Salary $63,283.80 - $100,324.83 AnnuallyLocation RemoteJob TypeFull-timeDepartmentHuman Services and Public HealthJob Number23HSPH844TV063
Closing3/9/2023 11:59 PM Central
DescriptionHennepin County’s Human Services Department is seeking a Data Translator to support the alignment of data and analytics to key initiatives and priorities for the Economic Supports Area. This role is a key conduit between highly skilled, technical data analysts/data scientists and business decision-makers. This position will translate business requirements to the technical analysts, operationalize and standardize how organizational leadership uses data for improvement, and lead and support continuous quality improvement projects.Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit theemployee referral program page.Location and hours:This position is remote. Remote workers may be required to come on-site an average of 0 to 12 days a year for work meetings, trainings, or for any other reasons that their supervisor may deem necessary (may include additional days for onboarding and new employee training). Supervisors will provide as much advance notice as practicable. Work hours are flexible, Monday through Friday, between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. While this position is designated as remote, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin. New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022, to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment.About the position type:This is a full-time, benefit-earning position. This position is internally classified as a Planning Analyst, Principal.Click here to view the job classification specification.In this position, you will:
Act as liaison between data analysts and program staff.
Define business questions and problems, including identifying data needed to answer.
Collaborate with data analysts to design reports and create data visualizations that effectively communicate the data results.
Ensure data products, applications, and tools are understood by and meeting the needs of stakeholders.
Validate data quality and implement process changes.
Prepare, analyze, and present data to internal and external stakeholders.
Maintain knowledge of applications and systems, business processes, and practice elements.
Create, implement, and manage continuous quality improvement projects, templates, and protocols.
Need to Have:
One of the following:
Ph.D. degree in business administration, public administration, research methods, statistics, behavioral/social science, public health, computer science/MIS, management science, urban/city planning, or a field appropriate to the area of specialization.
Master's degree or higher in one of the fields listed above and two years or more of planning analyst experience.
Bachelor's degree or higher in one of the fields listed above and three years or more of planning analyst experience.
Bachelor's degree or higher in any field and a minimum of two courses in research methods, analysis, statistics, project management, planning or evaluation and four years or more of planning analyst experience.
Nice to have:
Collecting, analyzing, or interpreting data to help improve business practices.
Facilitating and guiding groups to create new programs and operational improvements.
Bridging data and programs, including defining business questions and problems and identifying data needed to answer.
Designing reports and data visualizations to meet business needs.
Communicate complex concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Learn new data and analytics tools and techniques.
Challenge the status quo and be an innovative systems thinker.
Data analysis, report design, and visualization principles, as well as general understanding of related technology and reporting tools.
Minnesota human services data systems, particularly MAXIS and METS.
About the department:Human Services delivers a variety of services to individuals or families that assist with basic needs or encourage client change around specific objectives. We work with individuals as well as systems and communities in order to develop policy and advocate for the people we serve. The people we serve and our communities are connected. By helping one, we help the other.About Hennepin County:Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge (select Guest). Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.Your future. Made here.This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies.This position may have access to systems or other documentation that contains HIPAA data. Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience.