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Data Analyst

Company: State of Washington Dept of Children, Youth, and F
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description This position has the flexibility to work from any duty station in Washington State, but will primarily be working remotely. The Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) was created to be a comprehensive agency exclusively dedicated to the social, emotional, and physical well-being of children, youth, and families regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or other socioeconomic factors. We believe our workforce should reflect the communities we serve and are actively searching for candidates that reflect that diversity. We're looking for a Data Translation Analyst to join our team to provide statistical analysis on complex issues that impact DCYF programs and policies. Our vision is that "All Washington's children and youth grow up safe and healthy-thriving physically, emotionally, and educationally, nurtured by family and community." The Opportunity: Are you interested in having an impact at the level of policies and programs that affect the wellbeing of children, youth, and families? We are hiring a Data and Translation Analyst to participate in large-scale childcare-specific business and management projects and studies and provide senior-level consultation through data interpretation and reporting. This individual will also collaborate with managers and assist with implementing legislative directives, developing policies, procedures, and long-range strategic plans. If you are an expert in data analysis with a desire to positively impact Washington State children, youth, and families, apply today and bring your strengths to DCYF! Some of what you will get to do: Organize and manage large, complex data sets and conduct data analysis using multiple methods and tools. Analyze qualitative and quantitative data that informs policy and training needs including simple, complex statistical analysis. Use data to identify and report implementation risks, dependencies, and other possible issues. Identify problems, analyze and evaluate operating deficiencies or difficulties, provide management with alternatives and recommend courses of action. Provide data-related input to department operations including scope, methodology, and timetable development for project completion. Work with outside organizations, including private, state, and federal organizations to collect and analyze project data and identify potential changes to programs and policies. Ensure data integrity and requirements of confidentiality are maintained at all times. Use data to understand and combat racial inequities. Assist in developing reports including findings from project data analysis. Participate with management staff in developing strategies for the use of available resources, defining departmental needs and priorities, long-range planning, and setting goals. Conduct analytics delivery in conjunction with client relationship management, business knowledge, and high cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity. Present research findings and recommendations to elected officials and outside organizations. Provide technical assistance and consultative service to clients in the development of program activities and project initiatives. Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, law, public health, health administration, or a related field and four years of experience conducting research and analyzing policies, laws, rules, or regulations. OR A comparable combination of graduate education and experience. In addition to those required qualifications, our ideal applicant will also have some or all of the following: Demonstrated accountability, responsiveness, and willingness to learn. Experience in research and development. Knowledge of State statutes, Washington Administrative Code, RCW, and agency policies and procedures. Ability to analyze and synthesize data to inform decisions, and ability to use data collection methodologies. Ability to work collaboratively as part of a results-oriented team and independently as needed. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively. Ability to organize, prioritize, and complete multiple projects with accuracy. Ability to communicate complex materials clearly both verbally and in writing to diverse audiences. Ability to review and update reporting protocols and data collection/analysis methods as necessary Ability to strategically plan and lead group facilitated projects. Ability to participate in pilot groups, community groups, and forums as needed. Ability to manage and organize large, complex data sets. Ability to proficiently conduct complex and statistical analysis. How do I apply? Complete your applicant profile and attach the following documents: Letter of interest describing how you meet the specific qualifications for this position Current resume detailing experience and education Copy of your college transcripts To take advantage of Veteran's preference please attach your DD-214, member 4 long-form, or your NGB-22. Please black out your social security number prior to attaching. Supplemental Information: **Per Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14 (Download PDF reader) state employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please note that any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing verification of your vaccine status, having an approved medical accommodation, or having an approved religious accommodation. No start date will be approved until you have either verified your vaccine status or have an approved accommodation. The initial screening will be based on the content and completeness of your application and the materials submitted. All information may be verified and documentation may be required. Applications with comments such as "see attachments" or "N/A" in the supplemental question responses will be considered incomplete. This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies. DCYF is an equal opportunity employer and supports equity, diversity, inclusion, and respect. Need accommodation throughout the application/interview process? Unable to apply online? Contact the Recruitment team at or or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf at Experiencing technical difficulties creating, accessing or completing your application? Call NEOGOV toll-free at or email . General suggestions for creating a good application packet: Read the job posting very carefully. Find out as much as you can about the position. Make sure you are very diligent in following all the application instructions. Include all requested documentation. Make sure your application and supplemental question responses address how you meet each of the required and desired qualifications. Carefully read each of the supplemental questions and respond completely to each one. Pay careful attention to each component of the question, providing examples, and thoroughly describing when and where you achieved the proficiency level, and detail the types of work you performed, the work products, etc., to demonstrate 'how'. Specifically include all of your work experiences doing the same or similar work, especially if you reference work in these jobs in describing when/where you gained proficiency level skills. Make sure your application reflects your best writing. 11538

Keywords: State of Washington Dept of Children, Youth, and F, Washington DC , Data Analyst, Professions , Washington, DC

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