We believe excellent people make excellence happen in the Rio Grande Valley. Join a team that puts the reduction of diabetes in the region above all else. Below you will find openings available to join the team at Unidos Contra La Diabetes (UCD).
The Data coordinator works under the direction of the Collective Impact Director to coordinating UCD’s overall data needs and data infrastructure and supports the activities of the Data Workgroup. In addition, the position collects, analyzes and reports data collection activities as directed.
The Data Coordinator will provide support to the Data Workgroup and coordinate the data overall management function for UCD, Key responsibilities include:
- Act as the UCD liaison to communicate data priorities and coordinate projects with the UCD data Workgroup.
- Respond to research requests as requested by the CI Director.
- Process external data requests, and regularly revise community data sharing and privacy policies and coordinate the approval process of all policy documents through UCD’s CI Director.
- Deliver data content that can be used for group seminars, forums, and public communications and presentations.
- Provide data‐related content for UCD Steering Committee, Community Partner, and Workgroup meetings; newsletter, and social media as requested.
- Support the accurate data collection process of federal and community‐wide reports.
- Coordinate the development of and maintain the Data Dictionary, cross-cutting indicators, and monitor data platform system performance.
- Support the data collection needs of UCD including for research purposes, grant applications, community reports, evaluation, and presentations.
- Represent UCD on various work committees and with community partners.
- Manage internal and external relationships in a positive and productive manner.
- Other duties as assigned by the CI Director.
The Data Coordinator will ultimately be responsible for supporting the work of the Data Workgroup, day-to-day data coordination of the effort and its many moving parts and being part of a highly functioning team. The Project Coordinator will report to UCD’s Collective Impact Project Director.
This is an outstanding opportunity to play a critical role in addressing diabetes prevention in the Rio Grande Valley. Therefore, first and foremost, the Data Coordinator must be committed to the mission of UCD.
Education (Required): Bachelor’s degree in public policy, public administration, data analysis, program evaluation or related field required.
Education (Preferred): Master’s degree in any related fields.
Experience: Two (2) years of experience with data analysis, project management, or related field.
Knowledge: Strong analytical, project management, and interpersonal skills required including the ability to train groups, write complex documents, manage complex spreadsheets and reports, and communicate complex data effectively to a variety of audiences. Strong attention to detail required.
Computer: Proficiency with standard Microsoft Office Suite and system databases. Knowledge and experience using various software programs to process information and analyze data preferred. Experience with HCI data base preferred. Experience with Tableau, Piktochart, or other data visualization platforms preferred.
Vehicle/Licenses: Must have daily use of a vehicle without prior notice. Must maintain current registration and current automobile liability insurance that is in compliance with Texas Law. Mileage reimbursement provided.
Physical Requirements: Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 5 pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard and basic office equipment. Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, walking, twisting and kneeling to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are primarily inside an office environment or field environment. Must be available to work evenings & weekends at conferences and at training events, with advanced notice.
EXCEPTIONS TO THESE CRITERIA MUST BE APPROVED BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.
Data Literacy: Ability to read, understand, create, and communicate data as information that can be understood clearly by different audiences.
Planning/Organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Develops realistic action plans.
Dependability: Demonstrate initiative in setting priorities, regularly completing work on schedule, and fulfilling commitments.
Relationship Management: Develop and maintain harmonious relationships with key stakeholders to ensure positive and productive program outcomes for clients and partner agencies.
Innovation: Competency in problem solving, critical and strategic thinking to develop creative solutions to complex problems. Ability and desire to investigate issues when there isn’t an obvious answer.
Communication: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively via oral or written means. Ability to present a friendly and positive demeanor to service providers, staff, and the general public. Ability to communicate professional and in a timely‐manner by email and to accomplish written tasks in fast‐paced organization. Ability to prepare and present on data analysis, findings, and implications to non‐technical audiences.
Composure: Ability to respond in a professional manner in all situations.
Decision‐Making: Ability to set work priorities and to evaluate and create solutions to work‐related problems. Decisions should be systemic and not individually based.
Nothing in the job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time, for any reason.
Compensation for the position is competitive and commensurate with experience. In addition to competitive salary ranges, the Date Coordinator will be provided a comprehensive benefits package that meets or exceeds that provided by many of the most respected organizations in our industry.
The Collective Impact Director is soliciting applications immediately. Applications (with current resume and letter of interest) should be submitted electronically, at itstimetexas.org/join-our-team ideally before January 15, 2021.
Its Time Texas serves as the Unidos Contra la Diabetes’ staff Fiscal Sponsor and legal employer.