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Research, Data and Evaluation Consultant: Regional Educator Network

Clackamas ESD
Closing date: 
Friday, October 8, 2021

Research, Data and Evaluation Consultant
Regional Educator Network (REN)
Supports Clackamas & Multnomah Districts
8 hours per day, 5 days per week
220-Day Work Year (July through June)

Clackamas ESD strives to infuse equity in all our programs and bodies of work by maintaining an inclusive, barrier-free environment in which everyone participates and fully benefits. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description.  We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.  If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, or how this would be determined, please feel free to contact Human Resources to discuss your application.
General Description of the Position: The Research, Data and Evaluation Consultant provides technical training and assistance to the Multnomah-Clackamas Regional Educator Network and component districts to create a measurement plan for improvement, essential skills for data collection and analysis, and improvement science principles. The Consultant develops documentation and training materials to assist in the training he/she provides to clients and department staff. The Consultant listens to, provides advice on, and represents clients’ interests in developing and maintaining electronic resources such as secure web pages, communication of learning, and regional data database. The Consultant also provides guidance and support on program evaluation components, such as the analysis of data to be used for measuring network  performance in a number of areas, such as program implementation and common measures for improvement in network development. The Consultant assists the REN Coordinator, department staff and implementation teams in research and evaluation as well as development of data collection tools and protocols for communication.  The consultant works closely with IT staff to research, analyze, extract, and report information.

General Description of the Program: The Regional Educator Network (REN) was implemented to help create more equity across Oregon’s school districts by providing more educator support processes across the board. The REN affords every school district more opportunities for their educators leading to better outcomes for their students. For more information, check out the Regional Educator Network online.

Provides technical information, assistance and training on centering racial equity in collecting data for systems improvement 
Develop and maintain data collection timelines to ensure timely availability of information for all levels of the RENs Theory of Improvement
Researches and is knowledgeable about improvement science data collection principles for systems improvement
Researches and collaborates with the REN network, staff and local implementation teams on regional data needs
Provides training in the use of software as well as data collection and reporting systems developed by the REN and ESDs
Please see job description for complete list of essential functions. 

Bachelor’s degree in education, management information systems, or equivalent experience
Recent successful experience in providing support in program evaluation and grant and contract development and management
Utilizes a racial equity lens for interrogating and analyzing data
Ability to learn and stay current with Oregon’s assessment standards, principles of continuous improvement learning and self-assessment reporting
Access to transportation for travel across all districts in Multnomah and Clackamas counties
For a complete list of minimum qualifications, please see full job description (District may consider other alternatives to the above qualifications as the District finds appropriate and acceptable)

TO APPLY: Submit your application directly at
Application Deadline: October 8, 2021 at 4:30pm
Commences: As soon as practical following job offer
Salary: Based on education and experience. See Licensed Salary Schedule.
Benefits: Clackamas ESD offers a generous benefit package providing health insurance including HRA options, dental with orthodontia, and vision insurance, with district-paid premium contributions. Paid holidays, sick leave, and other personal leave provided, along with retirement through the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and professional development allocation. 

Clackamas Education Service District is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce along with the students and families that we serve.

Clackamas ESD policy provides veterans and disabled veterans with preference as required by law.