Johns Hopkins University seeks to hire a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Associate to support the work of the Bloomberg Center for Government Excellence (GovEx) and the Bloomberg Center for Public Innovation (BCPI). The M&E Associate will work closely with teams from both Centers in order to improve transparency, accountability, and stewardship of sponsored project grant deliverables and client progress.  

To meet our mission to help governments use data to make more informed, effective decisions to improve people’s lives, the Centers must measure our impact and communicate the results of our work. The M&E team supporting the Centers is responsible for creating, refining, and maintaining the Centers’ M&E systems which generate quality data for performance improvement and storytelling. The M&E Associate reports to the M&E Officer and is responsible for providing support on all program monitoring and evaluation efforts undertaken across the Centers.

Qualified candidates must flourish in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment. Our ideal candidate has strong research skills, in addition to being creative, self-motivated, and detail oriented. 

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support regular data collection processes including:
    • Collaboratively creating data collection instruments
    • Maintaining data collection routines
    • Conducting long-term follow-up interviews
  • Support data reporting processes including:
    • Creating internal reports on collected data
    • Helping prepare reports for funders, as needed
  • Perform research and analysis including:
    • Performing analysis for targeted program support
    • Performing research for targeted program support
    • Performing analysis of regular indicators for quarterly review processes
  • Conduct administrative duties as necessary 

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline
  • Three years related experience
  • Additional education (Master’s level) may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula* 

JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits (semester hours) may substitute for one year of experience.  For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. 

** Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Social Sciences preferred
  • Experience conducting interviews with a variety of informants
  • Experience with qualitative data collection
  • Experience working with surveys
  • Experience designing research projects
  • Experience producing and presenting data analysis 

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge and ability to perform a range of standard and technical assignments to meet time-critical tasks and resolve recurring problems
  • Commitment to a collegial workplace
  • Capacity to work independently in a results-oriented environment; being both flexible and detail-oriented 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds and abilities
  • Proficiency in using data visualization programs, such as Tableau
  • Familiarity with statistical software packages (e.g., R, SPSS, SAS, or Stata) is a plus
  • Familiarity with Qualtrics or similar surveying software