We are looking for a Program Evaluator/Coordinator !
This position is ideal for a detail oriented, and computer savvy individual that enjoys working independently. This position is responsible for quality assurance, contract compliance, data analysis, and program coordination in ten Craven Smart Start funded early childhood activities.
The position is for 30 hours per week and the salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
The purpose of this position is to provide quality assurance to Craven Smart Start and the North Carolina Partnership for Children, for 10 separately funded early childhood service activities.
The Program Coordinator/Evaluator accomplishes this through e valuation and monitoring all program grantees and their projects/activities by measuring the degree to which each is meeting partnership goals and to provide useful feedback to guide projects/activities toward meeting their goals. The Program Coordinator/Evaluator also develops, collects and reviews quarterly progress reports on projects and prepare Partnership progress Reports to North Carolina Partnership for Children and the Craven Smart Start Board. He or she will also regularly summarize and analyze data and write reports on progress toward partnership goals that will be suitable for publishing in a quarterly fact sheets, special reports, newsletter, press releases, and annual reports to the Board, funders and/or the community. Lastly, the Program Evaluator/ Coordinator assists grantees in developing and conducting appropriate and effective evaluation and monitoring strategies; report to the Executive Director on the adequacy of those strategies; and help grantees revise data gathering and reporting as needed.
Required Experience:
All candidates are required to have a bachelor’s degree in public administration, early childhood education administration, business administration or related field. All candidates should have strong written and oral communication skills, and demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft products including, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Preferred Experience:
  • Master’s degree preferred in in public administration, early childhood education administration, business administration or related field.
  • Skill in database and website management.
Craven Smart Start is a 501c3 organization that was established almost 20 years ago to provide funding, coordination, education and other services in the community in order to raise the quality of childcare and improve learning and health outcomes for young children (ages 0-5) and their families in Craven County.
Patricia Morrow, 2111 Neuse Blvd., Suite F New Bern, NC 28560
OR EMAIL TO: pmorrow@cravensmartstart.org
The position will be open until filled



  • Craven Smart Start, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that administers Smart Start funds and programs in Craven County. Smart Start is designed to ensure that young children enter school healthy and ready to succeed. Donations are tax deductible. Financial information about this organization and copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-807-2214. The license is not an endorsement by the State.