Research Assistant – Collaborative for Educational Services

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Website LearnWithCES Collaborative for Educational Services

The Research Assistant will assist the Public Health Data & Evaluation  Specialist in tasks related to the SPIFFY coalition community assessment, including qualitative and quantitative data collection, data analysis and presentation of data to community stakeholders.

Who We Are:  Dedicated and collaborative educators committed to supporting an especially vulnerable population of young people with the tools they need to succeed.  Our educators help students see their world, and themselves, in a new light.

We value: Quality and excellence, innovation, creativity and vision, inclusiveness, equity and diversity and collaboration with others. Creating a community of care is foundational to the work we do… together!

Social Justice and Equity: CES is committed to the belief that everyone is a learner, and to our mission to develop and foster educational excellence and opportunities for all learners through collaboration and leadership. Social Justice and Equity work has always been critical to that mission.

Essential Functions:

  • Support Specialist in identifying data sources, obtaining data sharing agreements, and developing processes through which data can be shared, including on regional databases.
  • Assist in analyzing, reporting, and presenting school-based youth survey data as well as data from other secondary sources.
  • Utilize participatory evaluation approaches that provide program participants with tools for assessing the planning, implementation, and self-evaluation of their programs.
  • Develop and launch an interactive equity dashboard on the Strategic Planning Initiative for Families and Youth (SPIFFY) website.
  • Utilize Shiny package from RStudio.
  • Support that the principles of health equity, anti-racism and community-driven decision-making are integrated into every aspect of program assessment, development, implementation and evaluation.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Data Science and/or 1-2 years relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of R Shiny Apps

Preferred Qualifications:

  • English/Spanish bilingual
  • Experience working with diverse populations in terms of race, ethnicity, and socio-economic status

Terms of Employment

  • Hourly up to 19 hours/week (through Aug 31, 2022)
  • Salary: $20/hour

CES is an equal opportunity employer and is particularly interested in candidates from a diverse range of cultural, ethnic, and racial backgrounds.  We are especially interested in candidates whose backgrounds are well-suited to understanding and addressing the needs of the diverse populations we serve.

Please apply online through the CES Career page, linked below.

To apply for this job please visit www.collaborative.org.

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