Data & Performance Manager (Management Analyst III)
Manages data and performance measurement activities for key agency initiatives, strategic priorities, and local, state and federal data requirements, including the DBHDS Community Services Performance Contract. As a member of the Community Services Board's Analytics and Evaluation Team, performs advanced-level data analysis, developing capacity for internal and external reporting; compiling and analyzing complex information from agency electronic health record and other data sources. Evaluates agency performance against county, state and federal outcomes targets and requirements. Identifies gaps, trends or patterns in complex datasets. Researches best practices in the behavioral health field. Creates data visualizations and reports to present findings to a variety of audiences. Analyzes business practices and provides guidance and recommendations to management to improve data quality and outcomes. Serves on agency, county and state workgroups in support of agency priorities.
Functional areas: data analysis and management, performance and outcome measurement, business administration, public administration, mathematics, or statistics.
(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all inclusive list.)
Independently designs, develops, and coordinates ongoing department programs and special projects;
Performs a wide range of professional-level management work for more than one broad administrative function including complex analysis and diverse project management in a lead capacity;
Coordinates and manages the work of administrative, para-professional, and/or professional-level staff in the day-to-day activities of selected projects. Plans, organizes, and coordinates changes to the policies, procedures, or processes related to multiple administrative functions (financial, procurement, budget, human resources, contract or grants administration, information technology systems, etc.);
Plans and conducts or oversees studies or research activities to ensure program quality, determine unmet needs or ensure efficacy of existing programs;
Provides guidance, recommendations, and advice to departmental managers;
Serves on committees, task forces, and management teams to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of existing management/administrative systems;
Writes, edits, and finalizes reports and presentations and presents findings and recommendations to department senior managers.
(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all inclusive list).
Considerable knowledge of mission, goals, and objectives of the organizational unit, program, or activities to which incumbent is assigned;
Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques relating to the functional area of business operation (e.g. personnel, budgeting and financial management, contract administration and management);
Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques governing management, organization, operations and programmatic services;
Ability to identify possible solutions for solving business problems;
Ability to evaluate proposals and solutions in terms of benefits, costs, and overall impact on the project, program, or organization;
Ability to make oral presentations to department management, other departments, or the public;
Ability to write detailed, accurate reports, grants, or solicitations for pertinent areas of administration;
Ability to use word processing and presentation software to prepare documents, and to use spreadsheet and statistical analysis software packages to store, manipulate, analyze and present data;
Ability to supervise and train staff;
Ability to lead assigned employees, including delegating and reviewing work assignments, providing coaching and guidance, monitoring and evaluating performance, and supporting training and development planning.
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in field related to the assigned functional area, plus four years of professional work experience with in the functional area such as data analysis and management, performance and outcome measurement, business administration, public administration, mathematics, or statistics.
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
- Knowledge of relational databases with ability to create advanced SQL queries to retrieve data.
- Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages to analyze datasets. (Excel, SPSS, SAS, etc)
- Experience working with electronic health records in a behavioral health setting.
- Knowledge of program evaluation methods.
- Ability to manage multiple projects and assignments.
- Experience supervising staff and ability to work collaboratively on interagency workgroups.
- Able to present complex information to a variety of audiences.
Work in generally sedentary; however, one must have the ability to walk, stand, stoop, climb, bend, stretch, use keyboard driven equipment, communicate with others, and travel to other sites to attend meetings. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, and a sanctions screening to the satisfaction of the employer. All staff in this program are considered emergency services personnel. (Required to report for duty during inclement weather and/or other emergencies).
Panel interview and practical exercise.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.