Director, Data Visualization/GIS

Dallas College
Dallas, TX
Date Posted:  April 20, 2021
Closing Date:  April 28, 2021

Position Summary
Dallas College is seeking an experienced, highly collaborative leader with a proven track record of applied labor market analysis for GIS and data visualization. The Director, GIS & Data Visualization reports to the Senior Director, Labor Market Intelligence Center and will be expected to:
1. Expand and utilize a college-wide Labor Market Intelligence Center, serving Academics, Student Success, Workforce, Advancement, and Operations functions
2. Oversees GIS and data visualization for district-wide analysis of career-connected hurdles and opportunities for Dallas College students in the future of work in Dallas County

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Knowledge of the purpose of community colleges and the vision of Dallas College
• Knowledge and skill in process improvement, project planning, customer service, and data-based decision-making concepts
• Ability to identify and address opportunities and challenges that arise as a result of Dallas College’s current transition
• Ability to interact and communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders and constituents within the Dallas College community network.
• Experience designing and preparing graphic representations of GIS data, using GIS hardware and/or software applications, related to workforce and economic development
• Knowledge of geospatial data building, modeling, or analysis, using advanced spatial analysis, data manipulation, or cartography software
• Knowledge of the Dallas economy, including employer and workforce needs and challenges
• Ability to analyze multi-layered problems and propose solutions through data visualization
• Experience in analyzing GIS data to identify spatial (multi-dimensional) relationships or display results of analysis, using maps, graphs, or tabular data
• Demonstrated knowledge of principles of equity and inclusion and a demonstrated commitment to the promotion of diversity
• Knowledge of compliance with pertinent state and federal laws and regulations
• Knowledge of current research and policy recommendations as well as state and national initiatives related to improving economic mobility and opportunity for underserved populations