Vice President of Evaluation and Impact

Osborne Association Inc
Work must be performed in or near Brooklyn, NY
Published 25 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
USD $130,000 - $140,000 / year
Yearly Salary


The Osborne Association serves individuals, families, and communities affected by the criminal justice system. Through our programs, we offer opportunities for people to heal from and repair harm, restore their lives, and thrive. We challenge systems rooted in racism and retribution and fight for policies and practices that promote true safety, justice, and liberation.

At Osborne, we are guided by core values and shared beliefs. We honor everyone's capacity to change, celebrate our shared humanity, are united in our pursuit of justice and equity, take all possible steps to keep our commitments and advocate for people and principles with fierce and tenacious determination.

We currently seek a Vice President of Evaluation and Impact to join Osborne. The Vice President of Evaluation and Impact works to establish a data-informed approach to advancing Osborne's mission through data generation, analysis, and information exchange. The VP has ownership over the development and implementation of strategies to track its programmatic and organizational impact and will significantly contribute to the development of narratives surrounding Osborne's work. The VP will expand the organization's capacity to measure the effectiveness of its work through internal initiatives and external research partnerships, with the aim of generating data that can enhance impact, expand investment in programming, and support policy advocacy.

The Vice President directly supervises the Director of Data Analytics and will oversee the work of the Data Analytics team. The VP serves as a resource to departments across the agency and develops tools to evaluate, learn from, and improve outcomes while ensuring the inclusion of evidence-based decision-making throughout. The VP works with other senior leaders in the organization to integrate insights gained from evaluative activities, and ensure that research, evaluation, and program analytics are an integral part of program design and management.

Salary Range: $130,000 - $140,000 annually


Expand Organizational Impact and Evaluation

  • Supervise the Director of Impact and Evaluation and support all relevant impact and evaluation work across Osborne Association and program areas.
  • Champion Osborne's work and vision for a more just future by devising and drafting whitepapers, articles, and other publishable materials, rooted in the qualitative and quantitative data collected by the agency.
  • Facilitate peer-to-peer learning opportunities, conversations, and partnerships with other organization and jurisdictions both nationally and internationally
  • Amplify Osborne's thought leadership by convening partners and stakeholder groups across relevant disciplines and sectors to advance work in the field
  • Collaborate with executive leadership to identify, track, and evaluate the impact of annual priorities.
  • Partner with advocacy staff to strengthen Osborne's public and strategic positions through a data-informed lens.
  • Spearhead the development, implementation, evaluation, and integration of a data-driven process to evaluate the impact of current programming and better understand the needs and experiences of program participants.
  • Cultivate a culture of data and learning across the organization to support the collaborative development and tracking of key initiatives and priorities.
  • Help create an internal culture of learning, inquiry, and experimentation that fosters the organization's capacity to gather, use, and share data to inform effective program planning and implementation

Strategically Enhance Internal Operations

  • Support the creation, implementation, and evaluation of agency strategic plans and objectives
  • Collaborate with the Communications team to effectively translate the findings of research and evaluation projects to internal and external audiences.
  • Partner with Program leadership to develop and refine key performance indicators.
  • Assist Development operations through the production and monitoring of data needed for reports, RFPs, and other funding needs.
  • Standardize the use of data collection tools for the organization, including surveys, interviews, and observational data, through the development and implementation of standard operating procedures.
  • Develop tools to support the replication and adoption of innovative program models

Data Management and Analysis

  • Supervise the Data Analytics team and, in collaboration with the Director of Data Analytics, develop, implement, and evaluate new and existing data collection tools.
  • Lead the development and implementation of a program data strategy, and, in collaboration with IT, ensure that data systems meet the needs for program management, evaluation, and other functions.
  • Create and disseminate analytic products (e.g. presentation decks, brief papers) summarizing findings to executive and senior leadership in support of organizational and strategic decision-making, quality improvement, advocacy and greater impact

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree or comparable work experience
  • 10+ years of relevant evaluation, planning and project management experience in a medium to large non-profit organization, government agency, or consulting firm, preferred
  • Demonstrated experience creating, implementing, and integrating a data driven approach to program evaluation.
  • Experience with various types of research methodologies
  • Curious and collaborative approach.
  • Data collection, data management, data visualization and qualitative and quantitative analytical skills.
  • Embrace the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion and ensure they are reflected in the work of the unit
  • Ability to meet goals, solve problems, and prioritize multiple projects independently and collectively.
  • Strong communication skills- written and verbal.
  • Must be computer literate and have experience with office and data systems: Google Suite, Salesforce, and Survey Monkey preferred.
  • Organized, self-motivated, and able to work independently.

Benefits of Working at Osborne

Generous benefits include a four-week vacation, tuition reimbursement, flexible work schedule, excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, and a 403(b) plan with a company match. Career development through ongoing training and individual development plans.

The Osborne Association is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer and a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, unemployment status, or any other protected category. The Osborne Association takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Thank you for your interest in the Osborne Association. Be sure to include a cover letter with your application. No phone calls please. We wish we could personally respond to each application. However, we are unable to do so due to the volume of interest received.

** Salary is based on commensurate experience and other qualifications.

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The Osborne Association serves individuals, families, and communities affected by the criminal justice system. Through our programs, we offer opportunities for people to heal from and repair harm, restore their lives, and thrive. We…


Work must be performed in or near Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn, NY, United States

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