Mid-Level - Program Evaluation

Mid-Level - Program Evaluation Job Locations US-VA-Arlington, Virginia

Job ID 2021-2085 # of Openings 1 Category Senior Analyst Overview

At Cadmus, our Homeland Security Sector provides clients with solutions to their most important analytical and policy challenges. We bring together a team of outstanding professionals who have earned a reputation of responsive and client-focused support for a wide range of homeland security and emergency preparedness agencies. Our client-oriented approach, coupled with our deep subject-matter expertise, enables us to bring an incisive edge to solving the most critical homeland security problems.

Our Homeland Security Sector seeks candidates to help clients across the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) measure the effects of their programs and progress against program objectives, and analyze program outcomes and effectiveness. Successful candidates will have at least four years of experience in program evaluation or a related field (e.g., public policy, program administration, grants management, economic analysis, statistics, data analytics). The ideal candidate will bring capabilities in data methodologies, an interest in the homeland security or emergency management space, excellent written and oral communication skills, and experience working at a professional services firm and/or government agency.


This mid-level analyst will work closely with project managers to help clients maximize their existing data, analyze program data, and devise strategies to improve programs and evaluate the effectiveness of emergency preparedness programs. Work includes:

    Help design data collections and analytic methodologies to assess program effectiveness
  • Use qualitative and quantitative methods to analyze preparedness data and evaluate emergency preparedness programs
  • Develop strategies for improving emergency management data collections and measurement of program outcomes
  • Synthesize results of qualitative and quantitative analysis into written products, data visualizations, and oral presentations
  • Help clients, through research, analysis, and stakeholder engagement, collect evidence of program impacts
  • Manage, clean, analyze, and visualize data
  • Provide training or technical assistance on evaluation methods, concepts, and tools
  • Generate assessments, reports, memoranda, and presentations tailored for senior government clients
  • Conduct preparedness-related research and analysis to develop communications products
  • Provide legislative and policy analysis and research on preparedness-related topics
  • Work with federal clients to support administrative tasks, such as scheduling, organizing meetings, and taking notes

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, such as program evaluation, social sciences, economics, statistics, or public policy (with a focus in evaluation)
  • Over four years of professional experience in program evaluation or a related field like public policy, program administration, grants management, economic analysis, statistics, data analytics - a relevant Master's degree may be substituted for two years of experience
  • Familiarity with or interest in emergency management and/or homeland security
  • Comfort with using, managing, and analyzing quantitative data
  • Excellent writing/editing, analytical, communication (oral and written), and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in relevant software programs including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to quality-check all work
  • Ability to earn a favorable Public Trust clearance and/or DHS Suitability
  • Candidates selected may be subject to a security investigation and, if required, should be able to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. This requires U.S. Citizenship.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a relevant field, such as program evaluation, public policy, public administration, social sciences, economics, or statistics
  • Professional experience in data analytics and visualization and familiarity with related software
  • Familiarity with the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018
  • Familiarity with program design, including logic models and theory of change
  • Experience managing tasks, overseeing analysts, and interacting with clients

Additional Information: To be considered, all candidates must submit a resume, a cover letter explaining interest and relevant qualifications, and a two to three-page writing sample (on any topic) that demonstrates their communication and analytical skills.

Based on eligibility and job status, Cadmus offers an excellent benefits package to include: medical, dental, vision, company paid disability and life insurance, 401(k) program, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, voluntary time off (VTO), tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance program, other optional benefits and various bonus programs.

Cadmus is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination. Cadmus is committed to providing a respectful workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation (including gender identity and/or expression), national origin, military and veteran status, physical and mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Learn more about Cadmus by visiting our website at: http://www.cadmusgroup.com


Management Analysts


Bachelor's Degree


4 to 20+ years

Job type

Full time

Salary Range
$55,000.00 - 95,000.00
per Year
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Arlington, VA 22201, US
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