The Vermont Commission on Women has an opportunity for you to combine your passion for equity and your expertise in data to help make our state a more equitable place for all. The VCW Data Management Coordinator will work independently and collaboratively to collect, analyze, interpret, and communicate quantitative and qualitative data relating to women’s well-being in Vermont.
The Data Management Coordinator will collaborate with a wide range of partners and consult a variety of sources to collect and analyze data disaggregated by gender. Partners and sources may include State of Vermont agencies, departments, and programs; the Executive Director of Racial Equity; nonprofit, business, educational, and other groups in Vermont; the US Census and American Community Survey, and other federal agencies. They will identify key points and relationships in the data, identify topics for further research, and assist with building systems for ongoing reporting of data related to women’s well-being in Vermont. They will communicate the results of data analysis in a variety of forms, to a variety of audiences, including the general public, and will contribute to the Change the Story VT partnership’s work improving economic security for Vermont women.
This is a temporary, part-time position. The work schedule will be approximately 12 hours weekly. Some flexibility may be available for establishing the daily work schedule.
Specific duties will include, but not be limited to:
- Collect, analyze, interpret, and communicate data relating to women’s well-being in Vermont.
- Interpret quantitative and qualitative data, identifying key points and relationships.
- Collaborate with State agencies, departments, and programs to collect and analyze data disaggregated by gender. Examples of such data may include that relating to workforce development, economic development, economic and labor market information, education, social benefit programs such as Reach Up and the Child Care Financial Assistance Program, health care, women and minority-owned businesses and state contracting procedures, and others. Collaborate with a broad array of partners to compile data regarding the experiences of women of all backgrounds in Vermont. Collaborate with nonprofit, business, educational, and other groups in Vermont to collect and analyze data.
- Collect data from sources such as the US Census and American Community Survey, US Department of Labor, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the Vermont Department of Labor.
- Assist with building systems for ongoing reporting of data related to women’s well-being in Vermont.
- Research and compile data relating to various aspects of women’s leadership, including political, business, and occupational.
- Analyze and interpret statewide survey results, including a significant body of qualitative responses.
- Identify topics for additional research.
- Communicate the results of data analysis in a variety of forms, including written narratives; tables, graphs, or other data visualizations; and present materials, reports, and briefs to a wide variety of audiences, including the general public, employers, and policymakers.
Who May Apply
This position, (Job Requisition # 2418), is open to all State employees and external applicants. If you would like more information about this position, please contact Cary.Brown@vermont.gov. Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting. Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.
You must apply online to be considered.
Bachelor's degree INCLUDING six 6 college credits in statistics, research or qualitative analysis. OR Associate's degree INCLUDING six 6 college credits in statistics, research or qualitative analysis AND two 2 years or more of experience gathering data from various sources and using software applications to retrieve, edit, or tabulate data into forms or reports. OR Six 6 college credits in statistics, research or qualitative analysis AND four 4 years or more of experience gathering data from various sources and using software applications to retrieve, edit, or tabulate data into forms or reports.
- Deep commitment to the mission of the Vermont Commission on Women, a passion for social justice, and a desire to build systems that create equity for all
- Exceptional analytical capabilities with both quantitative and qualitative data
- Experience analyzing large datasets with high accuracy and attention to detail
- Ability to use data effectively in the conceptualization of both short- and long-term objectives
- Adept and confident in communicating complex data-driven analysis and recommendations, including complicated and/or technical information, to non-technical audiences with clarity and ease
- Comfortable working directly with a variety of partners, including State agencies, legislators, nonprofit groups, and the public
- Proficient with Microsoft Office suite
- Stellar communication skills, both written and oral, online and in person, with a range of audiences
- Self-starter, with the ability to work independently and as part of a highly collaborative team, and a strong ability to multitask and prioritize
- Highly resourceful, with strong problem-solving skills
- Strategic thinker, with the ability to think critically about issues and solutions
- Positivity, optimism, and a solutions-oriented mindset
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.