JOB OPENING: HMIS Reporting and Data Analyst at RICH

Position Title: HMIS Reporting and Data Analyst

Supervised By: HMIS Program Manager

Position Type: Full Time with benefits; Exempt

Compensation: Commensurate with Experience

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Technical Operations of HMIS

  • Troubleshoot technical HMIS issues (e.g. Networking problems, database glitches, reporting errors, etc.).
  • Work closely with HMIS team to understand technical needs and scope out potential solutions in HMIS.
  • Ensure HMIS compliance with all HUD security compliance directives and regulations.

Reporting and Data Analysis

  • Understand and advocate for the importance of data analysis and integrity to end homelessness.
  • Coordinate and conduct data analysis and visualizations using the state Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) and other data sources.
  • Develop and oversee dashboards showing progress on performance indicators.
  • Maintain the housing inventory chart and ensure proper development and maintenance of all projects within HMIS.
  • Conduct the Point In Time Count, Longitudinal Statistical Analysis, Annual Performance Report, CAPER, and Housing Inventory Count etc.
  • Produce and run other reports as requested by agencies and stakeholders.
  • Routinely inspect all reports to ensure compliance and accuracy.

Data Quality

  • Run data quality reports and send them to users so that data may be fixed. Track the resolution of data quality issues and follow-up with users to check status.
  • Assist agencies and end-users to directly fix data errors and data quality issues

Statewide HMIS Support & Operation

  • Answer help desk questions and provide technical assistance, training, and expertise on system usage, value, policies, and procedures.
  • Promote compliance and understanding of the Rhode Island HMIS Policies and Procedures.
  • Communicate closely with HMIS team members to ensure adequate coordination and completion of tasks.

Other Duties as Assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years professional experience working in computer science, data analytics, database administration, or related field.
  • Baccalaureate degree in computer science, data analysis, social work, public policy, and/or related field
  • Demonstrated experience in program evaluation and outcome measurement
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, other similar tools) including the ability to develop charts and graphs
  • Proficiency in data analysis and visualization, preferably using specified software (e.g. tableau, etc.)
  • Exceptional organizational skills, multi-tasking abilities, and attention to detail
  • Effective communicator and facilitator
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain productive professional relationships
  • Demonstrated experience working successfully with diverse populations
  • Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license, and appropriate vehicle insurance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in computer science, data analysis, social work, public policy, and/or related field
  • Demonstrated expertise in HMIS, reporting, regulations, and best practices
  • Passion for ending homelessness and housing first principles
  • Bilingual speaker (Spanish)
  • Love of food, sense of humor, and inquisitive nature!

Amended: 2/7/2020

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year


  • comp. science, data analytics, or database administration: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Spanish (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Other

Courtesy of Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless

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