Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist
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Entry
Throughout the United States - ,
Fully Remote
Part Time
$64,066.00 - $80,083.00
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist

Amnesty International is the worlds largest grassroots human rights organization. We engage people in the U.S. to fight injustice all around the world, and have more than a million members and activists in all 50 states, who are part of a larger global movement of 7 million people in 150 countries.


The Monitoring and Evaluation Analyst (MEL) Specialist will join Amnesty USAs Inclusion and Strategic Innovation Department. The MEL Specialist will conduct and deliver evaluations (Impact and Learning Reviews) of organizational thematic focus areas and tactics, spanning across membership engagement, grassroots advocacy, and Amnesty's human rights campaigns.  Evaluations will entail quantitative and qualitative data collection, rigorous analysis, report write-up, and data visualization to ensure that information is thoroughly considered and presented in a way is that is understandable for all relevant stakeholders. The Analyst will also provide capacity-building support to institutionalize learnings from various Reviews through trainings, debriefs, conferences and other internal events. In addition, the Analyst will also support the Impact & Learning Director and other department staff on other monitoring and evaluation, data management and analysis, reporting, and planning efforts as needed. This is a part-time position at 30 hours a week and is eligible for medical benefits.

Job Qualifications

Job Duties 

  •  Design and implement Impact and Learning reviews through mixed-methods techniques, incorporating both quantitative and qualitative data for evaluation inquiry
  • Analyze quantitative survey data in Excel and statistical software (e.g., R, SPSS) and provide both descriptive and advanced statistical assessments
  • Analyze qualitative data in the form of interviews and focus group discussions for cross-cutting themes
  • Apply data visualization techniques to create charts and graphs that present quantitative information through cutting-edge practices from the MEL field
  • Implement survey administration processes for all MEL surveys to schedule their dissemination, reminders, and close-out
  • Create resources, tools, and executive summaries of MEL content for organizational learning and capacity-building purposes
  • Work closely with the Data and Strategy Analyst and other members of the Inclusion and Strategic Innovation department to support data management and analysis, reporting, and planning needs
  • Excellent attention to detail to deliver high-quality outputs
  • Familiarity with applying complex MEL concepts in an effective manner
  • Ability to work under pressure and on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree and a minimum of 5 years of work experience involving monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience with data analysis of quantitative and qualitative information required
  • Experience with interpreting data from multiple sources, analyzing results using statistical techniques, and presenting findings in reports required
  • Experience managing large datasets and statistical analyses required
  • Demonstrated commitment to human rights and social justice

 

OUR COMMITTMENT AS AN ANTI-RACIST ORGANIZATION AND TO INCLUSION, DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND ACCESSIBILITY (IDEA)

Dismantling white supremacy is central to the fight for human rights in the United States and around the world. As we mobilize staff and activists and work with partners to help transform the multiple systems where oppression operates in the world around us as part of our human rights mandate, anti-racism must be integral to our work. What does that mean for Amnesty International in the United States? It means using our people power to fight injustice and centering the voices and experiences of those most impacted by racist structures, beliefs, and laws. Fundamentally, it means doing our human rights work differently than it has been done before, because we know that who we work with, how we work, the work we do, and ultimately who we are, are all interconnected.  As an international, intercultural, intergenerational and intersectional movement of activists committed to protecting and advancing human rights for all, Amnesty is deeply committed to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Accessibility (IDEA). To learn more about how we integrate these concepts into our work and workplace visit: https://www.amnestyusa.org/idea/ 

 

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