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Job Summary

**This position has a flexible work arrangement that may allow for telework up to four (4) days per payperiod**

As the Data Analysis Unit Supervisor, you will provide leadership in ensuring the Data Analysis Unit serves as a center of excellence for data analysis and management at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. This includes developing, improving, and supervising systems and business processes to provide efficient, effective, and economical delivery of services to support agency data analysis and access to quality data to inform sound decision making.

You will supervise and direct staff who conduct research projects and analyses that serve the entire agency to help make high-level decisions. This includes promoting the integration of advanced analytics, statistics, visualization methods, and geospatial analysis tools into agency programs to support strategic plan goals and increase understanding of regulatory, environmental, and organizational performance issues.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must clearly demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • One year of supervisory experience in environmental protection/pollution control/public health, OR
  • Two years of advanced professional experience in environmental protection/pollution control/public health. Examples for internal candidates – (Environmental Specialist 4, Planner Principal, Hydrologist 2, Engineer 2 Graduate, Research Scientist 2, or related classes), OR
  • Three years of professional level experience in directing, designing or developing criteria and/or data for permits, enforcement, negotiation, or environmental or data analysis focused programs, OR
  • Equivalent combination of the above.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of database query principles and various tools for data processing, analysis, visualization and reporting.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Tableau data analysis and visualization.
  • Skills in applying data modeling and business analysis knowledge to assess the usability of data from specific inquiries.
  • Ability to guide staff in problem solving while providing an environment that fosters risk-taking, learning and innovation.
  • Ability to work with ease between various levels of the organization from line staff to executive leadership.
  • Ability to successfully recruit, retain, and develop staff.
  • Ability to work effectively with federal, state and local partners and with a variety of stakeholder groups.
  • Accomplished project management skills to guide and direct a number of complex data development and services projects while supporting staff and problem solving laterally and vertically to determine appropriate actions.
  • Understanding of federal and state media program regulatory frameworks and their applicability to data projects.
  • Ability to articulate the value and application of data governance, data stewardship, metadata management, and other data management practice areas.
  • Experience working with and fostering diversity in the workplace.

Why Work For Us

Our mission is to protect and improve the environment and human health. We work with many partners (citizens, communities, and businesses, all levels of government, environmental groups and educators) to prevent pollution, conserve resources, and to help ensure polluting does not have disproportionate impact on any groups of people. We emphasize work-life balance with flex schedules, compressed schedules, and options to telework.

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence and understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.