The Research & Data Analyst provides technical support to research, monitoring and evaluation activities for domestic and international programs implemented by CCP, with direction from higher-level R&E staff. The Research & Data Analyst assists Research and Evaluation Officers with activities along the continuum of research from conception and design to results interpretation, reporting and dissemination. He/She also supports the work of locally based research, monitoring and evaluation staff in CCP country offices, including research consultants and vendors, to implement and monitor research activities. Individuals in the Research & Data Analyst position have advanced education and/or training, and knowledge and experience in quantitative and qualitative methods including research designs and statistical analysis using analytical software. The Research & Data Analyst will travel internationally to deliver short-term technical assistance (STTA), with direction from higher level R&E staff.
Performance is measured by five criteria (Quantity of Work, Quality of Work, Initiative, Problem Solving & Innovation, Interaction with Others, Communication) for each of the seven competency areas below.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
I. Theory, Frameworks & Models
Demonstrates basic knowledge of SBCC theory and models, and applies it to R&E studies w/direction.
II. Research & Evaluation
Conducts literature reviews to support R&E designs, and IRB protocols w/Direction
Assists with development of R&E quantitative and qualitative data collection tools w/Direction
Assists with development of mobile and electronic data collection tools w/Support
Assists with drafts of RFP for R&E data collection w/Direction
Assists with review of competitive proposals
Assists with development and implementation of field training w/Direction
Assists with supervision of R&E field work and quality assurance w/Direction
Assists with the development of research reports and manuscripts (includes scientific writing), presentations, posters, blogs and other products, with writing that is accurate and clear with logical flow, w/Direction
Contributes data visualization resources for reports and other products w/Direction
III. Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL)
Conducts literature reviews to support MEL designs, and IRB protocols w/Direction
Assists with identification of key indicators and development of Performance Monitoring Plans (PMPs) for projects w/Direction
MEL Data Analysis
Assists in monitoring data compilation for program feedback w/Direction
IV. Statistics and Analysis
Assists with R&E data cleaning and data preparation for analysis w/Direction
Assists with R&E data preparation and codebook development for analysis w/Direction
Performs basic qualitative analysis using software (Atals.ti. Nvivo, Deddose and others) w/Direction
V. Business Development
Assists with PMP for proposals w/Direction
VI. Leadership and Professional Development
Participates in internal CCP, R&E and MEL learning activities (includes staff meeting, CoP, StratComm, TIPS, others)
Leads the organization of Research and MEL Labs w/Direction
Manages students and temporary staff w/Direction
VII. Collaboration and Communication
Involves and fully informs team members and supervisors in a timely way.
Provides technical backstop for R&E staff, as needed w/Direction
Master’s Degree (MPH, MSPH, MS) in communication, public health, or related behavioral science discipline. Typically require PhD and one year related experience. Require highly specialized advanced knowledge, education and/or training in a specialized field of study to conduct research. Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Classified Title: Sr. Research Data Analyst
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Department: Center for Communications Programs
Work Schedule/Hours: Monday-Friday/8:30-5p/37.5 hrs
Location: 111 Market Place
Personnel Area: School of Public Health
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