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 III

Supervises: N/A

Classification: Level 11

Status: Exempt

Location: California or Washington, DC Metropolitan area

Position Summary

We are looking for a Monitoring & Evaluation Manager to join our team. In this role, you will support a team focused on a national Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) response to COVID-19. This position will primarily lead monitoring and evaluation activities involved in executing a survey to 10,000 AANHPI individuals for a project entitled “Forging Asian and Pacific Islander Community Partnership for Rapid Response to COVID-19”. The strategic nature of this role will involve a high degree of cross-functional collaboration across our entire team. Your work will involve assessment of AANHPI needs around COVID-19 messaging to increase the ability of AANHPI communities to use accurate information to guide their health decisions and behaviors.

This includes planning, coordinating, and administering monitoring and evaluation projects, processes, procedures, systems, and activities and staying informed on CDC guidance, requirements, and recommendations.

This position is a 1-year assignment.

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

  • National Healthcare Workforce Infection Prevention and Control Training Initiative’
  • A distance-based learning community for managers of nonprofit HIV programs
  • APIAHF organizational data analytics needs

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead coordination efforts around monitoring and evaluations
  • Work with seven organizational partners to design and distribute a survey that will achieve a response rate of 10,000
  • Create data dictionary, assess quality of data, remove incomplete data, establish criteria for outliers and assess
  • Review data being collected in order to locate and fix problems with data integrity
  • Secure appropriate levels of confidentiality for data
  • Lead 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 creating and contributing to annual reports
  • Work closely with the M&E Director and Program Director to support M&E reporting requirements.

Required Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health or other related field or 6+ years of related work experience
  • Minimum two years of relevant experience working with communities of color in health, policy, healthcare, or other areas of disparities
  • Minimum of three years of relevant experience in utilizing monitoring and evaluation methodologies involving both quantitative and qualitative data analysis methods
  • Ability to perform basic data analysis and interpretation
  • Experience using statistical analysis programming / software such as R or SPSS

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of AANHPI communities both locally and nationally, as well as the implications of national and local politics on AANHPI communities
  • Strong demonstrated interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively represent the program and the agency in the community and to funders
  • Ability to lead a large, complex project
  • Strong problem solving, task management, and time management skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong understanding of both quantitative and qualitative data analysis methods
  • Survey design
  • Ability to see patterns in data and understand the cause and effect
  • Ability to use Excel, SPSS, or R to conduct data analysis, create and execute formulas, sort for sub-audiences, create graphs, produce statistics, etc.
  • Capacity interpret data and produce high quality presentations, briefs, and reports

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in public health, social sciences, demography or other related field
  • Experience in nonprofit governance, administration, grants management and compliance
  • 3+ years of experience in evaluation and/or data management and analysis
  • Demonstrated experience in designing surveys, data collection, statistical analysis, and reporting
  • 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.