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State of Massachusetts Project Manager 1- Data in Mass School Building Authority, Massachusetts

*Position Summary* Within the Capital Planning Department, the data team supports data analysis needs and drives improvements in the use of data. The data team works on a variety of projects utilizing diverse datasets and varied analysis tools. The Project Manager 1 (“PM1”) will: • Assist in the development of long-term initiatives for the Capital Planning Department working closely with Capital Planning personnel as well as internal and external stakeholders. • Assist in providing peer review of Capital Planning reports ensuring coordination between reports and data among Capital Planning teams. Understand Capital Planning’s utilization of MSBA Systems Applications. • Assist the Capital Planning data team to reconcile reporting of data to maintain consistent format across all Capital Planning reports including MSBA Systems Reports. • Provide analysis, support, and recommendations to coordinate reports with data available in MSBA Systems. *Essential Functions* • Assist in development of long-term initiatives working closely with the Capital Planning Department as well as internal and external stakeholders. • Assist in providing peer review of Capital Planning reports. Provide analysis, support, and recommendations to coordinate reports using data shared among Capital Planning teams. • Assist the Capital Planning data team to reconcile reporting of data to maintain consistent format across all Capital Planning reports including MSBA Systems Reports. Participate in the development of standards and assist implementation. • Assist coordination to modify existing or develop new MSBA Systems Applications, Reports, and data fields with other members of Capital Planning. Assist coordination between Capital Planning and IT Department with guidance from Deputy Director of Capital Planning. • Provide quality control of data, including accuracy and timely entry of the data, entered in MSBA Systems Applications by Capital Planning department. Assist reconciliation of MSBA Systems data with existing reports maintained outside of MSBA Systems Applications. • Participate in development of methodology and schedule for the quality control of data. Research anomalies in project data in MSBA Systems. • Review utilization of existing MSBA Systems Reports developed for Capital Planning. Identify archived and active reports maintained outside MSBA Systems Reports and recommend solutions to simplify, reduce, or eliminate non-MSBA Systems Reports. • Support Capital Planning staff in the development of executive-level and public-facing presentations. Provide data and reporting information in support of delivering public outreach presentations and/or publications in conjunction with other Departments. • Assist in creating and maintaining user, technical, and operational documentation that describes data definition, logic, source, location, and use as well as historic changes. • Assist delivery of MSBA Systems Applications and other software training to new and existing staff. Training includes data definition, logic, source, location, and use. • Provide data sharing for professional consultants, technical vendors, and periodic procurements as required to support MSBA’s grant program and other potential Capital Planning initiatives. • Identify opportunities to continue to improve MSBA data tools to maximize the impact of existing and new software. • Perform other duties as assigned. *Supervisory Responsibilities* • Assist in the recruitment, selection, and training of personnel with guidance from Deputy Director of Capital Planning. *Required Education, Experience and Skills* • Bachelor’s degree in a related field. • Two to five years of applicable experience including data research, evaluation, metrics and trend analysis for multiple projects. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of an organization; this includes written and verbal communications as well as visualizations • Demonstrated ability to gather, analyze, and present complex technical information in a clear, concise, and understandable manner. • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. • A task driven mindset as well as effective multitasking and follow up skills. • Self-directed and highly motivated with a strong work ethic and customer service approach. • Team player able to work effectively at all levels of an organization. *Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills* • Experience in planning, budgeting, data analysis, or project management processes in a public agency. • Experience with data analytics and visualizations using Tableau. This job description is intended to be general and will evolve over time. The description is subject to periodic updating. At management’s discretion, the employee may be assigned different or additional duties from time to time. Job: Construction* *Organization: Mass School Building Authority *Title: *Project Manager 1- Data Location: Massachusetts-Mass School Building Authority Requisition ID: 21000AEF

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