Innovation Network

Senior Associate

Washington, DC

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Website: Innovation Network


Innovation Network, a national research and evaluation consulting firm that works to advance the field of evaluation through research, practice, and sharing of learning with the broader evaluation and nonprofit community, seeks nominations and applications for the role of Senior Associate. With an interdisciplinary team of nine staff, Innovation Network is poised to grow and engage a new Senior Associate to partner closely with the leadership team to lead evaluation engagements and support Innovation Network’s strategy to contribute to thought leadership in the field.

The new Senior Associate will join a highly dedicated and talented team and a committed board to provide insight to the social sector in evaluation theory and cutting-edge evaluation practice. As a senior member of the team, the new Senior Associate will lead the design and management of client engagements; support the professional growth of the Innovation Network team; and, contribute to Innovation Network’s growing thought leadership to advance evaluation across the social sector.

Ideal candidates will bring demonstrated subject matter expertise in the areas of philanthropic and nonprofit programs, services, and advocacy initiatives, including the issue areas of advocacy and social movements, health/health promotion/health equity, policy change, and democracy; a master’s degree in a social science or related field; deep knowledge of evaluation concepts, frameworks, theories, and designs; and significant experience in a consulting environment.


This search is being conducted with assistance from Allison Kupfer Poteet and Cara Pearsall of the national search firm NPAG. Applications including a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications and your resume (in Word format) should be sent to:

Our Lead


Allison Kupfer Poteet

Allison leads a national search practice that spans philanthropy at all levels, leading direct service providers, as well as nonprofits advancing solutions through policy, advocacy, evaluation and learning, and innovative approaches to social change.

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