Analyst, Design & Impact

Analyst, Design & Impact

Application Deadline: 29 May 2023

Department: Design & Impact

Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Remote

Reporting To: Senior Evaluation Analyst

Compensation: $63,000 – $85,000 / year


The Jed Foundation is a nonprofit organization that protects the emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults. The Design and Impact team, which is responsible for co-designing programs and campaigns is looking for an Analyst.

The Design and Impact team (Deslmp) conducts both research and program evaluation. Additionally, DesImp is responsible for ensuring teams and leaders of actionable, relevant and timely data for decision-making.

In this position, you will serve as the primary liaison to the schools partnered with JED high school to support the data impact that informs services, assistance and strategic planning of JED and the high school partnership. We are looking for someone with strong written and verbal communication skills who can work autonomously. This is a critical role that will support data impact that informs services, assistance and strategic planning of JED and school partnership and serve as a primary point of contact for our partner schools to manage and coordinate the collection of data surveys and other general project management for the programming team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Day-to-day coordination of Design & Impact (DesImp) team tasks that support JED High School, including:
    • Being the primary liaison to schools for survey instrument data collection and general project management
    • Lead orientation meetings for schools to explain the assessment process, assessment tools (self assessment, faculty/staff survey, student survey), and establish key decisions regarding survey customization and consent
    • Coordinate deployment of all JED High School survey instruments (e.g. – JED High School Student Survey (JHSSS), Faculty and Staff Survey) to participating high schools/students, including email list and survey link preparation, survey sends/closes, communication with schools and JED High School Programming team liaison on participation and progress in order to ensure timely and organized distribution and completion
    • Support the creation and management of school OneDrive folders including populating with necessary documents, adding school data, and facilitating lead access.
    • Ensure all required documents are collected from schools prior to administration including administration forms, consent lists, student ID lists, etc.
    • Work under the direction of the DesImp Senior Evaluation Analyst – JED High School to support preparation of JED High School summary and feedback reports
    • Assist with cleaning and de-identifying raw data to share with schools.
    • General database management of the JED Data Center software platform that facilitates all data collection activities for JED High School
    • Provide technical support for partner JED High Schools as needed
    • Participate in high school data trainings as a support to the DesImp Senior Evaluation Analyst – JED High School
  • Administrative and project management support to the Design & Impact (DesImp) team across other assigned projects, including facilitation of the following tasks:
    • Support logistics related to survey development, distribution, incentivizing, and reporting in support of various grant related, tech related projects on an as-needed basis
    • Note taking/summarizing in meetings as needed
    • Survey analysis and presentation deck preparation
    • Cleaning, organization of data sheets (e.g., Annual Data Survey) across various projects
    • Building out tasks and assigned projects into a project management platform (e.g. Asana) to ensure task completion and follow-thru
  • Support Design & Impact (DesImp) team engagement with JED colleagues/teams needs, including:
    • Assist in data and stat requests for various communications, media, and advocacy requests
      • Create, manage, and deploy stat requests from external JED teams to Design & Impact team to ensure efficient and suitable responses/support
    • Support to partnerships team to scope out various partner groups and assist with background research as needed
    • Assist with aggregation of survey data for yearly reports.
    • Develop surveys and other data collection prompts to deploy with our various audiences to determine how they are using our web based resources
    • Participation in as needed meetings with external affairs team members to gather R&E needs in order to prioritize this work

Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s Degree or 2-3 years of relevant work experience preferred
  • Experience or interest in adolescent mental health and suicide prevention and a preference for
  • candidates who have experience working in non-profit and/or public health settings
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks, multi-task, organize time effectively, and respond to changing deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in a team setting and self-driven/independent motivation
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with many moving parts
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and work in a professional manner
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Strong preference for someone with experience working with MS Office 365 Suite (Word, Excel. Teams, Powerpoint, etc.), Google, Asana and Qualtrics

Pay Ranges / Location / Travel Information

Pay Ranges:
The range listed on this job posting is based on JED’s compensation posting ranges. Salaries may be higher or lower depending on experience and geographic location.

Location/Travel Information:
Please note that this position is largely remote but will require retreat/business meetings at JED’s central office in NYC or other locations as designated by JED leadership. Additional travel may be required.

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