MEL & Communications Assistant, USAID Pre-Service Teacher Education in Jordan at IREX in Washington, Washington DC

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MEL & Communications Assistant, USAID Pre-Service Teacher Education in Jordan
International • Amman, Jordan



DATE REVISED: July 19 , 2020

POSITION TITLE: MEL & Communications Assistant, USAID Pre - Service Teacher Education in Jordan

REPORTS TO: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager

LOCATION: Amman, Jordan


IREX is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to building a more just, prosperous, and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders, strengthening institutions, and extending access to quality education and information.


IREX seeks a MEL & Communications Assistant to support a five-year USAID-funded project, USAID Pre-Service Teacher Education in Jordan. Working with stakeholders including the Queen Rania Teacher Academy, USAID Pre-Service Teacher Education in Jordan will support universities to expand and improve pre-service teacher education, and the Government of Jordan to develop and implement teacher education reforms.

Under the supervision of the MEL Manager, the MEL & Communications Assistant will assist with the project's monitoring , evaluation , learning and communication tasks to support overall performance management and communicate impact . The y will be primarily responsible for data collection, entry, and filing and creating compelling stories about USAID Pre-Service Teacher Education in Jordan's impact . The y will also contribute to data analysis and programmatic reporting as required.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Collect data from project and partner activities in a timely, reliable, valid, and precise manner
  • Enter collected data in and maintain program's beneficiary database
  • Maintain soft and hard copies of all M EL related files and supporting documentation
  • Assist in the analysis of indicator data
  • Assist with select strategic learning activities including data analysis framed by learning questions; organize and present data results to tell a story relevant to learning questions
  • Contribute to the development of data collection instruments as required
  • Conduct regular data quality assurance tests
  • Contribute to the development of internal and external-facing reports, communications and deliverables as required
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Experience :
  • Jordanian residency/work authorization is required
  • A bachelor`s degree in Social Sciences, Information Technology, Development Studies, Statistics or a related discipline with 1-2 years' experience in MEL. High-level proficiency in Excel, including use of pivot tables, formulas and charts
  • Strong analytical skills ; experience with statistical analysis software preferred
  • Experience working in and/or interest in developing capacity for data collection and technology systems including SurveyMonkey, Dedoose , Salesforce, and Power BI or similar
  • Ability to produce draft communications and reports , including data visualizations to support key messages
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks with attention to detail, including the ability to prioritize
  • Ability to work to meet deadlines in multiple tasking environments
  • Ability to work in a positive, solutions-oriented way independently and collaboratively with others on a team
  • Ability to adapt, respond to changing conditions with flexibility and think creatively
  • Strong writing, editing, and oral presentation skills in English and Arabic, as evidenced by professional experience .

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