Impact Assessment and Learning Officer

Job Application Due Date: 12/31/21
Hiring Company/Organization: The James Irvine Foundation

About The James Irvine Foundation

The James Irvine Foundation is a private, nonprofit grantmaking foundation dedicated to expanding opportunity for the people of California. The Foundation’s vision is a California where all low-income workers have the power to advance economically. Since 1937 the Foundation has provided more than $2.09 billion in grants to organizations throughout California. The Foundation ended 2020 with more than $3 billion in assets and provided $109 million in grants. There are about 60 staff across their San Francisco and Los Angeles offices. The Irvine Foundation is committed, internally and externally, to the values of accountability, curiosity, empathy, equity, nimbleness, partnership, and transparency. Programmatic efforts are focused on three major, multi-year initiatives: Better Careers, Fair Work, and  Priority Communities with additional initiatives on the way.

Position Description

The Impact Assessment and Learning Officer will be a critical source of evaluation expertise and implementation support.  The Officer will also play an important role in helping to administer, synthesize and disseminate information and learning, especially around community and grantee listening efforts, staff engagement processes, and institutional assessment activities (such as the Grantee Perception Report) so that Foundation staff can more easily understand and access learning materials that will help ongoing strategy development.

Applications are due December 31, 2021.