Evaluation and Program Manager

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Please submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements.



Application Deadline



1809 Seventh Avenue
Suite 600
United States


Cardea is a national organization that provides training, organizational development, and research and evaluation services to health and human service organizations. Our mission is to improve organizations’ abilities to deliver accessible, high quality, culturally proficient, and compassionate services to their clients.

The Evaluation and Program Manager works collaboratively with the research and evaluation team and other Cardea staff on research and evaluation and on organizational development initiatives. This position is based in Seattle, WA and reports directly to the Program and Impact Director.

Specific Duties

  • Manages data systems required for evaluation projects
  • Develops and implements data analysis plans involving univariate and multivariate procedures and other statistical methods, as appropriate
  • Develops, submits, and monitors related human subjects review materials, as needed
  • Generates/contributes to reports, presentations, articles, and resources to support program improvement among health and human service organizations and shares information with funders, key stakeholders, and program partners
  • Designs, develops, and delivers training and technical assistance to program partners on evaluation and organizational development
  • Plans and facilitates meetings with key stakeholders
  • Contributes to new business activities through networking and the development and preparation of proposals to public and private funders
  • Participates in local, regional, and national meetings, as requested by the Leadership Team and/or their supervisor


Skills and Abilities

  • Master’s degree in public health, public administration, social work, or a related field
  • Expertise in quantitative and qualitative data management and analysis
  • Experience managing complex datasets and data collection systems (e.g., electronic health record data)
  • Mastery of SPSS, R, SAS, and/or STATA
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Knowledge and experience in health and human service issues and, ideally, subject matter expertise related to early learning and education
  • Knowledge and experience in working with health and human service agencies on program or quality improvement
  • Ability to work effectively in a small, diverse team environment
  • Knowledge and experience in working with diverse constituencies including public agencies, nonprofit organizations, and community groups and organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally with co-workers, clients, and program partners
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple tasks and in organizing and prioritizing work assignments and ongoing duties
  • Willingness and ability to travel within Washington and nationally with overnight stays
  • Ability to rapidly assimilate new information and adjust to dynamic work environment

Cardea provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws. Cardea complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws that prohibit discrimination in the workplace.


Cardea offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, 401(K) retirement, and life and short-/long-term disability insurance. Cardea is on public transportation routes; supports flexible work schedules for employees; and is a business casual dress environment.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply


Please submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to awinters@cardeaservices.org by August 24, 2018. Please write “Evaluation and Program Manager” in the subject line.