Connecticut Data Jobs

This is a page for job postings from our partner organizations that have job responsibilities that include the use of public data resources (i.e., federal, state, and local data) for research, planning, and evaluation in Connecticut or adjacent areas of nearby states. To suggest that we add or remove a posting, please contact us using our contact form. Please include a link to the posting (if posted elsewhere) and/or a one sentence description, a closing date and an e-mail contact. If the posting has no closing date, it may be removed after approximately 1-2 months. Submitted material may be edited to fit, and may be removed at any time.

Recent Public Data-Related Job Postings in CT

Last revised April 23 2018

North Hartford Promise Zone - Data VISTA

Duties: Work closely with the Dir. of the NHPZ, CT Center for Advanced Technology, City of Hartford's Metro Hartford Innovation Services & the VISTA team to support the data collection & analysis central to the Promise Zone (PZ) effort. Respons. include: *Support the evaluation of NHPZ activities including key metrics informing evaluation; lead efforts to gather & analyze data; conduct surveys & interviews; develop recommendations & support the improvement implementation *Research best practices to possibly apply to PZ challenges; Provide research/writing to ensure the accuracy of data & stats reports out of NHPZ *Assist with prof. devel./training activities for implementation & support partners around data collection & evaluation *Foster relationships with key organizations *Prepare progress reports to partners & federal agencies re: successes & challenges based on data collection & analysis *Partner with the Communications Coord. VISTA to prep documents for the public on PZ progress/impact. For more see https://www.glassdoor.com/job-listing/north-hartford-promise-zone-data-v...

The RISE Network - Data Specialist and Data Analyst (2 job postings)

The RISE Network is a Connecticut-based non-profit organization with a mission to empower educators to achieve breakthrough results, helping all students realize and achieve their full potential. RISE facilitates networked improvement communities by bringing together educators working in different contexts to advance shared goals. Together, we build community, democratize innovation, and improve systems in public schools and districts. The RISE Data Specialist and Data Analyst positions will play an integral role in advancing the Network’s research and analytic functions. RISE is seeking talented and highly motivated individuals to serve on a team collaborating with school districts to build data tools, systems, and practices to improve student outcomes. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who thrives in an entrepreneurial environment, and is passionate about closing achievement gaps and developing the potential of all students regardless of life circumstance. To view the postings, see Data Specialist here https://www.indeed.com/job/data-specialist-e483579895e573c5 and Data Analyst here https://www.indeed.com/job/data-analyst-1198983a89abb3b4

WestCOG - Planning/GIS Intern

The Western Connecticut Council of Governments (WestCOG) seeks a Planning/GIS Intern to expand its Regional Community Rating System (CRS) Program in partnership with the Nature Conservancy. Primary goals of the position are to: 1. Extend the Regional CRS Program to additional communities, and 2. Increase CRS status for CRS participants through the development of a Natural Floodplain Functions Plan (NFFP). WestCOG plans to expand the Regional CRS Program to communities not involved in the program and to those that already participate and would like to partner with WestCOG. The Planning/GIS Intern will also consider methods to link the program with the SustainableCT Program. Responsibilities include Data Collection, GIS Analysis, Data Visualization/Map Development, and Report Development. The ideal candidate will have an environmental planning/science background, with GIS experience. For more information, interested person should visit: https://westcog.org/about/employment-opportunities/

All Our Kin - Data and Evaluation Fellow

This is a fellowship position and we anticipate that the Data and Evaluation Fellow will work approximately 15-20 hours per week from August 2018 through May 2019. The Data and Evaluation Fellow is supervised by the Research, Evaluation & Data Specialist. All Our Kin has offices in New Haven, Bridgeport, and Stamford, CT. The Data and Evaluation Fellow will primarily work at our New Haven location. See https://www.idealist.org/en/nonprofit-job/d164af8d91214d839781cb0dcf0a86... for more information.

City of Stamford - Summer Intern (post via CCAPA Jobs)

Summary: The City of Stamford Land Use Bureau, Stamford’s planning department, is looking for a summer intern to support the Bureau’s planning function, including: 1. Assist in review of zoning map, zoning text and other applications submitted to the City’s Land Use Boards; 2. Assist in data analysis and mapping using ArcGIS; 3. Conduct research on land use, historic resources and other items; 4.Support ongoing land use studies, such as the South End Neighborhood and Historic Preservation Study; 5. Support of other Bureau functions, e.g., Zoning Enforcement and Environmental Protection Board. The internship is for up to three months, between May and September, exact start and end dates TBD. Work schedules are flexible but a commitment of at least 21 hours per week is required. Qualifications: Current master’s Student in Urban Planning or related field; knowledge of MS Office Products, in particular Excel, Word and PowerPoint; knowledge of basic statistical methods; and basic knowledge of ArcGIS. Salary: $15.00 an hour/ 21 hours a week at least. To Apply:  Download and complete the application form and follow the instructions for submission here. Then send a current resume to StamfordLandUse@stamfordct.gov, Subject line: Summer Internship.

