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Director of Research and Analytics, ImpactTulsa-

Company: Tulsa Community Foundation
Location: Tulsa
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Director of Research and Analytics, ImpactTulsa - - EOE Statement We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or any other basis made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws or regulations. We are an e-verify employer.

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- Description Organizational OverviewThe Director of Research and Analytics will join ImpactTulsa -'s backbone staff supporting education throughout Tulsa County. Based on the StriveTogether model for collective impact, the ImpactTulsa - partnership is supported by local philanthropic partners, pre-K-12 school districts, postsecondary institutions, Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the Tulsa Area United Way. Incorporated in May 2014, ImpactTulsa - is an operating fiscal subsidiary of Tulsa Community Foundation. To learn more about ImpactTulsa -, visit http://impacttulsa.org.Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe Director of Research and Analytics serves a primary role in advancing the research and analytic needs of ImpactTulsa -. This position reports to Senior Director of Research and Policy. The director in this position will fulfill data management, governance, and research needs for driving & measuring impact and supporting community-wide network efforts for advancing equitable outcomes for children and youth. The individual in this position should have experience in building research and evaluation frameworks, strengthening data capabilities, using research and data analytics for making data-informed decisions that drive collaborative action and policy change.Please Note:Due to the necessary public health precautions put in place as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, to work in person and attend in-person meetings, all team members must follow Tulsa Community Foundation's and Impact Tulsa's COVID safety precautions, which currently includes being fully vaccinated and wearing masks in all common spaces. The vaccine requirement is subject to reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act exceptions. - Position Requirements This position is responsible for the following key roles within the partnership.

  • Develop tools and processes for driving & measuring impact including the development of a research agenda that supports collaborative action and network-wide strategies, identifying research needs and insights to guide decision making and policy change.
  • Drive the development of a robust scorecard, dashboard, & outcomes framework for the purposes of monitoring accountability, measurement, and improving core community-wide outcomes.
  • Create and negotiate data-sharing agreements and manage relationships with network members and partners, to ensure responsible data stewardship.
  • Oversee the management of complex data sets, advanced analytical methodologies, processes for matching and querying data, conducting high-level analysis and preparing results & for a variety of audiences.
    • Proficiently use statistical programming software such as STATA, Python, SPSS, R, SAS (STATA preferred) to create statistical, regression, and econometric models.
      • Guide research and data analysis strategies for using disaggregated data for addressing systemic inequities and opportunity gaps.
      • Demonstrate effective communication and presentation of disaggregated outcomes for avoiding deficit-based framing for populations facing persistent disparity.
      • Lead, attend, and/or present at leadership, research and policy meetings as necessary and provide information on targeted research supporting ImpactTulsa -'s priorities and initiatives through presentations and written reports.
      • Conduct and oversee the analysis and interpretation of quantitative, qualitative, survey methodologies, and other mixed-method approaches using appropriate statistical methods and data manipulation tools.
      • Identify new research grant opportunities, contribute to grant writing including tracking and communicating our impact in grant reports.
      • Provide relevant research-related reports to ImpactTulsa - and school district leadership, collaborative action networks, and key community stakeholders for real-time decision-making, action planning, continuous improvement and policy change.
      • Develop and oversee data management & governance frameworks by overseeing data quality assurance processes and establish data use governance, policies, and implement safeguards for data security and privacy.Qualifications -The ideal candidate is highly collaborative and has strong research strategy and partnership capabilities to connect partners. They have the ability to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment managing multiple priorities. The candidate embraces ImpactTulsa -'s value of diversity, equity, and inclusion by working with and supporting diverse people and groups of different identities including: racial, ethnic, nationality, sexual orientation, gender, disability, religion, and socioeconomic status. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:Desired Administrative Skills:
        • Experience managing research, data strategy, and analysis activities for education initiatives.
        • Strong project management as well as time and task management skills, enabling multiple and large-scale projects to be completed on time
        • Exceptional and creative problem-solving, critical thinking, and strategic planning skills
        • Ability to translate and structure complex information for effective decision making and tracking progress towards goals
        • Ability to communicate results of complex analytic findings to both technical and non-technical audiences.
        • Executive presence to inspire confidence and passion among diverse internal and external audiences.
        • Excellent attention to detail and timelinesDesired Qualifications:
          • Advanced Degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Education, Economics, Statistics, Data Science, Political Science, or related field.
          • Familiarity with the Tulsa area.
          • Strong knowledge of Higher Ed/ Workforce or K- 12 education landscape and research desired.
          • Experience with collective impact efforts in education or related areas.Education and Requirements:
            • Master's degree with two or more years of relevant work experience in similar research, university, non-profit, or education organizations.
            • Some travel required, occasional overnight travel.
            • Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.
            • Must be able to provide individual transport to inter-state locations.Salary: $80,000-$90,000 plus health and vacation benefitsLocation: Tulsa, Oklahoma - Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Benefits Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and 401K Division Tulsa Community Foundation Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt Location Tulsa Community Foundation This position is currently accepting applications. Educator and Program Scheduler in Tulsa, OK
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