Full-Time Career Opportunities

Quantitative Analyst, Health and Human Services

RDA Consulting is looking for an experienced health and human services systems analyst familiar with mixed-methods community-based research. For this position subject matter fluency in health and human services areas, particularly adult education, workforce development, and/or behavioral health, and advanced Excel and Stata skills are required.

Senior Consultant, Health and Human Services

At RDA Consulting, Senior Consultants manage a diverse collection of projects that leverage their consulting skills (e.g., evaluation, planning, grant writing) and subject matter expertise (e.g., social services, child welfare, housing, behavioral and mental health, substance use, economic/workforce development, and post-secondary adult education). For this opportunity, content expertise in one or more of the following: adult education, workforce development, or MHSA/Behavioral health is required.

Consultant, Justice Systems - Proximity to Oakland, CA required

If you are looking to effect change through research and consulting and have experience in evaluation and/or strategic and program planning, we encourage you to explore our Consultant role. At RDA Consulting, Consultants work as members of project teams on a wide variety of issues including, but not limited to, evaluations, planning projects, grant writing, juvenile and criminal justice, behavioral health, social services, workforce development, community health, and many other disciplines. For this opportunity, proximity to the Oakland area is required, while subject matter fluency in criminal/juvenile justice is preferred.

Senior Consultant, Justice - Proximity to Oakland, CA required

The Justice team works collaboratively with a range of clients and stakeholders (e.g., County probation departments, behavioral health departments, community-based organizations) on projects spanning alternatives to incarceration including diversion programs and collaborative courts; county’s implementation of Prop 47-funded programs; probation reform; and evaluations/planning of services intended to prevent justice-system involvement or support individuals who are justice-involved. For this opportunity, proximity to the Oakland area is required, while subject matter expertise in criminal/juvenile justice, youth development, and/or community health is preferred.

Project Support Assistant

RDA Consulting is seeking a highly motivated individual with strong communication and project support skills, to fill the position of Project Support Assistant (PSA). The PSA works as a member of the project team supporting a wide variety of public and social sector efforts, including juvenile and criminal justice, mental health, social services, workforce development, and community health projects, and provides administrative support to the VP of Consulting Services and Associate Directors (2). The PSA position is intended as an intermediate-level position that can lead to other levels of employment in administration, operations, or consulting.

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 us.

Freelance Grant Writer

At RDA, we partner with government agencies and non-profit organizations to develop competitive grant proposals for projects aimed at sustainable progress. Due to the popularity of our grant writing services, we’re growing! We’re creating a pool of highly qualified freelance grant writers to support our grant writing services. Seeking writers with significant experience and demonstrated success with grant proposals. Freelancing at RDA is a great opportunity to cultivate your grant writing career and extend your network while adding significant proposals to your resume. Interested grant writers may submit their resume and interest here.

Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion

RDA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equitable and inclusionary hiring practices. We strongly encourage jobseekers from all cultural backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, genders, and ages to apply.


Out of One, Many. RDA Enters a New Era of Employee Ownership…

We are delighted to announce that RDA Consulting is officially an employee-owned social purpose corporation! After more than a year of planning and solidifying financing and agreements, employees have purchased RDA from our former owner and CEO, Patricia Marrone Bennett, PhD. With this transition, Dr. Bennett has created a lasting legacy for our 38-eight-year old consultancy.


National Indigenous People’s Day

RDA Consulting is committed to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion in both its work and community outreach. In that vein, it is our pleasure to announce that we will be making a donation in honor of National Indigenous People’s Day to the Oakland-based organization, Native American Health Center.