ACET is an independent research corporation specializing in the evaluation of education is now hiring!

Position: Evaluation Specialist
Start Date: May/June 2012
ACET is an independent research corporation specializing in the evaluation of education, public
health, and community-based programs. Our staff have extensive experience in conducting high
quality research and evaluation in a variety of settings including multicultural/bilingual settings
throughout the state of Minnesota and nationally. We serve a wide range of clients to plan, implement,
and analyze and summarize both formative and summative evaluations. ACET staff frequently employ
a wide range of evaluative techniques to help clients collect data and-ultimately-improve their
programs, including: survey design and development; database development; logic model and
evaluation plan construction; focus group and interview script development; focus group facilitation
training; test score and survey analysis; review of extant data, including documents and databases
available online; and staff capacity building. Our company is dedicated to providing services to
improve organizational effectiveness and build evaluation capacity. To learn more about ACET and
the kind of work we do, visit us at
The Evaluation Specialist will be a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual with demonstrated
experience performing evaluation or research studies and writing clear, concise reports for a variety of
audiences. Experience with relational databases in Excel and SPSS (or other statistical software) is
A qualified candidate will have a master’s degree in the field of evaluation, health science research,
policy analysis, or related field. A degree of creativity, independence, and latitude is expected with this
position. Job duties for this position include:
ü Working in a team setting to plan an evaluation (e.g., logic model development, evaluation
planning, database mapping);
ü Conducting literature and document reviews;
ü Designing qualitative and quantitative measures (e.g., focus group questions, survey items,
interview questions, rubrics, site visit protocols);
ü Collecting data and co-facilitating meetings;
ü Compiling results, preparing reports, and documenting progress toward outcomes;
ü Working with clients to build evaluation capacity;
ü Sharing ideas on program evaluation methodologies and frameworks; and
ü Assisting with various aspects of business operations and other relevant duties as assigned.
Applicants should email or send a one-page letter of interest and a resume (not to exceed two pages)
ACET, Inc.
9868 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55420
Please note that telecommuting is not available for this position nor is relocation assistance.