Equal Measure’s diverse team reflects a broad range of academic, professional, and personal expertise and perspectives. We are a team of passionate, forward-thinking practitioners, committed to serving as thought partners for our clients in the fields of evaluation and philanthropic services.
520 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Equal Measure is a $6 million nonprofit evaluation and philanthropic services firm based in Philadelphia. Formally established as a nonprofit 501(c)3 in 1988, Equal Measure has maintained a strong focus on public policy issues and has evolved into an expanding professional practice funded largely by foundations and social sector organizations. A large portion of Equal Measure’s services consists of national multi-year initiatives that include many sites and require complex strategies and programs.
We partner with our clients to apply new ways of thinking and learning to achieve their social change objectives. These objectives may include improving access to education and the workforce, strengthening economic mobility, and building healthier communities, among other goals. In these engagements, we draw from five service lines—program and strategy design, evaluation, capacity building, technical assistance, and communications—which we customize based on the needs of the client and its grantees.
About the Position
The Senior Evaluation Consultant is a full-time position providing support across multiple evaluation, strategy, and capacity building projects. Under the direction of project directors, the successful candidate will play a critical role in managing activities across approximately five projects of teams ranging from 3-6 members.
Key responsibilities include:
Senior Consultants also assist in the facilitation of client and prospect meetings—including presenting project findings. Senior Consultants must also display a commitment to racially equitable and culturally responsive consultancy practices. In addition to project work, Senior Consultants participate as active members of organizational committees and contribute to thought leadership and organizational development efforts.
Travel (e.g., site visits, data collection, and client meetings) is required and estimated at 20-25% (depending on implications of COVID-19). Travel is currently suspended due to COVID-19 and will resume at a future date. The extension or lifting of this remote work mandate is dependent on the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic. Candidates will be required to reside within a commutable distance of the Philadelphia region by the time Equal Measure employees are to return to the office.
**When applying, it is required to submit a tailored cover letter demonstrating correlations between your experience and this position and why you would be a good fit for Equal Measure, along with your resume or CV.**
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Equal Measure is deeply interested in, and committed to, diversity along racial, ethnic, and gender lines. We are actively seeking an individual who can offer broader perspectives to our organizational thinking and culture and especially encourage people of color to apply.
The successful candidate will have a deep commitment to Equal Measure’s mission of elevating insights that help shape powerful investments and fuel sustainable social change. The individual will be a self-starter with strong analytic writing skills, the ability to supervise project teams, a tangible background in mixed-methods evaluation, and five to eight years of applied evaluation and/or research experience. Advanced knowledge of qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis is required, including familiarity with qualitative data analysis software, such as NVivo; survey platforms, such as Qualtrics, SurveyMonkey, or QuestionPro; and statistical programming languages, such as SAS, SPSS, Stata, or R.
Additional requirements include:
Supervisory / Budgetary Responsibilities
Education and Experience
The starting salary range for this position is $65,000-$80,000, depending on experience. Equal Measure offers a comprehensive employee benefits package designed to increase employee health, security, and wellness. Our benefits program includes: medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage; fully-paid life insurance; short- and long-term disability; a very competitive retirement plan (403B), financial counseling, and remote work flexibility, among other offerings.