Do you have excellent data management skills?


Are you passionate about community services and program evaluation?


We are currently in search of a Data Specialist for a Social Services Organization. The position is based in Washington DC. This is a full-time, permanent opportunity.


ORGANIZATION TYPE: Social Services Organization

LOCATION: Washington, DC

POSITION TITLE: Data Specialist

DURATION: Permanent

SCHEDULE: 40 hours/week

SALARY: Commensurate with experience


Is This Your Dream Job? The Data Specialist will design, manage and improve systems for on-going quality control and improvement of program data. This person will train, motivate and encourage staff to enter complete, accurate and timely data for regular reporting.


Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s a plus
  • 3+ years of data management experience required
  • Advanced MS Excel skills required
  • Experience with data systems and visualization techniques
  • Prior experience with homelessness or housing preferred
  • Detail-oriented and analytical
  • Excellent communication skills


How You Will Spend Your Day:

  • Monitor client data entered to ensure complete, accurate and timely entry
  • Work with program managers to ensure all required service delivery is documented for contract compliance and agency performance measurement
  • Serve as first line administrator of agency databases
  • Submit data and reports as required by government contracts
  • Generate and improve internal monitoring reports
  • Generate and evaluate standard program reports to assist management staff in on-going quality assurance and outcome measures
  • Generate and analyze data and develop visualization tools for reporting
  • Respond to internal and external requests for data
  • Advise Director of Evaluation and Learning or improvements that could be made
  • Develop and deliver a standard orientation for staff members on client databases and provide on-going training to system users


We’d love to hear from you. 

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