Analytics and Measurement Strategy Lead

  • Full Time
  • USA

Website Community Solutions

Position Overview:

We seek an experienced, self motivated candidate to build and manage an internal analytics and measurement team in Built for Zero (BfZ). This position reports to the Portfolio Lead for Learning and Evaluation and is responsible for supervision of both people and work. 

Defining Success for this Position:

Develop and lead a team of data analysts and visualization specialists that use internal and external data and statistical methods to provide insights into BfZ program performance and provide recommendations for improvement.  
Support continuous improvement of systems, ensuring BfZ staff are empowered through a self-service analytics model.
Incorporate an equity lens on all quantitative and qualitative data analysis and make concrete, data-informed recommendations on how we can further advance equity in all work
Support the design of projects for publication and write for publication
Ensure our systems are ready to go to scale. Our work is constantly growing, so it’s crucial that we build with an eye towards supporting more communities and initiatives with identifying and disseminating the information they need to inform their work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop and manage a team of data analysts. 
Implement and oversee analytical and measurement methods across all BfZ teams.  
Oversee development and implementation of integrated information systems to support ongoing operations. 
Participate as a full member of the Learning and Evaluation Leadership Team, assisting with teamwide strategy and decision-making. 
Coordinate with various teams within BfZ to identify requirements for data collection, warehousing, reporting, and analytical solutions.
Conduct qualitative and quantitative data analysis, to inform learning. 
Ongoing evaluation of the team against strategic plan aims, in coordination with the Learning and Evaluation Portfolio Team lead.
Support continued development of knowledge management systems
Write internal and external publications.
Plan for and manage budget for team-related expenses
Present summary reports, presentations and findings to both internal and external audiences.

Other Duties:

Serve as backup to the Learning & Evaluation Portfolio Lead, as needed.
Contribute to team discussions around how to collect, prepare, and interpret information to support learning across the organization
Other duties, as assigned, to advance the efforts of Built for Zero.

Professional Experience and Qualifications:

Three to five years of previous work experience in a professional environment
At least one year of experience directly supervising dedicated staff
Skilled in data analytics, database development, and data visualizations
Experience managing multiple competing projects
Working knowledge of business intelligence tools (i.e., Tableau, Power BI, etc.), SQL databases, Excel, and Google Apps products
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
High tolerance for ambiguity and moving projects forward in a shifting, often uncertain environment
Able to see, and pivot between, multiple paths to the same goal
Problem-solving and project management skills
Demonstrated understanding of structural racism and its impact on communities of color
Non-traditional candidates are welcome. Community Solutions strives for representation and authentic inclusion of applicants and employees who have direct, first-hand experience with poverty, homelessness, and their root causes (including marginalization, discrimination, and inequity).
Software/Apps Used:

Google Apps
MS Office
Salary Range:

CS offers competitive salaries and benefits packages for every position. Salary range for this position is $85,500-$111,200. 

Work Environment:

This position can be located anywhere in the U.S. and provides the flexibility to work from a remote location without the standard support available at an office if desired. The Built for Zero team has offices in Los Angeles and New York.

Diversity and Inclusion:

We strive for inclusivity and diversity by attracting extraordinary people from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences. We seek to employ an all-star team of people who vary by their race and ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, age, culture, religion, veteran status, physical and mental abilities. We promote equal opportunity in the recruitment, selection, training, compensation, promotion, and benefits of all employees.

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate:

COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory for all Community Solutions staff—full-time, part-time, and contracted. Vaccination documentation must be provided to Community Solutions. Vaccination information is completely confidential between the staff member and HR. 

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