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United Way for Southeastern Michigan
Detroit, MI, United States
Role : Research and Learning Specialist
Department : Research & Learning
Reports to : Director, Research & Learning
The Research & Learning Specialist will share in the research, planning, monitoring and evaluation of UWSEM programs as part of the Research & Learning Team's mission to drive organizational improvement.
Key Responsibilities :
Conduct program evaluations in collaboration with various UWSEM program teams.
Perform qualitative and quantitative evaluations.
Assist in the design of program evaluations and evaluation instruments.
Collect, organize and analyze data in a wide-range of formats and from multiple sources.
Create and present reports summarizing key findings to internal and external audiences.
Conduct basic research exploring means to improve the quality of life for residents of Southeastern Michigan.
Collaborate with outside vendors for external evaluations and data-sharing.
Other tasks and projects as needed.
In addition to the core responsibilities of the position, may be asked, or may seek to engage unique abilities, strengths and passions through participation on cross-functional teams.
Drives for Results
Problem Solving / Critical Thinking
Teamwork and Inclusion
Preferred Abilities & Experiences :
Strong evaluation and research skills
Experience using survey and interview instruments (SurveyMonkey, Qualtrics)
Experience conducting interviews and focus groups
Able to present findings clearly and concisely
Able to engage a wide range of internal and community stakeholders
Able to use Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
Experience working in an urban setting
Expertise in qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods
Experience or training with data visualization software such as PowerBI or Tableau
Experience or training in statistical analysis and statistics software such as SPSS, JMP, STATA or SAS
Experience or training in using API's or ETL to link data
Coding experience, especially Python or R
Experience with GIS mapping software
Experience with database management and/or programming (MySQL or similar)
Acquired Knowledge :
Bachelor's degree minimum; Master's degree preferred
Professional experience in similar role preferred
Academic or professional training in analysis and evaluation
United Way for Southeastern Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all required duties, responsibilities, and skills. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable disabled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.