Connecticut Voices for Children - Educational Equity Policy Fellow

Lead research and advocacy to advance school readiness, college and career readiness, and educational equity. Essential duties are predominantly intellectual in character and include work requiring the consistent exercise of discretion and judgment. See http://www.ctvoices.org/node/3916 for more information.

Connecticut Voices for Children - Senior Economic and Fiscal Policy Fellow

Lead research and advocacy at Connecticut Voices for Children on state, federal and municipal tax, budget, and economic development work, supervising Fiscal Policy Fellow and Associate Fiscal Policy Fellow. Essential duties are predominantly intellectual in character and include work requiring the consistent exercise of discretion and judgment. See http://www.ctvoices.org/node/3918 for more information.

Trinity College - Postdoctoral Fellow in the Public Policy Graduate Program

The Graduate Program in Public Policy at Trinity College invites applications for a new postdoctoral fellowship in Public Policy. This is a two-year appointment to teach and conduct research for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 academic years. The Fellow will be expected to be in residence in the Hartford area, and teach one graduate course and a graduate policy practicum each academic year. In addition to pursuing his/her own independent research agenda, the fellow will be expected to write a policy report for the think tank CT21 @ Trinity on an issue in his/her area of expertise, contribute to the advising of graduate students, and actively participate in the intellectual life of Trinity College. See https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/postings/1553 for more.

CAHS - Policy Data Analyst

As a member of the CAHS policy team, the Policy Research and Data Policy Analyst: 1. Manages the Annie E. Casey CT KIDS COUNT Project, including production of data books, administration of the CT KIDS COUNT Data Center website, development of grants and reports, 2. Conducts policy-specific research and investigates trends in child and family well-being, using a two-generational lens, with attention to racial and wealth disparities and focusing on vulnerable populations (e.g., children with incarcerated parents), early care, K-12 and adult/remedial education, 3. Designs and executes special projects to support CAHS’s mission, 4. Supports the production of advocacy materials and delivers public testimony and policy/issue briefs Identifies, monitors and supports analysis of relevant legislation, 5. Extracts and analyzes data from publicly available databases (e.g., Census), 6. Contributes to team activities as needed. Please see https://aphsa.careerwebsite.com/job/policy-data-analyst/40243697/ for more.

Fairfield County's Community Foundation - Program Director, Education and Youth Development

Fairfield County's Community Foundation is seeking a Program Director to oversee the strategic planning and management of specific grants portfolio aimed at ensuring that 1) all Fairfield County students graduate with a high school degree and are prepared for post-secondary education and employment and 2) all Fairfield County older youth and young adults have training and credentials that lead to meaningful career opportunities.

See https://www.ctphilanthropy.org/news/job-post-program-director-education-... for more information.

Yale University - Epidemiologist for HIV/HCV Co-Infection Project

Under the direction of the Principal Investigator and Project Directors, with the latitude for independent judgment, we seek to hire an Epidemiologist for the HIV/HCV Co-infection Project. The purpose of this project is to improve the prevention, care, treatment and cure of Hepatitis C among HIV/HCV co-infected individuals, particularly persons of color, in Connecticut. The project is being conducted in collaboration with partners in the HIV and HCV fields including the Connecticut Department of Public Health, the Yale Regional partner for the New England AIDS Education Training Center (AETC) , regional substance abuse disorder (SUD) and behavioral health treatment clinics and syringe service programs (SSPs), Ryan White funded clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers, to create a coordinated program of referral, treatment and co-management of comorbid conditions. The Epidemiologist will work closely with the Epidemiologist at the CT Department of Public Health to consolidate and expand the current data surveillance system for monitoring Hepatitis C-infected persons in the state of CT (CTEDSS). See https://main.hercjobs.org/jobs/10662986/epidemiologist for more information.

Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) - Senior Program and Data Analyst

This position is responsible to support the planning function by creating data-driven research that inform, business, and policy development as well as program development and evaluation through research, data collection analysis and recommendation. Develop and conduct formal research methodologies and procedures; undertake research activities associated with housing issues and trends; collect, analyze, evaluate and report information, conclusions, policy and/or programmatic implications; assist on comprehensive and complex research assignments; develop and/or assist in the development of databases for access by internal and external users; provide quality assurance of imported data; support initiatives for data integrity and normalization; perform complex statistical analysis; prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports; design and implement surveys; and may prepare special reports for agency officials in response to inquiries from legislature or the public. More info: http://www.chfa.org/careers/


Selected CT Data Careers Pages

These are a few pages where we have seen jobs posted related to Connecticut data, research, and evaluation. In addition, many national job boards, such as Idealist, regularly post jobs related to public data use that are located in Connecticut.: