New job Data & Policy Director in Tulsa, OK 74136

Data & Policy Director

Company : Tulsa Community Foundation
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Tulsa, OK 74136

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Take Control Initiative (TCI), a fiscally sponsored organization at the Tulsa Community Foundation (TCF) works to increase access to birth control in Tulsa County. TCI envisions a community where all Tulsans have equitable access to birth control, which is essential to community health and economic opportunity. TCI works to honor and support the autonomy and safety of individuals by ensuring that they have the resources and information to decide if and when they want to become pregnant. TCI works collaboratively with over 200 community partners, 20+ health center sites, and several state and national organizations. TCI operates at the intersection of health and education with the underlying belief that individuals will make the best decisions for themselves when equipped with information and resources.

Our team consists of three departments: Education & Outreach, Clinical Services, and Data & Policy. We utilize collective impact and grassroots organizing principles while recognizing transformational impact requires action at individual, relational, and system levels. TCI’s organizational core values are: Equity, Access & Innovation.

TCI is the convening partner of Metriarch, a data collaborative that works across sectors and disciplines to advance the health and well-being of Oklahoma women. Metriarch improves outcomes by centering conversations about women’s health around human dignity, inherent value, and essential security for women and their families.


The ?Data & Policy Director is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Executive Director. The Data and Policy Director is the core convener and supervisor of Metriarch project and asset management. These projects are the branded research and reporting that are the shared assets of the Metriarch Collaborative including: Data Lookbook, Legislative Tracker, Data Stories, the Vault and Women in the Margins Report (working titles/coming soon!) . Metriarch is a network of 25+ organizations across Oklahoma, united to advance health equity for Oklahoma women. The Data and Policy Director will be responsible for the ongoing relationship management, democratic processes, strategic planning, and project execution of all Metriarch work, and will manage a team of policy analysts and fellows who are dedicated to Metriarch’s work.

The Data & Policy Director will also oversee the collection, analysis, dissemination, and utilization of health data from national, state, and local levels to create and implement policy change and public awareness.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervise Research and Policy Coordinator engaged in project management of the Vault, Legislative tracking efforts, and oversee social media channels, messaging and campaigns
  • Supervise Women’s Health Policy Manager, engaged in project management of the Data Stories narratives and weekly resource curation found in Fierce Facts.
  • Supervise team members implementing community research-based projects
  • Manage the collection and analysis of health data relevant to TCI’s mission and outcomes, and supply these data for team use on both TCI and Metriarch projects
  • Work with data and content editors to publish the annual Data Lookbook around women’s health metrics
  • Develop and disseminate messaging about data and outcomes to member and partner agencies, community leaders, and the community at large
  • Collaborate and coordinate efforts with a variety of stakeholders, including government agencies, policy-makers, and community leaders
  • Cultivate relationships with stakeholders and position themself as a leading information source and convener on data and policy as it relates to maternal-child health outcomes
  • Cultivate and sustain relationships with Metriarch membership
  • Serve as production lead for the Lady Charts conference, Metriarch Collaborative’s signature event including creating the request for proposal process, securing keynote speakers, leading organizational meetings, and deciding logistics with the operations team, and developing a program schedule for the event
  • Occasional flexible schedule required including night and weekend work representing TCI and/or Metriarch at events
  • Continue to develop Metriarch memberships through a more specific MOU process
  • Provide program evaluation, data analysis, and communications consulting to partner organizations within the Metriarch collaborative.
  • Actively prospect for new members who may benefit from Metriarch supports


Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience (required)
  • Two+ years of experience working with data analysis
  • Master’s Degree in Public Health/Policy/Administration/Affairs with a data focus (preferred)
  • Experience developing initiatives and projects with a team
  • Experience managing and coaching a team
  • Understanding of the connection between data, economics, and policy implications

Desired Strengths and Abilities:

  • Experience with adult learning design and/or teaching/coaching adult learners (preferred)
  • Experience with utilizing common data software programs
  • Experience working with government agencies
  • Ability to build relationships and create alignment with individuals and organizations from a wide range of perspectives
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive
  • Ability to collect, track, verify, analyze, and interpret data
  • Ability to translate data into policy recommendations
  • Ability to translate data into public-awareness messaging
  • Ability to plan communication strategy for appropriate audiences
  • Ability to project plan, track tasks, assess progress, and follow through on the execution of plans
  • Ability to coach a team to achieve results and grow professionally
  • Creative, system-level problem solving
  • Fluency and comfort with software development processes
  • Data-informed policy creation and implementation
  • Understanding of social media and public awareness campaigns
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively break-down complex information and theories in a manner that is clear and concise
  • Ability and means to travel on a flexible schedule as needed, proof of liability and property damage insurance on vehicle used
  • Willingness to have a flexible schedule including night and weekend work and moderate travel nationally and/or overnight on occasion
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds

We want to hear from you if:

  • You are a seasoned Non-Profit programming, policy, or data practitioner who is ready to get creative in an evolving role
  • You enjoy managing a team and developing the talent of others
  • You are passionate about health and educational equity
  • You enjoy working in a collaborative environment and forging new connections
  • You are curious, innovative, and willing to learn and adapt
  • You are a self-starter, capable of working on a team and independently

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