Job Title: Team Leader
Department/Location: AFE3 – Home-based and Rwanda
Reports To: Project Director
IBTCI (International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc.) is seeking a new Team Leader for our ongoing Impact Evaluation (IE) of the USAID/Rwanda Soma Umenye (“Read and Learn”) EGRA project. This is a five-year project (Sept. 2016-Sept. 2021), with the position anticipated to become available in March 2018, following presentation of the first year report. At this point, we envision service will be performed as an intermittent consultant.
IBTCI is conducting a Randomized Control Trial (RCT) of a nationwide activity intended to improve the teaching and learning of Kinyarwanda for grades Primary 1-3. In addition to using EGRA to assess reading annually through 2019, the IE is looking at changes in teacher performance and in the impact of the activity on improving student retention and progress and on possible spill-over impact on performance of mathematics at the end of Primary 3 in September/October 2019. In addition, the IE will be looking at relationship of school feeding on student learning, on learning for children with disabilities, and on other topics that the IE may suggest would be useful for further study. The Rwanda school year runs from January to November.
Master’s degree in International Affairs, International Development, Education, Policy Analysis, Public Administration, Statistics/Social Research, or related fields required.