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Senior Program Evaluator

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    Northeastern University Public Evaluation Lab (NU-PEL)

  • Location:

    Boston, MA

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  • Opportunity Description


    About the Opportunity


    The Senior Program Evaluator position is a new position that will support the continued development of the NU-PEL evaluation research mission. The Senior Program Evaluator will be supervised by the Program Director of NU-PEL along with NU-PEL’s interdisciplinary, multigenerational teams of students, staff, and faculty.

    Serve as the point person for NU-PEL for external Northeastern evaluation activities including but not limited to supporting the evaluation efforts for the NIA-funded Cross-Site Evaluation of the Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research (RCMARs).


    At Northeastern University, we embrace a culture of respect, where each person is valued for their contribution and is treated fairly. We oppose all forms of racism. We support a culture that does not tolerate any form of discrimination and where each person may feel they belong. We have continued conversations on how we as individuals and the Institute can work on developing and implementing anti-racist research.  We strive to have a diverse membership, one where each person is trained and mentored to promote their success.






    • Working with NU-PEL and affiliated NU-PEL faculty to coordinate the assessment, design and implementation of evaluations
    • designing evaluation instruments (e.g., surveys, interview guides, data management protocols)
    • preparing and engaging in dissemination plan activities (e.g., presentations, reports, meetings)
    • collaborating with faculty, staff, and students, and across small and large-size teams across the university; and supervising masters and undergraduate students.
    • The Program Evaluator may also engage in evaluation development activities including crafting proposals for the development of internal evaluations.
    • Qualified candidates must have experience in, or a demonstrated commitment to, working with diverse student populations and/or in a culturally diverse work and educational environment.







    • Master’s in public health, public policy, public administration, biostatistics, or related field or at least 3 years of evaluation experience with a Master’s degree in public health, public policy, public administration, biostatistics or a related field.
    • Experience working with complex, interdisciplinary teams.
    • Experience working with community partners or in community-engaged research
    • Experience designing and conducting evaluation research.




    • This position will require comfort with both quantitative and qualitative analyses.
    • Experience working with survey design tools such as Qualtrics, NVivo (or other qualitative software), and/ or SPSS (or other statistical analysis software)
    • Commitment to evaluation research with an interdisciplinary focus and a demonstrated interest in diversity, equity, and inclusion with a passion for real-world impact.
    • Experience in working with small and large teams.
    • Experience developing evaluation proposals and securing funding to support evaluation activities.
    • Strong project management skills (e.g., time management, problem solving, adaptability, and organization).