|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Tamarack Institute||Full Time||Executive (Dept. head, director)||N/A||2019-01-09||2019-02-28|
Consulting Director – Evaluating Impact
Tamarack Learning Centre
Tamarack Institute’s Learning Centre is seeking an experienced community leader, in the role of Consulting Director, to advance the Evaluating Impact practice area.
About the Tamarack Institute:
The Tamarack Institute, founded in 2002 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, is a charitable organization dedicated to helping Canadian communities take ownership of local issues by making use of proven strategies for community engagement. We develop and support learning communities to help people collaborate, co-generate knowledge and achieve collective impact on complex community issues. Our vision is to build a connected force for community change. Learn more about Tamarack at www.tamarackcommunity.ca.
Role of the Consulting Director – Evaluating Impact Practice Area:
There are currently five interconnected practice areas which are integral to advancing community change. Tamarack will be focusing on each of these idea areas and bringing new knowledge, skills and capacities to support the Tamarack community network and practitioners to evolve their change strategies. The five interconnected practice areas that the Tamarack Learning Centre is advancing are:
The role of the Consulting Director is to lead and advance an idea area and to partner with the Tamarack Learning Centre team to ensure that all idea areas are advanced to the benefit of our network and community change practitioners.
While advancing an idea area will be the core focus of the Consulting Director’s activities, the Tamarack Learning Centre is built and maintained on a fee for service or revenue generation model. Consulting Directors will be responsible for achieving overall Tamarack Learning Centre financial goals and will be responsible for identifying and building viable revenue streams within their idea area.
Consulting Director, Evaluating Impact
A key skill set of community change practitioners is the ability to be able to effectively evaluate and communicate the impact of their community change strategy. Community change is a dynamic process which involves bringing traditional and non-traditional partners to a collaborative table, working comprehensively on a shared goal and creating an evaluation approach that includes short, medium and long-term outcomes and learning. The Consulting Director, Evaluating Impact will bring experience and knowledge of a variety of evaluation approaches, tools and resources. The Consulting Director will be able to employ this knowledge and experience in advancing the field of community change practice.
In the process of advancing a Tamarack idea area, the Consulting Director will be responsible for:
The Consulting Director, Evaluating Impact practice area will work closely the Co-CEO, Tamarack Learning Centre and the Director of Operations, Tamarack Learning Centre. They will also work collaboratively with the other Consulting Directors and the Tamarack Learning Centre team.
The Tamarack Institute is a virtual organization with a small head office located in Waterloo, Ontario. The position is full-time and can be home-based or performed at the Tamarack offices at the University of Waterloo. Candidates who reside within a close driving distance from Kitchener-Waterloo are preferred, but Tamarack is willing to consider candidates from anywhere in Canada.
Salary and Benefits
Tamarack provides a competitive salary and offers a comprehensive benefits package.
Please send your resume and cover letter to Jana Harris, Manager Finance and Operations, at email@example.com before February 28, 2019.
While we thank all interested applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted.