Measurement and Evaluation Manager

Job Type

Full Time




1100 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
District of Columbia
United States


TITLE: Measurement and Evaluation Manager 


LOCATION: Washington, DC or New York, NY

REPORTS TO: VP, Innovation and Strategy



The Anti‐Defamation League (ADL) is one of the premier civil rights organizations in the world. Throughout its 100 years, it has worked to fight anti‐Semitism and all forms of bigotry as well as to secure civil rights and social justice. The ADL executes on this mission through programs focused on policy, education and law enforcement that are delivered via 27 regional offices and approximately 350 employees. Last year, ADL trained over 15,000 federal, state and local law enforcement officials on prejudice and hate crimes, and provided anti-prejudice training to over 1.5 million students and adults. It ranks among the largest nonprofits in the United States. ADL is an organization in the midst of a historic transformation. The organization is poised for considerable growth and meaningful impact in the years ahead.



The Measurement and Evaluation Manager will play a key role in helping the ADL continue improving how it combats bigotry and advances civil rights. The person will be responsible for close collaboration with different ADL divisions to ensure efforts are based on the best available research and evidence, have outcome metrics, and are evaluated effectively and in a timely manner. In addition, the person will be critical in spreading further a culture of evaluation and evidence throughout the organization.


▪         Understand the latest research on prejudice reduction, radicalization and related areas in order to identifyopportunities to translate research findings into concrete policy and programmatic recommendations for ADL.

▪         Work with ADL programs to adopt programmatic or policy changes based on research, where appropriate.

▪         Lead compilation or creation of metrics (including, for example, official statistics, existing polls, new surveys, and website scraping) for ADL to use in designing programs and policies as well as evaluating their effectiveness.

▪         Lead evaluation of ADL’s key existing programs to assess effectiveness as well as identify possibilities for improving impact.

▪         Work with ADL divisions to design, implement and evaluate research-informed pilots in both existing and new efforts, including designing pilot structure, developing evaluation metrics, conducting randomized control trials, and bringing in relevant academics where useful.

         Design efforts and communications to further strengthen ADL’s culture of evidence-based efforts, experimentation and evaluation.

▪         Represent ADL by attending and presenting at internal and external meetings, conferences and workshops.

▪         Create clear work plans that define projects, clarify objectives, and establish specific timeframes for deliverables. 



None, but potential to oversee fellowships for individuals with relevant specialized skills or network of academic experts.





●       Ability to think creatively about how insights from the social and behavioral sciences can be translated into concrete interventions that are feasible.

●       Strong experience in evaluation design and analysis strategies, such as randomized controlled trials.

●       Statistical competency in at least one data analytic programming language (e.g., R, Stata, Matlab, SAS).

●       Strong interpersonal and influence skills, including a proven capacity for developing and maintaining relationships with a variety of stakeholders.

●       Excellent project management and organizational skills.

●       Highly effective oral and written communication skills, including public speaking and the ability to adapt to and meet the needs of different audiences.




●       Strong alignment with ADL mission of fighting anti-Semitism and securing civil rights and fair treatment for all people.

●       Team player with willingness to play multiple positions as needed.

●       High tolerance for ambiguity.

●       Results-oriented with a sense of urgency. Willing to make tough decisions in a timely manner.

●       Inclusive and collaborative.



  • Minimum of 5 years of post-college academic and/or work experience in analytics or evaluations preferred, with 2 years required.

●       Led projects involved advanced statistical and data skills, including experience handling large data sets.

●       Worked on data or evaluation projects in collaboration with a large entity, such as a nonprofit, government or company.

●       Preference for significant experience conducting randomized evaluations in field settings.



●       Advanced degree or coursework required, with preference for work in statistics, political science, psychology, economics, or behavioral science.


Work Environment:

Flexibility to work evenings and weekends if necessary to execute projects, attend conferences, or represent ADL. Occasional domestic travel (less than 10% of time) required with some international travel possible.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter by following the link above