Data and Assessment Coordinator
- Experience Level
The Center for Ecoliteracy (CEL) is conducting a search for an experienced individual who can provide data management and coordinate assessment activities for its programs.
The Data and Assessment Coordinator is a full-time position, reporting to the Senior Project Manager in Berkeley, CA.
The position is suited for someone with experience collecting, managing, and reporting on non-profit program outcomes. Familiarity with sustainability, school food systems, children’s health, the farm-to-school movement, or food systems and climate change is relevant to CEL’s work. Program assessment experience is a plus. CEL is seeking someone who accomplishes these tasks with diplomacy, grace, and a professional demeanor. The position requires superior verbal and written communication skills for multiple stakeholders, excellent research and reporting skills, attention to detail, dependability, flexibility, and availability to travel within California.
- Support the evaluation and monitoring of programs, including coordination of reporting deadlines, processes, and reviews.
- Collect and maintain data sets for programs, including contacting individual school districts within the statewide California Thursdays network.
- Collect, track, organize, and analyze data sets using a variety of data collection and assessment tools.
- Respond to internal and external data requests and needs, including all participating school district data, program contacts, grant activities, and grant proposals.
- Create and maintain a calendar of activities to support the data management system.
- Work with project management to implement an integrated data management system.
- Organize and maintain library of documents, including data collection and survey tools.
- Travel to sites throughout the state and assist, where requested.
- Masters Degree in related field
- Minimum of 2 years’ experience managing data systems.
- Ability to analyze and synthesize data.
- Proven excellence in written communications, including internal memos, formal correspondence, and web copy.
- Demonstrated excellence in verbal communications.
- Demonstrated computer knowledge, including advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Experience with desktop publishing tools and web media tools in a Macintosh environment.
- Ability to coordinate deadlines and manage multiple tasks. Innovative and flexible as a team player; a proactive person who takes initiative and offers assistance to others when the need arises.
- Ability to execute assignments with attention to detail and adherence to specifications.
- Ability to handle routine and impromptu assignments with minimal supervision.
- Ability to apply discretion. Ability to maintain calm and professional attitude under pressure or shifting priorities.
About the Center
The Center for Ecoliteracy supports and advances education for sustainable living. Best known for our work in school food reform and integrating sustainability into K–12 curricula, CEL has engaged with educators from across the United States and six continents. We influence education decision makers by articulating strategic frameworks and engaging with school communities, foundations, filmmakers, and other change agents. We create books and resources, offer professional development, provide consulting, and present workshops for educators in our region and state.
Principal among our current programs is the California Food for California Kids® (CFCK) initiative, a partnership with the TomKat Ranch Educational Foundation. This position will track and report on a growing network of over 80 school districts in the state of California, a comprehensive initiative designed to increase students’ ecological understanding about where their food comes from and how it reaches the table, improve children’s health and academic achievement, celebrate the abundance of California agriculture, enhance the state economy, and benefit the environment. Related efforts include conferences, professional development programs, and educator workshops. In addition, CEL’s programs include work on a suite of interactive resources, Understanding Food and Climate Change, and other materials that advance education for sustainable living.
How to Apply
Qualified candidates, please submit a cover letter, resume, and sample written materials via email.