Data Coordinator - Adler University in Chicago Illinois

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Adler University

Chicago, Illinois

United States


Detailed Job Description

Adler University is the leading academic institution advancing socially responsible practice, healthy communities, and a more just society.  Adler University was founded on an important idea: Our health resides in our community life and connections. This is what drives our groundbreaking curricula and commitment to social responsibility, from our campuses in downtown Chicago and Vancouver and through Adler Online. We work with those courageous enough to want to change the world.  Our doctoral and master's programs—many of them nationally recognized in fast-growing fields—prepare students to lead social change in the fields of psychology and mental health, criminal justice and public safety, business, public policy, and advocacy. 

We are committed to quality through continuous process improvement and personal accountability.  As a result, we seek professionals, who embrace life-long learning, present proactive solutions and drive results to support social responsibility from the classroom to the community. 


The Data Coordinator will support community agencies, which focus on juvenile justice issues, by conducting
database training, analyzing data, measuring outcomes and collaborating with agencies to create a replicable model of restorative justice hubs.  This is a role, which is financed by a one year grant.


Provide database training for restorative justice hubs in communities

  •  Promote consistency and ensure standards are met amongst community agencies
  • Develop consistent training amongst community agencies
    • Assist hub sites with organizing and updating relevant data using database applications
    • Document, evaluate and provide suggestions for current data collection items
    • Utilize database to document activities, progress and generate reports
    • Assist community agencies with reporting needs

            o     Serve as a quality control agent

  • Support key indicators with effective database training
  • Provide benchmarks, feedback and course correction advice
  • Administer and interpret metrics to ensure a sound evaluation         
  • Collaborate with community coordinators to enhance data collection process
    • Assess potential sites’ current level of documentation and areas for growth

     o     Share best practices and resources related to data collection and evaluation

  •   Assist in creation of a manual to replicate model of restorative justice hubs
    • Participate in needs assessments, focus groups and interviews
    • Compile, research and evaluate reports using quantitative and qualitative analysis
    • Assist in evaluation of community organizations to assess capacity to implement restorative justice


B.S. in criminal justice or related field; Master’s degree preferred


  • 2 years of experience working with community is required
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, SPSS and database experience is required
  • Experience with report writing, documentation and process improvement is required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills are required
  • Exhibits resourcefulness, initiative and follow-through skills
  • A valid driver’s license and a car are required to travel to the west, north, south and south suburbs of Chicago
  • Restorative justice experience is preferred

Keyword Phrases

  • database
  • training
  • community agencies
  • youth
  • juvenile detention
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: At least 2 years
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume