National Center for Families Learning
  • 10-Jun-2022 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Other
  • USA
  • 50000-65000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Life Insurance


The National Center for Families Learning, a private nonprofit organization located in Louisville, KY, is seeking a Specialist, Research & Evaluation to support NCFL in research and evaluation design and implementation. This is a remote position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Research/Evaluation Design:

  • Assist in the design of research/evaluation components for NCFL projects
  • Assist in the selection appropriate measures to be used for research and evaluation
  • Assist in the development of data collection protocols and instruments

Research/Evaluation Implementation

  • Provide orientation to internal project staff on research/evaluation components and procedures
  • Supervise data collection as appropriate
  • Administer identified outcome assessments
  • Conduct and oversee analyses for specific projects
  • Provide interpretation for research/evaluation results
  • Provide training to internal staff on data collection, data entry and assessment administration as needed

Information Management

  • Organize research/evaluation information and data
  • Supervise data entry as appropriate
  • Design and conduct literature searches utilizing appropriate databases
  • Conduct reviews and summaries of literature and provide reports as needed

Research Dissemination

  • Produce research/evaluation reports targeted to identified audiences
  • Contribute to research articles as requested
  • Present research/evaluation results to internal and external audiences
  • Conduct workshops or training on research and evaluation as requested

STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE

  • Actively participates in supervision that is regular, reflective, and collaborative in nature. As appropriate, takes the initiative to seek supervisory input
  • Accurately identifies areas of mastery and areas targeted for personal growth and development. Seeks assistance and guidance when needed
  • Incorporates constructive direction from supervisor to improve job performance
  • Accepts responsibility for the quality of job performance and makes changes as needed
  • Maintains awareness of current professional information in the fields of activity, undertakes regular and ongoing efforts to maintain competencies in the skills and incorporates new knowledge and skills on the job
  • Shares pertinent information with supervisor/manager about work progress, successes, concerns, and other issues that may have an impact on the services intended for families.
  • A commitment to upholding the organization's diversity, equity, and inclusion principles and practices

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred in psychology, sociology, educational research, mathematics or related field and relevant prior work experience
  • Qualifications require knowledge and experience with various types of research and evaluation such as experimental, correlational, and qualitative; experience with standard software packages such as SPSS, SAS, or others; administration of psychological and educational assessments; strong problem-solving, analytical and decision-making skills; excellent organizational and oral and written communication skills
  • An unwavering belief that all families want the best for their children and deserve to be treated with respect and dignity
  • Proven track record of ambitious results in previous roles
  • Self-awareness, a regular practice of reflection, and a desire to continuously improve
  • Skilled at collaborative action planning and execution
  • Travel approximately 30% of time including occasional evenings and weekends

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Prolonged period of sitting at a desk and working at a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds at times.
  • Communicating with others to exchange information.
  • Ability to travel.

Salary range $50,000-$65,000

NCFL is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization. We believe that a staff comprised of diverse people who have a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and skills will enhance the organization's work toward its mission while driving innovation and creativity.

NCFL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with applicable ADA regulations. Applicants and employees requiring reasonable accommodation may contact Michelle Parkerson, Manager, Human Resources: mparkerson@familieslearning.org or 502-584-1133 x345.



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