Research and Evaluation Manager
The Research and Evaluation Manager position is full-time salaried and reports to the Vice President of Community Investment. This team member leads research and evaluation relating to Brown County United Way’s Impact Framework which is designed to drive systems change through Individual Support, Community Strengthening, and Society Solutions. We are seeking an individual who has demonstrated experience with research and evaluation work, including the following: mixed methods research; the use of statistical software; providing technical assistance for program evaluation; the ability to define community-level trends and issues, design surveys, and collect and analyze data; knowledge of nonprofit program design; understanding of the component parts of a theory of change and logic modeling; and the ability to develop and monitor an evaluation plan for outcomes measurement.
Qualities and Qualifications
The ideal team member believes in diversity, equity, and inclusion for all people; is passionate about improving the quality of life for everyone in Brown County; has a strong work ethic and the ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively; is highly organized, flexible, and can effectively multi-task; has excellent oral and written communication skills; and is proficient in Microsoft Office and tools such as Google Drive, Zoom, Survey Monkey, and Tableau.
Strengths: Demonstrated experience working with and engaging diverse communities and populations. Lived experience with the impacts of systemic racism or other structural inequities, and a passion for equity and social justice.
- Review and synthesize academic literature on best practices relating to Brown County United Way goals and target populations; i.e., households living in poverty or that are ALICE® - Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed.
- Develop theories of change or logic models (as applicable) and data collection methods.
- Evaluate the short-, mid-, and longer-term results of programs, policies, initiatives, and projects.
- Provide training and/or guidance to staff and agencies on data collection tools and techniques.
- Collect and analyze data and themes from focus groups, community conversations, and surveys.
- Present data findings and summaries to Brown County United Way councils and at community-level meetings
- Participate in community groups and boards to share organizational expertise and knowledge related to community level issues and strategies.
- Support the successful growth and utilization of the Community Information System, a cloud-based platform co-owned by Brown County United Way and Achieve Brown County which allows participating entities/data partners to share and link existing data securely.
- Assist with the supervision of interns and ad-hoc team members as necessary.
- Perform all duties in accordance with Brown County United Way policies and procedures.
- Other duties as assigned.
To be considered for this position, please e-mail a résumé and one-page letter of interest that explains how you would contribute to our mission and team and how this position aligns with your sense of purpose. Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled with priority given to applications received by September 1, 2021 at 4:30pm. Email your letter of interest and résumé to Sarah Inman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Brown County United Way
Established in 1925, Brown County United Way’s mission is to unite people, ideas, and resources to create community solutions that strengthen every person and every community in Brown County. Our vision is an inclusive community where all individuals are able to meet their basic needs and have equal opportunity for stability in their health, education, financial well-being, and connection to community.
Brown County United Way is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, religious or political affiliation, health status, disability, or any other classification considered discriminatory under applicable law.