Organizational Description

APIAHF influences policy, mobilizes communities, and strengthens programs and organizations to improve the health of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) populations. Our values are respect, fairness, equity and health justice for all. Founded in 1986, we advocate on issues critical to the health and well-being of our diverse and vibrant communities. We approach our work with the philosophy of coalition-building and developing capacity both for AAs and NHPIs and in partnership with diverse racial/ ethnic communities. APIAHF is based in Oakland, CA and has an office in Washington, DC.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist

Supervises: N/A

Classification: Level 9

Status: Exempt

Location: California or Washington, DC Metropolitan area

Position Summary

We are looking for a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist to join our team in Oakland, CA. In this role, you will support a dynamic and creative team as we launch a new and exciting distance-based learning community for managers of nonprofit organizations. This position will primarily support monitoring and evaluation of our online courses. The strategic nature of this role will involve a high degree of cross-functional collaboration across our entire team. Your work will involve and impact local leaders at under-resourced social impact organizations in communities.

This is a 12-month assignment, with the possibility of renewal, if funding is renewed.

This position will also provide M&E support to other agency programs as needed. Such programs may include

  1. National Healthcare Workforce Infection Prevention and Control Training Initiative’
  2. ‘Forging Asian and Pacific Islander Community Partnerships for Rapid Response to COVID-19’
  3. APIAHF organizational data analytics needs

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate monitoring and evaluation activities for our learning community and other programs
  • Manage platform functionalities and tools for collecting quantitative data on key impact metrics and indicators
  • Plan and operationalize qualitative data collection, including, but not limited to, interviews, focus groups, and case studies
  • Support cross-team efforts to interpret data and operationalize key insights
  • Work with stakeholders to identify actionable findings from evaluations
  • Communicate relevant results and insights internally and externally, such as through drafting and contributing to annual reports
  • Work closely with the M&E Director and Managing Director to support M&E reporting requirements.
  • Support the training of relevant team members on interviewing and data interpretation in order to increase monitoring and evaluation capacity across the team
  • Review all M&E related deliverables of the projects and ensure M&E deliverables are met on time.

Required Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health or other related field or 3 years related work experience
  • Experience with evaluations using mixed methods approaches and synthesizing information generated through evaluations to produce findings that are clearly linked to the data collected
  • Familiarity designing and executing common data collection methods, including surveys, interviews, and focus groups

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

    • Knowledge of issues facing diverse communities, including communities of color, LGBT communities, and communities living with/affected by HIV/AIDS
    • Strong demonstrated interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Strong problem solving, task management, and time management skills
    • Ability to manage cross-functional projects
    • Accuracy and attention to detail
    • Strong understanding of both quantitative and qualitative data analysis methods
    • Contribute to high quality presentations, briefs, and reports

Desired Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in public health, social sciences, demography or other related field
    • Experience and success in working with diverse communities, including communities of color, LGBT communities, and communities living with/affected by HIV/AIDS
    • Prior experience with online education
    • Prior experience with Salesforce and Moodle
    • 2+ years of experience in program evaluation and/or nonprofit impact measurement
    • Direct experience working in AA NHPI communities, particularly NH, PI, South Asian, or Southeast Asian communities.
    • Bilingual/bicultural AA NHPI languages and cultures, particularly NH, PI, South Asian or Southeast Asian.

Mental and Physical Demands

    • Pace of work is fast
    • Standing time required is (10%) including walking
    • High level of concentration and attention to detail required
    • Time speaking and listening: (range of 40%)

To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to Holly Avey, Director of Monitoring and Evaluation, at [email protected] Open until filled.