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Data & Evaluation Associate


REPORTS TO: Data & Evaluation Manager

ABOUT 10,000 DEGREES:

10,000 Degrees is the premier college access and success organization in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area. Founded in 1981, the organization provides a comprehensive program assisting students from low‐income households with intensive college prep, college and financial counseling, scholarships and financial aid management and has helped thousands of them get to and successfully graduate college.

10,000 Degrees is a high‐impact, outcomes oriented organization, with a $10 plus million budget and over 50 staff members. We operate in an entrepreneurial environment and are committed to continuous improvement, and we invest in our team so that each member has the opportunity to be the best they can be. With huge need and huge promise in California, 10,000 Degrees is on a trajectory of growth and expansion, seeking to quadruple our impact in 5 years. We are seeking talent with superior critical thinking, communication and organizational skills.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

10,000 Degrees seeks a Data & Evaluation Associate who will add to the data culture by promoting data integrity, compliance and elevate the current calibre of evaluation. The Associate would work across departments at the organization to collect and synthesize data for reporting and program improvement. The ideal candidate for this position will be detail-oriented, a clear communicator, have strong relationship and time management skills with an ability to effectively coordinate a variety of projects working with both internal and external parties. This is an excellent opportunity for an energetic, inquisitive individual to become immersed in the field of educational equity.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Using Salesforce, Excel, and Google Drive, process and review data for integrity, quality control, and completion
  • Support program staff to comply with data entry needs, support ongoing training and troubleshooting and make recommendations to improve user experience.
  • Support Data & Evaluation Manager in preparing specific project metrics & benchmarks
  • Prepare Salesforce and other reports for both internal and external use from program data from a variety of sources
  • Maintain awareness of relevant publications; keep a record of research data for benchmarking and context in reports
  • Create and maintain Google Sheet or Excel files for projects of varying size and complexity
  • Prepare formal dashboards and other summary metrics for use with internal and external audiences.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a research science (e.g. biology, psychology) or analytics (e.g. statistics) or equivalent relevant experience in research design, evaluation, or analytics
  • Demonstrable experience in data presentation and research synthesis and a thorough understanding of research methodology and approach
  • Familiarity with Salesforce or other relational database/CRM preferred
  • Intermediate to advanced skill with Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets strongly preferred
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm in learning new tools and skills; ability to work and learn independently
  • A strong sense of strength-based philosophy or a student-centered, non-deficit approach to evaluation and research that promotes student resilience
  • Commitment to the mission, values and goals of 10,000 Degrees

10,000 Degrees offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, 401(k), 15-day vacation plan, 10 paid holidays, and sick leave.

TO APPLY:

Submit resume and cover letter for the position: jobs@10000degrees.org.