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Associate Evaluator (Posted December 6, 2017)

Background Information

Founded in 1980, Professional Data Analysts, Inc. (PDA) is an independent evaluation consulting company with over 20 employees that works primarily with departments of health in states across the country to evaluate public health programs. PDA is currently seeking an Associate Evaluator to take on project management responsibilities on evaluation and research projects in tobacco control, mental health and other public health topics. This is a full-time position (32 to 40 hours per week). The successful candidate will join a dedicated team of evaluators and statisticians who are committed to conducting utilization focused evaluations tailored to the needs of our clients. PDA values a collaborative work environment that fosters professional growth and supports staff participation across the different stages of evaluation, such as planning, data collection, data analysis, reporting, and presenting.

Application Instructions

PDA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We offer a competitive compensation package, including benefits like paid parental leave and disability insurance. We have a strong commitment to sustainability and operate according to a triple bottom line. To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@pdastats.com.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, and manage evaluations
  • Write proposals, reports, and conduct literature reviews
  • Create or adapt data collection tools and protocols
  • Monitor and coordinate data collection, conduct interviews, and do site visits
  • Analyze data and interpret results
  • Run meetings and present findings to clients


  • Master's degree with at least 2 years program evaluation experience OR 4 + years of program evaluation experience with a Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience working with qualitative and quantitative data
  • Excellent writing and oral communication
  • Experience with survey design and administration
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Must have prior coursework in quantitative methods and research design
  • Must be willing to live within or nearby the Twin Cities, Minnesota.

Desired Skills

  • Background in public health
  • Background in tobacco control, chronic disease, or mental health research

It is the policy of Professional Data Analysts, Inc. to ensure equal employment opportunity in accordance with all applicable federal regulations and guidelines. Employment discrimination against employees and applicants due to race, color, religion, sex (including sexual harassment), national origin, disability, age (40 years old or more), military status, or veteran status is illegal. It is the policy of Professional Data Analysts, Inc. to prohibit employment discrimination under any consideration prohibited under applicable federal, state or local law or any other factor determined to be an unlawful basis for such decisions by federal, state, or local statutes.