We are currently seeking a Data Manager. Please see below for details and job description.
Institute for Nonviolence Chicago Title: Data Manager Reports to: Director, Organizational Strategy and Development
Data Manager Position Description: The Institute for Nonviolence Chicago is currently seeking a Data Manager with strong technical and interpersonal skills to support the data collection, analysis and reporting on Nonviolence efforts and impact. Internally, this position requires an individual who is able to work as a team member collecting data, reporting outputs and outcomes, presenting data trends, providing training/coaching on documentation and technology use, and facilitating workshops on program evaluation. This position also requires an individual who is able to build relationships with external partners through fulfilling regular and special requests for reports, providing technical assistance, and educating funders on data collection and reporting within the field of violence prevention. The Data Manager is an integral member of the team responsible for documenting and sharing the impact of our efforts.
Duties and Responsibilities: • Develop, track, and analyze performance measures in accordance to strategic impact goals, grant contracts, and work orders. • Create and implement instruments for program evaluation (e.g. participant surveys, workshop evaluations). • Prepare reports and presentations on program outputs/outcomes and trends in violence. • Oversee the organization’s program database. Make adjustments to fields and forms in the database as needed. • Research, develop, document, and implement protocols for the input of data into the system through on-boarding new staff, providing continued training to all staff, and creating visual representations (e.g. process maps) of data entry protocol. • Ensure data in system is accurate, complete, and up to date through making changes firsthand or delegating tasks to team members. • Work alongside other Managers to interpret and utilize program and external data for programmatic decisions. • Facilitate workshops and make presentations on data and program evaluation concepts at internal and external meetings. • Build and strengthen relationships with external partners through providing regular and special reports, providing technical assistance with data collection and reporting, and providing input around feasible and valuable performance measures. • Integrate program data, Chicago of Chicago data, media sources, and staff narratives to describe trends. • Maintain systems and processes that protect the confidentiality of participants. • Assist with managing the READI Chicago community referral pathway. • Assist with writing grant proposals. • Other duties as assigned.
Competencies: • Strong quantitative skills required. • Strong theoretical and technical understanding of program evaluation and quality improvement required. • A minimum of one year of relevant data management experience required. • Experience working with large and complex data sets strongly preferred. • Experience working on program data collection and analysis preferred • Strong written and verbal communication skills required. • High proficiency with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint required • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, process high volume of requests, and meet tight deadlines required. • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail required. • Excellent data visualization ability required. • Familiarity with randomized controlled trials preferred. • Strong interest in social policy required. • Ability to work both independently and as a team member required. • Ability to constructively address data entry errors required. • Ability to work discretely with and navigate conversations around sensitive and confidential data required. • Knowledge and understanding of crime policy, violence and/or education research literature preferred.
Qualifications: • Bachelor's degree in economics, sociology, political science, statistics, public policy, social work, or other relevant social/mathematical science field required. Master’s degree preferred. • A minimum of one year of relevant data management experience required. • Experience working with analyzing large and complex data sets required. • Experience working in violence prevention strongly preferred. • Experience with R and GIS strongly preferred. • Experience working with randomized controlled trials preferred. • Experience with coding preferred. • Experience with developing curriculum preferred. • Work well in a highly dynamic and collaborative environment. •Embracing of the principles of Nonviolence to create safer communities. •Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation). •Willingness to accept feedback and constructive criticism. •Ability to exchange information clearly and concisely and to present ideas, reports facts.
Requirements: •No pending criminal cases. •Access to a car is strongly preferred.
To apply, please send a cover letter along with your resume to Lisa Stephens, Chief Operating Officer, at email@example.com.
Institute for Nonviolence Chicago -- EEO Statement Institute for Nonviolence Chicago provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Institute for Nonviolence Chicago complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the organization has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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