Research and Evaluation Analyst - 2-month assignment
Research and Evaluation Analyst - 2 Month Assignment
The Research Analyst will work autonomously to review and analyze grant proposals and reports for key assessment criteria and project goals. The ideal candidate will draw upon logical thinking skills and advanced proficiency with MS Excel to catalogue key content and trend data with accuracy. The schedule is flexible with work commitment expected to range between 25-30 hours per week for approximately 8 weeks. The analyst will be required to report to our office location in Hartford, CT, but may work flexible hours. This position will report directly to the Senior Research and Evaluation Officer.
About the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
Since 1925, generous individuals and families have trusted the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to help them make a lasting, positive impact in their community in their own and future generations. Under its strategic commitment, the Foundation is poised to move to an even greater level of impact and growth that will enhance the organization’s reputation and external profile as a trusted steward, collaborator and innovator.
- Develop and maintain MS Excel tracking and analysis models;
- Analyze grant inquiries, applications and reports for key qualitative and quantitative data; and
- Analyze data and findings to prepare conclusions, charts and other output tools explaining results.
Desired Skills and Attributes
- High comfort level with Microsoft Office applications, especially MS Excel;
- Experience navigating large databases;
- Willingness to tackle complex, often unfamiliar research requests;
- Ability to work quickly and independently with minimal guidance or oversight;
- Demonstrable problem-solving skills;
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
- Strong and demonstrable work ethic; and
- Proven academic achievement.
Undergraduate or graduate level experience in an academic program that emphasizes critical thinking. Academic experience in a research role (institutional research, assessment, etc.) is preferred.