• 12/03/2021 9:12 AM | Brad Krueger (Administrator)

    Dear CEA Members,

    CEA will have a featured week for the AEA 365 blog in January. We are looking to feature the exciting and innovative evaluation work of CEA members that would be of interest to other evaluators across the nation. The topics can be related to CEA or your own evaluation work. 

    Posts (500 words or less) will be due by Wednesday, December 15th. If you are interested in writing a posting, please email Casey (cassandrafiler@gmail.com) with your idea. 

  • 12/03/2021 8:54 AM | Brad Krueger (Administrator)

    Manager, Program Evaluation

    Grant Funded: 5 Years

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Director, Adolescent Health Promotion

    The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, has a newly created position that will manage the content, evaluation, and quality improvement (QI) initiatives for the AAP National Rural Adolescent and Child Health ECHO Training Center (NRACH ECHO Training Center), including the planning, implementation, and evaluation of project activities. The NRACH ECHO Training Center will support primary care providers in ensuring that children and adolescents in rural communities have access to quality pediatric mental, behavioral, and adolescent health services. As part of the Pediatric Population Health team at our Chicago suburb headquarters in Itasca, IL, this role will work remotely until at least January 18, 2022, with most likely a hybrid re-entry plan. 

    Click here to learn more and apply!

    Program Manager, ECHO Evaluation (Grant Funded)

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Director, Telehealth and ECHO Initiatives (Grant Funded)

    The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, has a newly created position to manage program content, evaluation, and quality improvement (QI) initiatives for our ECHO (Extension for Community Health Outcomes) programs and training activities. As part of the Pediatric Population Health team at our Chicago suburb headquarters in Itasca, IL, this role will work remotely until at least January 18, 2022, with most likely a hybrid re-entry plan. 

    Click here to learn more and apply!

  • 11/30/2021 3:40 PM | Brad Krueger (Administrator)

    Sinai Urban Health Institute (SUHI) is seeking a Program Manager of Evaluation to work under the direction of the Director/Associate Director of the Evaluation Technical Assistance strategy. The Program Manager will contribute to all aspects of developing, implementing, and leading program evaluation activities in one or more SUHI strategy areas, including: serving as lead evaluator for projects, conducting descriptive analyses (quantitative and qualitative); assisting with research dissemination activities (i.e. creating data briefs, reports, publications, and presentations); assisting with writing grant proposals and funder reports; and supervising support staff as needed.

    Learn more and apply here: https://pm.healthcaresource.com/cs/sinai#/job/7078

  • 11/30/2021 9:31 AM | Brad Krueger (Administrator)

    If you are thinking about starting or further developing an independent consulting practice, consider registering for the Introduction to Independent Consulting Workshops with Matt Feldmann. Matt has presented several abbreviated versions of this workshop to CEA as part of our speaker exchanges. Participants will work independently and in small groups to create a business plan that will form the basis for an independent consulting practice. Matt leads the weekly Independent Consulting Chats, is the president of the St. Louis evaluation affiliate, a member of CEA, and co-edited the New Directions for Evaluation special edition on independent consulting.

    You can learn more at this registration link: https://gosheneducationcenter.regfox.com/introduction-to-independent-consulting-workshops

    You can get a $50 discount on the session if you use the discount code! Email Brad@bkruegerconsulting.com for the discount code. 

    WHAT: A 4 part, 8 hour workshop on independent consulting. Each week the participants will work on a section of a personal business plan that will be a guide on how to initiate or further develop their consulting practice.

    WHEN: They are scheduled for January 18, 20, 25, and 27. Each meeting will be 2 hours and will start at 3 p.m. EST.

    LEARNING OUTCOMES: Participants will learn about…

    1. Consultant attributes
    2. Responses to the survey of independent consultants with focus on new independent consultants
    3. How to identify a niche (i.e., a target market)
    4. Marketing to an evaluation audience
    5. Strategies for identifying evaluation costs
    6. Key business startup elements
    7. Tracking time
    8. Branding

    COME PREPARED: The sessions will be moderated. Participants are expected to do the pre-session work, come prepared, and engage with the other participants. There will be about 1 hour of pre-session work before each workshop session.

