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Evaluation Manager (Remote)

Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Job Description

Evaluation Manager (Remote)

Who We Are
We promote healthy environments so that every mind, every body, and every young person can be healthy and ready to succeed.
We believe that a dedicated, intensified movement that centers equity in health practices and policies is required in order to achieve dramatic improvements in the health and life outcomes of Black, Indigenous, People of Color, as well as communities experiencing deep poverty.
Healthier Generation has worked with schools, youth-serving organizations, businesses, and communities, promoting healthy environments so that young people can achieve lifelong health. Our work, in total, has reached more than 31 million children and meaningfully improved the environments that support their physical, social, and emotional health.
Job Purpose – What You Will Do
The Evaluation Manager is responsible for managing the design and implementation of effective evaluation and needs assessment activities across the organization. This position will be especially focused on community-engaged work and will be expected to design and collect data in partnership with community agencies and school districts. The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter who is interested in program evaluation, analysis, and data systems in a mission-driven organization. They will have experience working with community leaders and understand the intersectional challenges that BIPOC and rural communities face.
They will be a systems-level thinker with the ability to initiate program evaluation inquiries, critically analyze data, assess outcomes, and provide recommendations to management to improve programmatic delivery and effectiveness. The position also requires exceptional interpersonal skills to work with, train, and support staff in data collection and entry and to support and advise senior management with strategic initiatives. They will have strong analytical, project management, reporting, and communications skills.
Core Responsibilities
Planning
  • Participate in and provide support to project design activities, including the development of project theories of change, logic models, and conceptual frameworks.
  • Develop monitoring and evaluation plans, inclusive of engaging stakeholders in the evaluation planning.
  • Establish performance metrics and impact indicators that align with Healthier Generation’s Strategic Framework.
  • Provide support to fundraising and program staff for proposal development, including monitoring, evaluation, and community engagement components
  • Develop effective communication frameworks to share evaluation plans and findings with internal and external stakeholders.
Analysis and Reporting
  • Clean, sort, categorize and organize data.
  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Summarize findings.
  • Develop monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Disseminate evaluation findings and project results to funders, internal staff, and other stakeholders.
  • Create custom reports and presentations accompanied by strong data visualization and storytelling.
Internal Learning and Field Contribution
  • Contribute to institutional learning processes.
  • Track best practices in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Conduct literature reviews and other research as needed to support program and evaluation development and contribute to the field of children’s health.
  • Collaborate with academic and other researchers in writing publications and supporting Healthier Generation as a thought leader in the field of child health.
Day-to-Day Monitoring and Evaluation Activities
  • Develop data collection plans and monitoring systems.
  • Design program monitoring and data collection tools.
  • Monitor project activities, outputs, and progress towards anticipated goals.
  • Work with data platforms, databases, and select technologies to capture and organize data.
  • Train internal and external staff in monitoring and evaluation processes and provide ongoing support and assistance.
  • Conduct or provide support to data quality audits.
  • Manage third-party evaluators and contracts that support the evaluation of Healthier Generation initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Competencies: Who You Are
You should have a genuine interest in and commitment to making kids’ lives healthier. You are a dedicated equity driven, solution-oriented professional who values community centered approach and systems-level change. Your ability to prioritize tasks, build internal and external relationships and be self-driven prepares you for this position.
Your professional experience will show that you practice many of the following Healthier Generation core values:
  • Mission driven: You are passionate about creating equitable environments for young people and believe every mind, every body, and every young person should be healthy and ready to succeed. You demonstrate passion for school and youth-serving organizations, health and wellness, quality standards and processes.
  • Crave Solutions: You strategize to transform systems and drive sustainability through evidence-based, data-driven approaches. You have an ability to assess and identify significant opportunities and potential problems and develop feasible solutions to address the problem.
  • Bridge Builders: Making intentional and effective connections externally and internally to fulfill our purpose. You can build and maintain relationships with a variety of diverse stakeholders and have an understanding of the challenges facing communities that serve Black, Indigenous, and People of Color populations.
  • Engage and connect: You demonstrate professionalism and courtesy with open and proactive communication to increase synergy. You assume best intentions and practice self-management and empathy to acknowledge our own and each other’s perspective. You can effectively provide and receive feedback that is constructive, timely, as appropriate.
  • Never settle: You strive constantly for excellence and equity with an eagerness to improve and a zeal to stand up for generations of healthy, thriving kids. You have demonstrated knowledge and experience in cultural competency and applying an equity mindset with colleagues, leaders, stakeholders, and communities.
  • Virtually here: You respect the time and contributions of colleagues by being punctual, attentive, and responsive in all virtual settings. You use available technology to create an environment that facilitates person-to-person connectivity and workflow. You also have effective presentation skills (internal, external, small, large, conference calls, in-person).
Education and experience requirements for this role:
  • At least 2 years of demonstrated work experience in research or evaluation including developing evaluation plans; overseeing and conducting data collection and analyses; ensuring data quality; and using evaluation results to inform programmatic decisions and demonstrate programmatic impact.
  • At least 2 years of experience working collaboratively with communities (especially youth, rural, BIPOC, or other systematically marginalized communities in a programmatic capacity.
  • Experience working directly with community partners to plan, design, and collect data.
  • Experience with program evaluation and data management in a non-profit or community setting
  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Evaluation, Epidemiology, a related field, or equivalent experience.
Other Requirements
  • Approaches all aspects of the work with an equity mindset.
  • Demonstrated ability to think systematically, analytically, and logically.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Exceptional organization skills.
  • Ability to analyze qualitative data.
  • Knowledge of community-engaged research practices.
  • Familiarity with implementation science.
  • Experience developing IRB protocols.
  • Knowledge of mixed-method evaluation design.
  • Ability to conduct literature reviews; review and synthesize scientific literature to support programmatic efforts.
  • Data visualization design.
  • Ability to travel by car or plane up to 10% of the time.
Compensation and Benefits
At Healthier Generation, we believe in a holistic approach to rewarding and supporting staff. We work to balance financial stability with competitive pay and meaningful benefits –while offering unmatched schedule flexibility and mission-based work. Some of the benefits we offer include:
  • Flexible PTO (available immediately upon hire)
  • 100% remote work, highly flexible work environment
  • Competitive health benefits program and employer contributions
  • Professional development and learning opportunities
  • 401(k) employer match of up to 4%, with 100% vesting of the match upon hire
  • Stipend income to support communication and wellness in the amount of $1,500 per year (in per-paycheck increments)
Each job at Healthier Generation is assigned to a salary grade built on market data. For an individual coming into Healthier Generation, we set pay generally between the minimum and the midpoint of the salary grade and based on qualifications. For this position, the minimum is $68,642 and the midpoint is $82,370.
This job description is subject to change at any time.

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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