• 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!

  • 07/26/2021 4:26 PM | Brad Krueger (Administrator)

    The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) has launched a new program, Break Through Tech Chicago, BTTC, that will propel women and underrepresented groups into higher education and careers in tech through computer science curriculum innovation, career access and community development. Break Through Tech Chicago seeks a team oriented Educational Program Evaluation Coordinator. 
    Working under general supervision from senior personnel, the Program Evaluation Coordinator will monitor and evaluate program components to assess trends, effectiveness and impact as they relate to the goals of BTTC to move women and underrepresented groups into tech related careers.
    Must have a dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, gender equity and inclusion as it relates to program and university goals. This is a full-time position based on campus at the University of Illinois at Chicago. All candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Excel/Pivot Tables.


    Job ID #150134

  • 07/14/2021 4:29 PM | Brad Krueger (Administrator)

    Dear CEA friends,

    We are partnering with CREA at the University of Illinois for a special opportunity for current Chicago-based under-represented minority (URM) graduate students or early career (1-2 years) evaluators  to apply for a conference registration scholarship to the Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment's (CREA) Sixth International Conference from September 29th to October 1st 2021. The conference is taking place at the Palmer House in Chicago and the scholarship is open to graduate student attendees or early career evaluators only. Eligibility and application details are provided below. 

    The timeline for selection is short and there are only a limited number of scholarships available. Please fill out the application at (CREA/CEA Application Form), which is due by 5pm CST on Monday, July 16, 2021 


    Applicants must be a  member of a traditionally underrepresented racial/ethnic minority group. Pursuant to Section 9.16 of the Board of Higher Education Act (110 ILCS 205), the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) annually reports to the Governor and General Assembly on the status and participation of underrepresented groups in higher education. The Act defines “underrepresented” as a citizen or resident alien who identifies as African American, Hispanic or Latino, Asian-American, Pacific Islander, American Indian, or Alaska Native. 

    In addition, applicants must be able to:

    • Attend the full conference, Wednesday, September 29th - Friday, October 1st. 

    • Attend an orientation the first week of August.

    • Attend a post-conference meeting.

    • Develop, either alone or as a group, a Poster Board Presentation (Mentorship to complete this task will be available

    Please feel free to reach out to me at sheilamilissa@gmail.com with any questions. We look forward to receiving your applications.

    Best wishes,

    Sheila Rodriguez

    CEA Vice President

  • 07/08/2021 8:05 PM | Anonymous

    Health Services Researcher (Evaluator)

    Rush University Medical Center is seeking a Health Services Researcher to lead evaluation efforts and support data analysis for programs within the Department of Social Work and Community Health. Principal duties and responsibilities include planning and engaging in evaluation activities, collecting and managing data, using statistical software to analyze data sets, producing reports and data visualizations, and participating in grant writing.

    • Master’s degree (PhD preferred) with 5+ years of experience in policy, analytics, public health, psychology, gerontology, social work, or related field
    • Experience in the healthcare setting and with health program evaluation preferred
    • Experience in research required

    If interested, please email Robyn Golden, Associate Vice President of Social Work and Community Health at Robyn_L_Golden@rush.edu

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