  • 11/08/2021 3:26 PM | Brad Krueger (Administrator)

    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 personnel who can support our growth in a fast-paced environment.

    Evaluation Coach

    Associate Director of Evaluation

    Learn more about PIE

  • 09/14/2021 8:18 PM | Brad Krueger (Administrator)

    Equity Data Strategist at CPS

    This position will be responsible for collecting, producing, and disaggregating quantitative and qualitative data sets based on social indicators such as race, class, and gender. The EDS is responsible for the overall management of data staff and data systems, will serve as the internal lead on accessing key CPS data systems, and will be responsible for managing on-demand data requests to answer key questions about the Office of Equity initiatives, strategic priorities and progress, and operations.

    Apply here: https://cpsk12il.taleo.net/careersection/3/jobdetail.ftl?job=2100022V&lang=en 

  • 08/09/2021 11:00 AM | Anonymous

    Join the Coalition on Urban Girls Thursday, August 19th at 12 PM, for the release of our report, "The Impact of COVID-19 on Chicagoland Girl-Serving Organizations." 

    Come and explore our target questions and more!

    • What is the impact of gender-based funding inequities during and post a pandemic?
    • Nearly 70% of girl-serving organizations in Chicago are led by Black and Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC). How are gender-based inequities further exacerbated when intersected with race?
    • What obstacles and challenges do organizations face in a post-pandemic era?

    Date and time

    Thu, August 19, 2021

    12:00 PM – 1:15 PM CDT


    Online event

    General Admission


    REGISTER: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-impact-of-covid-19-on-chicagoland-girl-serving-organizations-tickets-165853848325

  • 08/03/2021 9:35 AM | Brad Krueger (Administrator)
    The Evaluation Manager will be responsible for overseeing Chicago Run’s program data and evaluation efforts, data aggregation, and program database management. Specifically, the Evaluation Manager will implement and enhance both formative and summative program evaluations, and track and aggregate program data. This role will also support in the implementation of a new database roll-out and the ongoing maintenance, data entry, and reporting. This role will work closely with the Chicago Run Program Team as well as other cross-functional team members.

    Type: Full-Time (40 hours/week)

    Salary Range: $45,000-$50,000 or commensurate with experience

    Reports to: Executive Director

    Find full job description here!
  • 07/26/2021 4:35 PM | Brad Krueger (Administrator)

    The Mission Continues is seeking a Research & Evaluation Analyst to support the organization’s program  evaluation, data analysis and research goals. This role works with all departments.  We are looking for someone who is passionate about using data, research, and evaluation to understand, communicate and improve organizational impact. The candidate should be motivated by The Mission Continues’ goal of ensuring that all veterans with a desire to continue their service to be part of a nationwide movement to transform communities. A successful candidate will use their data analysis skills to inform evaluation efforts across programs and initiatives, and to strengthen The Mission Continues’ positive impact on veterans and under-resourced communities. 

    Learn more here!
  • 07/26/2021 4:32 PM | Brad Krueger (Administrator)

    Be a part of a world-class academic healthcare system at UChicago Medicine as an Evaluation Project Coordinator for our Violence Recovery Program division at our main medical campus.

    Note: This is a grant funded role.

    The University of Chicago Medicine’s (UCM) Urban Health Initiative (UHI) is committed to meeting the health needs of Chicago’s South Side communities. It assesses community health needs, manages strategies (e.g., programs, partnerships) to respond to these needs and measures impacts on the community. The UHI implements community health worker program models across multiple health areas (Cardiology, Maternal and Child Health, Asthma etc.) and is responsible for evaluation of these programs. The project manager will facilitate and coordinate monitoring and evaluation process for CHW programs.

    Learn more here!

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