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Data Specialist - Information Services

Company: Friends of Youth
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

specialist - data The Data Specialist maintains accurate data entry and strict data collection and control measures. They serve as point of contact for and work with database users to provide training on collection practices.The Data Specialist provides strong data skills and customer service, with elements of project management and database administration. FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, hourly Reports To: Data Systems Analyst essential duties Data Collection and ReportingEnsure all client and outcome data is properly collected, entered and available to funders, employees, board members, and other agency stakeholders, in a timely manner, including but not limited to monthly, quarterly, and annual service reports.Input protected client data for further analysis and reporting.Assist in analyzing data and preparation of outcome measurement reports.Regularly review client data to ensure agency is meeting goals for program service and delivery.Maintain digital and paper forms and templates.Assure accuracy of data and timeliness of reporting (HMIS, RHYMIS, WBARS, etc.).Maintain data integrity by identifying and addressing/reporting issues or concerns that could impact data reporting deadlines or goals. User Support Coordinate data flow, policies and procedures between program sites and administrative office.Work closely with Program Coordinators to foster a shared understanding of data policies, collection practices, and system functionality.Train database users on data collection and entry methods.Serve as first point of contact for database users seeking assistance.Perform troubleshooting on database functions and workflow issues for program users.Serve as agency Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Lead. Other DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.job requirementsa. Education and ExperienceBachelor's Degree in computer science, information services or related field preferred. In place of a degree, a high school diploma with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience can be substituted. Minimum of 2 years of professional experience working with data/databases.HMIS experience preferred.Salesforce (or other major CRM) user management experience.Experience working with analytics tools (i.e., Tableau, PowerBI, Alteryx, etc.) preferred.Demonstrated working knowledge of MS365 Power Platform. b. Additional RequirementsMust satisfactorily pass criminal history check.Must satisfactorily pass tuberculosis (TB) test.Must have reliable transportation and a valid Washington State driver's license (or be able to obtain one by date of employment). Employees and volunteers who operate their own or Friends of Youth vehicles on Friends of Youth business, must have a safe driving record as defined by Friends of Youth.Employees and volunteers who operate their own vehicle(s) on Friends of Youth business must carry auto liability insurance that complies with the requirements of Friends of Youth. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required. There are no exemptions. c. Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesAble to engage with diverse populations in a culturally responsive manner.Demonstrate a commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion by honoring and celebrating diverse characteristics and expressions of personal identity. Strong commitment to Friends of Youth's mission, vision, and values.Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong troubleshooting, problem solving and analytical skills.Able to work with limited supervision and with considerable self-direction.Able to manage and organize multiple tasks and competing priorities/deadlines.Strong data skills; exceptional attention to detail while entering data and checking data for accuracy, downloading information, and running reports to analyze data.Proficient skill set with MS Office Suite programs. d. Physical Demands and Work EnvironmentThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time. In this position, you must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. e. Acknowledgment This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the only duties, responsibilities, and qualification for this job. Incumbents may be required to follow any additional related instructions, acquire related job skills, and perform other related job-related work. PI207572652

Keywords: Friends of Youth, Kirkland , Data Specialist - Information Services, Other , Kirkland, Washington

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