Vice President, Community Impact and Evaluation

Community of Hope

About the organization

Community of Hope is a rapidly growing, innovative, and mission driven nonprofit. For nearly 40 years, we have provided health-care, housing, and supportive services for low-income, underserved, and homeless people in Washington DC. We currently operate a variety of housing programs and three community health centers, which offer medical, dental, behavioral health, and birth services. We create opportunities for people to achieve good health, a stable home, family sustaining income, and hope.

Community of Hope was selected as one of the Washington Post’s 150 Top Workplaces in 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2018. We received the 2012 Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management and the 2014 Leadership Greater Washington Innovative Community Partnership Award. We were also recognized in 2012 by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home.


Highlighted Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides leadership in developing evidence-based logic models and theories of change for Community of Hope as a whole and for various programs.
Prioritizes research needs for Community of Hope and ensures implementation of those priorities.
Develops and implements optimal structure for performance measurement at Community of Hope.
Provides strategic leadership in place-based initiatives, including working with community partners and neighbors.
Develops strategies to better capture community members’ voices as part of program development and evaluation.
Provides support to Vice Presidents of Health Services and Housing Programs in integrating services and implementing evidence-based program enhancements to increase community impact.
Conducts quantitative analysis of data (national, regional and local as needed) to assist leadership in understanding trends and service developments.
Serves as lead staff member for board-level committee and/or an advisory committee on data and evaluation.
Participates in Ward 8 and city-wide coalitions as appropriate.
Uses both qualitative and quantitative data to ensure clear and useful reports to the senior leadership team, staff, board and other stakeholders.
Works with Family Success Center Director on designing and implementing community planning process for Bellevue, including participating in meetings and focus groups.
Supports work of Bellevue Community Advisory Committee.


Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in a social science field, such as public health, public policy, psychology, sociology, economics, statistics, etc. required.
Minimum five years working in program evaluation required, preferably in areas of healthcare, homelessness, or place-based projects required. Three years of experience conceptualizing, developing, and implementing quantitative community-based program evaluations required.
Experience working as part of a team, with strong ability to think strategically and problem-solve required.
Graduate training in quantitative program evaluation required, training in qualitative research methods preferred.
Experience working in the Ward 7 and 8 neighborhoods or with similar populations preferred.
Four years experience supervising personnel strongly preferred.
Knowledge of IRB rules for research with human subjects and service research.
Proficient in a statistical software package (e.g. SPSS, STATA or SAS); knowledge of electronic health records, homelessness management information system, a plus.

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