The Research and Data Analyst will work as a part of a collaborative team that will contribute to advancing programmatic knowledge and effectiveness at SAGE. The position will closely support SAGE’s New York City Housing Initiative, focusing on the experience of residents in two LGBT-friendly elder housing developments. This specialist leads program evaluation efforts and helps the agency use data to guide its decision-making. SAGE is dedicated to advancing organizational capacity to collect, manage, and analyze data, using it to better the lives of LGBT older adults, and this role will be an integral part of that work
This position is grant-funded through June 2021 with the potential for extension. The Research and Data Analyst will report to the Director of Strategy and Impact and will be based at the SAGE Midtown NYC location with one a day week at an alternate NYC Site.
Department: National Initiatives
Reports to: Director of Strategy and Impact
Location: SAGE Headquarters Office – Midtown New York, NY (with travel to alternate site locations)
Schedule: 35 hours/week; generally 9:30am – 5:30pm, Monday through Friday, with schedule adjustments as needed per program necessity.
- Supports SAGE’s NYC Housing Initiative by overseeing the client assessment process: creating and updating survey indicators; editing electronic, hard copy, and database fields; building and generating reports; analyzing data; and producing visualizations
- Presents research findings to small and large audiences in a consumable way for internal and external stakeholders including direct service staff, agency leadership, board members, funders, and academic partners
- Works extensively in SAGE’s CRM, Salesforce, and front-end collection tool, TaroWorks, creating forms, generating reports, updating fields, and providing some basic, back-end administration
- Coordinates with, and draws on advice from, Tenant Coordinators, Care Managers, Site Managers, and organizational leadership to ensure any evaluation and research work is focused on the best interests of SAGE’s constituents
- Coordinates with stakeholders to create/update tenant assessments and provide continual survey development.
- Interfaces with other departments and individuals who collect information and data (i.e. Case Management, Centers staff, Housing staff, data governance working group) in order to minimize duplication of effort, build cooperation, and support the growth of quality information gathering across the organization.
- Develops process manuals for how to manage data, evaluate data, create visualizations, and produce reports.
- May coach and provide technical assistance to other professionals and support staff in the program effectiveness discipline.
- Bachelor’s degree with a data, evaluation, and/or research focus (i.e. Statistics, Social Science research, Public Health, Data Analysis or Data Science)
- Three years of experience working in a quantitative research position including the use of basic to intermediate statistics.
- Experience in survey development and data collection methods/tools is a requirement.
- Experience in program evaluation is preferred.
- Experience with Salesforce highly desired; experience with TaroWorks or Tableau is a plus.
** Equivalent education, training and/or certification may be substituted for experience and education shown above **
Travel Requirments: May require some travel within New York City, particularly to the housing developments in Brooklyn and the Bronx.
Compensation: Competitive salary; SAGE offers a competitive benefits package as well as an exciting and unique work environment.
How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter describing your skills and interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants are strongly encouraged to include a cover letter with their submissions. No phone calls or in person visits please.
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