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Manager, Data and Special Projects
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in New York, New York
Date Posted 05/13/2022
Nonprofit-Senior/Executive Management
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Manager, Data and Special Projects

Full Job Description

About Impact Measurement

The Impact Measurement department turns data into information, information into insight and insight into business decisions by developing and implementing data collection systems, conducting data analyses and other strategies that optimize delivery of quality programs.

The incumbent will play a role in managing and evaluating AFSP’s initiatives, using qualitative and quantitative data to assess partnerships and programs. The incumbent will work with AFSP’s program teams, network of community-based chapters, and the communications team, as it supports efforts to define, measure and communicate the impact AFSP is having on its mission.

If you’re enthusiastic about joining a culture that is always learning, community-obsessed, authentic, transparent, in this together, and outside-in, then you will fit right in!

Position Summary

The Manager of Data and Special Projects is a new position and will provide critical project and data management support to the Impact Measurement team. The Manager position will play a key role in managing data and diverse evaluation projects with an emphasis on working collaboratively with departments and external partners to achieve meaningful results.


  • Provide support to data management activities, which include data cleaning, recoding of variables, running queries and quality assurance checks
  • Assist the Impact Measurement team in the development of indicators and evaluation tools for AFSP’s program teams, partners, and network of community-based chapters
  • Manage, coordinate, and streamline evaluation projects with AFSP partners, program teams and network of community-based chapters to ensure the successful implementation of evaluation activities
  • Prepare data reports and summaries
  • Support the development of dissemination products such as reports, dashboards, conference papers, and other data visualizations
  • Perform data analyses for routine reports, data requests, evaluation projects, and other ad-hoc analyses
  • In collaboration with the VP of Impact Measurement, manage and provide support to the evaluation of AFSP’s annual and strategic plans, which include collecting, monitoring, and analyzing key metrics
  • Perform ad-hoc duties as may be assigned by the supervisor


  • A Master’s degree with specialization in Public Health or relevant field
  • At least three years of full-time evaluation experience
  • A proven track record of program evaluation and quality management
  • Proven work experience in managing and analyzing quantitative data
  • Ability to write technical documents, including data dictionaries and reports
  • Experience with analytic software preferred (e.g., SAS or SPSS)
  • Strong analytical skills and program evaluation skills
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to execute multiple projects simultaneously
  • Dependable, reliable, honest, and trustworthy
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust to changing priorities
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

Salary and Benefits

  • Annual salary range: 62-90K (heavily dependent on experience and skillset)
  • 22 PTO (vacation, sick, wellness and personal days) your first year of employment (5 additional days 2nd year)
  • Organization Sponsored Medical Employee Reimbursement Plan (MERP)
  • 10% employer retirement contribution after 2 years of employment
  • Flexible Summer Fridays
  • 13 Holidays

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Submit resume and cover letter with a compelling reason why you should be considered for this position. Kindly include your salary requirement for this role. Applications without cover letters will not be reviewed

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