Research & Evaluation Coordinator

Location: Remote
Application Deadline: April 30, 2024

Job Summary

The Research & Evaluation Coordinator will provide support, coordination, and administrative services for the Research and Evaluation team. This work will include providing clerical and program assistance, conducting database searches, entering and analyzing data, editing reports, organizing tasks and resources, and responding to requests. The Research and Evaluation Coordinator will report to the Director of Research and Evaluation.

The Position

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct administrative and clerical duties to support the Research and Evaluation Team, including scheduling meetings, updating calendars, preparing agendas and materials, taking notes, communicating with staff and external contacts, organizing tasks and documents, reconciling expenses, managing event and travel logistics, assisting with mailings, and completing follow-up tasks.
  • Support research and evaluation activities including conducting database searches; assisting with surveys, interviews, data entry, data cleaning and verification, quantitative and qualitative analysis, reporting, and training; editing reports and other deliverables; ensuring data and documents are current and organized; and helping the team respond to the ecosystem’s needs.
  • Respond to staff requests directly or by routing them to the appropriate person.
  • Collaborate with staff and teams to support and improve research and evaluation systems.
  • Communicate and work effectively and collaboratively with other staff and teams within the NDN Collective ecosystem.
  • Ensure the Director of Research and Evaluation is fully aware of all activities, issues, and progress.
  • Support the Research and Evaluation Team in other areas as needed.

Who You Are

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required.
  • Minimum 1-3 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience assisting with research and/or evaluations, especially in Indigenous settings. 
  • Experience using software and data platforms for research, evaluation, or data analysis.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Proven knowledge, skills, and abilities from a relevant background.
  • Proficient in Google Suite, MS Office Suite, online project management platforms, and the ability to learn other systems, software, programs, and applications.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Fluency in spoken and written English required. 
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Methodical approach, organizational and project management skills, and ability to multitask, prioritize projects, and handle tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated professionalism with good judgment and decision-making capability, grace, a proactive approach, and a sense of humor. 
  • Able to work independently at a remote worksite with minimal supervision.
  • Appreciation of and motivation to advance the NDN Collective mission and vision.

Personal Characteristics

  • ACTIVATOR: You are a self-reliant person and are strong at making things happen by turning thoughts into action.
  • LEARNER: You have strong learning agility and are able to rapidly understand and analyze new situations.
  • COMMUNICATOR: You are an exceptionally strong communicator who can create high-quality materials and deliver compelling messages and presentations.
  • ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT: You are ambitious and creative and enjoy the process of building something from the ground up.
  • SOCIALLY & EMOTIONALLY INTELLIGENT: You are able to work efficiently and respectfully with others. You understand how individuals, groups, and societies work and you build rapport through being trustworthy and empathetic.
  • DETAIL ORIENTED: You strive for perfection and are able to move from the high level of a project to its smallest details.
  • FLEXIBLE: You thrive in a fast-paced environment and are flexible when it is necessary. You are willing to travel when needed.

This position is salaried, commensurate with experience, at a GS 10 level with a salary ranging from $57,000 to $65,000. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance as well as 401(k) retirement plan, a wellness program, personal leave and professional development.

How to Apply

Using the form submission below, include the following attachments:

  • Your resume (FILE NAME: “[LAST NAME – RESUME]”)
  • 2-page document to include: (FILE NAME: “[LAST NAME – COVER LETTER]”)
    • Cover letter explaining your interest in the organization and position
    • Short answers to the following questions:
      • How does your experience working in Indigenous communities inform your current work and your interest in this position?
      • What is your philosophy about research and evaluation?
      • What would you be most nervous about going into this role if you were offered and accepted the position?
      • NDN Collective conducts background checks, is there anything you want to share with us about your background?
      • What is the best advice you’ve ever received?
      • If you have personal or social connections to anyone who works at or with NDN Collective, who do you know and what is your relationship/connection?

Note: Please apply to one position only.

NDN Collective is committed to equal opportunity for all persons without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination.  It is NDN Collective’s policy to comply with all federal, state, tribal and local laws and regulations regarding equal opportunity. In keeping with that policy, NDN Collective is committed to maintaining a work environment that is free of unlawful discrimination and harassment and will not tolerate unlawful discrimination against or harassment of any of our employees or others present at our facilities by anyone, including any NDN Collective supervisor, co-worker, vendor or client.

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