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Research & Evaluation Manager

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iMentor | New York, NY
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Position Overview

iMentor is seeking a Research & Evaluation Manager (REM) to support the work of the Research & Evaluation team. Reporting directly to the Director of Research & Evaluation, the REM will be responsible for maintaining, building, and improving the team’s products disseminating data within the organization. These products primarily report programmatic data to internal stakeholders on our direct service, development, and communications teams. The REM will also be responsible for ensuring that the R&E team meets reporting obligations that come through our internal ticketing system, where internal stakeholders submit data requests to the team. The REM position will also play a critical role in the creation of data sets to be used by the entire R&E team.

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Responsibilities 

  • Maintain and provide support around existing R&E reporting products, including Tableau dashboards and static reports in Excel, PowerPoint, and Qualtrics
  • Manage the data requests that come through the R&E team’s ticketing system (Zendesk) 
  • Identify and address unmet organizational reporting needs around programmatic data with stakeholder involvement
  • Create and maintain data sets used for team’s work streams
  • Maintain and expand R&E team SQL library used to fulfill data requests
  • Evaluate how reporting products are used, usage volume and quality of those products
  • Support iMentor organization-wide initiatives, requiring occasional evening and/or weekend events

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Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Advanced degree in education policy, economics, social science research, evaluation, statistics, or related field preferred 
  • Experience using Tableau desktop and server or similar products that create a self-service data culture 
  • Experience with SQL 
  • Experience with data analytics software or languages (e.g., Advanced Excel, Access, SPSS, R, SAS, STATA, or python) required
  • Experience with project management, prioritization, and planning skills, with demonstrated success producing deliverables that meet and exceed expectations on time and with outstanding attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong relationship management and/or client management experience, including the ability to be proactive and to lead and manage through influence 
  • Highly motivated and entrepreneurial with strong organizational and analytic ability 
  • Demonstrated alignment with iMentor's mission, values, and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 
  • Views differences between individuals (race, gender, age, cultural heritage, physical ability, education, beliefs, and lifestyle) as an asset and demonstrates an appreciation of the diversity across the iMentor community.
  • Deep commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and aligned in thought and action with iMentor's values.
  • Our organization works in partnership with district public schools across the country. In doing so we must meet all compliance requirements of those districts

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About iMentor

iMentor builds mentoring relationships that empower students in low-income communities to graduate high school, succeed in college, and achieve their ambitions. Students work with their mentors one-on-one, in-person and online, to develop strong personal relationships, nurture a college aspiration, navigate the college application process, and build critical skills that lead to college success. In New York City, Chicago, and the Bay Area, iMentor partners with public schools to ensure every student in the schools receives a mentor. iMentor also provides its curriculum, technology, and best practices to help nonprofits run effective programs in the iMentor model. Since 1999, iMentor has connected more than 33,000 students with mentors and this year, iMentor is serving 10,000 students across the country. 


Entering this next five-year strategic plan, iMentor is focusing on growth and improvement, launching widespread impact strategies, financial sustainability, and deepening its diversity & equity work. Building on its track record of success supporting first-generation college students, iMentor is committed to leveraging its resources and stature to not only deepen impact programmatically, but to challenge the structures that fuel inequity and make this work necessary.


iMentor has been recognized through funding from many of the leading education funders in the country, including the Ballmer Group, the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, the Robin Hood Foundation, the Bezos Family Foundation, New Profit Inc., and the Kresge Foundation. iMentor is one of the nation’s most innovative and quickly growing college success organizations. As a team, we are collaborative, fun, bring passion and joy to our work, and deeply believe in human potential. iMentor was recently named one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For by The Nonprofit Times. Read more about our work and values at: http://www.imentor.org. 


Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We believe that people of all backgrounds deserve equal access to educational opportunities. Recognizing that our country’s history of racism and systemic oppression continues to drive educational disparities for students of color, we give special focus to addressing the economic and racial divides that impact the communities we serve. We are committed to the collective work and intentional investment necessary to consistently move in the direction of educational equity and inclusion.


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Position Overview

iMentor is seeking a Research & Evaluation Manager (REM) to support the work of the Research & Evaluation team. Reporting directly to the Director of Research & Evaluation, the REM will be responsible for…

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  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

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Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Up to 100% employer funded comprehensive medical and dental coverage 
  • 18 days paid annual vacation and 13 paid holidays, and most iMentor functions closed between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • 401K match up to 4%
  • Significant opportunities for professional development and growth 


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Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Up to 100% employer funded comprehensive medical and dental…

How to Apply

How to Apply

Visit www.imentor.org/jobs to submit a resume and detailed cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for this position. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Sorry, due to the high-volume of applicants for this and other positions here at iMentor, no phone, email, mail, or fax inquiries will receive a response.  

iMentor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

How to Apply

Visit www.imentor.org/jobs to submit a resume and detailed cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for this position. Applications will be…

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199 Water Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10038

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