Posted on Jul 16, 2021 by New Jersey Department of Children and Families
The New Jersey Department of Children and Families (DCF) seeks a self-motivated individual who is highly experienced in utilizing Information Technology Systems such as Tableau to help foster the Department's vision and strategic plan to obtain demographics that will allow us to better serve the Children and Families of New Jersey and abroad.
As the Lead Administrator, this candidate will report directly to a Senior Manager in the Office of Research and be responsible for conducting the research and analysis of the performance statistic of the DCF programs to ensure the integrity of the newly developed system is compatible with the DCF environment. Provide recommended development strategy for initiating a data system (Tableau) and ensuring that system/user policies are written in cooperation with the currently established State, Federal policies and guidelines. Assist the DCF user needs to gather data and provide a data infrastructure to optimize performance reporting within the DCF, other State and Federal departments, our clients and various other constituents we service.
. Create and execute a roadmap for the Department's integration and use of Tableau software
. Establish written policies and guidelines for the developed system to provide guidelines for system usage
. Develop and manage Tableau users and permissions
. Develop and manage reports, dashboards and scorecards
. Organize and manage data collection and distribution
. Train and coach staff on the use of Tableau
The Administrator (Tableau System Specialist) will collaborate closely with Department leadership, programmatic and research staff and service providers to understand and effectively capture user information and requirements. This position is based in Trenton, NJ.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. A Master's in a technology-related field (eg, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology) is preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Successful candidates will have at least 7 years of experience in data analysis, visualization and reporting with at least 5 years of experience using Tableau software. Proven track record of effectively engaging Front End users and communicating data through reports, graphs, and dashboards. Experience coordinating complex projects and translating business needs into practical applications as well as training and coaching others in the use of Tableau or similar software that allows the collection of data.
. Demonstrated leadership skills
. Ability to communicate effectively across various levels and stakeholder groups
. Ability to lead projects with tight timelines while delivering high-quality results
. Strong organizational skills
. Work well in teams and independently
. Multi-tasks with ease
. Excellent verbal communication and documentation skills
. Some knowledge of child welfare data preferred
RESUME NOTE: Eligibility determinations will be based upon information presented on the resume only. Applicants who possess a degree from a college or university outside the United States must provide an evaluation of one's transcripts from a recognized evaluation service at the time of submission. Failure to do so may result in your ineligibility.
RESIDENCY LAW: Please refer to the New Jersey Department of Children and Families' website.
LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
TO APPLY: You must submit a cover letter and resume in PDF format, saving all PDFs by your Last Name, First Name to: (see below)
The Department of Children and Families is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering a respectful and inclusive work environment which reflects the diversity of the state we serve.