Director of Monitoring and Evaluation

The Director of Monitoring and Evaluation is a new part-time role, and is responsible for developing an organization wide learning agenda, spearheading the monitoring and evaluation of our programs, and leading our impact assessment and reporting (both internally and externally). The Director of M & E is pivotal in supporting the telling of our story through data and impact. Global Citizen Year recently launched an entirely new program (The Academy); the Director of Monitoring and Evaluation will have a unique opportunity to pull from our existing reporting work, as they design the framework for evaluating our new program. Reporting to the Chief Program Officer, the Director of M & E is expertly positioned to play a critical leadership role in how we measure and report on our programmatic impact.

Position Summary


Monitoring and evaluation framework & strategy

  • Develop our organizational learning agenda, ensure alignment between our impact model, theory of change, and all program interventions.
  • Design and implement the development and execution of our monitoring and evaluation framework, strategy, and processes.
  • Identify appropriate indicators for how we measure, assess, and report our programmatic outcomes and impact; strengthen our internal capacity to do this.
  • Cultivate relationships with strategic partners and external consultants to support our outcomes and impact reporting.

Analysis and Reporting

  • Develop and maintain systems to collect data; lead analysis to produce meaningful information on inputs, outputs, outcomes, and impact of Global Citizen Year programs.
  • Determine data analysis procedures and use of quantitative or qualitative analysis tools.
  • Establish cadence and best method for communicating findings and outcomes to both the internal team, and external stakeholders.
  • Prioritize data hygiene: clean, sort, categorize and organize data.

Knowledge management

  • Develop systems for how we leverage our learnings to improve program delivery and effectiveness.

Your Legacy

With the launch of a new program, Global Citizen Year is at the precipice of accelerating its impact faster than ever before. The Director of Monitoring and Evaluation will play a pivotal role in leading and stewarding how we measure our impact and amplify the success of our outcomes.

Candidate Profile

The following skills are required:

  • Success in the design and implementation of M&E systems.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to elevate technical results to outcomes and conclusions that are meaningful and accessible to a wide range of audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability and orientation to use data to drive results and surface new opportunities.
  • Proven track record developing a strategy and driving its implementation to yield a successful result.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in complex environments, and across different cultures and contexts.
  • Excellent report writing, analytical, and communication skills.


  • Analytical. You are able to break down complex data into components that are relevant and make solid conclusions.
  • Focused on execution. You are organized and thorough; you are an expert project manager who knows how to implement a complex plan.
  • Expert storyteller. You are able to distill what is most important from complex and dense data, and then elevate a message that is meaningful.
  • Strategic thinker. You plan for the long-term, and are constantly thinking about how best to leverage current resources to achieve future goals.
  • Conceptual. You can create useful frameworks from limited information that will drive work forward. You recognize patterns easily, and can elevate beyond the details to see a bigger picture.
  • Connected to our mission. Something in your own life experience drives your passion for Global Citizen Year’s mission and vision.


Position Details

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience

Location: Remote

Ideal Start Date: April 5, 2021

Application Details

To apply: Please submit your application and resume on our website. In your application, please also indicate how you learned of the opening and provide 3 professional references, your salary requirement, your current location, and the date you would be available to begin part-time work in Oakland or remotely.

Deadline: We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. The review will continue until the position is filled.

Global Citizen Year is an equal opportunity employer. We know a diverse team produces the best results and we believe our team should reflect the diversity of leadership we aim to inspire. Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

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