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Community Engagement Project Analyst

Virginia Commonwealth University-Division of Community Engagement

Project Analysts perform data analysis requiring a working knowledge of multiple functional areas and their applicable policies and procedures. They may facilitate and support project management activities by designing, interpreting, and recommending reports and metrics used in the analysis of key project indicators; analyzing and interpreting standard and specialized data for the end user for application within the school, department, or business unit; and identifying problems and recommending solutions for resolutions that best lead to effective outcomes. They may work independently or as part of a team. Project Analysts typically report to a manager or director or in some units may report to an administrator.

The Community Engagement Project Analyst will facilitate and support the assessment, evaluation, and data management of VCU’s community engagement portfolio. This will include supporting community engagement evaluation and research project activities through the construction of data collection tools and instruments, the collection and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data, community engagement metric development, community engagement dashboard management, and generating reports for diverse audiences and stakeholders.

This person will work independently and as part of a team. This position supports the Division of Community Engagement and will report to the Director of Community-Engaged Research.

Required Qualifications:
• Experience with program evaluation and research projects • Experience collecting, analyzing, and managing hierarchical and relational data • Proficiency in statistical analysis and software supporting statistical analysis, such as SPSS • Experience learning and adapting new data management systems and programs • Experience in writing data driven technical reports • Excellent project and data management skills • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Ability to take imitative and support innovative initiatives • Commitment to community engagement, diversity, and inclusion • Ability to multitask and prioritize • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Comfort with ambiguity A graduate degree in a field related to data science, information systems, management, program evaluation, public policy, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.
Salary:
$45,000-$50,000
Benefits:
See job posting.
How to apply:
Please apply at: https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/75603 A cover letter, resume, and technical writing sample are required.
Website:
http://www.community.vcu.edu/
Classifications:
Education
Location:
Richmond
Posting Organization:
Virginia Commonwealth University-Division of Community Engagement