Monitoring Evaluation And Learning Specialist (Bilingual)

US Government Other Agencies And Independent Organizations Washington , DC 20319

Posted 4 weeks ago

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Summary

This position serves as a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist reporting to the Managing Director for Learning and Impact within the Inter-American Foundation. The employee will support all of IAF's efforts to ensure meaningful and reliable performance data analysis and use, from shaping agency metrics to analyzing and synthesizing data and findings.

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Responsibilities

  • Collects and compiles qualitative and quantitative data from numerous sources for analysis. Reviews performance data submissions. Ensures data are meaningful, complete, standardized, and consistent. Develops and maintains program databases.

  • Analyzes and synthesizes quantitative and qualitative data using a wide variety of methods and software. Responds to and coordinates internal requests for grant performance data.

  • Utilizes a wide variety of data visualization methods and techniques to accurately and effectively communicate data and data analysis findings.

  • Conducts in depth systemic and well-organized research into a wide variety of topic areas in support of the mission of the IAF and to assist in the implementation of the agency?s learning agenda.

  • Serves as a Contract Officer Representative (COR) for personal service contracts, service contracts and inter agency agreements.

  • Serves in an administrative and program support capacity to the IAF Fellowship Program.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

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Promotion Potential

11

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0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

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Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required.

  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by background investigation.

  • Direct Deposit of pay is required.

  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.

Qualifications

This position contains two selective placement factors (SPF) that are part of the minimum requirement of the position. If you do not meet the SPF's, you are ineligible for further consideration. The SPF's for this position are: Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in English and at least one of the principle languages of countries assigned (Spanish, Portuguese, or Haitian Creole) AND experience with international development as a program assistant, analyst, or researcher. The language requirement and experience must be clearly documented in your resume.

In addition to the selective placement factor, applicants must meet the experience or a combination of education and experience described below.

GS-09 Qualification Requirements

You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for the GS-09 level includes: ability to assist senior analysts in the collection, compilation and analysis of data and information regarding program or organizational performance of grassroots and/or international development activities; experience analyzing organizational or program performance using conventional analytical and statistical methods and performance metrics; and experience preparing draft reports and briefing materials utilizing data and information visualization methods and techniques to communicate findings.

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You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: Master's or equivalent graduate degree in economics, statistics, data analytics, political sciences, development studies, international relations, etc OR2 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree ORLL.B. or J.D., if related in economics, statistics, data analytics, political sciences, development studies, international relations, etc.

OR a combination of specialized experience and the graduate education described above.

GS-11 Qualification Requirements

You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for the GS-11 level includes experience: preparing program evaluations for a segment or phase of a broader project or study; using conventional analytical and statistical techniques to gather, assemble, and analyze facts, draw conclusions, and devise alternatives; assessing organizational or program performance of grassroots and/or international development activities using a variety of performance metrics; and preparing draft reports and briefing materials utilizing data and information visualization methods and techniques to effectively communicate findings. (Grassroots development is defined as: the process by which disadvantaged people organize themselves to improve the social, cultural and economic well-being of their families, communities and societies.)

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You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or equivalent graduate degree in economics, statistics, data analytics, political sciences, development studies, international relations, etc OR 3 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree. OR LL.M., if related in economics, statistics, data analytics, political sciences, development studies, international relations, etc.

OR a combination of specialized experience and the graduate education described above.

Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

If qualifying based on EDUCATION you MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.

Only education from institutions which are accredited or preaccredited/candidate for accreditation may be used to meet education requirements.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html


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Monitoring Evaluation And Learning Specialist (Bilingual)

US Government Other Agencies And Independent Organizations