Associate Director of Data Analysis


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Who We Are

TIME’S UP emerged from an international moment of reckoning when women, up and down the wage scale and across industries, came together and decided to turn their pain into action. We don’t just want to hold employers accountable when sexual harassment happens —we are also committed to building a world where workplaces are safe, fair, and dignified for all women, across our complex and multi-faceted identities. We are led and guided by a diverse and committed board of directors and community of leaders working to achieve our mission by:

  • Preventing sexual harassment, abuse, retaliation, and other forms of discrimination before it starts and protecting workers when it happens;
  • Removing barriers so women have a fair shot at success and security;
  • Pioneering solutions that create more safe and equitable work conditions; and
  • Challenging racist and sexist norms, policies, and practices that deepen existing inequities.

The ambitions of TIME’S UP are realized by TIME’S UP Now, an independent, nonpartisan, and not-for-profit 501(c)(4) charitable organization, and the TIME’S UP Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

Role Summary

As a part of a new initiative called the “Power and Opportunity Index,” TIME’S UP is looking for an Associate Director of Data Analysis who will support the rapidly expanding TIME’S UP research and policy team. This is an exciting opportunity to launch a major new initiative in a fast-paced and impact-oriented organization. The role will report to the Director of Research and Strategy.

The Associate Director of Data Analysis will seek out innovative new sources of data and use it to illuminate the challenges holding women back, especially as the COVID-19 crisis deepens. The Associate Director will be a key part of the team developing the Power and Opportunity Index (POI), and support on other research initiatives where needed.

Responsibilities

Research Development and Partnership Management

  • Help to define key research questions and timely and resonant indicators for policy and advocacy change
  • Identify and build strategic partnerships to share and develop data sources that highlight women’s experience in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond
  • Represent TIME’S UP in partner conversations on projects about sexual harassment, pay inequities, structural barriers to women’s advancement, and the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on women

Data Collection and Management

  • Build and manage an evolving public database that aggregates publicly available economic, health and social indicators and further integrates new and relevant data sources including the original data collection for this project
  • Develop and implement procedures to monitor data quality and integrity
  • Develop data documentation including codebooks as needed as well as user-friendly data files

Data Analysis and Visualization

  • Analyze data in service of policy and advocacy briefs
  • Generate compelling data visualization to ensure that insights are available to a broad audience
  • Support major report releases by providing data analysis, fact-checking, and data visualizations
  • Support TIME’S UP’s rapid response work, including reacting to public labor market data releases (e.g. monthly jobs day) and creating visualizations for use on social media
  • Provide research assistance and writing internally produced content
  • Track research and data sources on women’s issues and economic issues

Technical Requirements

  • Strong analytical and research skills; you understand complex concepts quickly and can communicate them clearly and concisely in time with a fast-paced work environment
  • Extensive data management and coding experience; enthusiasm about using those skills to build out new strategic initiatives
  • Background in economics, political science, quantitative sociology, computer science, or other quantitative social science; specific expertise in labor economics preferred
  • High proficiency in Excel and Stata or R

Minimum Requirements

  • A relentless commitment to a world that insists on safe, fair and dignified work for all womxn and historically excluded groups
  • 7-10 years of relevant experience working in a non-profit, advocacy, or government setting preferred
  • Demonstrated passion for activism, community building, and advocacy, particularly focused on the advancement of underrepresented communities
  • Prior managerial experience preferred since this role may manage staff
  • Strong commitment to the intersectional values of TIME’S UP, and deep knowledge of structural racism, sexism, and other exclusionary frameworks
  • You respond brilliantly to the needs of a rapidly-evolving, start-up organization and work as a team player in a fast, high-stakes environment. Ability to pivot quickly
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, deeply detail-oriented
  • Executive-level organizational skills; you keep the ball rolling on multiple projects at once and prioritize tasks big and small while making sure nothing falls through the cracks
  • Manage effectively up, down, and across to motivate a diverse set of colleagues, stakeholders, and teammates
  • High EQ; you possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively, diplomatically, honestly, and sensitively with all

Additional Information

  • Based in New York or Washington, D.C.
  • Some travel may be required
  • The salary range of $95,000-$120,000 will be considered for a successful candidate that meets the organization’s requirements

Where We Work

  • Women-inspired workplace
  • Great team with new mission and energy
  • Generous benefits package
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Work from home options

TIME’S UP is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To apply, please send a resume and a cover letter that details your relevant experience to [email protected] by July 24, 2020. Thank you!