Evaluation and Program Impact Specialist

Washington, D.C
Jan 12, 2022
Jan 18, 2022
Program Manager
Full Time

This position is designated as a full-time telework position on a temporary basis due to COVID-19 and may transition to onsite work when the office fully reopens.

The Evaluation & Program Impact Specialist with AmeriCorps Seniors, will investigate diverse data sets to discover underlying patterns, participate in the greater enterprise risk management objectives of AmeriCorps Seniors programs and provide support to the unit as well as other teams as needed, identifying program vulnerabilities and analyzing data to demonstrate the impact of AmeriCorps Seniors programs impact.

Additionally, the Evaluation & Program Impact Specialist will:
  • Support assessment of AmeriCorps Seniors program models by collaborating with team members to develop/update tools as needed to evaluate AmeriCorps Seniors projects.
  • Collaborate within unit and with other programs as needed on monitoring and reporting an aggregation of key data points.
  • Support AmeriCorps Seniors ongoing assessment of program models, managing research and evaluation archives along with other planning and implementation documents.
  • Analyze current impact and investment of AmeriCorps Seniors programming.
  • Collaborate with other departments, including the Office of Regional Operations target and track future investment based on key metrics of the agency.
  • Collaborate with other unit's and AmeriCorps Data Team to help ensure AmeriCorps Seniors program requirements are represented in agency data systems design and operation.
  • Create program deliverables through data visualizations for both technical and non-technical audiences, including graphs, charts, and maps.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a United States Citizen.
  • A 2-year probationary period is required for new Federal employees.
  • Merit Promotion applicants must submit a SF-50 to verify Status and grade.
  • Must be telework ready.
  • Satisfactory completion of a background investigation.


Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to at least the lower range of the NY-03 pay band, which would be at or equivalent, to the GS-11 level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is that which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience is demonstrated by directly related work experience in the following:
  • Program planning and evaluation.
  • Analyzing diverse data sets to identify program vulnerabilities.
  • Developing program materials for technical and non-technical audiences.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Such experience must be clearly documented in the applicant's resume.


Education is not a substitute for experience. Do not submit transcript, certificates or any other material that has not been requested.

Additional information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

Veteran's Preference: If you are claiming 5-point or 10-point veteran's preference, you must submit documentation described below in "Required Documents."

Special Employment Consideration: Persons with disabilities, disabled veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more, certain other veterans, spouses of certain members of the Armed Forces, VISTA volunteers, some Peace Corps employees and returning Peace Corps volunteers are examples of individuals who are potentially eligible for noncompetitive appointment. If you are eligible and would like to be considered for one of these noncompetitive appointments, applicable documentation that supports your eligibility must be submitted with your application package.