The City of Gainesville is seeking a self-motivated Performance and Data Analyst to assist the Strategic Initiatives Team in building a robust performance management system that evaluates organizational performance in alignment with the city's strategic direction and operational priorities.

The Strategic Initiatives Team leads long-term planning with the City Manager's Office. We leverage data and performance measures to guide operations. Our team employs people-centered design to improve experiences. We build partnerships to solve community challenges and foster engagement to develop inclusive participation. The team is comprised of a diverse group of individuals, each bringing a unique skill set and perspective to their roles. This diversity helps foster an environment of robust collaboration and creative results.

Some of the responsibilities include:
  • Oversee the City of Gainesville's openData portal and work closely with internal stakeholders to ensure data accuracy and integrity, as well as collaborate with community partners.
  • Utilize the City's openData platform to create effective monitoring and reporting systems that tie into organizational decision-making.
  • Oversee the data governance team at the City of Gainesville and work to establish appropriate rules and procedures for effective data management.

Skills and responsibilities

The ideal candidate will be highly knowledgeable about data and measuring aspects of operational functions, user experiences, community impact and desired outcomes. They will have familiarity with database and information system technologies and be proficient in MS Office Suite programs. Experience with FME, Python, Tableau and other related applications is preferred.


  • Location:
    City of Gainesville, Gainesville, Florida, Alachua County
  • Salary: , Will be based on qualifications
  • Deadline:


Minimum qualifications

To be considered for this position you must: have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business management, public administration, finance, information systems, mathematics, statistics, or a related field; and two (2) years of experience in utilizing data for operational or financial analysis, or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Preferred qualifications

A Master's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred and may substitute for one (1) year of the non-supervisory work experience; Experience in a government environment is preferred, though not required; Experience with FME, Python, Tableau and other related applications is preferred.