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Program Evaluation Specialist/Data Analyst Job in Albany, New York

In 2003, the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York created the CUNY School of Professional Studies (SPS) with the purpose of meeting the educational needs of working adults, organizations, and employers. Since then, SPS has developed into a well-established school serving New York City's dynamic marketplace through the provision of timely, innovative, and academically rigorous programs of study designed to address new or unmet needs.

Home to CUNY's first fully online undergraduate degrees and groundbreaking master's degree programs, SPS has found new ways of fulfilling CUNY's mission of access, reaching students with new modes of instruction, new courses and curricula, and new kinds of learning tailored for diverse requirements and constituencies. It has launched a dozen degrees - six bachelor's and six master's degrees - since 2006, and there are more currently in development. Enrollments have grown to over 2000 students in the credit-bearing programs, and the School has seen more growth in its non-credit offerings, with a portfolio of grant-funded programs currently accounting for more than $6 million. In addition, the School now maintains an active Alumni Association, has established the SPS Foundation, and will soon occupy its own dedicated space.

This position is located in Albany-Rensselaer, New York.

It is responsible for assisting in the design and implementation of effective evaluation and needs assessment activities for several human services training and professional development programs delivered statewide. The successful candidate will have experience in working with training related data, and developing training assessment and evaluation tools. S/he will also have strong analytical and communications skills, as well as an acute attention to detail.

Reporting to the Senior Program Evaluation Specialist, the Program Evaluation Specialist will perform the following job duties:

Training Evaluation Activities:

• Assist in the identification and prioritization of trainings requiring immediate evaluation revisions.

• Assist in the development of effective customized short and long-term evaluation strategies, instruments, and tools.

• Assist with implementation plans, including the coordination of user group trainings and the provision of technical assistance to training managers, as needed.

• Design and aggregate reports and queries that meet the needs of agency leadership, training program managers, and other identified user groups.

• Produce accurate and reliably valid reports, and ensure quality control of data entry.

• Analyze evaluation results and assist in the development of recommendations to increase training effectiveness.

Training Needs Assessment Activities:

• Assist in the development of effective customized needs assessment strategies, instruments, and tools.

• Assist in the coordination of implementation plans.

• Produce accurate and timely reports documenting the need for training, and ensure quality control of data entry.

• Analyze assessment results and assist in the development of an action plan to address identified needs.

Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Requirements for the Position:

• A Bachelor’s Degree, plus at least two (2) years of experience in data management analysis and/or evaluating training programs; or an Associate’s degree, plus at least four (4) years of such experience.

• Experience working with training related data is preferred.

• Substantial data experience, including setting up, cleaning, and configuring data sets; conducting basic qualitative analysis, and ability to summarize analysis results.

• Ability to design, modify and administer measurement instruments (e.g. surveys, interview protocols) on training related topics.

• Proficiency in SPSS, SAS,NVivo, Access, Excel, SQL and/or similar analytical and data management tools.

• Strong analytical skills.

• Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

• Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

• Excellent attention to detail.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.


Skills
Problem Solving|User Experience|Data Modeling|Data Analysis
Additional Skills
Proficiency in SPSS, SAS, NVivo, Access, Excel, SQL and/or similar analytical and data management tools.

Benefits
Health Insurance|Dental Insurance|Vision Insurance|Life Insurance|401(k)|Tuition Reimbursement
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USA USA: Albany, New York
City University of New York School of Professional Studies
119 West 31st Street, 3rd Floor
New York, New York 10016
Rebecca Brown Cesarani
212-817-7141
rebecca.browncesarani@mail.cuny.edu
Employment:
Full Time
Salary / Pay:
50,000-55,000
Category:
Data Analysis
Industry:
Education
Travel:
10%
Job Post ID:
MA Job ID:
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