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We Are Recruiting!

We are recruiting!

Are you a graduate student at the University of Mississippi? Do you care about data and want to use it for good?

We are looking for two Graduate Assistants to work with us during the 2019-2020 academic year to help our partners collect, interpret and use evidence about their work.

  • One Graduate Assistant will work with us to manage research and evaluation projects
  • The other will help us to develop a series of online platforms that support our partners’ data collection and evaluation work.

Research and Evaluation Graduate Assistant

We’re looking for someone with:

  • A passion for data and a desire to help organizations use data to maximize their impact.
  • A working knowledge of research methodology
  • Working knowledge of statistics and data analysis/analytics
  • Strong excel skills
  • Prior experience in applied research or evaluation (preferred)
  • Prior experience in qualitative data collection (preferred)
  • Prior exposure to the nonprofit or philanthropy sectors (preferred).

Web Application Developer Graduate Assistant

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Front end development skills
  • Ability to implement automated data harvesting through external APIs
  • Basic back end development skills (e.g. developing a database to interact with the front end and store harvested data)
  • Prior experience using current open source technologies
  • Interest in/ability to research and make decisions about issues such as appropriate technologies, suitable hosting arrangements with an understanding of information security principles.

Each Graduate Assistantship will require 20 hours per week and will be accompanied by a stipend and tuition.

If you’d like to join our team, please send us your resume along with a brief email describing how and why you think this role might be a good fit for you; what you would bring to this role; and what you would like to learn during your time in role. Please send these to and and indicate which Graduate Assistant role you are interested in.

Please contact Sarah Mason at with any questions.

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