The Evaluator, Community Impact is responsible for leading efforts to support evaluation activities connected to United Way of Greater Portland’s initiatives, projects, and investments. This positon will provide strategic oversight, planning, and execution connected to all project level evaluation and implementation strategies tied to community goals in education, financial stability, and health to be adopted by June 2016. In addition, this position will support current initiatives, such as the Westbrook Children’s Project, Portland ConnectED, Let’s GO!, CA$H Greater Portland, and 2-1-1 Maine, and any new initiatives or projects undertaken.
The Evaluator, Community Impact will identify key areas for evaluation, build capacity for on-going self-assessment, and lead efforts to conceptualize and implement long-term strategic evaluation plans to improve internal practices and inform external community-based work. This position will support management of external research contractors, training and technical assistance to organizations on various evaluation designs, and training and technical assistance on the scaling of evidence-based programs.Details