Qualitative Research and Evaluation Manager

Houston, TX 1500 Austin Street 77002, 1500 Austin Street, Houston, Texas, United States of America Req #16868
Monday, September 20, 2021

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Qualitative Research & Evaluation Manager for the Houston Corps, located in Houston, Texas.


Job Summary

Conducts program evaluation activities and reviews the same for all Houston Area Command units through use of HMIS data; oversees assigned staff and volunteers; uses evidence- based knowledge and skills to determine strengths and weaknesses in HAC wide HMIS data collection activities and monitoring of progress on program and services outcomes; develops statistical methodology; facilitates program evaluation project planning and strategic data analysis, exploring program and services effectiveness; prepares required funder reports and provides recommendations to improve program effectiveness; recommends program modifications, revisions and terminations based on analysis of outputs and outcome analysis, insuring effectiveness of Area Command programs and services; receives and compiles monthly statistics from all HMIS related programs.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of basic statistics (including research principles, methods, procedures, survey methodology and standards). Knowledge of accepted data entry techniques, and accounting functions and tasks.  Ability to analyze and interpret statistical data.  Ability to learn and become proficient in specific computer software packages.  Ability to generate financial and statistical reports from computer data and in compliance with guidelines and established procedures.  Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army.  Ability to perform word processing, build spreadsheets and perform data input.  Ability to organize and prioritize work and meet deadlines. 

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in social services, program evaluation, or related field, with a Master’s degree in related area preferred, and Five years progressive experience collecting, analyzing and preparing reports related to outcome measures, or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Certifications: Valid State Driver’s License 

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Ability to meet attendance requirements.  Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language effectively. Ability and willingness to conduct all duties in accordance with the ministry of the organization and its Christian principles; conducts all communications and job duties with the highest level of professionalism. Duties are usually performed seated.  Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking. Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) frequently. Working Conditions: Work is usually performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like, but not limited to the office environment. 

Additional Comments:
All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

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Other details

  • Job Family TX-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Grant & Funding Compliance
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Houston, TX 1500 Austin Street 77002, 1500 Austin Street, Houston, Texas, United States of America