Jannus is a not-for-profit health and human services organization that helps individuals, families and communities in transition — from infancy to healthy childhood, from illness to health, from newly arrived refugee to fully integrated working citizens, and from isolation to community. Jannus changes lives through a combination of eleven unique organizations, a diverse portfolio of programs, and caring volunteers that work to promote health, advance policy and create opportunity.
We have a unique opportunity for a Data Analyst position. This position will support two of our programs, Idaho Office for Refugees and Economic Opportunity.
Economic Opportunity’s (EO) mission is to create wealth equity for individuals and families in the Treasure and Magic valleys through complimentary programming. It is the only micro-lender of its kind in Idaho, one that uses lending as a tool to eliminate poverty. The program combines distinct funding sources with training and coaching to help clients who are often unable to receive funding through more traditional means to achieve success by every measure of self-sufficiency.
The Idaho Office for Refugees (IOR) oversees the refugee program in Idaho. Our mission is to connect people from refugee backgrounds and Idaho communities to enrich lives and create belonging. Through shared cultural events, education, social experiences and work opportunities we create communities that thrive together. We also support the work of resettlement agencies and our programs Global Gardens, Global Talent, English Language Center, and the Refugee Speakers Bureau.
THE PURPOSE OF THIS ROLE:
The data analyst is fundamental to our organization’s ability to make informed decisions that better serve our clients and meet funding requirements, while also informing our stakeholders of important trends that that could impact our community. This role is also an essential part of ensuring our programs stay healthy through data integrity and process improvements, and ensuring that we eliminate bias in our data collection, analysis and reporting.
- Create complex reports and queries to mine data from primary and secondary sources and organize in a way that can easily be read and understood to support informed decision making.
- Create and submit all required reports accurately, and in a timely fashion (includes federal and private grant reporting)
- Analyze data and be prepared to provide statistical support throughout the grant lifecycle & program development.
- Connect, create, and/or maintain databases and data systems to manage data collection and retrieval methods that assure data integrity system wide and builds program efficiencies.
- Regularly identify areas in which process improvement and data visualization can streamline data collection, automate required reporting, and solve business challenges.
- Train and support resettlement agency partners and staff on using systems to collect, manage, use, and report data with accuracy and completeness.
- Respond to community and partner data requests.
To fulfill these responsibilities, you may regularly
- Identify ways to connect reporting tools that track information.
- Create visual reports to help stakeholders better understand important information that is relevant to them.
- Compile and analyze data on refugees in Idaho on services and program outcomes.
- Liaise with contract programmers and vendor providers to create and connect database solutions, maximizing use of existing systems.
- Integrate modules from available systems in ways that best meet reporting needs.
- Regularly provide training and on-going technical assistance to staff and agency partners and keep training manual up to date.
- Design forms, procedures, processes, and reports to enhance and/or automate portfolio reporting.
- Review and recommend procedures to enhance data collection and visualization
Skills and experience that lead to success in the role:
- Education or experience in data mining, data management, relational databases
- Knowledge of database languages such as SQL, R or Python and experience with data management, statistical analysis, and data visualization
- Hands-on experience with Tableau, MS Access, MS Reporting Services and SQL Server Enterprise Manager
- Experience teaching non data oriented individuals data entry, using front end reports
- The ability to interpret data and clearly communicate meaning to inform strategic decisions
- Deep comfort with learning, troubleshooting, and improving system
- The ability to self-manage time and deadlines
- Ability to interpret and apply federal regulations and policy
- Excellent verbal and written skills
- Able to pass a criminal history background check
- A commitment to and passion for serving systemically oppressed populations and the ability to apply independent and sensitive judgment to a variety of situations faced by immigrants and refugees
- Desire to support and contribute to a diverse range of services focused on irradiating poverty.
- Knowledge of how bias works in data and experience collecting diverse data and eliminating bias in datasets.
- BS/BA in statistics, economics, data science, computer science, engineering or relevant field
- Demonstrated expertise in taking raw data sets and using them to identify trends, reach meaningful conclusions, and discover ways to effectively employ data for program development
- Demonstrated ability to prepare clear, accurate, and well-organized data-driven presentations and trainings
- Proven track record of success in tracking and meeting performance-based goals
- Advanced expertise in Microsoft Excel
- Ambitious novices and seasoned data analysts who want to use their skills and expertise for good and be part a social movement, are encouraged to apply
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
All eligible employees that work within the Jannus family of programs receive medical, dental, and vision, retirement/401K benefits, paid vacation package plus sick time, paid and floating holidays, access to EAP for staff and volunteers, hybrid work schedules, and a deep respect for work-life integration.
THE OFFICE AND OTHER WORKING REQUIREMENTS
Jannus supports hybrid and remote work options. You have access to a general, shared office space and be closely connected to a supportive team regardless of where you are physically located
Sitting, standing, walking, driving, repeated hand and wrist motions (for computer use) are required, as well as the ability to lift up to 35 pounds. You must be able to tolerate heat and cold, and to drive to client and community partner businesses in varied weather conditions.
You will need reliable transportation, and if an offer is extended, you will be asked to demonstrate a valid driver’s license, a copy of State-mandated liability insurance, and complete a criminal history background check.
How to Apply
Visit the Jannus Employment page at www.jannus.org/employment and click on the job posting link to be directed to a secure application portal. If you are unable to submit the application through the electronic application process, please contact Jannus Human Resources at 208.336.5533. Applications will be accepted through January 16, 2022.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of this job.
J a n n u s, Inc. is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
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