Chicago, IL, USA
icrunchdata Network
This position empowers YMCAs and the Movement to evaluate performance and use the results. YMCA YMCA of the USA Location Chicago, IL 60606-1718 Job Description The Analyst, Research & Analytics Practices conducts research and evaluation of consumer/participant data and business/operating data for their assigned discipline to drive analysis into insight that drives action at Y-USA and YMCAs across the country. The Analyst will play a critical role in organizational efforts to demonstrate the contribution of YMCAs to community strengthening through youth and adult pathways, and in department efforts to build and maintain research-based learning capacity at Y-USA and in YMCAs. This position empowers YMCAs and the Movement to evaluate performance and use the results to communicate achievements and to drive the continual improvement of Y to better serve participants and to foster growth, innovation, and funding opportunities. This position will be based from YMCA of the USA’s national resource office located in Chicago, IL. Out-of-State Applicants: Relocation is a requirement for this position. Qualifications Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree is preferred. A concentration in one of following areas depending assigned research practice: Public Health, Child Development or a Social Science ( Psychology, Anthropology, Business Administration, Market Research or Economics) preferred Minimum 3-5 years of experience in data collection, trend analysis, qualitative and quantitative data analysis is required Minimum of 3-5 or more years of experience in administration and execution of evaluation projects is preferred Demonstrated experience with common data management information systems and data management business processes a plus Demonstrated advanced proficiency with statistical analysis software (such as SPSS, SAS, STATA, R) is required Demonstrated ability to develop and provide in-person and web-based presentations including training on highly technical processes, data entry, evaluation systems, and analysis results required Demonstrated advanced knowledge of relational databases, data visualization software and Microsoft Office Demonstrated outstanding conceptual, analytic, and problem-solving skills Demonstrated experience working with multiple stakeholders, including participants, funders, and partners Demonstrated strong customer service skills; ability to work and reason independently, as well as within a team Experience working in a nonprofit or network is preferred. Experience with the YMCA movement is preferred but not required Ability to travel up to 10 percent of time Essential Functions Design, enhance, and implement multiple research and evaluation strategies for assigned areas Gather, analyze, and report information from YMCA network and third-party sources to understand initiative scope, depth, and specifics Designs reports to communicate research findings including designing templates for standardized, customized, and automated reports. Manage and contribute to centralized data systems Build capacity of YMCA and Y-USA research and evaluation skills through trainings, online communities, and/or other learning solutions Document evaluation strategy, assess validity, and recommend enhancements; maintain related research and evaluation resources Establish and maintain strategic relationships with partners and funders as needed Routinely identify and share relevant industry research Attend internal and advisory meetings as required May conduct site visits for research and evaluation strategies Complete related projects and assignments as needed Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies Values. Demonstrates in word and action the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility and a commitment to the Y’s mission, in all matters at all times. Inclusion. Values all people for their unique talents, and takes an active role in promoting practices that support diversity, inclusion, and cultural competence. Relationships. Builds authentic relationships in the service of enhancing individual and team performance to support the Y’s work. Communication. Listens and expresses self effectively and in a manner that reflects a true understanding of the needs of the audience. Quality Results. Demonstrates and fosters a strong commitment to achieving goals in a manner that provides quality experiences . Change Capacity. Leads self and others through change by navigating ambiguity appropriately and adapting well to new situations, obstacles, and opportunities. Emotional Maturity. Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills. Self Development. Is dedicated to the improvement of own capabilities and demonstrates this through the continual expansion of knowledge and skills. Required Certifications N/A How to Apply Apply Online Opens in a new window https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cidf3239ace-b949-43b1-af6c-89739dcfbd1f&ccId19000101_000001&jobId302195&sourceCC2&langen_US Resumes Accepted Until Nov. 15, 2019 [...]