Wednesday, July 31, 2013

        United Way of Lake County is hiring for
       a Researcher/Data Analysis position
July 31, 2013 - Mentor, OH - United Way of Lake County is hiring for a Researcher/Data Analysis position. The position will acquire, manage, manipulate and analyze data and report/write results for the formation of a Community-Wide Needs Assessment.   

  • Analyze existing data to show overlying needs, themes, consistencies, inconsistencies, etc.
  • Acquire and abstract primary or secondary data from existing data sources
  • Identify gaps of information
  • Seek other data sources to "fill in" identified gaps
  • Develop questions for one-on-one or target group interviews, as needed to "fill in" gaps
  • Work with the Advisory Committee to complete personal or group interviews
  • Attend and report, as requested, at Advisory Committee meetings
  • Present to United Way Board of Directors, as requested
  • In concert with outside research firm, help develop a Community-wide random stratified survey
  • In collaboration with the Advisory Committee, interpret data and develop findings and recommendations that are prioritized and divided into short term vs. long-term needs
  • Gather all data collected, and complete a data report showcasing data collected, sources, methodology, etc.
  • Work in concert with the Advisory Committee and others to write a final Needs Assessment Report
  • Past experience in data research
  • Some knowledge & experience of health and human services; past research in these areas are a plus
  • Technical abilities regarding data models
  • Experience in data mining techniques and procedures
  • Ability to present complex information in an understanding and compelling manner via written or verbal communications
  • Ability to work within teams/committees
  • Having an ability to make this project a priority with time and focus
  • Experience in "connecting" data to overall themes, issues, and needs
  • Expert ability to draw conclusions from the data

 Time Commitment:
            August 2013 to January 2014

Report to:
            United Way of Lake County President
            Needs Assessment Advisory Committee

            Project Based

Interested applicants can contact Don Joss at 440.639.1350  or or contact Kim O'Barsky at 440.639.1153 or  

Applications are due by August 15 at 4 p.m.  

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