The Connecticut Data Collaborative (CTData) is seeking an enthusiastic person who loves data, believes in our mission, and wants to grow our organization to join our small team as the data analyst.
The data analyst will work closely with the Director of Community Impact to execute the mission of the organization. The data analyst will contribute to several areas of CTData, with a focus on our Census State Data Center work, with the goal of building and supporting a statewide learning community around the use of data to drive planning and policy.
As part of a small team, the data analyst will:
- Format, transform, analyze, and interpret raw data, including census and public data.
- Summarize findings in clear, concise writing for print, web, and other formats.
- Visualize data cleanly and professionally.
- Draft research reports, analytical briefs, blog posts, and presentations.
- Assist with answering census data questions from partners and community members.
- Present findings and gather feedback from the public and/or stakeholders.
- A bachelor’s degree and strong quantitative analysis skills, preferably social science, community and economic development, public health, public policy, or related fields.
- At least 1 year of relevant work experience analyzing and communicating data.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Excel required (Tableau, R, and/or Python preferred).
- Intellectual curiosity and a love of data.
- Strong writing skills, particularly the ability to write about census and other public data to describe patterns and trends to general, non-technical audiences.
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with staff and outside organizations.
Position is a full-time, compensation commensurate with education and experience.
Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to our Director of Community Impact, Elizabeth Grim, at firstname.lastname@example.org by December 31st. The cover letter must explain your interest in the position, your preferred start date(s), and describe your relevant experience.
CTData, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is a public-private partnership striving for informed decision-making across CT. We empower an ecosystem of data users by democratizing access to public data and building data literacy skills. CTData serves residents, nonprofits, policymakers, and funders in using data to drive policy, program, and service improvements. To learn more, visit ctdata.org.