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The Impact Assessment and Learning (IA&L) Officer supports the Foundation’s assessment and learning activities including contributing to a culture of shared learning that increases staff, grantees, and partner impact, and supports ongoing improvement and adaptation. This position is new and is part of expanding IA&L capacity at the Foundation. The Officer will be part of the IA&L team and report to the Director of IA&L. The IA&L Officer will play a key role in the management of IA&L activities. This will involve collaborating with, seeking guidance and input from, and creating relationships of trust across Foundation staff. This role supports the design and implementation of IA&L plans for grantmaking programs and initiatives and related measurement, data collection, and feedback systems. The IA&L Officer contributes to technical support for research and evaluation projects and efforts to enhance the IA&L capacity of Foundation staff and grantees.
The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree or a bachelor’s and equivalent work experience in a related field such as social science, business, strategy consulting, public health, or public policy; at least seven years of demonstrated, hands-on experience supporting the design and implementation of evaluation, research, and learning efforts that utilize a wide range of approaches and methodologies; and experience working in or with a variety of types of high-impact, data-driven social sector organizations, and/or foundations.
Interested applicants should submit their cover letter and resume to:
Mail: The James Irvine Foundation
Human Resources Department
One Bush Street, Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94104
Application deadline: Open until filled
The James Irvine Foundation offers an attractive benefits package. The Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applicants who reflect the diversity of California. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance (“FCO”).
The Foundation greatly appreciates all expressed interest.Download the Full Job Description