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Program Evaluator

Organization Overview:

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) is an economic development agency of the federal government and 13 state governments focusing on 420 counties across the Appalachian Region. ARC’s mission is to innovate, partner, and invest to build community capacity and strengthen economic growth in Appalachia to help the Region achieve socioeconomic parity with the nation. www.arc.gov

Responsibilities:

ARC has an exciting opportunity for a program evaluator to assess the outcomes and effectiveness of ARC investments by managing program evaluations performed by independent contractors, conducting verification of project performance data, assisting with development of the Performance Accountability Report (PAR), and providing training and technical assistance on program evaluation and performance measurement to a variety of stakeholders. This position reports to the Division Director.

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and application of performance measures, evaluation design, data collection management, project monitoring and analysis methodology
  • Expert ability in database management, Excel and relevant software to analyze and evaluate programs/data
  • Demonstrated successful project management skills working with internal business units as well as external consultants/contractors
  • Ability to communicate program evaluation outcomes/results to agency leadership for action related to program enhancements and improvements
  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in a related field and
  • Applicants should thrive in an open, collaborative environment and bring an energetic and innovative approach to his or her work
  • Prior to hire, the selectee must successfully complete a federal background investigation
  • Ability to travel (25%)

Why ARC?

ARC offers a competitive benefits package which includes health insurance, retirement, paid time off, commuting subsidy, professional development, etc. This is not a federal position; however, if a federal employee is selected for this position and transfers without a break in service of more than three calendar days, he or she may be able to continue his or her retirement and life/health insurance benefits. ARC generally follows the General Schedule (GS) Salary Table of the Federal government. ARC’s grade NF-12/13 is equivalent to the federal grade GS-12/13. To apply and for more information, please visit our web site www.arc.gov.

ARC is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for this and any other position will be based solely on merit. ARC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, age, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or other factor prohibited by law. ARC will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Allison Thiriez at 202.884.7712 or at hr@arc.gov

Equal Employment Policy
ARC is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for positions will be based solely on merit. ARC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, age, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or any other factor prohibited by law. ARC will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Allison Thiriez at 202.884.7712 or at athiriez@arc.gov.

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