The Research and Evaluation Manager is an essential contributor to research and evaluation efforts company-wide, bolstering data-driven decision making across all areas of work to ultimately maintain high-quality educational programs for students. There are three primary components to the Research and Evaluation Manager role: 1) Conduct mixed-methods research to promote organizational learning and provide evidence of effectiveness; 2) Actively partner with practitioners and program operators to implement a robust research-to-practice pipeline that supports their local efforts; 3) Maintain current knowledge of best practices in evaluating educational initiatives.
At least three years of related experience is required. Background conducting research within the context of educational initiatives is required, including the use of educational assessment data to generate conclusions around student performance and growth. Master’s degree required; degree in social sciences or data science highly preferred. Experience using statistical software such as SPSS is required. Must have excellent technical writing, statistical analysis, interpersonal, organizational, and presentation skills. Must have the ability to interact with all levels. Travel is required <10% of the time.