The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
4 Year Degree
The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), the national professional association established in 1917 to represent the interests and concerns of occupational therapy practitioners and students, is seeking a Manager, Data Science.Occupational therapy practitioners believe everyone deserves to maximize their potential and participate in everyday living. AOTA advances occupational therapy practice, education, and research through standard setting and advocacy on behalf of its members, the profession, and the public.
AOTA offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including a flexible hybrid work environment, a 401k contribution, health insurance, sick leave and paid vacation leave, a transportation subsidy, and much more.
The Manager, Data Science, plays a central role in AOTA’s strategic planning, business development, and member engagement efforts by uncovering key insights from our data. He, she, or they are responsible for leveraging expertise by guiding internal teams to devise appropriate measurements and metrics to make data-informed decisions and drive business solutions.
Identify internal and external data sources that provide business value and decision points for the association, including content, services, products, and marketing data.
Manage AOTA’s advanced data analysis process and techniques
Leverage AOTA data to increase engagement across our members and stakeholders.
Uncover insights hidden in our vast repository of raw data and provide tactical guidance on how to act on findings.
Use data to improve the decision-making of our employees and ultimately to enhance the experience of our members and stakeholders.
Collaborate with members, project/program managers, and other teams to turn data into critical information and knowledge that can be used to make sound organizational decisions.
Propose innovative ways to look at AOTA business imperatives by using data mining approaches on the set of information available.
Model the AOTA culture values throughout the workplace and employ them in all interactions with peers, managers, volunteers, members, and other stakeholders.
Actively address components of workplace culture that impede organizational and individual effectiveness in a manner consistent with the organization’s values.
Proactively provide coaching, feedback, and guidance to your colleagues that demonstrates AOTA’s commitment to investing in their human capital
Embrace diversity and work proactively with peers, and senior leadership to foster an equitable and inclusive workplace.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a quantitative field such as Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Psychology, Actuarial Sciences or related scientific field with strong analytical backgrounds.
Master’s degree from an accredited institution in quantitative field such as Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Psychology, Actuarial Sciences or related scientific field with strong analytical backgrounds preferred.
Four to six years of related work experience preferred.
A different combination of formal education and experience will be considered.
Expert level of competence in statistical software languages/packages and survey analytic tools.
Advanced level proficiency with statistical, machine learning modeling techniques such as regression.
Experience in statistical modeling, data mining, and applying database queries.
Skilled in critical thinking, analysis, and determining strategic direction.
Intuitive sense of how quantitative and technical work aligns closely with business priorities and business value.
Ability to synthesize conclusions for non-experts and desire to influence business decisions.
Excellent project management skills.
Ability to handle multiple priorities and adhere to strict deadlines.
Strong attention to detail and a commitment to quality.
Ability to collaborate effectively by building relationships across all departments and levels.
Must demonstrate good judgement and mature business skills, a high level of organizational and time management skills, and flexibility in competently juggling competing priorities and changing expectations.
Skilled in critical thinking, analysis, and determining project direction.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to make one-on-one and group presentations.
The position exercises moderate influence upon the actions or operations of others and has a moderate impact on the activities of AOTA.
Requires significant problem solving, judgment and/or innovative thinking to accomplish very broadly defined and/or technically complex responsibilities of the position. The work may involve the development of recommendations for the division/department goals and projects. Receives broad work direction and objectives. Broad latitude is given to determine approaches, procedures, and methodologies for accomplishing the work of self and others. Receives administrative review.
Professional certification and/or American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential is a plus.
The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Occasionally required to sit.
Occasionally required to walk.
Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.
Occasionally required to talk or hear.
Occasionally required to bend, lift or climb stairs.
Occasionally required to lift light weights (less than 25 pounds).
WORK ENVIRONMENT (In Office):
The noise level in the work environment usually is moderate.
Full-time, Flexible Hybrid, Exempt Position
Salary: Commensurate with experience
SELECTION PROCESS: We only accept applications that follow the electronic process. No phone calls please. This position is subject to background screening. Please E-mail resume and cover letter with salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
At AOTA, our commitment to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action seeks to ensure a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.AOTA is committed to attaining a diverse workforce that is representative of the community. Individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ+, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
About The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is the national professional association established in 1917 to represent the interests and concerns of occupational therapy practitioners and students of occupational therapy and to improve the quality of occupational therapy services.
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