Evaluation Data Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Website Neighborhood Partnerships

About Neighborhood Partnerships
Neighborhood Partnerships’ mission is to create a better Oregon in which everyone has access to opportunity, stability, and what we need to thrive. For us, this begins with financial well-being and a stable, affordable place to call home.

In addition to housing justice advocacy, Neighborhood Partnerships (NP) manages the Oregon Individual Development Account (IDA) Initiative. With an IDA, Oregonians with low incomes have their savings for an education, home, small business, or other investment matched by state funds. NP serves as funder and coordinates the IDA-related work of twelve non-profit direct and network providers, with IDAs reaching communities statewide through upwards of 70 local organizations.

We dedicate time and resources at every level of the organization to address disparities based on identity and to apply an equity lens to all decisions, programs, and policies.

About This Position
The Evaluation Data Analyst contributes to the IDA Initiative’s use of data to communicate about strategies which can advance racial equity and economic justice. The Analyst works with IDA providers to promote quality survey and administrative data collection using technical software. The Analyst develops and implements systems for cleaning and coding data related to whom IDAs are reaching and how participants are impacted. They conduct descriptive analysis and effectively communicate findings. Working alongside the Data & Evaluation Manager, the Evaluation Data Analyst brings critical thinking and problem-solving skills to their tasks.

Position Responsibilities & Essential Job Functions
Data collection systems and management (30%)
Consult with a diverse array of stakeholders on data collection system changes. Coordinate changes with coworkers, IDA program staff, product support, translators, and our database provider, Vistashare. Implement changes to client management database and electronic surveys. Follow procedures to create survey panels and distribute surveys. Conduct interviews and focus groups with program staff and participants.

Data cleaning and technical support (25%)
Follow procedures and use analytic software to perform quality checks and prepare large datasets for analysis. Troubleshoot provider questions and resolve technical issues in our client management database or statistical software (we use SPSS syntax). Provide technical assistance for non-profit staff and support trainings on data-related topics. Create documents to support data collection and analysis.

Data analysis and reporting (30%)
Create variables, merge datasets, and conduct descriptive analysis using statistical programming language (SPSS syntax). Identify and organize themes in open-ended survey and interview responses using qualitative analysis software. Assist in preparing reports and presentations that identify policy needs. Create and format tables, charts, and maps for effective data presentation. Describe findings using an equity and systems-focused lens.

Organizational responsibilities (15%)
Support ongoing anti-racist work to integrate equity perspectives and structures into all aspects of organizational operations and work. Contribute to development of and hold yourself and others accountable to annual NP equity goals and the organizational Agreements of NP. Participate in shared support roles for staff meetings, biennial two-day RE: Conferences, IDA Provider meetings, and other organizational projects. Occasionally assist with hiring and onboarding of new NP employees; help advance the mission of the organization where appropriate.

  • Core Competencies
  • 3+ years’ experience contributing to applied and/or evaluation research, including extracting data from client management or administrative databases, preparing large datasets for analysis, and descriptively analyzing qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Experience with and commitment to supporting program staff from a diverse array of backgrounds and experiences as they build skills in using data to inform programming and policy.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to discuss data collection procedures and evaluation results with program staff and participants in an approachable manner.
  • Experience and aptitude with solving software or database issues.
  • Technical writing skills to document data procedures or create how-to guides for program staff.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills to navigate complex social programs, seek out needed information, and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Resourcefulness and flexibility to work effectively on a team, manage competing priorities, and see projects to successful completion.
  • Able to embrace feedback and constructive conflict as a valuable tool to address differences and find effective and inclusive solutions.
  • Detail oriented; motivated to reach for a high standard of accuracy as well as maintain confidentiality.

Desired Competencies

  • Demonstrated experience with software programs for data analysis and survey administration (e.g., SPSS, ArcGIS, Tableau, Dedoose, Qualtrics).
  • Ability to communicate with program participants verbally in a language other than English.

For the full job description and application instructions, please visit our website.

To apply for this job please visit neighborhoodpartnerships.org.

Keep in Touch!

Subscribe to our e-mail newsletter to receive updates

Let them know you found it on PDX Pipeline!