Employment Opportunities at IDRA

Employment Opportunity at IDRA – Researcher and Program Evaluator

IDRA Researcher and Program Evaluator – Job Description

The Intercultural Development Research Association is an independent, non-profit organization, led by Celina Moreno, J.D. Our mission is to achieve equal educational opportunity for every child through strong public schools that prepare all students to access and succeed in college. IDRA strengthens and transforms public education by providing dynamic training; useful research, evaluation, and frameworks for action; timely policy analyses; and innovative materials and programs.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a talented researcher and program evaluator to help further IDRA’s mission. The researcher and program evaluator will be responsible for designing and conducting quantitative and qualitative research and evaluation that informs educational practice and policy. The successful candidate will be technically proficient in research and/or evaluation design, instrument design, data collection and fieldwork, statistical analysis, data visualization, and report development. The professional will work cross-functionally and deliver timely formative and summative evaluations to support the work of IDRA and its projects and initiatives.

Requirements include:

Additional tasks may include using Excel and/or R software to prepare data for Tableau visualizations. Knowledge of how to construct graphs and tables in Excel is required. The successful candidate also will assist in constructing maps using QGIS and/or Tableau.

The researcher and program evaluator will be responsible for conducting internet and library research for peer-reviewed, empirical articles and publications, and for synthesizing them into literature reviews to accompany technical reports.

Required skills include:

Preferred skills include:

Dedication to education equity for all students is a must.


Commensurate with experience.


Letters of application and résumés may be sent to Roy Johnson, M.A., Intercultural Development Research Association, 5815 Callaghan Road, Suite 101, San Antonio, Texas 78228; Fax 210-444-1714; roy.johnson@idra.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. IDRA is an equal opportunity employer.