Knowledgeable and Approachable Professionals

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Actionable paths to success begin with a trusted partner.

We aim to become a trusted partner to each of our clients, anticipating their needs in order to provide insights to fulfill their unique vision. Working through the lens of our clients, we listen to their goals, their challenges, and their hopes, all with the objective of identifying actionable paths to success.­

Our unique value system

Our core values guide the way we approach and view our work. At The Rucks Group, we are grounded in developing authentic connections with clients that enable us to appreciate and support their vision. Our team brings deep passion and purpose, supported by a broad range of technical expertise and professional experience. With our depth of evaluation excellence, we deliver data-driven solutions that effect impact to our clients’ work.

Seek Excellence

Whether we must pivot to respond to emergent situations, or innovate new data solutions that solve complex problems, our team’s culture is built and sustained by individuals who continually reach for perfection.

Work Smart

"Working Smart" goes beyond having the right tools and technology integrated into our work. "Working Smart" also means being able to customize these resources to create meaningful approaches toward achieving a vision.

Provide Value

Through a shared understanding of the unique visions of each of our clients, our team remains committed to extending our expertise in ways that honor each of their paths to success.

Embrace Growth

"Embracing Growth" is more than simply learning, it is about the courage to have the visceral experience to evolve as a person as well as an organization. Like "Seeking Excellence", "Embracing Growth" is a never-ending journey.

Have Fun

The key to driving impact is to build spaces where people enjoy what they do. Our team preserves the “fun” in our work by enforcing psychologically safe environments that encourage innovation through exploration and by relentlessly supporting one another on the path to a shared vision.

Meaningful Work

Taken together: Seek Excellence + Work Smart + Provide Value + Embrace Growth + Have Fun, our core values create opportunities to make a difference.

Careers at TRG

We are proud of our dynamic and thriving culture at The Rucks Group. Here you can grow your career and work with a team of creative, curious, and thoughtful individuals who are setting new standards in research and evaluation. If this sounds like a fit, we invite you to learn more about becoming a part of the TRG team, or The Rucks Bus as we affectionately call it.
Remote work arrangements are negotiable.
We offer a competitive compensation package. Pay is commensurate with education and experience.

Senior Research and Evaluation Associate

Our Research and Evaluation Associates work with a portfolio of client projects to identify appropriate methodological and analytical approaches toward implementing developmental/adaptive evaluation approaches. Through a collaborative team effort, this individual identifies the intellectual direction of evaluations, facilitates external client meetings, and works with the firm's support Research Associates to disseminate surveys, develop results reports, and other related tasks.

Research Associate

Our Research Associates focus on readying surveys for dissemination, quantitative and qualitative data analyses, managing databases, and creating charts and other infographics of evaluation findings (working with “small” and “medium” data).

Grant Research and Evaluation Associate - Hiring!

We are seeking an individual to fill new a role as a Grant Research and Evaluation Consultant. This individual will play a critical role working on assisting project teams on the program evaluation efforts for grant proposals during the “pre-award” phase and transitioning awarded projects from the Business Development department to Client Services department (e.g., “post-award”).

Summer Research Associate Fellowship

The Rucks Group Summer Research Associate position is designed to provide a talented graduate-level student with professional experience to complement their training. The Fellow would have the opportunity to deepen knowledge of designing, executing, analyzing evaluation projects.

Summer Research Assistant Internship

The Rucks Group’s Summer Research Assistant Internship position is designed to provide a talented student (preferred Junior or Senior) with professional experience in applied social science research. The Summer Intern would support the design, execution, analysis, and evaluation of The Rucks Group projects.

Spring Marketing Assistant Internship

The Rucks Group’s Summer Outreach Assistant Internship position is designed to provide a talented student with professional experience in outreach and branding. To better explore the role of these marketing functions within a business context our immersive internship program will also provide this individual exposure to the field of program evaluation while developing an understanding of the value of this work from the perspective of the client.

Accounting Coordinator

The Rucks Group is looking for an energetic, detail-oriented, individual who would be excited to be a part of our growing and dynamic learning organization. This individual will place a critical role in the firm's growth by working independently on a variety of the firm's accounting tasks such as account receivables, account payables, payroll processing, and finalizations of the firm's contracts.
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Our team of professionals bring expertise across the broad spectrum of grant-funded work. With diverse knowledge of research and evaluation, we offer academic-level expertise at business level speed. Our solutions build our clients’ capacity to identify, digest, and utilize actionable data.
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