The Florida Bar Research, Planning and Evaluation Department provides direction and support to the Board of Governors Strategic Planning Committee in their efforts to continuously review the Bar purposes and objectives. The department assists in the development of a strategic plan; conducts evaluations of Bar programs and studies on issues and trends in the legal profession.
Now seeking full-time Research, Planning & Evaluation Specialist. The ideal candidate will be assisting the director of Research, Planning & Evaluation in the survey research, program evaluation, and strategic planning functions of The Florida Bar.
Duties & Responsibilities:Program Evaluation Research - Conducts and coordinates advanced Internet research, assists with program evaluations, researches and collects state bar rules and policies, assists in the preparation and online placement of Program Evaluation Committee meeting materials, develops tables, charts and graphs, assists in maintaining a committee webpage, and drafts reports. Survey Research - Assists with all phases of survey research projects, including questionnaire design, data collection and entry, coding, quality control, as well as preparation of both qualitative and quantitative data for analysis. Creates templates for questionnaires, formats electronic surveys, codes and categorizes data, checks data for accuracy, develops survey email blasts, and drafts reports that are ADA compliant. Strategic Planning Research - Conducts and coordinates advanced research on trends within the legal profession; assists with the planning of an annual Strategic Planning Committee workshop; performs data entry and coding of strategic planning data; develops PowerPoint slides; drafts reports; and handles strategic plan requests. Assists in the development of other types of data and research reports using SPSS, Excel, and PowerPoint. Reviews and proofreads various questionnaires, articles, documents, reports, and forms for accuracy. Disseminates information in response to e-mail and phone requests for survey research, data and statistics. Manages departmental files and records; maintains record retention schedules. Performs other duties as assigned.
Education & Work Experience Requirements: Bachelor's Degree (proof of degree required at interview). Two (2) years of professional office and administrative experience and at least one (1) year of advanced level research experience.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: - Knowledge of: Administrative principles and procedures; Correct spelling, punctuation and grammar usage; Database design. - Skilled in: Advanced Internet research; Database usage; Multi-tasking; Planning, organizing and prioritizing work; Demonstrating initiative in group projects and individual settings; Operating well under pressure and in a team atmosphere; Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and PowerPoint; Report writing and editing. - Ability to: Communicate effectively and analyze matters logically; Pay attention to detail; Work with survey analysis programs such as SPSS; Organize data, reports and information; Effectively utilize knowledge of Internet search engines to optimize searches and harvest maximum information; Use in depth knowledge about accessing databases, academic sites, think tanks, online journals and magazines; Manage and maintain a high level of confidentiality; Create ADA compliant forms and documents using Adobe.
To apply, forward your resume and completed employment application in Word or PDF format. Position is open until filled. To download TFB employment application and to view the complete position description, visit our employment page at https://www.floridabar.org/about/contact/jobs/.
The Florida Bar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please notify HR, in advance, if you need reasonable accommodations to participate in the employment process.
The Florida Bar (TFB), with more than 106,000 members, is the statewide professional and regulatory organization for lawyers. To learn more about TFB please visit our website at https://www.floridabar.org/about/.