Director of Impact and Evaluation, Bridge Communities
Reporting to the CEO, Director of Impact and Evaluation drives the programmatic and administrative evaluation plans, processes, and tools to elevate insights that influence and advance equitable client and community outcomes by leading the organization’s learning and evaluation activities. The Director is responsible for evaluating the effectiveness and impact of programs and limited administrative functions. The Director will also make recommendations to enhance programs and services and provide leadership to create a culture of equitable evaluation practice, learning and continuous improvement.
The Director is the organizational strategic and functional leader for data management and evaluation to drive innovation by strengthening Bridge’s culture and competencies for data quality, data analysis, measurement, and evaluation. They provide leadership to develop and implement systems for measuring and evaluating Bridge Communities’ impact. As a senior member of the organization, the Director of Impact and Evaluation reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is member of the Bridge Leadership Team. The Director serves as an internal consultant and resource to the Chief Executive Officer, Board of Directors, Insights and Impact Committee, program directors, and staff. The Director supervises a Database Specialist and professional consultants and volunteers that support the Salesforce platform.
The Director works closely with all department directors to continually refine and implement internal performance measurement systems that promotes accurate, efficient, and reliable data collection, meaningful evaluation and reporting to staff peers and leadership, Board of Directors and external stakeholders. The Director works in partnership with program directors and staff to evaluate and summarize findings to promote innovative and effective program initiatives for client families and communities served. Additionally, the Director supports the Development team with grant writing and reporting, annual reports and other external communications and marketing materials.
The Director of Impact and Evaluation is a 40-hour per week, salaried exempt position. This position qualifies for all Bridge Communities offered benefits, including health and disability insurance, generous paid time off, 403(b) retirement matching, et al. This position will occasionally require work outside of normal business hours. They will have an office at the organization’s headquarters in Glen Ellyn and is expected to be based in the office three days per week.
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