The AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) mobilizes communities to create equity and justice for people living with and vulnerable to HIV and related chronic diseases. We envision a world in which people living with HIV and related chronic diseases will thrive, and new HIV infections will be rare. Our work focuses on improving health equity, preventing new cases of HIV, serving as a collaboration and knowledge center, and being a bold voice for change.
We are seeking for an individual to serve as our Research and Evaluation Data Analyst. The Research and Evaluation Data Analyst will support the department in data collection and management, data analysis, report preparation and research and evaluation related tasks. The research and evaluation projects are in varied areas, including corrections, homelessness, permanent supportive housing initiatives, HIV healthcare access and utilization, HIV Prevention initiatives, organizational capacity building and health services research.
Principal functions and responsibilities of this position include the following:
Data Analysis and Report Preparation
Provide a full suite of project support services, from helping project directors plan, procure, manage, and close out complex projects, to designing and implementing tools and processes to help organize data;
Record, monitor and analyze data in preparation for project reviews and progress reports;
Prepare documentation such as requirement analyses, programming specifications, and technical material such as data dictionaries;
Evaluate operational components of projects and programs and describe problems, options, and solutions to senior staff and client agencies;
Perform complex analyses of projects to monitor and evaluate project performance and progress;
Data quality and integrity monitoring and evaluation;
Analyze and interpret outcome data and set balanced performance measures;
Use data visualizations and other tools to clearly communicate data analyses to lay audiences;
Oversee and facilitate data merging between data systems;
Continually seek and drive opportunities to increase program quality and improve client outcomes;
Assist with the development of data collection materials, site-visit protocols and procedural manuals as needed;
Administer individual or group interviews, conduct observations and identify client and service characteristics to be linked with outcome information;
Distribute participant incentives and document disbursals;
Attend programmatic meetings.
Assist with agency-wide activities as directed, including Annual Meeting, AIDS Run & Walk, and others;
Protect organization's value and manage risk by keeping information confidential;
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or Health Sciences or related field is required
Knowledge of R or SQL
Valid Driver’s License
MS or MPH with strong statistical background
2 years with program evaluation or health services research
Past experience working in community based non-profit organizations and with diverse populations
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects, establish workload priorities, and meet deadlines.
Ability and willingness to respect and value the differences and perceptions of different groups/individuals.
Solid planning and organizing skills to ensure work objectives are accomplished efficiently.
Exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills.
Decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship with all employees at AIDS Foundation of Chicago are made in a non-discriminatory manner, without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, citizenship status, military service and/or marital status, order of protection status, handicap, disability (including HIV/AIDS status), or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes.
Internal Number: REDS REDA 700
About AIDS Foundation of Chicago
AFC mobilizes communities to create equity and justice for people living with and vulnerable to HIV and related chronic diseases.
People living with HIV and related chronic diseases will thrive, and new HIV infections will be rare.
To realize our mission to mobilize communities to create equity and justice for people living with and vulnerable to HIV and related chronic diseases, we will:
Improve health equity.
We will increase access to high-quality, comprehensive prevention, care and housing services free from stigma.
Prevent new cases of HIV.
We will reduce new HIV infections through innovative approaches to prevention, care, housing and education with a focus on most-impacted populations.
Serve as a collaboration and knowledge center.
We will be a thought leader and resource center to create and share best practices, innovations and models.
Be a bold voice for change.
We will be a leading voice to mobilize advocates and people living with HIV and related chronic diseases to transform systems, policies, and resources.
Commitment to Priority Populations
Anyone can become infected w...ith HIV, but HIV and related chronic diseases disproportionately impact certain populations in distinct geographic areas. We can have the greatest impact on the HIV epidemic by focusing our efforts on those most-impacted by HIV, based on epidemiological data and unmet need:
• Young Black gay and bisexual men
• Transgender women of color
• Black women living in high-incidence areas
• Latino gay and bisexual men
Factors that drive the HIV epidemic and health inequities that we will address include:
• Sex work
• Drug use
• Lack of access to health care
• Immigration status
AFC will also work to meet the evolving needs of older adults with HIV and long-term survivors.
Commitment to Organizational Excellence
To strengthen AFC as an organization, we will move to a talent management framework, develop staff and Board leadership, implement long-range business planning with a focus on diversity and inclusion, and ident