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Data Integrity Advisor

Casey Family Programs · Seattle, WA

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Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. Founded in 1966, we work in 50 states, the District of Columbia and two territories and with more than a dozen tribal nations to influence long-lasting improvements to the safety and success of children, families and the communities where they live. We value diversity and respect for individuals in the workplace.

Job Summary:

In a multi-skilled role, the Data Integrity Advisor manages the relationships with tribal and jurisdiction partners, and supports the analysis and presentation of administrative data in support of tracking Casey’s organizational goals and in improving data-driven decision-making in states, counties, and tribes. The Advisor has responsibility, as part of the Data Advocacy Team, for building the capacity within Casey Family Programs and in public and tribal jurisdictions to use data to advance policy and practice improvements. This includes building educational opportunities and supporting staff and jurisdictions as requested in the presentation and use of data to prioritize their work, assisting in the collection of data to measure impact, analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, and producing reports and publications. This work is focused on the integration of data with policy and practice in a system of continuous quality improvement.

Essential Responsibilities: % of Time
In partnership with Casey’s Strategic consultants, summarize and present data to lead and support detailed analytical conversations with public and tribal child welfare leaders and analysts. This may involve both independent and collaborative work with internal and external partners. 20%
Conduct analysis of available state, child and family welfare agency data to guide policy improvements and evaluate systems improvement work in response to requests for information. 20%
Provide technical consultation to internal staff, state and county public child welfare administrators, tribal leaders and other policy leaders about how to deliver useful and accurate data regarding measurable outcomes for youth and families in the child welfare system. 20%
Provide technical consultation to internal staff, state and county public child welfare administrators, tribal leaders and other policy leaders about how to deliver useful and accurate data regarding measurable outcomes for youth and families in the child welfare system. 20%
Provide leadership in providing on-going education to internal and external stakeholders about how data can and should be used to inform strategic decision-making. This will include developing and implementing training opportunities for staff and external partners that enhance the ability to critically review child welfare and related data. 20%
Builds and manages effective working relationships with teams within Casey, in public child welfare, and with community partners groups including universities and community agencies. 10%
Offers leadership in identifying and learning innovative new methods of analysis to advance cross-system data sharing as well as expertise in data management and presentation. 10%

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Public Administration, or other closely related field required, plus 5 years experience in a child welfare policy, practice, or research setting. D. may be substituted for experience.
  • Intermediate knowledge of research methods and basic statistical skills is preferred.
  • Knowledge of child and family social services, standard child welfare data sets (AFCARS, NCANDS, etc), CQI process, and the CFSR process is required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Demonstrated skills in report writing for a variety of audiences including practitioners and researchers. Ability to develop graphical displays of data and to translate research findings into practice implications (writing sample required).
  • Technical skills: Proficiency with Tableau, Microsoft Word, Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of Microsoft Access and SPSS preferred. Demonstrated ability to learn other pertinent software programs as required.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function.
  • Travel required for meetings, conferences, and events. Up to 25% travel required at times.
  • Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

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