Data and Innovation Manager
The Office of Strategic Initiatives is looking for a Data and Innovation Manager to make data more accessible, optimize the use of data, and facilitate data-driven decision making and innovation throughout the City. The Manager will lead a team of individuals working towards the efficient and transparent use of data to provide timely and effective analytical support to City programs, services, and citizenry. This team is responsible for the growing and maintaining the Open Arlington data portal, which serves as a central clearinghouse for accessing, visualizing, and interacting with public open data sets. This team also produces quarterly and annual city growth reports, uses GIS to support other City departments, develops market value analysis documents and supports many other city-wide data and analytics initiatives.
The Data and Innovation Manager will ensure consistent data collection, quality, storage, and reporting, identify strategic ways of using existing data, promote the use of predictive analytics, and identify new sources of data, including how this data will be collected. They will work to optimize the City’s data systems, lead its open data efforts, lead the What Works Cities and Data Governance and Innovation initiatives, and develop new and creative ways to use the City’s data to better serve its citizens and respond to emerging needs.
The Data and Innovation Manager is a key position responsible for helping the City develop a culture that uses data to inform decisions, identify trends, and support its evolving performance management efforts. This individual will apply a solid foundation of related experience, an innovative perspective, and optimism while working with a strong team to enhance the organization’s data culture, engage in predictive analytics, create and use dashboards and other tools, and better use data to help the City deliver responsive services. The Data and Innovation Manager will work closely with the executive leadership to help guide the organization’s evolution of data collection methods, methodologies, and technologies, and use of data analytics.
For more information and to apply, please visit: https://arlingtontx.gov/open_data/technology_at_work/data_and_innovation_manager