The incumbent in this position serves as the Program Evaluation Manager responsible for managing the continuous evaluation of USTDA programs to assess the outcomes and impact of the agency's investments. This requires using evaluation industry methods such as impact evaluations, summative evaluations, and other approaches to systematically determine whether USTDA's funding helps to achieve its mission.Learn more about this agency
Typical work assignments include:
- Implement and manage the continuous evaluations of USTDA programs to assess the outcomes and impacts of the agency's investments. Oversee the services provided by Outside Evaluation Contractors, including reviewing work product and ensuring compliance with contract terms. Calculate key project performance metrics, ensuring that metrics are reported accurately and consistently to uphold accountability and transparency with external stakeholders. Utilize the data and evidence from these evaluations, and provide significant input into agency regional program funding decisions, agency strategic planning, and agency reporting to internal and external audiences.
- Maintain the agency evaluation and performance data using databases, files and records, ensuring they are accurate and up-to-date. Oversee data aggregation and analysis, ensuring the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of data capture, storage, analysis and visualization. Develop and utilize complex databases, spreadsheets, charts, graphs, reports and tables in order to present findings and conclusions. Prepare reports, papers and memos analyzing empirical results of projects, ensuring information reported is accurate and complete.
- Provide guidance and data analysis to support the monitoring of programs to ensure USTDA's funding is delivered effectively. Review documents produced during the program and project life-cycle and ensure USTDA's files and records are complete with regard to federal record-keeping guidance.
- Communicate frequently with U.S. businesses, U.S. government agencies and foreign entities on behalf of the agency to collect key data and information regarding USTDA's results. Work collaboratively with USTDA Program staff, Office of the General Counsel, and other departments to collect and convey evaluation findings.
Occasional travel - Occasional Domestic and International Travel
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