Director of Impact and Evaluation

Communities In Schools of Greater Tarrant County
November 15, 2021
5601 Bridge Street, Ste. 501, Fort Worth, TX
Job Type


Position Summary

The Director of Impact and Evaluation will be a motivated self-starter to lead the organization in program analysis, outcomes evaluation and data systems. They will initiate program and process evaluation inquiries, analyze data, assess outcomes and provide recommendations to management to continuously improve service delivery for students. The Director of Impact and Evaluation manages CIS of Greater Tarrant County’s data requirements for research and grant partnerships, reporting to Texas Education Agency, the CIS National office, and ensures timely reporting to stakeholders. Designs and delivers creative, user-friendly, and visually appealing reports for external stakeholders, school districts, funders, community publications, board meetings, etc.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Data entry personnel

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following satisfactorily; other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work with Program staff to ensure compliance for all CIS and TEA policies, procedures, and timelines regarding data collection and reporting
  • In partnership with Program staff, oversee regular reporting from campus sites, monitor for errors, and ensure the timely entry of clean data into various databases
  • In partnership with Program staff, research, design, and/or recommend new and innovative methods/tools to measure student progress across multiple areas of growth, to help tell the story of the impact of CIS services.
  • Analyze and interpret data trends to inform program growth and improvement
  • Provide outcomes reports demonstrating the impact of CIS for students served and return on investment, both for district partners and funders
  • Conceptualize analysis or research designs, select and refine study measures, and oversee quality control of data collection for evaluation of CIS programs and initiatives
  • Collaborate with research partners, funders, and internal staff to design, develop, and implement data visualization dashboards, logic models, and reports
  • Assist with training staff and administration on proper techniques and protocol for compliant data collection and reporting
  • In partnership with the Chief Programs Officer and Chief Clinical Officer, ensure that data collection and reporting processes are HIPPA and FERPA compliant
  • In coordination with the Chief Programs Officer, collaborate with the CIS network as it pertains to trainings, presentations, and meetings hosted by CIS National or Texas Education Agency
  • Promote a culture of team building, high professional standards, and professional development
  • At all times, represent the best interests of CIS, demonstrate support for its mission, and promote positive views of the organization, its policies, and benefits of employment with CIS


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Social Work, Public Policy, or Education preferred. Master’s preferred
  • Some coursework in research methods or statistics strongly preferred
  • At least 3 years of experience working with database management, data collection, analysis, research design, survey design, logic models, and data reporting
  • Proven ability to process, manage, and report on high volumes of data
  • Analytical skills necessary to explore and learn new technologies


Salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package including fully-paid employee medical/dental/vision insurance, school holidays off with pay, additional PTO, 401K employer matching, and more.

The values of Communities In Schools are Accountability, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity, and Excellence. Furthermore, CISGTC values diversity and inclusion at all levels of the agency. Therefore, people of all backgrounds and abilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

Send resume and cover letter to Lindsey Garner, President & CEO, at

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