Evaluation Analyst Research & Data Visualization
CAI, a training, technical assistance, and research-to-practice nonprofit organization, is seeking a highly motivated professional for the full-time position of Evaluation Analyst Research & Data Visualization. The preference is for this position to be based in our NYC office.
General statement of responsibilities
The Evaluation Analyst assists the Vice President of Research and Evaluation, Research and Data Analytics Lead, and individual Project Directors by evaluating public health training and technical assistance activities to improve client health outcomes related to maternal and infant health, tobacco prevention, HIV, and leads the development of data visualization practices and products.
Major tasks and responsibilities (include, but are not limited to)
- Designs evaluation approaches for projects spanning topics including maternal and infant health, HIV/AIDS, tobacco prevention, and health-systems change.
- Develops evaluation plans and tools, including logic models, needs assessments, surveys, focus group discussion guides, and interview guides.
- Implements project evaluation plans, including data collection and cleaning procedures for client-level and organizational-level data.
- Routinely enters and analyzes quantitative and qualitative data to report on progress achieved in measuring projects’ process and outcome measures.
- Provides technical assistance to external agencies to monitor and evaluate project implementation, including tracking and collection of data through local databases (e.g., REDCap), electronic health records, and statewide data systems.
- Develops and refines data visualization products (e.g., data dashboards, visual reports) and continuously re-examines best practices to inform the Research and Evaluation team’s data visualization style guide.
- Employs geographic information systems (GIS) tools to store, visualize, analyze, and interpret geographic data to study projects’ spatial data and produce maps.
- Conducts routine scientific literature reviews and summarizes findings.
- Contributes to writing proposals, abstracts, reports, and manuscripts for publication.
- Completes other evaluation tasks, including preparing IRB protocols.
- Performs various administrative duties, including coordinating timelines, data entry, schedule coordination, and database and file management.
- Performs other duties as necessary/assigned.
Minimum education, experience, and other required skills
- Master’s degree in health/social sciences, public health, or comparable field.
- 1 to 2 years of full-time work experience in research and evaluation in a public health setting, preferably with experience in data and evaluation at the clinical/organizational level.
- Strong database management, analysis, and reporting skills and experience with the following preferred: Excel, MAXQDA, R, STATA, SPSS, REDCap.
- Strong skills in data visualization and presenting data in an approachable and culturally-responsive way.
- Creative mindset, ability to think outside boundaries, and conduct evaluation activities in creative ways.
- Strong writing and communication skills.
- Strong attention to detail and adept at managing multiple projects and priorities.
- Familiarity with implementation science, culturally-responsive evaluation, and community-based participatory research concepts.
- Experience with providing training, technical assistance, or coaching on data-related topics and familiarity with the Kirkpatrick model to assess and monitor impact of training and technical assistance.
- Proficiency with any of the following software and tools: Excel, MAXQDA, R, STATA, SPSS, REDCap, Alchemer, Qualtrics, SurveyMonkey, Tableau, PowerBI, ArcGIS, Carto, QGIS, etc.
In keeping with CAI’s “safety first” approach during the COVID-19 epidemic, to ensure the health of our employees and the public whom we interact with, we are requiring all CAI employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. New hires must show proof of at least one vaccine shot prior to their first day of work. (If someone is unable to obtain a vaccine due to a medical/disability or religious reason, they may contact CAI’s HR department; contact information will be provided as part of the interview process.)
The salary range for this position is $70,000- $75,000. CAI offers a generous benefits package including:
- Medical, dental and vision insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Flexible spending Account (FSA)
- Dependent Care Account (DCA)
- Transit Reimbursement Account
- Life Insurance – company sponsored up to $50,000
- Long term disability (LTD)
- Short term disability (STD)
- 401K retirement plan after three (3) months of employment
- 401K company match of up to 3% of salary after the completion of one (1) year of service
- Semi-monthly payroll, the 15th and last day of each month
- Flexible and Hybrid work schedules
- Vacation and Leave benefits:
- 11 Holidays per year
- 2 Personal days year
- 12 Sick days per year
- 10-15 Vacation days per year increasing after 4 years of service
- 1 Cancer Screening Day per year
- Bereavement Leave
- Jury Duty Leave
How to apply
CAI is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.