United States of America: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist, Data and Evidence for Education Programs

Organization: American Institutes for Research
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 30 Apr 2018

Overview

American Institutes for Research’s (AIR) International work improves the quality of life in developing countries by using rigorous research and evaluation to enhance education and social development. We conduct impact evaluations on a wide range of topics including cash transfer programs, early childhood nutrition programs, education interventions, health product distribution programs, and agricultural interventions. We partner with locally based researchers to provide context relevant policy analysis and to help build the research capacity in developing countries. Our work contributes to policy and financial decisions at the national and international level in countries around the world.

Responsibilities

AIR is seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist to provide technical support for the Data and Evidence for Education Programs (DEEP) activity to enhance the strength of data collected by USAID education activities, and inform USAID Education program design and management.
The M&E Specialist will support the anticipated Data and Evidence for Education Programs (DEEP) activity, providing a global platform for aggregating, managing, analyzing and reporting data and evidence across USAID’s Education Strategy goals. The project will provide support and capacity building to USAID Missions around the world as well as USAID in Washington, D.C., in establishing strong and rigorous data systems that ensure consistent and continuous monitoring and evidence building on the effectiveness of education programs.

Qualifications

• Master’s degree is preferred in the social sciences, statistics, quantitative methods or related field
• Proficiency with STATA/SAS/R or survey research required
• Previous experience in research organizations, especially related to evaluation
• Ability to work independently on detailed assignments
• Willingness to travel as needed

How to apply:

Apply using this link:

https://jobs-airdc.icims.com/jobs/10692/monitoring-and-evaluation-%28m%26e%29-specialist%2c-data-and-evidence-for-education-programs/job

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