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Data & Development Support Analyst

Website City of Cincinnati, Ohio

The City of Cincinnati’s Office of Performance & Data Analytics (OPDA) is seeking qualified candidates to help drive innovation, performance improvement, and customer service delivery through analysis and visualization of data. Analysts gain tremendous experience learning about a diverse set of municipal government functions while working with the City Manager’s Office and City Departments. Interested candidates are encouraged to review the following resources to learn more about the job, as well as OPDA’s work, mission, and recognition: “City Manager Credits New Team With Saving Cincinnati Millions” (WVXU), “Five Ways Data Analytics, Performance Agreements, Saved Cincinnati $3.3 Million in Fiscal 2017” (GovTech), “Municipal Insights That Involve More ‘Than Just Plotting Data Points on a Map’” (RouteFifty).

Our Expectations

Learn Quickly & Embrace Change.​ Demonstrably able to learn and quickly master new skills on the job. ​Aptitude to thrive in the midst of change, and easily pivot when circumstances require.

Work Collaboratively & Build relationships.​ Collaborative work style with ability to take initiative on projects and work independently while knowing when to refer situations to higher-level authority or engage colleagues. Build relationships with department heads, division managers, frontline employees, and other analysts.

Follow up & Follow Through​. Follow-up and persistently follow through to ensure that projects, work deliverables, and office initiatives are accurate and complete.

Think Strategically & Be Organized.​ Develop strategies to address problems of moderate complexity focused on a specific program, function, or service area Organize, analyze, and evaluate project needs and priority.

Manage Time & Balanced Decision-making. ​Demonstrate superior time management skills: ability to effectively balance multiple responsibilities simultaneously. ​Consider multiple, sometimes conflicting elements/considerations in the process of making decisions.

Analyst Role

Cincylnsights. Assist with UI/UX for the website, including dashboard visualization design.

Application Design. Design creative application prototypes to meet user need and workflow specifications using available data.

Tool Development. Collaborate with database administrators, city agencies, OPDA colleagues and end users to develop solutions to improve workflow processes and enhance digital services.

Data Analysis & Visualization. Analyze and visualize data for consumption by both internal & external users– must be able to move adeptly between spatial and aspatial datasets and analysis.

How to Apply

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, the position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

This position reports to the Chief Performance Officer. Salary is commensurate with experience.

If interested, send a copy of your resume and cover letter to cincystat@cincinnati-oh.gov.

Skills, Abilities & Experience

Education. Possess at minimum a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in computer science, geography, analytics, design, or a related field.

Experience. Relevant academic and/or professional experience in data visualization/analysis, application design or development; programming: web design: or related experience.

Required Skills. Strong communication; analytical skills: experience with spatial & aspatial data; data analysis & visualization: organizational, and presentation skills are necessary for this position.

Strongly Preferred Skills. Demonstrable experience in the following areas:

  • Data visualization (Tableau)
  • Spatial analysis (ArcGIS)
  • UI/UX design experience
  • Application design experience
  • Ability to program in at least one language (i.e.Python, SOL, HTML, Java)

Creativity & Collaboration. Demonstrated ability to effectively interact, collaborate, and communicate verbally, written and visually.

Excitement about using data analytics to improve transparency, operations, and overall performance of local government.

To apply for this job email your details to cincystat@cincinnati-oh.gov

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