HMIS Data Analyst –

The Council for the Homeless (CFTH) operates the Housing Solutions Center, our community’s one-stop access point for over 40 housing assistance programs, including emergency shelter, homelessness prevention, and programs designed for specific populations such as families or unaccompanied youth. Staff and volunteers at the Housing Solutions Center work with clients to assess their housing needs and connect them to their best fit housing solution, as well as connect them to services in the community that will help them on their journey toward safe and stable housing. Housing Coordinators also work closely with partner agencies to understand referral needs and identify those eligible for program.

Who we are looking for

CFTH is seeking a Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Data Analyst to perform advanced data analysis to support system and program level monitoring, and evaluation using data across all levels of the Homeless Crisis Response System.

What you’ll do

  • Develop, maintain and optimize various data reporting and analysis systems (e.g. Business Objects, Tableau, Twilio, Airtable).
  • Develop, debug and validate ad hoc data reports in support of HMIS agencies
  • Analyze system-level performance.
  • Fulfill ad hoc data requests.
  • Developing and maintaining an expertise in HUD’s HMIS data collection standards
  • Solving problems, resolving ambiguity and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to meet business needs.
  • Establishing and maintaining positive, productive relationships with colleagues, services providers, community members, vendors, and other work related contacts.
  • Strong cultural awareness and humility.
  • Working both independently and with others as a member of various teams.

What we offer

  • The STARTING SALARY RANGE for this position is  $25.84 – $27.13 per hour based on experience. The full salary range for this position is $25.84 – $33.60 per hour. The final candidate for this position will be paid within the STARTING SALARY RANGE.
  • Full-time, non-exempt position working 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday. May be required to work a few hours on weekends and holidays when needed.
  • 100% employer-paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance for the employee only.
  • Benefits package also includes 10.39% paid into WA PERS by employer, 12 company paid holidays, and generous paid time off and separate sick time accrual.
  • Meaningful work that addresses affordable housing and homelessness in our community.

What you’ll bring

  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Social Services, Digital Technology, or related fields.
  • Direct experience with HMIS Software (ex: ServicePoint, Clarity, Client Track, or others)
  • Two years of professional experience in public or business administration, public affairs, or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
  • Direct experience with relational databases (ex. SQL), programming languages (ex.: R, Python).
  • Strong organizational, communication and technology skills.
  • Works well in a consistently changing and dynamic environment.
  • Ability to embrace varying cultural experiences and communication differences.
  • Ability to operate a computer and Microsoft Office Suite competency.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Knowledge of Clark County, WA resources, stakeholders and agencies that serve people experiencing homelessness.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to automobile required.

A cover letter and resume are required when applying for this position. For more information on the Council for the Homeless please visit our website at Please note, those candidates deemed to best match our requirements will be contacted for an interview. We do not discuss application status during the selection process. Applications will be reviewed as they come in.

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