Irvine, California, United States
Spotlight Preferred Diversity Focus Veterans Focus Member Company
30+ days ago
Min Experience
1-2 Years
Min Education
Master's Degree
Job Function


  • Are you an applied researcher or program evaluator looking for a position where you can grow and build your career?
  • Are you proficient in quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis?
  • Are your written and verbal communication skills strong?
  • Are you wanting to make a difference for individuals and communities?

 If so – let us know by applying to join our team!

Who are we?

EVALCORP is a national measurement and planning consulting firm headquartered in south Orange County, CA (Irvine area). We provide needs assessment, evaluation and strategic planning services to government agencies and nonprofits. Our team is hardworking, ambitious, and fun! Our core values are excellence, collaboration, diversity, and exceptional client service.

We work with agencies who deliver services in the fields of: public health, mental health, criminal justice, and education. Learn more about us at http://www.evalcorp.com.

Role Overview

  • We are currently seeking multiple Research Assistants to support our project
  • This role is hybrid (some in office and remote work).
  • We provide mentorship and development to our team – all levels of
  • Works on multiple client projects


Primary Responsibilities

  • Support client project teams through a variety of applied research tasks
  • Coordinate and schedule data collection activities with clients
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative data collection activities
    • stakeholder interviews, focus groups, surveys, document reviews
    • Maintain project datasets, including entering, verifying, cleaning, coding,
  • Conduct literature reviews
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative data analyses
  • Summarize data in tables, graphs/charts and narrative formats
  • Create graphics, charts and “data viz” type formats for communicating data simply
  • Assist with writing evaluation reports and other client deliverables
  • Participate in client meetings and project team meetings, taking notes for team and clients
  • Conduct other activities as needed to support project teams in the firm


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in evaluation, psychology or an applied social science
  • One year or more of full-time evaluation or similar applied research experience
  • Highly organized, can produce work on multiple projects on time
  • Demonstrated proficiency in quantitative and/or qualitative research methods
  • Highly computer proficient
    • g., Microsoft Office, SPSS or R or JASP, internet, Qualitative data analysis software
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Stong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is key to success
  • Preferred: Fluency in Spanish (verbal and written)
  • Preferred: Experience working in or with a non-profit and/or government agency
  • Valid driver’s license and access to own transportation


Required Skills and Abilities

  • work in a fast-paced environment that is highly responsive to client needs
  • flexible and adaptable
  • maintain strict confidentiality of client and firm data and information
  • maintain professional interactions with clients, colleagues
  • actively listen and remember key points from communication with others
  • manage time and work productively and independently
  • work within teams and autonomously
  • follow instructions
  • appropriately take initiative to identify challenges and potential solutions
  • travel to firm office and to client locations (eventually)


Why join our team?

  • Do what you love to do and are great at – with a stellar team!
  • Make a difference with data – help strengthen communities
  • Competitive pay and benefits
    • dental, vision & health insurance; life insurance; PTO; 401K plan; insurance for pets too!
    • Hybrid work environment and strong team/growth minded culture
  • Strong connections with team members, sense of community, and making a difference together


Apply Now! Send a brief cover letter and current resume to admin@evalcorp.com

Job ID: 69607179

Strategic and Data-Driven EVALCORP was founded out of a desire to provide highly customized, full service applied research, evaluation, and strategic planning services. Most importantly, we were created and continue to grow in order help organizations do what they do … better, more efficiently, and most effectively. In addition to our methodological expertise, we are known for our pragmatic approach and ability to deliver "actionable" information to organizations we work with and their partners. Based in Southern Ca...

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