Job Description Summary

Enterprise’s Impact & Evaluation (I&E) department is hiring a Program Officer for the team’s evaluation and impact assessment work. The I&E team conducts primary and secondary research and evaluation, provides technical assistance to inform community development strategies, and measures the impact of Enterprise’s work. We help internal and external partners use evaluation findings to demonstrate impact, inform their work and allocate resources.

The Program Officer will report to and work closely with the Director of Impact Assessment and Evaluation. The Program Officer will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced and collaborative environment where individual contributions to projects are valued and team members are encouraged to develop and practice new skills.

Enterprise has a deep commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion. We actively seek to increase the diversity of our workforce, which enhances our potential to realize our organizational mission and address the needs of the diverse communities we serve and support.

To apply, please provide a cover letter and resume, along with two relevant writing samples for which you were the primary or sole contributor.


Job Responsibilities

·   Support the full life cycle of Enterprise’s evaluation and impact assessment projects, including project scoping, client management, data collection and analysis, and presentation of findings.

·   Develop tools, reports and presentations that effectively communicate findings to a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

·   Seek opportunities to expand evaluation knowledge and skills.

·   Use collaborative project management systems to track hours and project milestones.

·   Perform quality assurance reviews on work produced by other members of the team, in a cooperative manner that advances the department’s overall commitment to accuracy.


Preferred Qualifications

·   Educational background in city planning, public policy or a related field that emphasizes analyzing and interpreting both quantitative and qualitative information.

·   Experience with qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis methods, including experience with survey design and implementation.

·   Experience in community development and/or housing policy, urban economics, demographics and/or real estate development, or related sectors.

·   Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience in writing research plans, project reports and related deliverables.

·   Ability to translate complex information for non-technical audiences.

·   Curiosity, passion for equity, and excitement about sharing new skills and knowledge.

·   Excellent critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills.

·   Excellent organizational and project management, with the ability to successfully work on multiple time-sensitive projects simultaneously.

·   Proficiency with Excel required. Experience with NVivo, Dedoose, Qualtrics or other quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis programs is desirable.

About Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.

Enterprise is a national nonprofit that exists to make a good home possible for the millions of families without one. We support community development organizations on the ground, aggregate and invest capital for impact, advance housing policy at every level of government, and build and manage communities ourselves. Since 1982, we have invested $44 billion and created 781,000 homes across all 50 states – all to make home and community places of pride, power and belonging.