Resource Development Associates

Job Openings

We are always looking for talented people committed to improving our communities. Find out more about our current job openings and see if you are who we’re looking for.

Business Development Associate

The Business Development Associate will aid a cross-functional team to develop and implement RDA’s growth strategy by supporting the development of competitive grants, proposals, and client deliverables. This individual will help shape their role in our dynamic department and should have the ability to foster a positive work culture and be a self-directed quick learner with an appreciation of the discretion required of the position.(Full job description)

Research Associate

Resource Development Associates is seeking a highly-motivated individual with strong quantitative and qualitative research and communication skills (verbal and written), who is committed to social and economic justice. Research Associates work as members of project teams with Program Associates and Senior Program Associates on a wide variety of issues including but not limited to evaluations, planning projects, and grant writing on juvenile and criminal justice, mental health, social services, foster care, public health and many other disciplines. The Research Associate position is an entry level position and can lead to other levels of employment. (Full job description)

Senior Program Associate

The Senior Program Associate will have experience with and understanding of a variety of government and non-profit subject matters, along with demonstrated success in planning and/or evaluation. Successful candidates will bring knowledge of project management practices and have a demonstrated record of success effectively managing multiple and concurrent projects and teams through the lifecycle of an engagement. Specific expertise in organizational development (OD) and change management, building collective impact initiatives, and/or conducting Community Health Assessments (CHA) and Community Health Improvement Plans (CHIP) is a plus. Senior Program Associates are expected to effectively partner with RDA’s clients at the executive leadership and management levels from government agencies and community-based organizations to plan, implement, and execute project activities and deliverables. (Full job description)

Independent Consulting

RDA has a diversity of projects that require specialized skills, and we maintain a cadre of independent consultants whom we call upon when their skills and talents are needed.  If you are interested in independent contracting opportunities, please send a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, references, and a writing sample to