Position:  Research and Evaluation Partner
Job Id:  671
# of Openings:  1

Job Title:           Research and Evaluation Partner
Area:                  Research and Evaluation - Strategy, Enterprise & Engagement
Reports to:        Manager, Research & Evaluation
Classification:   ​Exempt
Organization Overview
Rotary unites people from all continents and cultures who take action to deliver real, long-term solutions to pressing issues facing our communities. Each year, Rotary members invest more than $200 million and 16 million volunteer hours to improve lives and create positive change in the world. In exchange for hard work and dedication in support of Rotary’s clubs and humanitarian initiatives, our employees receive competitive salaries, flexible schedules, comprehensive benefits, and job enrichment. To learn more, visit http://www.rotary.org.
Rotary’s Commitment to Diversity
As a global network that strives to build a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change, Rotary values diversity and celebrates the contributions of people of all backgrounds, regardless of their age, ethnicity, race, color, abilities, religion, socioeconomic status, culture, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
General Overview
This position is primarily responsible for conducting quantitative analysis on survey data and secondary data. The role is highly collaborative and provides you with the opportunity to work with diverse stakeholders. Your work will contribute to Rotary’s vision and strategic priorities by providing stakeholders with the information and insights they need to make informed decisions on strategic initiatives.
You Will Have
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Marketing, Education, Research Methods, Economics, Information Science, Math, Operations Analysis, Public Policy, or related fields (Master’s preferred).
  • Coursework in statistics, computer-based analysis, measurement and evaluation theory, research methods, and qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Competence in MS Excel, PowerPoint, web-enabled databases, business intelligence systems, online surveys, SPSS and other statistical analysis software
  • Non-English language skills and/or cross-cultural research and evaluation experience is helpful
You Are Good At
  • Performing, interpreting and reporting complex statistical analyses
  • Online survey programming and distribution
  • Working collaboratively with diverse stakeholders
  • Developing and managing data collection/reporting processes and systems
  • Written and oral communication
  • Adapting to changing priorities
  • Communicating results in a format and style appropriate for laypeople
  • Project management and leading a team of peers to on-time completion of deliverables
  • Diplomatic problem-solving
You Will Be Responsible For
  • Conducting quantitative data analysis
  • Collaborating with stakeholders to identify organization research and evaluation priorities
  • Designing and implementing research and evaluation plans (which may include surveys, focus groups, interviews, secondary data analysis, etc.)
  • Programming and distributing surveys to global audiences
  • Troubleshooting online surveys
  • Ensuring data quality
  • Delivering written and oral reports to stakeholders
  • Other duties may include, but are not limited to, processing payments, arranging logistics, responding to inquiries about research and evaluation
Why work for Rotary?
  • Generous medical, dental, and vision benefits package
  • Progressive 401k matching contributions
  • Above market and generous paid time off package
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development opportunities
  • On-site cafeteria and coffee bar with special pricing for Rotary employees
  • Flextime-several different work schedules to choose from
  • Close to CTA, Metra, a variety of stores, and many food option

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