This position is located within the Office of Research and Analysis, in Washington DC, District of Columbia.Learn more about this agency
Applications will be accepted from current and former Federal employees with competitive status or who are eligible for consideration under special appointing authorities (i.e., Schedule A, Peace Corps, etc.). Applications will also be accepted from a veteran who is a preference eligible or who has separated from the Armed Forces under Honorable conditions after approximately 3 years for more of continuous active service.
This is a great opportunity to join a mission-driven organization with a generous benefits package; paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, health and life insurance, and excellent retirement package.
Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS resume template. However, if you do not use the template you must ensure that your resume contains ALL required information which includes hours worked, starting & ending month and year, and if Federal employment (series, pay plan, and grade).
This position is also advertised under competitive examining under announcement NEA-CC-18-10161709 DE.
As the Program Analyst you will be responsible for the following tasks:
- Extract, analyze and report quantitative and qualitative information from the Agency's administrative datasets and sources (e.g., electronic grants management system [eGMS], geographic data [GEO], and reports filed by award recipients), ad-hoc data collections supporting Agency programs, and external datasets and sources (e.g., Census demographic data).
- Create and update standardized reports, fact sheets, and/or dashboards for reporting customized information about the Agency's performance to senior staff and other NEA offices and divisions, as well as external stakeholders, using compelling data visualizations, including but not limited to maps and graphs, and concise and readable narrative.
- Ensure that any data collection and extraction methods, instruments, protocols, or analytical approaches pertaining to Agency program evaluation and performance measurement are valid, reliable, effective and consistent with the Agency's research goals and policies/guidance, and to the extent relevant, to OMB Paperwork Reduction Act policies/guidance.
- Substantively contribute to program evaluation studies, including: the formulation of evaluation questions and hypotheses; conduct of literature reviews; development of logic models and theories of change; development of rigorous evaluation research designs, including impact assessment; identification of sampling strategies; and selection of appropriate evaluation models.
- Coordinate the Agency's performance measurement program, which includes developing performance goals and indicators in consultation with Agency staff, designing or revising Agency forms and data collection instruments and techniques, ensuring data quality, analyzing performance data, and preparing annual performance plans and reports for submission to OMB and Congress in close coordination with the Agency's Budget Director.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/494095300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.