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Sanford Health Program Evaluator | Sioux Falls, SD in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: GSS National Campus
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 4800 W 57th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57108, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Collaboratively develops comprehensive evaluation plans as appropriate to program or grant goals and objectives. Works with stakeholders to develop and implement evaluation frameworks for monitoring and evaluation. Utilizes data to assess effectiveness and highlight areas for improvement. Develops summative and formative reports for stakeholders and grantees. Works in collaboration with the Evaluation, Research and Quality teams to incorporate equity and social justice principles into work performed. This position will do work across departments as well as internal and external contracts. Designs and implement evaluation projects for grants, programs, and departments. Creates data collection tools and protocols. Collects data through interviews, surveys, and focus groups with staff, people we serve, community members, and stakeholders. Analyze both quantitative and qualitative data from internal and external sources. Create presentations, documents, and dashboards for reporting and monitoring. Dedication to continuous practice and growth around equity in evaluation. Promoting the values of equity and furthering these practices in collaborative work within Sanford Health and with partner agencies. Establish and maintain relationships with program managers and program directors to advise on data and evaluation reporting. Develops effective relationships with external stakeholders to advise, provide technical assistance, and implement data and evaluation reporting needs. Advise internal and external stakeholders on instrument development, evaluation and data reporting. Work collaboratively with the Evaluation, Research and Quality teams to assist the organization in building capacity to use evaluation in strategy and decision-making processes. May perform other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in related field (psychology, program evaluation, applied research, public health, sociology or other social sciences degree with strong emphasis on quantitative and qualitative research), required. Master’s degree in any field above preferred.

Minimum of two years’ experience planning, implementing, and reporting on program evaluations. Master’s degree can substitute for experience. Experience with qualitative analysis techniques and basic quantitative statistical analysis preferred.

Knowledge and proficiency of MS Office software.

Experience in learning programming languages, such as SQL.

Experience using statistical software packages such as SPSS or R, a plus

Bilingual (ex. Spanish, ASL) a plus.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Quality and Risk Management
Req Number: R-44628
Featured: Yes