21 days old

Policy and Reporting Analyst (Junior Level)

Evident Change
Madison, WI 53719
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STATUS: Full time

LOCATION: Hybrid of working from anywhere with regular training at the Madison, WI, office; open to remote within the United States after initial training period.

Do you enjoy project management, troubleshooting, light coding, working with clients, and traveling on occasion? Are you passionate about helping to make our systems more effective, equitable, and just? Are you ready to work for change?

At Evident Change, we believe our social systems should help people reach their greatest potential, not create barriers to their success. That's why we partner with systems professionals and communities to get to the root of their biggest challenges, and we give them the tools and knowledge to achieve better outcomes for everyone involved.


The SafeMeasures operations team is seeking an analyst to work with clients of SafeMeasures, Evident Change's state-of-the-art data reporting service for social service agencies. We are looking for a creative, resourceful self-starter who will be responsible for collecting and coordinating reporting requirements from client agencies, documenting those requirements, and answering questions from clients and analysts. Our work requires organization, problem-solving and facilitation skills, and a commitment to addressing complex social challenges for more effective and equitable systems for everyone.

In Madison, Wisconsin, where Evident Change is headquartered, the annual salary range for this position ranges from $43,000 to 46,000, based on a number of factors, including experience. Because Evident Change approaches compensation using a geographic differential, compensation may vary from this range, depending on where an individual lives. We also offer great benefits that you can customize to fit your needs, including a monthly stipend to support our work-from-anywhere culture.


Get ready to:

  • Interact with clients to explain reports, troubleshoot issues, and address requests;
  • Research and analyze policies, procedures, and legislation related to child welfare and juvenile justice in order to create tailored reports for clients;
  • Determine requirements, develop methodologies, and ensure quality for SafeMeasures reporting;
  • Write and troubleshoot basic XML configuration files; and
  • Facilitate client meetings to discuss reporting and project status.


We are committed to expanding diversity, cultural and lived experience, and expertise on our team. Qualifications include the following.

  • Demonstrated experience multitasking with attention to detail, organization, and time management.
  • Demonstrated experience following standard practices and procedures, receiving general instruction and supervision, and contributing to projects and initiatives.
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in problem solving to triage issues and determine the best course of action and initiative to learn new skills.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills; strong cross-culture communication and sensitivity skills.
  • Bachelor's or equivalent experience in social work, social science, public policy, or law preferred; other areas of study considered and/or lived experience working in or being a client of a social service system (child welfare, foster care, juvenile justice, etc.).
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook applications.
  • Ability to work from the Madison office to allow for in-person training three times a week.
  • If remote, ability to travel to the Madison office at least once per quarter.
  • Commitment to equity, social justice, and personal and professional development in these areas.
  • Comfort working with people who have diverse backgrounds and cultural identities.

Additional assets include:

  • Familiarity with HTML/XML/CSS and SQL is strongly preferred;
  • Familiarity with analysis and reporting and prior experience with data reporting is preferred.

Do you have other attributes that we should consider? Tell us! We want to hear about them.


We are a team with a variety of backgrounds. We employ social workers, those with research and analytics experience, and others who have grown their skills through educational study, personal interest, and learning. What we share is a commitment to our mission. We want people who bring diverse perspectives, backgrounds, cultures, and lived experiences to the work we do. Diverse staff help make our efforts to improve systems more informed and effective.


We generally advertise our jobs throughout the United States, resulting in a variety of talent to consider. Interested candidates apply and share their resume and cover letter through an online portal. Selected candidates will be invited to move to the next phase, which involves a brief questionnaire about your background, your experience, and how you see them relating to the job.

At the next stage, candidates are invited to participate in an online one-way video-style interview, with questions provided in advance to each candidate. This step provides an opportunity to reflect and expand on areas of interest, allowing both you and Evident Change to determine whether the position is right for you. Selected candidates are then invited to participate in a panel interview (which may or may not be remote).


If you are passionate about helping to develop technology that works to improve social services system delivery, and if our mission and values excite you, we invite you to submit an application. If you need assistance with an accommodation due to a disability, please email HR@evidentchange.org or call (800) 306-6223.

We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, national ancestry, age, religion, sex, ability, skin color, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected category. We strive to be welcoming to all applicants. Diversity is more than a legal requirement for us; it is one of our core values that we center in our work and our culture.

Visit EvidentChange.org for more information.


Evident Change requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a qualified exemption, approved by our organization and consistent with applicable state laws. For more information, please contact HR@EvidentChange.org.



Posted: 2022-05-02 Expires: 2022-06-02

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