Position Title: Analyst, Evaluation and Learning
Status: Full-time, exempt
Salary: An amount in the beginning of the pay range, $47,000 - $52,000 annually, with consideration given for experience above the minimum requirements.
Benefits: Our benefits package includes 100% employer-paid premiums on employee only health, dental, and vision plans; 3-6% employer contributions to 401(k); FSAs, employer-paid life/AD D/LTD insurance; generous PTO, EIB, and holiday benefits; EAP; tuition reimbursement program; professional and growth and development opportunities; discounted pet insurance; Verizon Wireless discount; inclusive bereavement leave; and free underground parking for eligible employees
Location: This position is based out of our Denver office at 711 Park Ave W, Denver, CO 80205
How You'll Help Mile High United Way's mission is to unite people, ideas, and resources to advance the common good. Annually, Mile High United Way serves more than 250,000 low-income individuals in the Metro Denver area and statewide through a wide range of community services and programs. The Evaluation and Learning (E L) team leads Mile High United Way's effort to evaluate the impact of the organization's programs and strategies. Working across all levels of the organization, the E L team creates the structures and culture of data-driven practice in order to improve our strategies and maximize impact. The role will provide critical support in monitoring and evaluating programmatic progress and impact. This position is responsible for co-developing a client-friendly data tracking system, managing and analyzing program data, ensuring data quality, and assisting with reporting on key metrics of success and other team functions.
Manage, enter and analyze program-related data across Mile High United Way (MHUW) programs, including:
Assist the E L team in the development of a data storage and analysis system consistent across all MHUW programs.
Build, maintain and run reports and dashboards in Salesforce and other platforms to support program monitoring.
Develop, document and implement data quality procedures.
Perform data analysis to identify patterns and trends that help guide program decision-making.
As appropriate, include data visualization in written evaluation reports, MHUW annual reports and MHUW impact reports.
Provide technical assistance and support to program staff in managing, collecting, and using program data.
Serve as a thought partner with program teams and other departments within MHUW.
Regularly assist the E L team with reviewing and populating data tracking tools, e.g., the CID Community Scorecard, Salesforce dashboards, etc..
Assist the E L team with developing evaluation methodologies and tools e.g., surveys, focus groups, informant interviews, internal evaluation learning plans, and evaluation sections of programmatic document.
Assist the E L team with presenting evaluation findings or evaluation topics internally and externally.
Assist the E L team with collecting and analyzing community-level secondary data - e.g., Census data.
Assist the E L team with the grant application and grant reporting process, including:
Track timing and specifics of grant deliverables.
Maintain consistent communications with the grant team.
Provide the E L team and program teams with timely and relevant grant updates.
Assist with writing evaluation sections of grant proposals and grant reports.
Conduct literature reviews and summarize said literature into a brief report or annotated bibliography.
Assist the E L team in facilitating internal and external learning opportunities, including but not limited to: After Action Reviews, quarterly programmatic debriefs, data collection quality control trainings, Strengthening the Nonprofit Sector quarterly sessions, and journey mapping.
Support the E L team in developing public-facing evaluation and research briefs pertinent to MHUW's community priority areas.
Represents E L internally and externally to convey the standards, values, and rigor of the team and organization.
Bachelor's Degree equivalent level of experience required; Master's Degree preferred in a Social Sciences field preferred
Minimum 3 years of experience in a data analysis/management and evaluation or research role, including:
Knowledge and experience using Microsoft Excel to clean, organize, analyze, and visualize data;
Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications and other project management tools and databases; and
Demonstrated ability to work professionally both independently and as part of a team in order to manage multiple tasks, set own goals and establish priorities in a timely manner.
Demonstrated relevant research, programmatic or evaluation experience from coursework, an internship or a professional setting.
Knowledge and relevant evaluation experience within a nonprofit setting preferred.
Beginner to Intermediate Spanish speaking or writing ability preferred.
Experience building reports and dashboards in Salesforce preferred.
Experience with Tableau or other data visualization software preferred.
Experience with SPSS and/or NVivo or other quantitative and qualitative data software preferred.
Excellent communication and writing skills.
Professional, respectful, highly organized, detail oriented.
Strong attention to detail and the ability to support others.
Possesses an evaluative mindset, which reflects a belief in the value of data, inquisitiveness, posing thoughtful questions, identifying assumptions, and pursuing deeper understanding through learning and reflection.
Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to changes such as within workflows, technology/software solutions and organizational needs, effectively conceptualizing and developing new processes when applicable.
Commitment to an equity lens in internal and external practices.
Strong interpersonal skills, receptivity to others' ideas and an established history of engaging in a collaborative approach.
Problem solving with creativity and vision, ethics, a strong sense of accountability, courage, and the willingness to learn with and teach others.
Working Environment: Typical office environment, with occasional travel to local partners and meetings as needed.
Physical Activities: Ability to provide personal transportation, able to lift 20lbs.
Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the position.
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Mile High United Way is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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