Specialist, Program Impact and Evaluation

Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation

Do you want to create a world where cancer is prevented or cured, and every survivor is healthy?

Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation raises funds to accelerate breakthrough research for every type of cancer, while sharing and supporting the vision of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the world’s largest professional society for people who work in cancer care. Conquer Cancer’s community of staff, donors, and affiliate organizations work to support research that delivers better treatments and cures and provides the vital resources and programs needed to deliver the highest quality, equitable patient care around the world.

ASCO is a flexible, high-performance membership organization where employees collaborate to support our mission through evidence, care, and impact. Together with Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation and CancerLinQ colleagues, we foster a culture that prioritizes customer-centricity, emphasizes teamwork, commits to quality, and values inclusion. Our culture, ASCO Works – Our Way of Working, has long enabled workplace flexibility and embraced technology to help us achieve balance.

ASCO offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and opportunities to participate in professional development programs.

Who we are looking for:

Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation is in search of a highly-motivated and exceptional Program Impact and Evaluation Specialist to be responsible for the development and implementation of Conquer Cancer program evaluation and data analytics activities for donor funded programs, projects, and fundraising priorities. The role will lead all phases of the evaluation process, including program definition, planning, implementation, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of findings.

If you enjoy analyzing data and developing policies and procedures used in evaluation activities, then we want to hear from you!

This position is based in Alexandria, VA although remote candidates are welcome.

What you will do:

Collaborates with Conquer Cancer and ASCO program officers to document objectives, measure key performance indicators (KPIs) and expected impact, and related reporting needs for donors.

Serves as staff liaison to the Conquer Cancer Evaluation Committee (schedule, plan, and work with Chair to facilitate activities)

Develops policies and procedures used in conducting Conquer Cancer evaluation activities.

Collaborates with multi-disciplinary stakeholders and the Conquer Cancer Evaluation Committee to prioritize evaluation activities and implement individual program evaluation plans.

Designs, develops, and oversees the administration of data collection instruments, focus groups and interviews; create or amend existing tools to better align with desired program outcomes.

Analyzes data and identifies insights to be used in donor reports, impact reports, and stewardship materials working with development services, Marcom, and Business Operations & Compliance teams

Designs and develops comprehensive program reports as necessary (e.g. Mission Endowment, EDI, etc.), summarizing the totality of the organization’s data across all existing metrics.

Creates dashboards and outcomes reports that demonstrate progress toward goals and disseminates program reports to multi-level stakeholders using appropriate channels.

What you will need in order to be successful:  

Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent years of experience
4 – 6 years of experience in program evaluation with data analytics and visualization

Experience collecting, managing, and using data to evaluate project impact

Experience designing and managing evaluations and generating and disseminating evaluation findings and recommendations

Strong project management skills

Strong technical writing and reporting communications skills, including creative presentation of information and use of data visualizations such as infographics

Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, and multi-task

Ability to work independently without direct supervision

Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interact and work with team members in varying levels within the organization

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to find inconsistencies and errors

Communication skills including written, reading, and reviewing skills

Strong decision-making skills and the ability to prioritize tasks

Positive and proactive with proven ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously

Demonstrated ability to identify problems, analyze information, evaluate results, and solve problems using the most effective solutions

Ideal Candidates will also contribute: 

Design and execution of comprehensive program reports, including using appropriate software and technology.

Experience working with data visualization software., Salesforce Analytics Cloud, Tableau, and/or Microsoft PowerBI, including generating dashboards and managing user roles and profiles

ADA/Physical Requirements
Fast-paced office environment with extended periods seated or standing at a desk.
High use of computer and other office technology equipment.

1-5 days/yr

At ASCO and Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, our goal is to foster and encourage a diversity of thought, experience, and background in our workplace. Our organizations’ culture is multi-dimensional, and we encourage our employees to leverage their unique perspectives and ideas. ASCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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