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Research Associate


  • EVALCORP is a fast-paced evaluation & planning consulting firm. We are a highly collaborative team who loves making a difference and we’re hiring persons looking for a growth-oriented career.
  • Our Research Associates participate on project teams and may lead smaller size client projects. This role is essential in supporting projects through a variety of skills ranging from data collection tool development, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, data visualization, and report development.
  • NOTE: This is a hybrid role based in Southern California (remote & in office weekly). We are a highly collaborative and engaged team, and invest in our team member’s growth and development.
  • Content areas we work within are: criminal justice, public health, mental health, alcohol/other drug prevention, child welfare and education (including 0-5, elementary and secondary ed).
  • We are seeking fulltime Research Associate level consultants who authentically share our core values: excellence, diversity, collaboration, and outstanding client service.
  • This role requires someone who is interested in and skilled at working effectively within multiple projects simultaneously.
  • We support ongoing professional development and offer competitive benefits and compensation.


  • Support teams and project leads in successful implementation of client project workplans
  • Develop surveys, focus group, and key stakeholder items
  • Support collection of data via interviews, focus groups, surveys
  • Maintain and clean project datasets
  • Analyze qualitative and quantitative data accurately (R, Excel, SPSS)
  • Summarize data/findings in user-friendly and actionable reports
  • Maintain regular communication with others leading projects across firm
  • Deliver outstanding client service
  • Participate in client and team meetings (may also lead some meetings)


  • Do what you love to do and are great at – with a stellar team!
  • Make an impact – we partner with our clients providing useful information to support the needs of individuals, families, and communities
  • Grow and develop – our team continues to grow and elevate personally and professionally
  • Competitive pay and benefits: dental, vision & health insurance; PTO; 401K plan; insurance for pets too


  • Master’s degree or higher in psychology or an applied social science
  • 2 or more years of full-time experience conducting evaluation (process and outcome), needs assessments and/or strategic planning projects
  • Proven expertise in quantitative research methods, including analyzing data in SPSS or a related statistical analysis software program
  • Proactive and flexible to meet the needs of clients/projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to think critically and reach sound methodological decisions
  • Can lay out data (tables, figures, charts, graphs, icons) in ways that accurately reflect findings
  • Attention to detail and high levels of organization a must
  • Highly computer proficient (including Microsoft Office 365, internet, etc.)
  • Valid driver’s license, access to own transportation
  • Experience working with non-profits and/or government agency in a measurement role a plus

To Apply: Please submit a current resume and cover letter to

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.“

– Peter Drucker

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