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RACC is hiring for a Program Data Specialist

The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) has one mission – to enrich our communities through arts and culture. We believe that the arts have the power to change hearts and minds, and to inspire social change. We also believe that arts and culture are key elements in creating desirable places to live, learn, work, and visit. We are an equal opportunity employer and strive to cultivate equity in all of our programs. Prejudice and privilege have created barriers that RACC must dismantle, systematically and strategically, until everyone in our community has equitable access to arts and culture.

As a RACC team member, your work will help to educate and empower people from all walks of life by providing and promoting access to a diversity of art and cultural experiences. If you’re eager to make a difference, that’s a great start. To best serve our communities, we need commitment – to our mission, our goals, and, most importantly, to the people we serve.

If you are ready to be a part of a committed, collaborative team dedicated to our community, we want to talk with you 

Role Summary: Program Data Specialist

The Program Data Specialist identifies and builds operational and administrative bridges between RACC programs: Grants, Public Art, Arts Education, and Advocacy. Duties include coordinating the tools, systems, and operations for the Program teams to make data, resources, and information available to the rest of the organization and to the community. The primary objective is to oversee, standardize, and coordinate the collection and use of data within the organization.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, evaluate, and develop the RACC Opportunity Portal, the online system for providing programs to the community. This will include ensuring adherence to the annual service contract; overall database management and security; material archive management; and systems integration with financial data and CRM information.
  • Collect and report information on RACC constituents, including program applicant demographics, panel demographic data, and arts community statistics.
  • Serve as the data liaison for analysis of constituent surveys.
  • Develop and coordinate systems to support collection of photos and other media content in collaboration with internal Communications and Advocacy teams.
  • Facilitate operations between Program and Finance teams, including budgets; artist, organization and vendor contracts/agreements; and data reconciliation.
  • Establish standard record-keeping across Programs to support the organization.
  • Coordinate the use of technology for Program operations, such as video conferencing technology, presentation software and equipment, and other communications tools.
  • Create and maintain records, databases, presentations, and proposals on behalf of each of the Program teams.
  • Utilize online and software tools to project manage and communicate across Programs, including Survey Monkey Apply, FileMaker, Raiser’s Edge, Microsoft Teams, Google Docs, Asana, and Wufoo.
  • Work in collaboration with Program Admin Specialist and members from the Program teams.
  • Support Program growth and development as necessary.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Prior experience managing data collection systems and online surveying tools.
  • Understanding of data management, data evaluation, and records maintenance.
  • Ability to create, implement, and monitor systems and guidelines for program tools.
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and then implement.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports.
  • Perspective and understanding of racial equity practices.

Status:  Full Time | Hourly | Non-Exempt
Schedule: Regular Hours of Operation 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday
In response to COVID: Hybrid working mode. Flexibility will be required to accommodate events and business needs.

Supervisory: Team Leads: Grants and Public Art

Compensation: $24 – $26 Hourly, depending on experience. RACC offers excellent benefits, including paid holidays and Flexible Time Off, full medical and dental benefits, a 401(k) plan, and long-term disability and life insurance.

Application Instructions:
To be considered for this opportunity, resume, questions completed, and 3 references must be included. 

This posting closes on Monday February 6 at noon. Please apply here at BambooHR.

Questions:

  1. What do the arts and culture mean to you?
  2. Do you have experience working in arts administration, non-profit sector, or public sector, and what do you enjoy most about this work? If not, what interests you about moving into this work?
  3. Please share an example of creating, implementing and maintaining a database, including the software used and the reasons for its use.
  4. Please share an example of managing, evaluating and analyzing data.
  5. What does Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Access (EDIA) mean to you?