Planning, Implementation & Evaluation Org (PIE) is a Chicago-based, national provider of evaluation, capacity building, and strategic planning services. Our mission is to build the capacity of our clients to evaluate impact, promote learning, and facilitate equitable change. We are a growing, dynamic organization, and looking for a somebody who can support our growth in a fast-paced environment. These roles have significant room for growth and professional development.
The Senior Research Associate at PIE Org will be responsible for moving evaluation and research projects forward through data entry, data collection, literature reviews, quantitative and qualitative analysis and reporting, as well as other administrative tasks such as scheduling and note-taking, as assigned. This position is also responsible for attending various program meetings and preparing follow-up documentation. Proactive communication and solution seeking is an integral aspect to this work, as is the ability to work with minimal guidance. The associate may be asked to lead small evaluation projects and conduct more robust quantitative analyses, as appropriate.
The Research Associate at PIE Org will be responsible for moving evaluation and research projects forward through data entry, note-taking, data collection, literature reviews, qualitative analysis, scheduling, and other administrative tasks, as assigned. This position is also responsible for attending various program meetings and preparing follow-up documentation. As a person grows and learns in this position, there will be opportunities to lead their own evaluations and conduct quantitative analysis, as appropriate. This job requires travel to partner organizations around the Chicagoland area and prioritization of tasks to balance the 10-15 different projects assigned throughout the course of a year. Considerable flexibility and accommodation is needed. Client priorities, needs, and expectations often change throughout the course of a project; therefore, the ability to complete tasks in a timely manner, prioritize time, and be responsive is critical to success. This position will work remotely a majority of the time. We are looking for somebody who organized, detail-oriented, and is excited to learn about how evaluation and strategic planning help build stronger nonprofit organizations.
Learn more about each position and how to apply here (Page 1&2 for SRA
and Page 3&4 for RA): Research Associate and Senior Research Associate.pdf