Research and Evaluation Coordinator, Manhattan

Job Type

Full Time



Start Date


Application Deadline



New York
New York
United States


The Safe Horizon Research & Evaluation (R & E) Team is committed to partnering with communities to understand the impact of our collective work and sharing lessons learned with stakeholders in the field, including community-based responders, practitioners, researchers and policy makers. We have a long history of collaborating with various civil, government and academic institutions in developing and piloting innovative solutions to support survivors and their families move from crisis to confidence.


Position Summary:

The Research & Evaluation Project Coordinator will provide support on a new component of the city’s DOVE Initiative. The DOVE Initiative is the New York City’s Council’s primary investment in bolstering the response to domestic violence in communities across New York City. As part of the DOVE Initiative, Safe Horizon supports community responses to domestic violence through capacity building and evaluation activities. Each spring, Safe Horizon hosts workshops focused on bringing together community based organizations and researchers in the field of domestic violence to strengthen partnerships focused on moving forward the field of domestic violence in our capacity to increase and measure our impact



·        Work collaboratively with Safe Horizon staff and outside partners to plan, execute, and evaluate the impact of the workshops.

·        Organize and manage planning the workshops.

·        Actively participate in design and implementation of data collection and report writing.

·        Design reports that document the impact of the workshops and communicates the impact to a broad audience.

·        Other research and evaluation activities as assigned.


Required Skills:

·        Demonstrated commitment to anti-racism, social justice and community empowerment.

·        Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a rapidly changing and diverse environment.

·        Willingness to self-reflect and have an openness to feedback.

·        Excellent organizational skills, including strong attention to detail and ability to maintain timelines.

·        Demonstrated success managing multiple projects and priorities in a team-based environment.

·        Ability to build partnerships respectful of a community’s own knowledge, expertise, and experience.

·        Exceptional interpersonal skills with an ability to engage effectively with diverse personalities.

·        Facility for proactive communication with team members, program partners and clients.

·        Strong verbal and written communication skills; comfortable and clear writer.

·        Ability to visualize data and information in user-friendly formats.

·        Bilingual in Spanish (preferred, not required).



·        Bachelor's degree or relevant equivalent experience.

·        Two years of experience in project management; experience in social justice work preferred.

·        A Master's degree or experience in community-based organizing, sustainable community development, community participatory work, may replace project management experience.

·        Willingness to travel within all New York City boroughs.


If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me. I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree