jobs: evaluation and capacity building
colist at comm-org.wisc.edu
colist at comm-org.wisc.edu
Tue Feb 7 22:50:39 CST 2006
From: "David Chavis" <dchavis at capablecommunity.com>
Evaluation & Community Capacity Building
The Association for the Study and Development of Community (ASDC) is
looking for a FT Associate and Research Assistant to help assist in the
management of projects, assist in conducting research and evaluations,
and provide technical assistance. Will support national and local
projects involving large systems and community change to promote healthy
and just communities and prevent social problems such as poverty,
homelessness, crime, violence, HIV, and substance abuse. Knowledge and
experience with community development, community building, and community
organization approaches will be valued. Must be committed to scientific
rigor, progressive social change, and community capacity building.
* One year prior experience in the implementation of research on or
evaluation of community based or systems changes projects;
* Bachelors or Masters degree preferred in social science, public health
or related field;
* Demonstration of prior relevant organizational experience and detail
orientation and skills;
* Prior experience participating in the implementation of research or
evaluation similar to the work of ASDC;
* Demonstrated proficiency in either qualitative and quantitative
research skills including data collection and management;
* Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel,
* Analysis skills including the use of computer analysis tools (i.e.
SPSS, Atlas, or GIS) to synthesize and integrate information; and,
* Demonstrated ability to write, produce reports and present information
clearly and effectively.
We are looking for well organized persons who have a deep desire to
learn community based research and capacity building methods in a fast
paced and fun environment. Should be able to manage multiple tasks.
Persons fluent in Spanish and other languages are encouraged to apply.
Also persons who are interested in developing web-based evaluation and
training tools will have an advantage.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. Full benefits. ASDC
is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a culturally
diverse staff to enhance our ability to work in diverse communities.
Qualified Applications Should Apply
Send resumes and references to: ASDC-A 312 South Frederick Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877, Fax: (301) 519-0724, jobs at capablecommunity.com
<mailto:asdc at capablecommunity.com> , www.capablecommunity.com
<http://www.capablecommunity.com/> NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
About ASDC-Using Knowledge to Make a Difference
The Association for the Study & Development of Community (ASDC) is an
organization involved in research & capacity building initiatives
locally & nationally to develop the health, economic equity, & social
justice of communities. ASDC staff provides award winning services to
government agencies, foundations, non-profit organizations and community
based organization: research and technical assistance on community
capacity building; evaluation technical assistance, participatory
research and learning evaluations; training and consultation on
community development, community building, and collaboration; and
identification and replication of successful community strategies. ASDC
is an equal opportunity employer.
Visit our web site http://www.capablecommunity.com for a more detailed
description of our organization
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