Senior Food Security and Economic Mobility Consultant (REMOTE ROLE) Job at ICF International, Inc., Reston, VA

  • ICF International, Inc.
  • Reston, VA

Job Description


ICF is a mission-driven company filled with people who care deeply about improving the lives of others and making the world a better place. Our core values include Embracing Difference; we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces, and hires dimensions of difference. Diversity & Inclusion, is simply who we are and what we do.

The Workforce Innovations, Emergency Preparedness and Poverty Solutions (WIPPS) Team works to improve the conditions of America's most at-risk populations and provide strategic consulting support to workforce development agencies throughout the United States. WIPPS has a broad portfolio of projects in human services and workforce development. We are seeking a senior staff member with expertise in human services policy and practice - with a particular emphasis on FOOD INSECURITY & ECONOMIC MOBILITY - to lead and/or support research, evaluation, and technical assistance projects in the domain. Our work is done in a professional, collegial, and intellectual environment that allows individuals the latitude they need to perform work that parallels their passions.

ICF is actively seeking a senior consultant with expertise in public human services, including food security, employment and training, or related benefit assistance programs. Specific areas of responsibility may include:
  • Provide expert subject matter expertise to projects supporting public human services programs that involve food security, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and/or the Special Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).
  • Provide overall project direction and/or serve as Principal Investigator for food security, cash assistance, and/or economic mobility-focused projects.
  • Build a pipeline of opportunities that align with ICF's objectives to promote a robust human services infrastructure across targeted domains.

THIS IS AN ON-CALL, part-time hours position based on project needs.

We are open to supporting 100% remote work anywhere within the US.

Required Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in human services, program evaluation, social work, liberal arts, or related discipline; PhD preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience in food security or cash assistance research and/or program evaluation.
  • Demonstrated experience with public human services regulations, policies, and procedures related to food and cash assistance programs.
  • Demonstrated expertise in managing complex programs and projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in producing high-quality, professional visualizations, presentations, reports, and other data products.

Additional Professional Skills We Expect You to Have:
  • Superior capacity for impactful decision-making in the business context
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple activities simultaneously in a fast-paced, changing environment, completing tasks on time and to high standards of quality.
  • Solid team builder and team player with proven ability to manage competing priorities, perspectives, and stakeholder needs.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities.
  • Excellent verbal, oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills, including experience with developing and delivering presentations and technical writing.
  • Capacity for a fast-paced, matrixed environment; ability to work both independently and as part of a team.





Working at ICF

ICF is a global advisory and technology services provider, but we're not your typical consultants. We combine unmatched expertise with cutting-edge technology to help clients solve their most complex challenges, navigate change, and shape the future.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

Read more about workplace discrimination rights, the Pay Transparency Statement, or our benefit offerings which are included in the Transparency in (Benefits) Coverage Act.

Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position.

The pay range for this position based on full-time employment is:
$76,848.00 - $130,642.00

Nationwide Remote Office (US99)

Job Tags

Remote job, Full time, Contract work, Part time, Work experience placement,

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