Sunday, August 18, 2013

MN Job Posting: Data Management Specialist I

Data Management Specialist I

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Area Code: 651
Telecommute: no
Travel Required: none

Skills: bachelor's degree in human services, library science, information technology; 3 years of related experience database queries MS Access

Pay Rate:  $31,000 - $43,000

Date Posted: 8-9-2013
Position ID: 235807
Dice ID: 10529566

Do you want to make a difference in our communities by helping people find resources they need?  Do you want a position that will allow you to use your strong technical, organizational, and creative problem-solving skills?  Are you interested in internet research, data management and being part of a collaborative team?  If so, this may be the position for you.

The Data Management Specialist I will work with team members to gather data and improve quality for the MinnesotaHelp.infoR database and website (  MinnesotaHelp.infoR provides a statewide database of over 30,000 human and community services to meet the needs of seniors, people with disabilities, families, caregivers, and more.  The Data Management Specialist I ensures that data is comprehensive and clear in order to help meet the needs of consumers throughout the state of Minnesota.

The ideal candidate will possess:

    Ability and enthusiasm for working with information about social and human services as well as database and related software tool technologies.
Ability and willingness to learn new skills quickly and as necessary including new software applications.
    A Bachelor's Degree is required in a human service, library science, or information technology field.
    Minimum of 3 years of related work experience.
    Demonstrated ability to understand and work effectively in a complex information management environment.
    Minimum of 1 year experience working with databases.  Experience writing database queries is a plus.
    Demonstrated use of technology to solve problems.
    Strong proficiency in Internet research, Microsoft Office Software including Outlook, Word and Excel.  Prior experience with MS Access is a plus.
    Ability to be self-directed, as well as the ability to work effectively as a member of a team.

We are the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging, a leader, advocate, and partner in the seven-county Twin Cities metropolitan region.  We support communities, health care, individuals, caregivers and others to help the population age successfully, living independently longer in their communities.  MAAA has an integrated system of information, assistance, education, services and facility-to-home support.  As a regional agency, MAAA delivers Senior Linkage LineR services in partnership with the Minnesota Board on Aging.

What can we offer you?

    Over 20 years of successful leadership in home and community-based services,
    Strong, consistent history of growth, financial stability, and effective leadership,
    Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, life, LTD, and 403(b) pension plan,
    Professional challenge,
    Positive and collaborative work environment, and
    The opportunity to make a significant impact in a growing, and visionary organization.

To learn more about the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging, we invite you to explore our website. Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume and cover letter on line by clicking on the Apply Now button at the bottom of this page.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging
2365 N McKnight Rd
North Saint Paul, MN 55109