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Data Analyst- Community Justice Center
Position: Data Analyst- Community Justice Center
Organization: Tompkins County
Location: Ithaca,  NY 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 7/22/2021
Requirements This position reports to the Project Director for the Community Justice Center and is responsible for reviewing, analyzing, and organizing data to support the implementation of the Reimagining Public Safety recommendations. This technical position will be responsible for collaborating with City/County Offices Departments to understand the current information technology landscape, provide recommendations for processes and procedures to move initiatives forward and to facilitate work groups.

The Data Analyst will work from problem definition to implementation and provide support for the system designed as needed. The Data Analyst position will also be responsible for translating complex information, explaining the results and potential impacts to diverse audiences especially community members.  Considerable leeway is allowed for the exercise of independent judgment when planning and carrying out the work methods and procedures with commensurate responsibility for technical results. 

This position requires the ability to work with a high degree of autonomy making daily independent judgments in coordinating with County/City Offices and Departments. The Data Analyst will perform other related duties as required.

Tompkins County is committed to Equity and Inclusion.  We encourage those with similar values to apply.
 

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

  • Supports the integration of new information and/or technology to implement the Tompkins County and City of Ithaca Reimagining Public Safety Recommendations across Tompkins County and City of Ithaca Offices and Departments;
  • Organizes data in meaningful and understandable manner for all involved stakeholders;
  • Analyzes system-level data through an equity-lens.
  • Facilitates dialogue between departments to understand and address systems concerns;
  • Conducts research and proposes solutions for systems-level issues;
  • Conducts quality assurance checks to ensure accuracy in output analyses and/or interpretation;
  • Develops and implements meticulous quality control and record-keeping procedures to ensure the highest levels of data integrity;
  • Translates findings into recommendations, strategy, and change management practices for impacted stakeholders;
  • Designs and runs regression models and provides interpretation of the results;
  • Coordinates activities with other County and City Agencies to assure timely project completion;
  • Prepares technical reports and presentations that can be distilled by the non-technical reader and reviewer;
  • Participates and engages with community members through forums, presentations and meetings to understand, explain, and clarify the impact of the current information systems;
  • Collaborates with Public Information Officers to develop and present data using creative and innovative methods;
  • Develops and facilitates training as needed to implement plan recommendations;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  •  Knowledge of the County’s and City’s data-gathering policies, processes and procedures;
  • Ability to analyze, organize and simplify complex data;
  • Ability to maintain data integrity and confidentiality;
  • Knowledge of concepts and presentation of compelling data visualization
  • Knowledge of the practices and procedures to use data to engage community, specifically communities of color;
  • Adept at implementing and achieving solutions that are driven by data and leads of measurable outcomes;
  • Analytical reasoning ability, resourcefulness, dependability;
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Excellent written communication skills, including analytical report writing

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

a. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering, Communications Technology or a related field AND three (3) years of full-time paid (or the equivalent part-time) experience in systems analysis and the maintenance of electronic data processing equipment and communication systems; OR 

b.Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered two-year college with an Associate’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering, Communications Technology or a related field AND five (5) years of full-time paid (or the equivalent part-time) experience in systems analysis and the maintenance of electronic data processing equipment and communication systems; OR 

c. Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma AND seven (7) years of full-time paid (or the equivalent part-time) experience in systems analysis and the maintenance of electronic data processing equipment and communication systems; OR

d. Any equivalent combination of training and experience as described in (a), (b) and (c) above. 

NOTE: Degrees in word processing, or spreadsheets does not qualify in (a) and (b).

Please apply online here: https://www.tompkinscivilservice.org/civilservice/vacancies .

Contact Larry Workman at Lworkman@Tompkins-co.org
Status: This listing expires on: 8/21/2021
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Name:
Tompkins County
Address:
Tompkins County Department of Human Resources Office
125 E. Court Street
Ithaca,  NY 14850
United States
Email:
lworkman@tompkins-co.org
Phone:
(607) 274-5526
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Contact:
Larry Workman, Recruitment Administrato