Description

Compensation Type: Annual salary
Job Type:
Contract

Pay Range: The evaluation has a budget $30,000
Organization's Mission: The mission of the Arts Council is to promote, present, and support artists, arts organizations, and arts activities in order to further the development of the arts community and to benefit the public by expanding awareness, access, and participation.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: N/A
Position Summary: Salt Lake City is looking for a contracted local evaluator to capture the impact of the Public Art Challenge project.

Working in close partnership with Salt Lake City, and collaborating with an international consulting agency and Bloomberg Philanthropies, the evaluator will lead on local data collection for both quantitative and qualitative measures seeking to understand the impact of Wake the Great Salt Lake on, but not limited to, the following areas:

• Civic issues being addressed
• Citizen engagement
• Civic pride and community development
• Government collaboration and public-private partnerships
• Public art knowledge and appreciation
• Local arts and culture ecosystem
• Economic benefits
• Press and social media

Though there is an existing set of key measures and indicators for monitoring and measuring impact as part of the national evaluation, further Wake the Great Salt Lake project specific measures will need to be developed for this local evaluation. The additional project specific research is something that we will further discuss with the selected evaluator.
Primary Responsibilities: Implement a qualitative and quantitative evaluation to assess the impact of Wake the Great Salt Lake on the dying of the Great Salt Lake which includes;

• Evaluation measurements in the focus areas outlined above
• Additional evaluative measurements specific to the project goals as outlined by Salt Lake City
• Collect baseline data to assess changes over time
• Provide timely updates to Salt Lake City, and Bloomberg Philanthropies (via BOP Consulting) throughout the consultancy period including regular calls, written updates, and immediate notification of any major issues or impediments
• Produce a final written report and executive summary that provides
• An overview of key metrics
• Description of evaluation methods and process
• Impact of project on civic issue and key focus areas
• Lessons learned

This report should seek to communicate on both a technical and a more broadly accessible level, to ensure the greatest possible reach.
Desired Qualifications: • Experience and knowledge of local context
• Experience developing and implementing qualitative and quantitative evaluations across underrepresented, harder to reach communities
• Ability to collaborate across the public and private sectors
• Ability to assemble a strong team consisting of experienced researchers as well as reliable and consistent support staff and research assistants
• Strong communication skills and an ability to distill complicated concepts in a clear and concise manner
Benefits / Why Work With Us: We Connect Salt Lake City to the Arts. As a community, Salt Lake City abounds with and attracts talented and creative artists, performers, and makers. The Salt Lake City Arts Council is here to support that energy by providing grants, events, and opportunities in the performing, visual, literary, and folk arts.
How to Apply: Submit materials to Andrew Shaw at Andrew.Shaw3@slcgov.com no later than February 16, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. MST. No late submissions will be accepted under any circumstance.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Location: Remote

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Contact: Andrew Shaw
Email: Andrew.Shaw@slcgov.com
Phone: No Phone Calls Please.