Data Impact Manager

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Title: Data Impact Manager Reports to: Managing Director, Higher Expectations for Racine County

About You: You are a professional with a commitment to equity and an understanding of how data and stories can best inform decision-making. You are curious and passionate about learning new ideas and skills, and you are confident in your ability to analyze large amounts of information and present it in a way that makes it accessible to others. You have experience collaborating and coaching others in learning challenging skills. You understand the importance of individual stories and experiences in contextualizing big-picture quantitative data. Either through your personal or professional experiences, you have developed an understanding of how systems and local institutions impact the lives of families.

Key Responsibilities:

Inform focus on racial equity by collaborating with partners to create data indicators that track how equitable our local policies, practices, and resources are for residents;                                                                                                                                                           

  • Recommend and pursue data research projects that will help drive equitable decisions aligned with our organizational goals

Help partners use their outcomes and process data to set goals;

  • Support partners who are trying to answer questions with data in order to drive their decisions; identify publicly available data sets or institutional data that can help answer questions.
  • Coach local organizations and partners on processes for gathering and reporting data;

Visualize and analyze complex data sets and identify trends and themes within local data sets using platforms including Tableau, Excel, R, or others;                                                                                                                                                                                                   

  •  Use Tableau to maintain and update community online dashboards that share public data on progress and disparities in education, workforce, and related sectors; 
  •  Learn new technologies as needed to improve ability to collect, clean, visualize, analyze, and tell compelling stories with data and community voice;


Collaborate in creating presentations, communications, and materials that make data accessible and actionable;                                     

  •  Lead or advise data collection and narrative summaries for Higher Expectations reports, grant activities, etc., as needed;                                   
  • Document processes, develop training materials, and support others in using technology to clean, analyze, and visualize data.

Preferred Skills

  • Ability to analyze data, visualize data, and distill findings;
  • Proficient to Advanced in Excel;
  • Proficient in Tableau & Tableau Prep or other data software.

Core Competencies

  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving – Ability to think strategically, break down complicated problems, and support others in making data accessible and using it to guide decision making.                                                                                                                                                        
  • Commitment to Equity – Committed to advancing personal and organizational understanding of identity, disparity and equity in the Racine community and ability to act in strategic ways to address those issues. Comfortable reflecting on and engaging others in difficult conversations and strategic actions to address inequities along lines of race, ethnicity, and income, among others.
  • Adaptability – Champions change and guides partners in accelerating the change management processes, ability to adapt in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment.
  • Communication – Ability to summarize complex data in a digestible format, both in written and verbal feedback.
  • Facilitation – Knowledge of and demonstrated success in facilitating multidisciplinary or multi-organizational teams.
  • Planning & Organizing – Project management and organizational skills, ability to create processes and systems, manage a large volume of details and work independently.
  • Teamwork & Collaboration – Ability to develop and cultivate relationships with a variety of audiences and stakeholders.

Application Deadline: 08/06/2021

Expected Start Date: 09/13/2021

Title: Data Impact Manager Reports to: Managing Director, Higher Expectations for Racine County

About You: You are a professional with a commitment to equity and an understanding of how data and stories can best inform decision-making. You…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 13, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 6, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required


$58,000 - $63,000


Generous benefits package through RAMAC including health, vision, and dental insurance, short-term disability coverage, and an employer 2.5% 401k match. Generous paid time off including parental leave, sick time, holidays, and vacation days. Blended virtual/in-person work environment (with employees being remote during the COVID-19 pandemic).

Generous benefits package through RAMAC including health, vision, and dental insurance, short-term disability coverage, and an employer 2.5% 401k match. Generous paid time off…


Racine, WI, USA

Apply to This Job


Submit  a  cover  letter  and  resume  to  Chelsea  Powell, Managing  Director  of  Higher  Expectations  for Racine  County  at  Please  note the  position  you  are  applying  for  in  the  subject line.  Applications  submitted  by  8/6/21  will  be  given priority,  and  additional  applications  will  be considered  on  a  rolling  basis.

Qualified  people  of  all  races,  ethnicities,  ages, sex,  genders,  gender  identities,  sexual  orientations, national  origins,  marital  status,  religions,  veterans statuses,  and  disabilities  are  strongly  encouraged to apply.  As  an  equal  opportunity  workplace,  Higher  Expectations for  Racine  County  is  committed  to creating  an  inclusive,  equitable  environment  for  all employees.

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