Title: Impact Analyst
Reports to: Director, Impact
Status: Full-time, exempt
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Under the supervision of the Director, Impact team, the Impact Analyst will support the organization and district partners in understanding impact and program quality through evaluation planning and consultation, and through qualitative and quantitative data management, aggregation, analysis and reporting as part of a broader impact strategy. The Impact Analyst will engage in projects and activities that allow NTC to better define, measure and communicate our impact, with special attention on understanding and utilizing district and NTC data.
The Impact Analyst will support internal staff and program partners with logic modeling and survey design consultation, and will provide actionable reporting for key data elements necessary to support program improvements. This position will work cross-functionally with NTC departments to ensure that needs around data and impact are being represented and addressed, and will work closely with technology partners to develop specifications and procedures for data sharing and privacy, and to inform specifications for reporting to internal and external stakeholders. This role requires four general attributes: attention to detail, client services orientation, excellent project management skills, and intellectual curiosity.
Responsibilities & Essential Functions:
The following is an overview of the duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. The employee may perform other duties as required.
- Impact Analyst Responsibilities:
- Assists in the design, execution, and analysis for one or more major projects, including the development of logic models, evaluation and analysis plans, business requirements, and ongoing support plans.
- Consults with NTC clients (internal and external) as a data/analytics expert on behalf of the Impact team.
- Works with PK-12 district staff to obtain necessary approvals for data sharing required for impact evaluation.
- Prepares and analyzes PK-12 data to answer research questions using appropriate methodology.
- Selects and/or develops survey items or other indicators to evaluate the attainment of program objectives.
- Develops, executes, analyzes, and reports results of client and staff surveys
- Communicates results to multiple audiences using briefs, slide decks, and reports that include effective use of data visualization.
- Supports NTC staff in collecting and arraying program implementation data, including developing new and improving existing processes .
- Utilizes data quality assurance protocols to examine impact products prior to release.
- A Master’s degree or 6+ years of professional experience conducting or supporting program evaluation, education research, or research in a related field.
- This position requires a thorough knowledge of and skills in assessing the impact of education programs, including data collection, analysis, and reporting.
- Minimum of intermediate statistical analysis skills (e.g., descriptives, inferential statistics), including knowledge of statistical software (SAS preferred), and experience linking datasets.
- Experience constructing data displays, charts, and graphs in Microsoft Excel and/or other visualization tools.
- Ability to prioritize and work on projects with overlapping timelines, and promptly respond to requests by a variety of stakeholders.
- This position requires the ability to read, write, and converse fluently in English.
- Knowledge of and skills in analyzing and writing about common education data elements (e.g., student achievement data, teacher retention).
- Experience with survey sampling and large-scale survey administration, including project and personnel management skills.
- Experience with any/all of the following: Qualtrics, SAS Enterprise Guide, Tableau, SQL Server.
- Experience summarizing qualitative data (e.g., text fields in data entry forms or surveys).
ADA Requirements/Working Conditions:
- Work normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
- Limited physical effort required
- Grasping, hearing, reaching, repetitive hand motions, sitting, standing, talking, typing
- Travel requirement not to exceed 10%