Sep 01, 2022

DATA SCIENTIST

$60,000 - $80,000 yearly
  • NYC Campaign Finance Board
  • 100 Church Street 12th floor, New York, NY 10007, USA
Full-Time Government

Job Description

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

OFFICE TITLE:    DATA SCIENTIST

CIVIL SERVICE TITLE/LEVEL: CFB ANALYST LV 2

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1

SALARY: $60,000 - $80,000

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until Filled 

DEPARTMENT:  PUBLIC AFFAIRS – POLICY & RESEARCH

POSITION STATUS: FULL-TIME 

JOB ID #:      548227

JOB CATEGORY 

Please select a category that best fits your position.

□ Policy, Research & Analysis     □ Technology, Data & Innovation     □ Constituent Services & Community Programs

□ Legal Affairs     □ Finance, Accounting & Procurement     □ Public Safety, Inspections & Enforcement 

□ Administration & Human Resources       Social Services     □ Other:

We provide flexible work hours and environment. Start your career here at the NYC Campaign Finance Board. Click on the link to learn more about the open positions at our agency

ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN FINANCE BOARD 

The New York City campaign Finance Board is a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in elections. We are dedicated to making our local democracy more open, transparent, and equitable.  We eliminate barriers to participation by providing access to the information and resources New Yorkers need to vote or run for office and reduce the corrupting influence of money in politics by enhancing the impact of New Yorkers’ small-dollar contributions.   You would be working with a staff and leadership that is mission driven and committed to continuous improvement for the staff and the public.  

ABOUT THE UNIT/DEPARTMENT 

The CFB Public Affairs division promotes the agency’s key role in equipping all candidates and voters to power a fairer and more open democracy in New York City. We engage New Yorkers, inform them about elections, and boost their civic participation in the democratic process. 

The Policy and Research unit uses original research and data analysis to make policy and program recommendations for the agency.  

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Maintain internal databases and collect external datasets to supply data for decision-making or project needs
  • Perform statistical analysis and create visualizations on the election patterns of voters, candidates, and campaign contributors in NYC
  • Contribute research and visualizations to the annual reports, the website, and other agency publications
  • Contribute to community profiles that highlight key indicators regarding participation behavior in New York City neighborhoods
  • Serve as the agency’s Open Data Coordinator

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • At least one (1) year experience with quantitative data collection, analysis, and reporting, preferably related to voting and elections.
  • Experience using advanced statistical analysis software such as R, Python, SPSS, or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated interest in New York City government and politics. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's and/or Master’s degree in a field that emphasizes quantitative or qualitative research methods, or a satisfactory combination of education and work experience.
  • At least one year of data analysis and reporting experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience extracting statistical information from large datasets, using programming languages like R or Python.
  • Experience managing internal data within a customer relationship management system.
  • Advanced geospatial analysis skills and proficiency in geographic information system application software, such as ArcGIS or QGIS.
  • Experience working with U.S. Census Bureau data.
  • Experience creating data visualizations or interactive features with software such as Power BI, Tableau, or Shiny applications, and using the results of quantitative analyses to tell compelling stories

___________________________________________________________________________________________

TO APPLY: 

  • Please select the following link to apply directly to this vacancy: JUNIOR DATA SCIENTIST 
  • Resume and Cover Letter are required for consideration.
  • Note that only applicants under consideration will be contacted. 

For more information on careers with the NYC Campaign Finance Board visit our website at https://www.nyccfb.info/ to access the full listing of job opportunities and to learn more about our agency.

___________________________________________________________________________________________

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

As of August 2, 2021, all new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered city employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by the hiring agency. 

Pursuant to Department of Citywide Administrative Services Commissioner’s Directive No. 2020-20 (concerning the Recruitment of Personnel During the Covid-19 Crisis), New York City residency must be obtained within six months after Emergency Executive Order No.98 is rescinded. If that time has passed, residency must be obtained within 90 days of the start date. 

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. All individuals are encouraged to apply. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact [email protected] or (212) 409-1800. 

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy. 

States

NY

Salary

SALARY: $60,000 - $80,000

Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

Job Requirements

TO APPLY: 

  • Please select the following link to apply directly to this vacancy: JUNIOR DATA SCIENTIST 
  • Resume and Cover Letter are required for consideration.
  • Note that only applicants under consideration will be contacted. 

For more information on careers with the NYC Campaign Finance Board visit our website at https://www.nyccfb.info/ to access the full listing of job opportunities and to learn more about our agency.


Apply Now