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Research and Evaluation Analyst Job



Employer Name: IRCO SpiderID: 8592608
Location: Portland, Oregon Date Posted: 4/24/2019
Wage: 49,000 Category: Science/Research
Job Code:
Number Of Openings: 1

Job Description:
IMMIGRANT AND REFUGEE COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION (IRCO)
JOB OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT
POSITION: Research and Evaluation Analyst
WAGE: $40,000 - $49,000 per year with Benefits
LOCATION: Asian Family Center and Africa House- Also Reynolds School District Sites
APPLY AT: www.irco.org
STATUS: Full-Time/Regular/Exempt
SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm – some weekends as required
OPENING DATE: April 10, 2019
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
DRIVING: Required
GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
The IRCO Promise Neighborhood Initiative Research and Evaluation position will work closely with IRCO’s Promise
Neighborhood Program, community partners and lead agencies to manage program data, outputs, outcomes and
indicators from early childhood to college/career in the Reynolds School District. Utilizing Efforts to Outcomes, this
person will work closely with Early Childhood and Youth Department Managers, The PNI Program Coordinator,
Project Staff, Community Partners, and external consultants to track program data and effectively evaluate
program’s success and tell the story of IRCO’s programs uniquely and as a part of the larger collaborative.
The position will work with staff and stakeholders to develop templates to effectively track detailed activities (e.g.,
demographic data of recruits, planning activities, subcommittee meetings, etc.) and supplement with narratives
that provide better descriptive information. This position will work closely with IRCO’s ETO Managers and the PNI
data and evaluation team to develop data management systems through the ETO database. This position may
have the opportunity to work closely with staff to enhance qualitative and quantitative research throughout the
cradle to career continuum.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
 Review program outcomes and outputs in agency PNI contract and grant materials
 Meet with program coordinator/manager assigned to project to review contractual evaluation
requirements at project start-up meeting
 Create measuring tools to evaluate progress in meeting each program’s outcomes and outputs
 Create PNI data evaluation plan to measure agency’s impact and return on investment
 Work with ETO administrator to incorporate IRCO PNI indicators and other measures into ETO modules,
touch-points, and report formats
 Train program staff on data and evaluation systems for project
 Provide program reports and dashboard based on measuring tools and ETO data reports
 Work collaboratively with partner agencies and external consultants
 Utilize Results Based Accountability framework
 Utilize culturally responsive best practices specific to data management and evaluation with immigrant
and refugee communities
 Report program outcomes and outputs in accordance with funder requirements and larger department/s
and agency vision
PROGRAM SPECIFIC:
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 Provide program specific evaluation planning at program start-up based on program grant or contract
requirements
 Provide ongoing evaluation as required by grant or contract, measuring indicators, analyzing progress, and
creating reports
 Assist program specific external evaluation teams as requested or required by grant or contract terms
 Work with ETO administrator to create program specific ETO modules, touch-points, and report formats
 Report to program coordinator and Youth Department(School Linked) and Early Childhood Managers on
progress in performing program specific work, activities, and assignments requests for assistance from
program staff and administrative staff (e.g. ETO team)


Job Requirements:
QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position
would qualify. This would typically include:
 Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree Preferred
 Strong background and knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods
 Minimum one (1) year experience conducting intercultural and cross-cultural research in a social service or
educational setting
 Strong knowledge of culturally specific/responsive research and evaluation methods, preferably immigrant
and refugee communities
 Knowledge of collective impact models and community-based participatory evaluation techniques
 Knowledge and understanding of immigrant and refugee cultures and local populations
 Bilingual preferred
 Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access and Power Point. Knowledge of SPSS and
Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) strongly preferred
 Knowledge and Training in Results Based Accountability strongly preferred. Training in this approach
required after hire
 Experience and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
REQUIRED FUNCTIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
 Ability to function in a positive manner in a demanding work environment, to demonstrate a high degree
of flexibility, to respond to priorities and schedules that change frequently, and to meet commitments.
 Ability to meet multiple, sometimes conflicting deadlines.
 Strong analytical and decision-making abilities.
 Ability to deal with distressed and/or demanding clients and employees in an effective manner.
 Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and make good judgments as it pertains to clients.
 Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
 Strong intercultural communication skills.
 Ability to communicate in a positive manner verbally, in writing, and by phone to individuals and groups.
 Ability to communicate with a variety of personality types and levels of the organization as well as with
persons outside of the organization
 Ability to listen for understanding and assist in problem solving
 Ability to prepare clear, accurate and concise reports
 Must be punctual, maintain a good attendance record, and be able to work flexible hours to meet the
availability of clients and customers
 Ability to use basic office equipment, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and personal computer
 Must be able to complete office work with or without accommodation
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 Must possess a valid driver's license and verification of current auto-insurance, and have full use of
automobile during work hours
 Ability to work in varied temperatures and weather conditions
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications are accessible on the IRCO website, www.irco.org or IRCO’s main office, 10301 NE Glisan, Portland,
OR 97220, 503-234-1541. Attach resume and cover letter to IRCO application form. This position requires the
completion of an IRCO application. Materials submitted without a completed application are considered
incomplete and will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applications received, we will not be able to
contact each applicant. We may not be able to return calls regarding the status of your application. If selected for
an interview, we will contact you by telephone.
ABOUT IRCO:
The Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO) is a non-profit organization established in 1976 to
serve immigrants, refugees, and the broader community in Portland, Oregon. Our mission is to promote the
integration of refugees, immigrants, and the community at large into a self-sufficient, healthy, and inclusive
multiethnic society. Find out more at www.irco.org.
IRCO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 1
Education Required: Bachelors
Overnight Travel:
Vacation Time:


Job Benefits:
Health/Dental Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Flex Time

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Nataliia Boichuk Company Type:
Company: IRCO
City: Portland
State: Oregon
Zip: 97220
Web Site: https://irco.org/who-we-are/careers.html

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