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Girls Inc. is hiring a Research Associate. Position in Indianapolis, IN or Atlanta, GA.
Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through direct service and advocacy. Through a comprehensive approach to whole girl development, Girls Inc. equips girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers and grow up healthy, educated, and independent. These positive outcomes are achieved through three core elements: people – trained staff and volunteers who build lasting, mentoring relationships; environment – girls-only, physically and emotionally safe, where there is a sisterhood of support, high expectations, and mutual respect; and programming – research-based, hands-on and minds-on, age-appropriate, meeting the needs of today’s girls. Informed by girls and their families, Girls Inc. also advocates for legislation and policies to increase opportunities for all girls.
The Girls Inc. Research and Evaluation department (R&E) provides the data-driven insights to ensure that, locally and nationally, Girls Inc. is known as the experts on girls. R&E produces informational products to assist in telling the story of “Why Girls Inc.?” and how the Girls Inc. experience contributes to the lives of girls, volunteers, and staff. R&E leads national conversations about what it’s like to be a girl today, providing research and information to inform programming, public policy, and advocacy efforts for the Girls Inc. network.
As part of the R&E Team, the Research Associate oversees the strategies, technologies, trainings, and products key to the Girls Inc. Strong, Smart, and Bold Outcomes Measurement Strategy (SSBOMS). This position is responsible for participant tracking, participant data quality and management, and data reporting to meet the strategic priorities of the Girls Inc. network. It requires strong project and data management skills, knowledge of participant tracking system, and collaboration with national and local teams to establish and/or improve data collection processes and systems.