Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the Director of Community Impact (CI), the Evaluations Officer has responsibility for the continued development and oversight of the evaluation process for CI. The Evaluation Officer position will work with fellow staff members and chart the outcomes of 25 CI projects coordinated by 900 CU student volunteers which serve 8,000 community residents. The Evaluation Officer will also have oversight for the volunteer registration database, the CI Portal, and the Community Impact website.
Duties include: Manage Evaluation System - Responsible for continued development and maintenance of the current CI system for evaluation, which includes the use of logic models to identify key outputs and outcomes - Work closely with program coordinators (Columbia student volunteers) through email and in-person meetings each semester, to ensure data is collected properly and surveys or other evaluation tools are administered - Research and design new outcome measurement tools as needed Review proposed outcomes and evaluation-related sections for fundraising proposals - Design logic model and evaluation plan for new CI programs as needed
Coordinate Volunteer Registration System - Responsible for maintaining the system for registration of CI volunteers, including data quality checks and working with coordinators to ensure all volunteers are registered - Work with Development department to upload volunteer data to Raiser's Edge annually
Oversee Community Impact Portal - The CI Portal (Google site) is an online hub for project coordinators and CI staff to access key management information - Responsible for maintenance and re-development/preparation for new school year - Supervise one work study student to support the CI portal (during school year)
Facilitate updates to CI website - Make website changes and updates as communicated from CI staff - Brainstorm proactive changes to improve website engagement and connection with social media - Supervise one work study student to support the CI website (during school year)
Share data with CI stakeholders - Serve on the Program Committee, a subcommittee of the Board of Directors - Produce a mid-year and end of year evaluation report for all CI programs
Other projects as assigned
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a minimum two years' experience with program evaluations and outcomes process required, including compiling and analyzing data through use of Excel and Google sheets, and experience developing and administering surveys.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Experience working with volunteers and community organizations required, including work with non-profit organizations. Strong oral, written, and general communication skills required. Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and work autonomously under pressure of deadline required. Must be proficient in word processing and Microsoft Office programs.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in for-profit organizations, knowledge of databases and Google sites, and experience developing educational program materials and fundraising a plus.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.