Impact Assessment Analyst

Posting Date: April 1, 2021

 

DESCRIPTION

The primary responsibility of the Impact Assessment Analyst is to ensure the effective evaluation of outputs, outcomes and impacts related to TAPS survivor programs and services. The Impact Assessment Analyst will oversee TAPS strategic commitment to measuring the impact of its initiatives in order to better strategize future efforts and to accurately represent these impacts through dashboards, data analysis, and visualizations. Specifically, the Impact Assessment Analyst will refine and implement data collection tools; develop systems to better integrate impact assessment into organizational processes and decisions; convert qualitative and quantitative data into reports and graphics; and work with fellow team members in TAPS to reflect the results in proposals and collateral materials. In completing these tasks, the Impact Assessment Analyst will be instrumental in TAPS efforts to become an industry leader in impact evaluation.

The Impact Assessment Analyst position may be performed remotely with attendance at staff meetings via video conference, and opportunities for travel to conferences and TAPS programs. This is a full-time position with hours to be worked Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern and will be performed remotely.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage and continually improve TAPS data collection and analysis methodology
  • Develop and track TAPS outputs and outcome benchmarks to determine effectiveness in meeting strategic objectives
  • Analyze and compile data and produce narrative content and visualizations for proposals and reports
  • Develop relationships with other TAPS Departments and attend conferences related to impact assessment
  • Utilize spatial analysis tools and create effective maps and graphics as necessary
  • Remain current on impact assessment best practices
  • Be an integral member of the Research & Impact Assessment team, helping the team meet deadlines and support TAPS initiatives
  • Light to moderate travel required (5 to 10% of time)

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated ability to balance multiple tasks and work well independently and collaboratively
  • Social impact data collection and analysis experience preferred
  • Experience in designing and conducting research studies preferred
  • Must be comfortable in a nonprofit or small office work environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good networking, relationship management, and customer skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office Excel required
  • Knowledge of Google Suites required
  • Experience with spatial analysis tools (ArcGIS/Tableau) encouraged
  • Experience with online survey software (Qualtrics), Google Data Studio, and databases (TAPS Database) encouraged
  • Strong professional communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and effective time management
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative setting
  • Exceptional organizational and project management skills; ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Sensitive to issues of grief and bereavement
  • Professional, enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, “can do” attitude
  • Compassion for working with sensitive survivors of a military loss
  • Self-starter

 

Requirements

  • A subscription to a reliable, high-speed internet (minimum 5 mbps upload; minimum 15 mbps download)
  • Hardwired internet connection is preferred such as DSL or Cable; No dial-up
  • Quiet place to work with a web camera at eye-level for video conferences
  • Access to Google Hangouts App on a mobile device

 

START DATE

Immediate

SALARY 

Commensurate with experience

TO APPLY:

Please send a resume and salary history to employ@taps.org along with "Impact Assessment Analyst" and your name in the subject line. Include a cover letter that concisely explains how your experience could be applied to TAPS.

TAPS is an equal opportunity employer.