Job Posting - Director of Analysis & Insights
LAST UPDATED • January 12th, 2021
LAST UPDATED • January 12th, 2021
Director of Analysis & Insights
The Director of Analysis & Insights serves as the primary resource for Excellerate Foundation to connect community-wide data into useable information and to unlock valuable insights that move the community forward. Responsible for designing, conducting, interpreting, and making recommendations based on research supporting community and Excellerate needs. Responsible for developing &/or evaluating hypotheses in support of Excellerate Programs. Responsible for developing and maintaining metrics that both guide investment directions and deliver understandings as to their impact. This person must be passionate about turning data into information and information into solutions that better serve the mental, physical, and basic needs of NWA.
Essential Functions (key elements of job)
Education: A Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in a quantitative science field such as Economics, Statistics, Applied Sociology, Mathematics, alternatively Engineering, Finance. MBA a plus.
Core Work Experience: Three to five years in an Analyst role including a proven track record of deriving insights that have led to change. Demonstrated knowledge of data models, database design development, and data mining; conversant in various statistical design approaches, methods and software packages; knowledge of reporting and statistical packages; ability to collect, organize, analyze, and distribute large amounts of information with interpretation skills as to what it means and actions that should be considered; attention to details and accuracy.
Beneficial experiences: Knowledge and awareness of diverse culture in NWA; application of educational and work experience in the social services sector. Working knowledge of financial statements, and financial analysis approaches. Training in inferential statistics or predictive analytics (t-tests, ANOVA, linear/logistic regression, mixed linear modeling is a big plus.
Software & system familiarity
Core software tools: Microsoft office suite, including a high mastery of Excel and macro capabilities.
Beneficial tools: SPSS, SAS, R, or Stata for inferential statistics and predictive analytics, Crystal Ball, Tableau, QuickBooks, data visualization tools.
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer
Coordinates with: Multiple levels within Excellerate including CEO, Program Directors, and Community Liaisons. Externally with various levels of multiple service provides in the Health and Social Services sector.
The incumbent must possess the following "innate abilities":
Sufficient intellect to deal with the range and complexity of business problems addressed
Personal effectiveness to successfully work with various stakeholders within the community to identify solutions and elicit systemic change
Absolute integrity, confidentiality and intellectual honesty to foster management trust
High levels of ambition and drive to cope with the demands of a fast-moving entrepreneurial culture
A personable attitude and style to work comfortably with management and fellow employees
A heart for helping and serving others who are in need
To apply email firstname.lastname@example.org
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