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DATA ANALYST

Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York (CCC) is a 76-year-old nonprofit, multi-issue child advocacy organization whose mission is to ensure that every New York child is healthy, housed, educated and safe. Our unique approach to child advocacy is fact-based and relies on partnerships between our staff and volunteers on CCC’s Board and Advocacy Council to effectively engage elected and appointed government officials, City and State agency leaders, direct service colleagues, philanthropic partners, and New Yorkers at large.


CCC is seeking an experienced Data Analyst who will bring their unique set of skills, expertise, and creativity to make data more accessible to public audiences and promote racial equity and data literacy on key issues facing NYC children, youth, and their families. Research & Data Analysis team members consistently improve CCC’s data management and analysis practices, and we are excited to collaborate with someone who enjoys solving data management and analysis challenges using automated data processes. The Data Analyst position reports to the Associate Executive Director for Research.


Core Responsibilities

·      Collecting, processing, and analyzing quantitative data from federal, state, and local sources (e.g., American Community Survey; NYC Open Data; NYC municipal agencies).

·      Supporting the development and maintenance of CCC’s comprehensive child and family well-being database, Keeping Track Online (data.cccnewyork.org), including updating indicators with more recent data and expanding the list of indicators available.

·      Collaborating with other members of the Research & Data team and others CCC staff to produce of a range of publications, such as the Keeping Track of New York City’s Children, Child and Family Well-being in New York City, and other digital data resources.

·      Strengthening existing and developing new strategies for collecting and maintaining data, including storing raw and processed data files, merging or linking datasets, and documenting syntax.

·      Conducting outreach to federal, state and city government agencies, universities, and research and policy organizations to identify data sources and make data requests.

·      Presenting CCC’s research projects and data resources to a wide range of audiences and using data to promote equity.

·      Responding to internal and external data requests in a timely and accurate fashion.


Additional Responsibilities

·      Assisting with the implementation of community-based assessments, including collection of qualitative and quantitative data via interviews, focus groups, and online and cellphone-based surveys on discrete child and family policy issues when government data are lacking.

·      Supporting CCC’s Community Leadership Course and other community education efforts by helping to prepare materials and trainings for CCC volunteers, direct service providers, and philanthropic and government partners.

Candidate Profile and Key Qualifications

·      Master’s degree in Data Analytics, Data Science, Social Science, Public Policy, Economics, Urban Planning or related area plus at least one year of related experience with responsibilities similar to those described above; Bachelor’s degree plus three or more years of related experience will also be considered.

·      Demonstrated knowledge of child and family issues and the experiences of people and communities underrepresented in New York City governance, including communities of color and immigrant families.

·      Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated capacity to collaborate effectively as part of a small team within the larger team of staff, board members, and advocacy council members.

·      Strong research and data analytic skills using quantitative data to produce data visualizations and explain statistics to an audience in non-technical terms.

·      Expert proficiency with SPSS and/or R statistical software; as well as Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Excel.

·      Experience with SQL and database development and management strongly desired.

·      Experience working with the American Community Survey and/or other government dataset and surveys.

·      Familiarity with New York City and/or urban geographic units (e.g., Community Districts, Public Use Microdata Areas, Census Tracts).

·      Excellent public speaking and written communication skills in English to present to diverse audiences, specifically the ethnically and socioeconomically diverse communities of New York City.

·      Additional professional fluency in Spanish or another language commonly spoken in New York City (e.g., Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Urdu) is a plus.

·      Proficiency with ArcGIS or other mapping and data visualization software is a plus.

·      Alumni of CCC’s Youth Community Leadership Course and Youth Action membership are encouraged to apply.

Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York (CCC) is a 76-year-old nonprofit, multi-issue child advocacy organization whose mission is to ensure that every New York child is healthy, housed, educated and safe. Our unique approach to child…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 7, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 13, 2021
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required

Benefits

This is a full-time salaried position with a comprehensive benefits package, including: health and dental insurance; and 403b plan with employer/employee contribution. 

This is a full-time salaried position with a comprehensive benefits package, including: health and dental insurance; and 403b plan with employer/employee contribution. 

Level of Language Proficiency

English and Spanish or another language commonly spoken in New York City (e.g., Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Urdu) is a plus.

English and Spanish or another language commonly spoken in New York City (e.g., Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Urdu) is a plus.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
14 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, United States
Suite 4E

How to Apply

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, three references, and optional work sample to careers@cccnewyork.org and write [Data Analyst] in the subject line. 

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, three references, and optional work sample to careers@cccnewyork.org and write [Data Analyst] in the subject line. 

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