Employment Opportunity: Adler University Community Data Manager

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Job Details

  • Master’s degree in evaluation, social science or related field required.
  • Minimum three (3) years progressive evaluation experience required.
  • Minimum three (3) years working with community-based social service organizations preferred.
  • Specialized training in statistical software required (e.g. SPSS or equivalent). Computer languages and software (i.e. R, SQL, Python) strongly preferred.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience utilizing data visualization software required.


  • Strong technical knowledge of evaluation design, data collection, analysis, and reporting.
  • Strong knowledge of evaluation methods and indicators utilized in the criminal justice system and restorative justice.
  • Ability to develop and lead evaluation efforts in collaboration with multiple key stakeholders
  • Ability to consistently identify opportunities for improvement and make recommendations based on observations
  • Strong demonstration of alignment with Adler’s social justice mission and vision
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving and visioning acumen
  • Ability to proactively identify challenges and barriers to stated objective and employ assistance in addressing these
  • Strong collaboration acumen and abilities
  • Demonstration of Emotional Intelligence and professional maturity
  • Proficient and functional knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Strong research acumen and abilities
  • Strong communication acumen including written, oral, and listening

Supervision (if applicable): The position may be required to provide supervision to student interns, and direct reports as evaluation team grows.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Evaluation of community-based projects and the Community Restorative Justice Hubs
  • Define and document adherence to minimum standards of project operation including assessing model fidelity, documenting practices, evaluation of key indicators, providing feedback, course correction advice, and technical assistance and analyzing data to assess program effectiveness and areas of improvement.
  • Creating reports in the database to share updates with the sites as well as reporting back to funders
  • Documentation, evaluation, and reporting of current data collection items and provide suggestions for improvement
  • Develop, administer, and interpret metrics to ensure a sound evaluation
  • Participate in research procedures such as conducting needs assessments, focus groups, and one-on-one interviews
  • Engage in community based participatory research
  • Provide RJ Hubs with technical assistance, evaluation oversight, and site capacity building
  • Provide benchmarks, feedback, and training to relevant stakeholders
  • Data visualization, report writing and presentation of data to stakeholders such as funders and external partners.
  • Complete additional assigned tasks as needed

Work Environment (Physical Demands): The usual and customary methods of performing the jobs functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 80% sitting, 10% walking, and 10% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment. 50% of this position will be completed from various community-based organizations throughout the City of Chicago.

Universal Core Behaviors:

  • Effectively expresses oneself in all oral and written communications.
  • Exhibits good listening and comprehension skills.
  • Keeps others informed, as well as responds, in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates match between words and actions.
  • Responds with tact, diplomacy, respect and composure when dealing with others.
  • Promotes the spirit and essence of the School’s Vision, Mission, Values and Key Strategies through both verbal and written communication.

Teamwork and Collaboration:

  • Cooperates with others toward the achievement of common goals.
  • Seeks consensus and win-win solutions to problems and conflicts.
  • Contributes actively and participates fully in team initiatives.
  • Puts success of the team above own interests.
  • Builds and maintains constructive work relationships.

Responsive to Change:

  • Supports changes in the work environment.
  • Displays a proactive, problem-solving approach toward work.
  • Committed to life-long learning by continuously increasing skills, knowledge and effectiveness.
  • Actively seeks and initiates creative and innovative solutions.
  • Exercises sound, accurate and informed independent judgment when needed.

Quality-Driven and Accountable:

  • Results-oriented and committed to quality through continuous process improvement.
  • Eliminates ineffective activities and closes performance gaps.
  • Anticipates and responds to customer needs.
  • Monitors own performance, accept responsibility for actions and actively seeks feedback.
  • Meets deadlines and completes projects and activities in professional, timely manner.
  • Seeks opportunities to increase productivity and/or reduce costs while maintaining highest quality standards (fiscally responsible).

Support of Vision, Mission, Values, Key Strategies:

  • Supports and models the School’s Values of: social interest, compassion, justice, respect for the individual, honors diversity and difference, intellectual rigor, optimism and collaboration.
  • Articulates the School’s Vision, Mission, and Key Strategies in a way to educate others.
  • Demonstrates active commitment in advancing the School’s Vision, Mission and Key Strategies.
  • Exhibits personal integrity, honesty, zeal and compassion.
  • Aligns work processes to advance the School’s strategic plan and key strategies.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Adler University that all persons are entitled to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) protection. The University does not discriminate against any individual for employment because of age, religion, race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status (including unfavorable discharge from the military), or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

As part of the Adler’s equal employment opportunity policy, Adler will also take affirmative action to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.

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