Primary Location: United States of America-OHIO-Franklin County-Columbus Work Locations: Ohio Housing Finance Agency 57 East Main Street Columbus 43215-5135 Organization: Ohio Housing Finance Agency Classified Indicator: Unclassified Bargaining Unit / Exempt: Exempt Schedule: Full-time Work Hours: 8am-5pm, M-F Compensation: To be determined based on experience Unposting Date: Jul 24, 2022, 10:59:00 PM Job Function: Research Job Level: Individual Contributor
HYBRID Work - Data Analyst (Administrative Staff) (22000651)
The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) is looking for a dedicated individual to fill the Data Analyst position.
OHFA offers affordable housing opportunities for Ohioans from rental assistance to homeownership. OHFA provides access to financial resources for the development and management of affordable housing. The Agency's programs serve first-time homebuyers, renters, senior citizens and other populations with special needs who otherwise might not be able to afford quality housing. Please see our website at www.ohiohome.org for more information about our mission.
The Office of Housing Policy advances affordable housing policy through planning, research and evaluation, project development and management, data analysis, and engaging stakeholder collaborations.
This position reports to 57 East Main St., Columbus, OH 43215 two, non-consecutive days a week and may work from an alternative work location three days a week. This is in compliance with our current teleworking policy and may be subject to change with little notice.
Examples of the Data Analyst's duties are: Conduct research to inform statewide affordable housing policies. Analyze and visualize data to identify critical housing needs in Ohio. Assist with the analysis and evaluation of OHFA programs. Provide guidance for the agency on best practices for data collection and data quality standards. Collaborate with OHFA offices and external partners to advance statewide housing initiatives.
For a full list of duties, please see the position description at Data Analyst position description.
Please note, there are two positions in the Housing Policy section currently posted, Data Analyst and Data Quality Analyst. To be considered for both positions, you must submit an application for each one.
At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website! Our benefits package includes:
Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the Ohio Med PPO plan.
Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance
Dental, vision and basic life insurance are available at no cost to you.
Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance
Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave 11 paid holidays per year Childbirth/Adoption leave
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees. The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement. The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee’s salary. Visit the OPERS website for more information.
The Ohio Deferred Compensation program is a 457(b) voluntary retirement savings plan. Visit the Ohio Deferred Compensation website for more information.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws.
OHFA is committed to providing access & reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs & employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act & other applicable laws. To request an ADA reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please contact Shauna Hooks, SHooks@ohiohome.org.
The Ohio Housing Finance Agency is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer & does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender/sex, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status, disability, age (40 years of age or older), genetic information, sexual orientation, status as a parent during pregnancy & immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, or status as a foster parent as those are defined in applicable Ohio law, federal law, & any Executive Order, in admission or access to the operation of its programs, services, activities or its own employment practices. Employment practices are any employment related decisions including, but not limited to hiring, layoff, transfer, termination, promotion, demotion, discipline, rate of compensation, eligibility for in-service training programs, or terms & conditions of employment.
To be considered for the Data Analyst position, applicants must demonstrate the following qualifications and skills on their application:
Bachelor's degree in Geography, City and Regional Planning, Data Analytics, Public Policy, or related field 2 classes or 6 months' work experience with at least one of the following: Tableau, PowerBI, R, State, SAS, ESRI ArcGIS 2 classes or 6 months' work experience in qualitative and quantitative research methods
To be successful in this position, the applicant must possess:
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to communicate effectively and convey complex information to a wide range of audiences. Strong understanding of the primary subject matter relevant to OHFA’s mission as well as the data resources that contribute to that work.
Educational Transcript Requirements
Official educational transcripts may be required for all post-high school educational accomplishments, coursework or degrees claimed on the application. Applicants may be required to submit an official transcript prior to receiving a formal offer of employment. Failure to provide transcripts within 5 working days of request may cause the applicant to be eliminated from further consideration.
Applicants must clearly indicate on their application how they meet the qualifications listed on the posting. Applicants are also encouraged to document any experience, education and/or training related to the job duties listed. All external applicants that are selected for an interview may be required to provide at least three professional references and complete the Supplemental Nepotism Statement at the time of the interview.
Background Check Information
The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant’s prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.
All final candidates for this position who are not current State of Ohio employees and who do not have a qualifying drug test on file will be subject to a pre-employment drug test.