Evaluation and Measurement Research Associate
The evaluation and measurement research associate will support our evaluation, measurement, and research activities within American Indian and Alaska Native communities (AIAN) by planning, implementing, and coordinating evaluation and research activities. The associate will work closely with the Senior Project Director in fulfilling the work of the organization by supporting project activities principally for the International Association for Indigenous Aging’s (IA2‘s) Alzheimer’s Disease Program Initiative, and also Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded Healthy Brain Initiative and other IA2 projects.
The role will assist with designing program evaluation plans and data collection tools, educating AI/AN communities on the use of tools and evaluation processes, all aspects of implementing the evaluation plan including data management (entry to analysis), and writing interim, progress and final reports for funders and clients. Demonstrated experience with mixed-methods research is required. Knowledge of Indigenous evaluation methods and principles and community-based participatory engagement methods are essential to this work.
Our approaches to evaluation recognize and respect tribal sovereignty and place a high value on capacity-building within the communities we work.
The ideal candidate should be tech-savvy, organized, detail-oriented, outgoing, engaging, efficient and independently able to multi-task across multiple professional communications platforms and enjoy working in a small mission-driven work environment.
A spirit of open and ongoing communication (internally and externally), passion for understanding and helping AI/AN populations, and an entrepreneurial attitude are keys to our culture and workflow.
Preference in hiring is given to qualified Native Americans in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, US Code, Section 472 and 473). Applicants claiming Indian Preference must submit verification of Indian heritage certified by tribe of affiliation or other acceptable documentation of Indian heritage.
This is currently a 100% virtual position. Candidates who live outside of the Washington DC Metro area are welcome.
A home office infrastructure that includes high-speed internet access and professional desk/office space and discrete work area must be in place before the employment start date.
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