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Data Analyst

Position Type: Full-time, Salaried

Department: Office on African American Affairs

Compensation Range: $50,005 - $58,255
Closing Date: August 24, 2018 @ 5:59pm CT

Job Summary: The Data Analyst will compile and decipher relevant data on issues and policies directly related to the needs of the African American community in Milwaukee County.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist OAAA staff in examining and defining the issues central to the rights and needs of African Americans in Milwaukee County by collecting data to aid in making racial equity decisions, policies and legislation.

  • Advise OAAA staff, policymakers, and the public on recommendations for changes in programs and laws for the benefit of the African American community.

  • Assist OAAA staff in developing and implementing policies, plans, and programs related to the special needs of African Americans. Working with management team to create a prioritized list of needs across the countywide footprint.

  • Conduct research, identify and obtain large amounts of data (facts, figures, racial equity metrics), those which aid in promoting equal opportunities for African Americans.  Assist OAAA staff and other County Departments by conducting qualitative and quantitative internal and external research relevant to the mission of OAAA.

  • Assist the Research and Programs Manager in the research and program evaluation conceptualization, design, implementation of data collection methodologies, data analysis, and interpretation and reporting of results related to initiatives, programs, and projects.

  • Write research briefs and reports as assigned for OAAA staff, County administration, policymakers, and the public. Being called to present data findings and translate complex data into concise, correct conclusions. Have precise eye for detail, reviewing trends, and drawing conclusions on analysis.

  • Represent OAAA and Milwaukee County in substantive community collective impact working groups and meetings.

  • Provide local and community-level data analysis useful to understanding certain conditions and outcomes related to African Americans while assisting in establishing frameworks for shared measurement systems. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in public administration or public policy or a closely related field.

  • Five or more years of experience conducting statistical studies, including researching, analyzing, gathering, transforming and cleansing data, to support business decision making.

  • A Wisconsin driver’s license and access to an insured reliable vehicle. 

Special Instructions: This Original Examination is open to Wisconsin residents. The selection process will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following: education and experience evaluation; written, oral, or performance tests, or other assessment methods.

Milwaukee County offers a comprehensive blend of benefits designed to make your life better both inside and outside of the workplace. Milwaukee County conducts criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing.


     
Milwaukee County is an Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability genetic information or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.