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.


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

Director Support Assistant

RDA is seeking an experienced professional with initiative, discretion, and excellent interpersonal skills to support the Practice Directors at RDA. The ideal candidate will be able to manage simultaneous priorities; welcome opportunities to develop new areas of expertise; be able to work independently; have exceptional verbal and written communication skills; have excellent attention to detail; and have competent computer skills. Learn more.

Senior Program Associate

RDA is seeking a Senior Program Associate specializing in Workforce Development & Human Services. 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. The ideal candidate will demonstrate content knowledge and experience in human services and/or workforce and economic development; a commitment to social and/or economic justice; and successful professional experience in at least four of the following areas: mixed-methods data analysis, program evaluation, needs/gaps assessment, strategic planning, community engagement and research methods, program planning and design, and proposal and/or grant writing. 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. 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. The successful candidate will have experience in a management role and demonstrated leadership skills that encourage the development of leadership in others. Learn more.

Program Associate

RDA is seeking a highly-motivated individual with strong qualitative and quantitative data collection and analytical research and writing skills. The ideal candidate will also have successful experience in evaluation and/or strategic and program planning, and a demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice. Program Associates work with Research Associates and Senior Program Associates on a wide variety of projects, including evaluation, strategic planning, implementation support, and grant writing. This is a mid-level position that can lead to other levels of employment. Learn more.

Quantitative Program Associate – Justice

Resource Development Associates (RDA) seeks a highly motivated individual with strong quantitative and analytical research and writing skills to work on justice-related evaluation, strategic planning, and implementation support projects. The changing sensibility and emerging policies surrounding criminal and juvenile justice have energized our work and we are looking for someone to join our team with a background in quantitative analysis and a passion for building a more just and effective justice system. This is a mid-level position that can lead to other levels of employment. Learn more.

Research Associate

RDA 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 with RDA team members to provide a variety of services, including evaluation, planning, and grant writing, across the health and services spectrum, including juvenile and criminal justice, mental health, social services, public health, workforce development, and many other disciplines. The Research Associate position is considered entry level and can lead to other levels of employment. Learn more.

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