Behind the vast and diverse Montgomery Parks system that has 422 parks and encompassing almost 37,000 acres, there is a robust data infrastructure. The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), a six-time National Recreational and Parks Association Gold Medal Award Winner is seeking a Data Analyst to lead the Montgomery County Department of Parks in making data driven decisions throughout the organization. The ideal candidate should be highly skilled in all aspects of data analytics, including mining, generation, and visualization. Additionally, the ideal candidate is committed to transforming data into readable, action-driven reports to support various department goal that pertain to equity, urban parks, trails, and ballfields using multiple data sources.
Examples of Important Duties:
Work closely with staff to understand their analytical needs, including identifying critical metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and review Master Plans, Functional Master Plans ( Athletic, Trails, Urban Parks), and Sector Plans to deliver actionable insights to relevant decision makers
Work directly with management and users to gather requirements, provide status updates, and build relationships
Proactively analyze data to answer key questions from stakeholders and communicate areas for improvement in efficiency and productivity
Develop, implement, and maintain leading-edge analytic systems, taking complicated problems and building simple frameworks
Identify trends and opportunities for growth through analysis of complex data sets
Evaluate current workflows and provide source-to-target mappings and information-model specification documents for data sets
Create best-practice reports based on data mining, analysis, and visualization
Create and maintain rich, interactive visualizations through data interpretation and analysis integrating various reporting components from multiple data sources
1. Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, information systems management, or a related field, and two years of varied experience in systems analysis and design, systems development, and data processing; or
2. An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 14898
About The Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Created in 1927, The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission embodies the vision of forward-looking community leaders who saw the need to plan for orderly development and protection of the natural resources in the two suburban counties bordering the District of Columbia. During the Commission's proud 80 plus years of existence, the population of the area it serves has increased to more than 1.6 million residents who inhabit a bi-county area of great economic, racial, ethnic and geographic diversity.The Commission's facilities, programs and responsibilities have constantly evolved and expanded to keep pace with the needs of this vibrant community. From assuming responsibility for the entire public recreation program in Prince George's County in the '70s, to building and strengthening ongoing regional business partnerships, the Commission has continued to plan, fund and deliver quality, innovative programs, facilities and services for over three-quarters of a century. M-NCPPC benefits the citizens of Montgomery and Prince George's Counties by Turning Visions Into Reality.
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