Hennepin 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 Children and Family Services area. This position will work with the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) data coordinator, Data Translator Supervisor, data analysts, program leadership, and staff to inform decision-making and continuous quality improvement. This position will bridge communication between data analysts and staff, lead and support CQI and data analytics projects, develop staff of all levels to use data for improvement, and manage data governance efforts, including data quality and documentation.
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:
Working in children and family services or a human services related area.
Collecting, analyzing, or interpreting data to help improve business practices.
Using Social Services Information System (SSIS).
Using business intelligence and/or reporting tools.
Designing reports and data visualizations.
Facilitating and guiding groups to create new programs and operational improvements.
Train staff on the use of data.
Communicate complex ideas in simple, concrete terms.
Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Data analysis, report design, and visualization principles, as well as general understanding of related technology and reporting tools.
Minnesota human services data and service delivery systems.
Continuous quality improvement and project management.