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Associate Director of Evaluation and Continuous Improvement

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POSITION DESCRIPTION

MAEC is looking for a dynamic individual to serve as the Associate Director of Evaluation and Continuous Improvement (ADECI) to lead MAEC’s initiatives to provide clients with information, promising strategies, and equity tools to understand needs, collect and analyze data, and/or provide recommendations for identifying root cause, developing plans to address inequities and assessing progress and impact in the areas of race, gender, national origin (ELs), socioeconomic diversity, and/or religion. This individual will also work closely with MAEC’s external evaluator/s to assess MAEC’s services and overall impact and to assist in identifying projects for scaling up. In addition, the ADRCI will assist in MAEC’s development and evaluation/research related efforts.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Center for Education Equity

  • Leads and conducts evaluations of selected projects.
  • Conducts annual summative evaluation of CEE.
  • Designs evaluation instruments for use in technical assistance and/or research related projects.
  • Prepares analyses and reports of data collected to provide information on services provided and inform promising equity practices in the field.
  • Collaborates with external evaluator/s to collect and to analyze data, identify areas of improvement, and select long-term projects for scale-up.
  • Supervises Project Data/Research Specialist in data collection data entering, analysis of data and identification and selection of best equity practices.
  • Assists in selected technical assistance and training.
  • Develops and/or assists in the development of equity publications.

MAEC Development

  • Assists in identifying sources for funding.
  • Writes and submits proposals for equity projects related funding.

MAEC Research & Evaluation

  • Writes and/or assists in writing articles related to equity particularly in the areas of assessment, evaluation, and continuous improvement.
  • Assists Deputy Director and External Evaluator in selected project evaluations and identifying projects that could be scaled up.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s degree in an education or comparable field.
  • At least five years of research experience related to equity and/or education work.

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of current K-12 education issues, especially as related to civil rights, equity, access, and opportunity;
  • Experience in conducting project evaluations and/or research;
  • Experience in group facilitation and/or training;
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills;
  • Proficiency with SPSS, Stata, and/or other analysis statistical programs;
  • Strong computer and technology skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office (Examples: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher), Google docs, and interest in and ability to learn new platforms;
  • Demonstrated ability to plan strategically, prioritize time, and conduct research and/or evaluations in fast-moving, changeable environments; and
  • Flexible schedule, including willingness to travel.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Compensation will be commensurate with experience. MAEC offers a competitive benefits package including health, vision, dental insurance, and a 401K retirement program.

TO APPLY

You can apply online here.

 

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