Growing Home is committed to an inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Growing Home is dedicated to creating a thriving and equitable north metro Denver one family at a time. Our participant-centered approach to strengthening families, nurturing children and connecting community fills a critical gap for families and children who are experiencing immediate and long-term barriers to stability and success. Through evidenced-based programs, we improve outcomes for children, their parents and their community. Our model makes us a leader in the two-generation approach to poverty alleviation and community equity.

 

Mission: To guide children and their families on the path to a brighter future

 

Vision: We envision our community working together so that all children and their families have a place to call home, food on the table, and the opportunity to pursue their dreams.

 

Core Values: Respect, Effectiveness, Learning, Collaborative Leadership, Professionalism and Inclusiveness

 

Description or Purpose of the Assignment:

The Impact Manager will support Growing Home’s mission by leading the organization’s programmatic evaluation efforts and strengthening the organization’s ability to demonstrate measurable impact on the lives of children and families. The Impact Manager will work across our program areas of Strengthening Families, Nurturing Children, and Connecting Community to deepen the agency’s measurement practice and expand data-informed decision making within the organization.  The Impact Manager will train and coach others on the use of data to best inform their work. Through this opportunity, the Impact  Manager will be able to operationalize Growing Home’s measurement practice by working with staff to maximize the use of our data management systems (Apricot and Visittracker), which will enable the agency to work more effectively and deepen a culture of learning.

Responsibilities:

Leadership

  • Actively participate in Growing Home’s Management Team, championing the organization’s strategic priorities, strategic goals, and workplace culture
  • Train staff on data usage using organization’s servant leadership philosophy, coaching staff towards a culture of excellence
  • Coach staff on how to utilize data to inform decision-making
  • Train new staff on using Apricot or Visittracker as part of their position workflow

 

Promote a culture of learning and data-driven decision making

  • Support the implementation of performance measurement systems that allow for accurate, reliable information collection, and reporting
  • Participate in programmatic activities as needed to understand and develop appropriate data collection practices
  • Build out reports and dashboards in Apricot and Visittracker database
  • Run monthly reports to support data-related reporting and share-outs to stakeholders
  • Collaborate with program managers to develop a plan for quarterly data use sessions, including identification of learning questions, data needed for discussion, facilitation techniques and/or activities
  • Facilitate or co-facilitate quarterly data use sessions
  • Troubleshoot and support data collection and entry with program teams
  • Troubleshoot reporting or dashboarding challenges

 

Data Management

  • Oversee data management system maintenance (as needed) by serving as one of two Apricot system administrators
  • Monitor data quality in programmatic data management systems (Apricot and Visittracker), elevating issues with program manager, Chief Program and Impact Officer, or others as needed
  • Collaborate with program staff and managers to develop processes and procedures to ensure accurate and efficient data collection methods
  • Conduct data quality reviews, data management, and analysis
  • Conduct monthly imports of new family enrollments from Visit Tracker data system into Apricot’s data system
  • Support Grant Manager and Leadership Team in pulling data to accurately fulfill grant and other reporting needs
  • Serve as the technical point of contact and data manager for external evaluation consultants
  • Proactive troubleshooting and thought partnership on Growing Home’s impact management practice

Qualifications Needed:

  • Experience using Apricot or Visittracker data management systems strongly preferred
  • Capable of rapidly learning and becoming comfortable with new data management systems related to data collection, data analysis, and data visualization
  • Ability to work independently while managing team priorities to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability in presenting technical information orally and in writing to a non-technical audience and to both internal and external stakeholders of all levels
  • Ability to analyze information and use sound judgment when making recommendations, troubleshooting, or solving problems
  • Comfort expressing feedback in a professional and constructive manner to ensure both team cohesion and excellence
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
  • Passion for anti-poverty and social justice work

Salary and Benefits:

  • $47,000-52,000 depending on experience
  • Health insurance
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Paid vacation, sick days, and holidays
  • Optional 403(b) plan with 5% match after 1 year
  • Professional growth and development opportunities
  • Employee wellness program

Growing Home is committed to an inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to careers@growinghome.org with Impact Manager in the subject line. No walk-ins please.

Growing Home is committed to an inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer.