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Assistant Performance and Data Analyst

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift, 2nd Shift, Rotating, Weekends

Position Summary:


This grant funded position is responsible for the collection and review of United States Department of Labor performance outcomes for Oklahoma’s WIOA Adult, Dislocated Worker and Youth Programs, as well as assisting in the office’s research and evaluation efforts. Key responsibilities include assisting the performance officer in identifying and correcting service delivery issues that may affect statewide performance outcomes; conducting primary and secondary research; performing qualitative and quantitative data analyses; and assisting in the development of reports for internal and external audiences. These duties involve working closely with OOWD staff and workforce partners to assist in the successful completion of projects required for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) implementation.

Pay Rate: $40,000 to $50,000 Annually


Benefits at a Glance:


Generous benefits Package including Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts.


Annual & Sick Leave and paid Holidays. Tuition Waivers Available.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Assist in reporting federal performance for the WIOA Adult, Dislocated Worker and Youth Programs on a quarterly and annual basis.
  2. Serve as backup for State Performance Officer to ensure accuracy and appropriate checks and balances when reporting performance to the U.S. Department of Labor.
  3. Conduct quality control by regular review of program participant files.
  4. Assist in the collection and analysis of state and national workforce, economic, and labor market data to identify trends.
  5. Perform primary and secondary qualitative and quantitative data research and analysis on specific workforce, economic, and labor market phenomena.
  6. Create labor market briefings, economic system reports, and reports on labor market and workforce trends for a geographic area.
  7. Create maps, tables, and other data visualization to reinforce concepts and variables related to performance, research, and evaluation.
  8. Provide public presentations and technical assistance.
  9. Support OOWD staff and workforce partners in the successful completion of projects including the preparation of written reports or visual/oral presentations of findings.
  10. Assist in the creation of accessible, comprehensive, well-written, and visually appealing reports to communicate to a variety of audiences on workforce, education and training, labor market, supportive services, and economic topics.
  11. Completes all mandatory training and participated in a minimum of two professional development each year.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned.

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.




Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Work Experience:

  • 2-3 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, conducting qualitative and quantitative analyses for business, government, or educational entities, and/or working with federal programs.
  • Experience interpreting labor market or programmatic performance-related data and producing reports.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Principles, methods and practices of the various programs being administered
  • Organization, development and administration of the programs for which responsibility is assigned.
  • Quality quantitative and qualitative research methods and practices
  • Familiarity with public sources of data on state and national levels related to workforce, education, and the labor market, such as Census, BLS, and BEA data
  • Statistical analysis tools such as SPSS
  • Data visualization tools, such as ArcGIS
  • Presentation tools, such as PowerPoint
  • ADA Accessibility guidelines for technological accessibility for individuals with visual disabilities

Skills in:

  • Active listening
  • Communicate effectively orally, interpersonally, in groups, and in writing
  • Audience-centered communication adaptation
  • Demonstration of ethical behavior
  • Using computers and software to store, retrieve, and produce reports and competency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and EMSI Economic Modeling software, preferred

Abilities to:

  • Interpret federal regulations relating to federal WIOA performance reporting, and research and evaluation requirements
  • Interpret, strategize, analyze, and resolve complex problems and questions
  • Suggest alternative approaches and processes, when appropriate
  • Complete high-quality, timely projects that effectively communicate to identified audiences
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Passion for assisting customers and representing the OSU brand with positivity and professionalism
  • Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Direct experience with programmatic performance evaluation
  • Experience performing economic, workforce, and labor market research and analyses.
  • Experience with data visualization and presentation tools beyond those in Microsoft Office preferred.

Working Conditions:

  • Work will be performed in an office environment with a significant amount of public contact, in person, by telephone and via email. 
  • Some in-state and out-of-state travel may be required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Duties require extended periods of sitting, standing, talking, listening and computer usage.

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Apply online at  If you have, any questions please call 405-945-3206.

 Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Oklahoma State University campuses are tobacco and vapor-free.

  Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.


Posted: 2019-10-11 Expires: 2038-01-18

Oklahoma State University- OKC

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system of interdisciplinary programs that prepares students for success. OSU is America’s Brightest Orange. Through leadership and service, OSU is preparing students for a bright future and building a brighter world for all. As Oklahoma’s only university with a statewide presence, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high-quality teaching, research, and outreach. OSU has more than 37,000 students across its five-campus system and more than 25,000 on its combined Stillwater and Tulsa campuses, with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 240,000 students to serve the state of Oklahoma, the nation and the world.

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