Human Resources Workforce Data Analyst

Website City of Minneapolis

Minneapolis is a growing and vibrant world-class city.

Plan, manage, and execute research, analysis, reporting of workforce demographics, trends, and metrics in order to inform HR, City of Minneapolis Enterprise leadership, state and federal agencies, and policymakers on data which impacts the organization’s ability to plan, recruit, develop, deploy, and retain a skilled workforce.  Build relationships among multiple stakeholders who need to be informed by reports or that participate in data collection and reporting efforts and be responsible for representing the highest standards in research and reporting with high customer service orientation to serve internal and external stakeholders.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and execute data collection, analysis, and reporting functions within the Human Resources (HR) Department.
  • Contribute to problem identification, study design, and data collection methods, instruments and sources.
    Develop programs and practices related to workforce information management analytics and reporting which support City goals and the vision, mission and values of the HR Department.
  • Provide expertise and leadership on City workforce data and analytical issues, coordinating and collaborating with HR and other City staff, participating on teams, and ensuring continuous cross-departmental communication.
  • Identify data sources, ensure data accuracy and produce scheduled and on-demand reports to support workforce planning, identify workforce demographic trends and leading indicators, and provide performance updates on HR metrics.
  • Provide specialized support for workforce analytic requests and manage daily activities with minimal supervision.
  • Ensure reporting compliance with Federal and State laws, regulations, City ordinances, Civil Service Commission Rules and other standards.
  • Conduct external research on workforce trends, wage comparison, industry benchmarking, and related labor market information relevant for reporting.
  • Conduct analysis and analytics on data utilizing modeling tools and predictive analytics to enhance and improve decision-making.
  • Create queries and prepare reports for various audiences and stakeholder groups.
  • Ensure data is reported accurately, clearly, concisely, and is readily accessible.
  • Develop reporting framework and formats for relevant data reporting, selecting the most effective means to display content; utilizing web tools, traditional and innovative methods.
  • Develop dashboard reporting capabilities to track and publish enterprise workforce trends and risks.
  • Participate on teams and provide expertise and leadership on City workforce data and analytical issues.

Working Conditions
Normal office setting.

Required Qualifications:
Required Education
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Data Analytics, Research Methods, Statistics, Computer Science, Business Administration or other highly relevant field of study, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Experience
Three years of experience in workforce data analytics and statistics, research and analytics best practices in a Human Resources environment, including experience with relational databases (e.g. PeopleSoft) and statistical and data packages (e.g. Tableau or Cognos).

An equivalent combination of education and experience closely related to the duties of the position MAY be considered.

Background Check
The City has determined that a criminal background check and/or qualifications check may be necessary for certain positions with this job title. Applicants may be required to sign an informed consent form allowing the City to obtain their criminal history and/or verify their qualifications in connection with the position sought. Applicants who do not sign the informed consent form will not be further considered for the position.

Selection Process
The selection process will consist of one or more of the following steps: a rating of relevant education and experience and/or an oral examination (100%). It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. This information will be used to determine which candidates will proceed in the selection process. A submitted application is also used to verify the answers to any supplemental questions.  Only those candidates who attain a passing score (70%) on each step in the selection process will be placed on the eligible list. The City of Minneapolis Human Resources Department reserves the right to limit the number in any phase of the selection process.

Union Representation
This is a non-represented position.

A resume is required. You must attach an updated resume to your application.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of a variety of HR functions including EEO compliance, workforce planning, talent acquisition life cycle, and human resources information systems.
    Considerable knowledge of data collection and analysis methodologies.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning and human resource management, business planning methods and principles.
  • Working knowledge of job classification systems and compensation plans.
  • Strong technical skills in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access.
    In depth knowledge of ERP systems and relational databases.
  • General knowledge of electronic data systems.
    Experience with PeopleSoft HRIS strongly desired.
    Knowledge of database management system (DBMS) implementation, including tables, joins and SQL querying or other statistical and data packages such as Tableau and Cognos.
  • Strong skills in analytical thinking, compilation and evaluation of workforce metrics and advanced writing abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to combine data from multiple sources.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to influence decisions with data and through story telling.
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately describe and define problem statements.
  • Experience developing and maintaining web content which complies with ADA requirements.
  • Ability to quickly gain credibility and build collaborative relationships.
  • Excellent analytical, technical and creative skills.
  • Ability to initiate, prioritize, follow through and implement multiple projects and programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with others having diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives.
  • Knowledge and application of the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer.