Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $55,000
Maximum: $65,000
Details: Salary for this position is negotiable and commensurate with experience.



Application Deadline



1625 K Street NW
Suite 1050
District of Columbia
United States


This position is open until filled. Prospective candidates are encouraged to apply at their earliest opportunity as applications will be considered on an ongoing basis. There is no set start date and will be mutually decided upon if an offer is made.

Position Summary

The Associate will be part of the Innovation Network evaluation consulting team, working closely with other members of the team and carrying out duties in a variety of areas including evaluation planning, data collection, analysis, development of charts and graphs, writing, presentations, project management, background/desk research, and other support.

Innovation Network is a national research and evaluation consulting firm. We work with funders and nonprofits to design evaluations, collect data, learn, and drive improvement. We have established practice areas in evaluating advocacy and social movements, evaluating health and health equity programs and initiatives, theory of change development and evaluation planning, social justice, and evaluation capacity building. We seek evaluators who have a broad interest in social programs and issues, policy and policy change, and are creative problem-solvers. Our team is highly collaborative; you will work in project teams of three to five people. You will be expected to multi-task and manage your own workload to effectively contribute to approximately four to six projects at any given time.

This position affords the opportunity to become immersed in the social sector, learning about its history, funder-grantee dynamics, key players, and emerging issues. Our work is also rooted in the evaluation community and will provide insight to evaluation theory and cutting-edge evaluation practice, such as in the areas of advocacy and social movements evaluation. You will also be exposed to a consulting approach and may develop consulting experience such as project management, client relationship development, and new business development. Working with Innovation Network will put you in a position to simultaneously develop your professional skills and make a difference!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead/contribute to project design and planning.

·        Develop logic models/theories of change and evaluation plans.

·        Design data collection methods/tools.

·        Collect and analyze quantitative and qualitative data through surveys, telephone interviews, and focus groups.

  • Create and structure Excel spreadsheets, databases, and other data repositories.
  • Conduct data entry and analysis activities, such as thematic analysis of interviews and survey data analysis.
  •  Draft deliverables, including writing reports and other products and designing data visualizations (charts, tables, maps, etc.).
  • Contribute to business development, research/writing projects, trainings, facilitation, and public speaking.


The Associate position is eligible for the complete Innovation Network benefits package, including medical/dental/vision insurance, medical and dependent care flex spending plan, 401(k), Federal Credit Union, SmartBenefits pre-tax commuting costs, and more!

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Stephanie Darby, Operations Manager. In your cover letter, we encourage you to provide a detailed description of your experience conducting evaluation, the types of programs or initiatives that were evaluated, the evaluation design that was used, and your role and contributions to the project. Please explicitly speak to your experience conducting interviews.

Stephanie Darby, Operations Manager

Re: Associate Search

Email: sdarby [at] innonet [dot] org

Fax: 202-728-0136

Candidates must be eligible to work for pay in the United States outside of an academic environment (non-U.S. citizens will be asked to provide documentation of current eligibility) or must be able prove they are legally authorized to work in the United States.