Associate - CCI Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC Starting Salary Range: $45,195 to $62,225 annually Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 5/37.5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 60006654-KSAS - Centers for Civic Impact Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
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