Data Analyst

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Alliance for a Healthier Generation · Remote (USA)

Data + Analytics
Education
Health & Well-Being
$68642 - $82370 Per Year
Posted 4 weeks ago

Excel
SQL
ExpressJS
Who We Are 
We promote healthy environments so that every mind, every body, and every young person can be healthy and ready to succeed. 
 
We believe that a dedicated, intensified movement that centers equity in health practices and policies is required in order to achieve dramatic improvements in the health and life outcomes of Black, Indigenous, People of Color, as well as communities experiencing deep poverty. 
 
Healthier Generation has worked with schools, youth-serving organizations, businesses, and communities, promoting healthy environments so that young people can achieve lifelong health. Our work, in total, has reached more than 31 million children and meaningfully improved the environments that support their physical, social, and emotional health. 
 
 
 
Job Purpose – What You Will Do 
The Data Analyst will support the Associate Director, Data in implementing the organization’s overall data collection, management, and reporting plan and will ensure the collection and maintenance of high-quality data. They will work with experts across the organization and leverage technology to make data more accessible for program delivery, analysis, and reporting. The Data Analyst will understand internal staff needs, funder deliverables, and organizational strategies to create reports, dashboards, and presentations. They will also use technical and statistical best practices and methods to query, analyze and visualize data using complex data sets. 
 
 
Core Responsibilities 
Data Collection & Management 
  • Develop and implement data collection plans and tools to capture and organize data. 
  • Monitor enrollment in and engagement with Healthier Generation programs and services. 
  • Train internal staff in data collection and entry processes and provide ongoing support and assistance. 
 
Data Analysis & Reporting 
  • Clean, sort, categorize and organize data. 
  • Analyze quantitative data using descriptive and inferential statistics 
  • Develop monthly, quarterly and/or annual reports for internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Compile data and create presentations as requested for meetings, proposals, and reports; prepare narratives and reports summarizing findings 
  • Create and maintain rich, interactive visualizations using custom SQL and 3rd party software (including Knowi)  
  • Work with colleagues across teams on the development of internal data collection and analysis plans, and be responsive to project-specific data needs 
  • Write procedures/functions to make data evaluation processes more flexible or scalable across data sets  
  • Write, maintain, and troubleshoot SQL queries  
  • Conduct data analyses and create data products in report or presentation format to meet staff and stakeholder specifications and timelines 
  • Integrate various reporting components from multiple data sources (including Healthier Generation-specific data and extant public use data sets) for data mining, exploratory analysis, analysis, and interpretation to support the organization’s strategic framework  
  • Use statistical analysis software (e.g., SAS, SPSS) to process and analyze data to identify trends and correlations among population indicators and performance measures to inform internal strategic planning, program delivery, and the wider field of children’s health  
  • Ensure best practices and ethical principles are applied in accessing, collecting, analyzing, using, maintaining, and disseminating data and information 
  • Tell meaningful stories with data to a variety of audiences using various types of analytical software, business intelligence and visualization tools 
 
Data Maintenance and Integrity 
  • Develop, implement, and conduct data quality audits 
  • Complete data entry and updates at regularly scheduled intervals including but not limited to: 
  • Data change requests with HG staff and our external data provider 
  • Semi-annual update of our system’s data from our external data provider 
  • Processing program enrollments and transitions 
  • Monitor data mailbox for ad hoc requests 

Other duties as assigned. 

 
Required Competencies: Who You Are 
You should have a genuine interest in and commitment to making kids’ lives healthier. You are a dedicated equity driven, solution-oriented professional who values community centered approach and systems-level change. Your ability to prioritize tasks, build internal and external relationships and be self-driven prepares you for this position. 
 
Your professional experience will show that you practice many of the following Healthier Generation core values:
  • Mission driven: You are passionate about creating equitable environments for young people and believe every mind, every body, and every young person should be healthy and ready to succeed. You demonstrate passion for school and youth-serving organizations, health and wellness, quality standards and processes. 
  • Crave Solutions: You strategize to transform systems and drive sustainability through evidence-based, data-driven approaches. You have an ability to assess and identify significant opportunities and potential problems and develop feasible solutions to address the problem. 
  • Bridge Builders: Making intentional and effective connections externally and internally to fulfill our purpose. You can build and maintain relationships with a variety of diverse stakeholders and have an understanding of the challenges facing communities that serve Black, Indigenous, and People of Color populations. 
  • Engage and connect: You demonstrate professionalism and courtesy with open and proactive communication to increase synergy. You assume best intentions and practice self-management and empathy to acknowledge our own and each other’s perspective. You can effectively provide and receive feedback that is constructive, timely, as appropriate. 
  • Never settle: You strive constantly for excellence and equity with an eagerness to improve and a zeal to stand up for generations of healthy, thriving kids. You have demonstrated knowledge and experience in cultural competency and applying an equity mindset with colleagues, leaders, stakeholders, and communities. 
  • Virtually here: You respect the time and contributions of colleagues by being punctual, attentive, and responsive in all virtual settings. You use available technology to create an environment that facilitates person-to-person connectivity and workflow. You also have effective presentation skills (internal, external, small, large, conference calls, in-person). 
 
Education and experience requirements for this role: 
  • At least 3-5 years data management and analysis experience required 
  • 3+ years’ experience developing complex reporting solutions in Excel 
  • 3+ years’ experience using SQL or similar programming language to query against large data sets and/or databases 
  • 3+ years’ experience working directly with end-users of reports 
  • Experience relevant to the fields of data analytics in education or public health preferred  
  • Bachelor’s degree required   
  • Master’s Degree preferred in Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Public Health, Social Science, or related field. Can be substituted with equivalent experience and/or certification(s). 
 
 
Other Requirements 
  • Approaches all aspects of the work with an equity mindset. 
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of data management and analytical principles.   
  • Demonstrates the ability to think systematically, analytically, and logically. 
  • Possesses strong quantitative skills and able to clean and analyze large datasets.  
  • Ability to extrapolate conclusions using inferential statistics and quantitative methods. 
  • Ability to work with a variety of information systems and data, including large and complex files: analyzing file structure, using and creating file layouts, transforming raw data into finished products.  
  • Proficiency in standard office software applications required. 
  • Intermediate to advanced SQL skills required.
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills preferred. 
  • Experience with statistical software is preferred. 
  • Ability to use data visualization software (e.g., Chartio, Knowi)  
  • Effective written and oral communication skills. 
  • Exceptional organization skills. 
  • Proven ability to work at a high level of independence, prioritize assignments and organizational needs to meet deadlines. 
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a virtual team environment. 
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly, willingness to expand current knowledge base 
  • Ability to travel by car or plane up to 5% of the time. 
 
 
Compensation and Benefits 
At Healthier Generation, we believe in a holistic approach to rewarding and supporting staff. We work to balance financial stability with competitive pay and meaningful benefits –while offering unmatched schedule flexibility and mission-based work. Some of the benefits we offer include: 
  • Flexible PTO (available immediately upon hire) 
  • 100% remote work, highly flexible work environment 
  • Competitive health benefits program and employer contributions 
  • Professional development and learning opportunities 
  • 401(k) employer match of up to 4%, with 100% vesting of the match upon hire 
  • Stipend income to support communication and wellness in the amount of $1,500 per year (in per-paycheck increments) 
Each job at Healthier Generation is assigned to a salary grade built on market data. For an individual coming into Healthier Generation, we set pay generally between the minimum and the midpoint of the salary grade and based on qualifications. For this position, the minimum is $68,642 and the midpoint is $82,370. 
 
 
This job description is subject to change at any time. 
 
 
The Alliance for a Healthier Generation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know 

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