Data Coordinator

Location: New York
Employment Type: Full Time
Reports To: Director of Planning & Evaluation

JDC has an exciting opportunity for an analytical nonprofit professional who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is excited to learn and grow. The JDC Entwine Data Coordinator is a new role that will be a part of designing, creating and managing the growing Planning and Evaluation function at JDC Entwine. They will play a role in the design and creation of JDC Entwine’s participant database and will oversee the database once it is up and running.

The Data Coordinator will help to craft Entwine’s strategy around how to better use participant data. They will be responsible for creating processes and protocols for collecting and managing data for all programs and for helping the team access and utilize this data to more effectively do their work. They will work closely with the Director of Planning and Evaluation to analyze this data as an input to program improvement, programming decisions and strategic planning.

What will you do as a Data Coordinator?

Database Creation and Management

  • Work with Director of Planning and Evaluation, JDC IT team and external vendor to help design and set up participant database
  • Review, audit, clean, update and organize historical data
  • Manage ongoing collection of data for all programs, including administration of collection instruments, data cleaning, data management, etc.
  • Establish protocols and procedures for fully populating and maintaining the database and holding team accountable
  • Train staff in utilizing database

Performance Measurement/Reporting

  • Support staff in collecting performance data on all programs
  • Work with Director of Planning and Evaluation to design and administer surveys and other data collection instruments
  • Monitor outcomes and analyze data to provide real-time feedback to staff
  • Design, create and deliver regular reports on potential participants, applicants, program participants and program performance
  • Support Director of Planning and Evaluation in conducting analysis as an input to program improvement and strategic planning
  • Become an expert on JDC’s work
  • Other related duties as assigned

What does the ideal Data Coordinator look like?

  • Collaborative team player able to work across functions
  • Strong customer service mindset
  • Pro-active self-starter with a desire to learn
  • Detail oriented professional
  • Loves data and telling a story with data

What qualifications do you need to be our Data Coordinator?

  • Ability to work with large data sets
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience with MS Excel, MS Access, or other relational database platform required
  • Some experience with CRMs like Service Now, Salesforce, or Raiser’s Edge strongly preferred
  • Experience with survey tools such as Qualtrics, Survey Monkey, etc. preferred
  • Prior experience with relational database design, implementation and maintenance preferred
  • Prior experience with data analysis or monitoring and evaluation a plus
  • 4 year degree preferred
  • Experience working in the non-profit sector preferred
  • Passion for humanitarian work and/or global Jewish service strongly preferred

What are the compensation and benefits for a Data Coordinator?

  • This a full-time, salaried position paid bi-weekly. This role is exempt per the FLSA.
  • We offer a highly competitive benefits and compensation package, including but not limited to:
    • 100% paid medical and dental insurance for employee coverage
    • PTO, including vacation days, sick and personal days, and Jewish and national holidays
    • 403(b) with JDC contributions of up to 6.5% of salary
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), commuter benefits, and life insurance
    • Food Perks: Bagel Fridays in the winter, Ice Cream Fridays in the summer, and beverages/snacks in the office

Why work at JDC?

  • The People – What we hear most from our team members is that they enjoy working with others who share their passion for doing good; Our staff aim to use their skills to make a positive difference in the lives of others
  • A Global Environment – you will have the opportunity to develop a global perspective, working with staff from the U.S., Israel, the Former Soviet Union, and all over the world
  • Tikkun Olam – This Jewish value of “repairing the world” is deeply important to us. Together, we are committed to making a positive impact on the lives of others

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Send your resume, salary expectations and cover letter to with the subject ‘Data Coordinator, JDC Website – FULL NAME’.

About JDC

Join The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization. JDC works in more than 70 countries and in Israel to alleviate hunger and hardship, rescue Jews in danger, create lasting connections to Jewish life, and help Israel overcome the social challenges of its most vulnerable citizens, both Jewish and non-Jewish. Our reach extends beyond the global Jewish community by providing immediate relief and long-term development support for victims of natural and man-made disasters worldwide.

JDC has over 100 years of experience providing social and humanitarian services to Jewish people. You can learn more about JDC at



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