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Internal Program Evaluator, Hawkins Grant

National Louis University
paid time off
United States, Illinois, Chicago
Jul 09, 2024

Internal Program Evaluator, Hawkins Grant


Job Locations


National College of Education

Position Type
Staff (Full-Time)


Who We Are:

National Louis is a 135+ year old university that has been grounded in the values of innovation, access, excellence, and equity from its inception. As an institution, we believe in providing access to educational opportunity and that education is our greatest lever for social and economic mobility. We are a student-focused community that is committed to continuous improvement and superior student service. We believe that through education we are able to empower change and build healthy communities. Our hard-working community is based on collaboration and respect for all team members and students.

What We Offer:

At National Louis University, we offer our employees an innovative environment to work together and inspire the ideas that will make an impact. As our external environment changes, our employees are provided the opportunities and tools needed to grow both personally and professionally to remain successful. NLU employees and dependents are offered a wide range of benefits, including but not limited to, Health Insurance benefits, Retirement benefits, Paid Time Off and Educational Benefits.

What You Will Do:

The Internal Program Evaluator (Hawkins Grant) will monitor, report, and connect data to program implementation strategies. Responsibilities include supporting project leadership in developing systems of shared data with Hawkins partners; coordinating internal data on project implementation and impact; preparing and share regular internal reviews of Hawkins program. This position is grant-funded through Dec 31, 2026.

Essential Responsibilities

    Develop data collection mechanisms; including but not limited to surveys, focus groups, assessment tools, and other instruments to effectively track the implementation and impact of strategies and practices for each grant activity / objective; including collaborating with the program director to complete the DoE Annual Performance and Results report
  • Create and manage assessments to measure student knowledge, skills, and dispositions within their placements.
  • Ensure accurate compliance reporting for quarterly and annual grant report.
  • Create and publish reports to be disseminated and presented to key stakeholders, including conferences and publications.
  • Conducts literature and research reviews of relevant topics to provide a summary and synthesis of these resources for the team.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • Master's degree in Education, Curriculum and Instructor, Teacher Preparation or other related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience with data collection and analysis.
  • 1-3 years of experience developing reports for publication or presentations.
  • 1-3 years of experience with support grant goals and outcomes.
  • Interpersonal skills: Shows genuine sensitivity to the needs, feelings and capabilities of other people. Deals with others in a pleasant manner. Treats others with respect and consideration.
  • Teamwork: Is an effective team player who adds complementary skills and contributes valuable ideas, opinions and feedback. Communicates in an open and candid manner and can be counted upon to fulfill any commitments made to others on the team.
  • Flexibility: Adjusts quickly and effectively to changing conditions and demands. Discusses change as a necessary and inevitable aspect of organizational life as well as an opportunity to learn new things. Has a similar view and approach to potentially stressful situations. Invests personal energy toward accepting and adapting to change that others use toward resisting or resenting it.

NLU Inclusion Statement:

National Louis University is deeply committed to serving its community, advancing access and equity, and ensuring that all individuals are welcomed and valued. We are dedicated to fostering a culture where diversity, equity, and inclusion remain at the core of who we are. These are more than just words to us: they are truly a way of life for the NLU community. We recognize that differences in abilities, age, ethnicity, gender (identity and expression), race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, and background bring richness to our work environment. We affirm diverse perspectives, innovative contributions, and authentic presentations of self from every member within the NLU community. We believe inclusion is grounded in the actions we intentionally take each day. Our goal is to inspire and empower NLU employees and community members to cultivate an environment where we collectively focus on uplifting and advancing our institutional culture.

Special Instructions

Please Include the following along with your application:
- Resume (Required)
- Cover Letter (Optional)
NLU Employees please also submit an Internal Posting Form
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