Main Areas of Responsibility:
The Public Ally Research Position falls under Mission: Graduate, an initiative of UWCNM, as a part of the data team. This team uses data-informed practices to push forward the initiatives of Mission: Graduate, Mission: Families, and United Way as a whole. The team works on a project-based basis and performs a variety of tasks including researching and collecting data through project specific methodology and performing other related duties as required.
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
This position is also responsible for interpreting, synthesizing, and analyzing data in oral and written form; scheduling, organizing, and reporting on the status of research activities; planning and modifying procedures and maintaining database management; writing and editing materials for consumer consumption; and meeting with direct supervisors and team on a regular basis to maintain ongoing communication. Job functions may include data entry; creating basic surveys; assisting with event planning, etc.
This position is a part of the AmeriCorps Public Ally Program. The duration is 10-months and has a 1700-hour requirement (~40 hrs a week). Required skills include passion for the mission and vision of Mission Graduate; excellent writing skills; basic to intermediate data literacy skills; a willingness to learn; an understanding of the unique challenges of education in NM; proficient in Microsoft Office; and time management skills. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Experience in SPSS, QDA Miner, Tableau etc. preferred.