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DATA STEWARD (Business Intelligence Analyst Intermediate)

  • 499923
  • Full-time


The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults. Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona. We strive to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership. ADHS promotes alternative work schedules, flexible hours. We have positions that can fit any stage in your career, from entry to senior level. We offer a robust benefit package, including the ADHS Student Loan Assistance Pilot Program, where eligible employees can receive up to $437.50 per month for their outstanding student loans. Come check us out and see how you can make a difference in the lives of all Arizonans.


Division of Planning & Operations/Business Intelligence 

Job Location:

Address:  150 N 18th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $85,000 

Grade: 26

Closing Date: 

Job Summary:

This position will act as data steward for the agency’s curated data and will be the project manager for the development and maintenance of the agency’s future Public Health Data Portal (PHDP). The PHDP will be a business intelligence tool developed to collect, curate, store, visualize and distribute multiple forms of public health data both internally and externally. This position will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, data owners and the public to maximize the utility of the PHDP and set and follow standards for data quality, privacy, and documentation. This position will be responsible for leading PHDP staff including contracted developers and data analysts and for managing the development of applications that support the PHDP.

Job Duties:

- Manages the development and maintenance of the ADHS PHDP and related BI/Informatics applications and leads PHDP application development and data curation staff.
- Coordinates with stakeholders, data owners, IT, BI, and end users to maximize PHDP and related BI/Informatics systems' utility.
- Provides leadership in data stewardship activities.
- Provides input to standards, policies, procedures outlining structure, form and attributes of Informatics/BI tools and data.
- Designs and delivers data documentation, user training and associated materials.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Strategies for achieving effective data acquisition, management, quality, storage, use and application.
- Applicable laws, rules, policies regarding security, privacy, and management of confidential data.
- Statistical and business analysis.
- Business operations, methods, and practices.
- Workflow engineering.
- IT life cycle and information system design.
- Qualitative and quantitative techniques for analyzing and measuring program/project efficacy.
- Project management disciplines and techniques.
- Performance Management (PM), and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and Lean methodologies.
Skill in:
- Providing technical assistance to business partners.
- Performing analytic functions including workflow and statistical analysis.
- Effectively utilizing data collection, research, and analysis methodologies.
- Communicating complex information to non-technical audiences.
- Interpreting and evaluating information.
- Oral and written communication.
Ability to:
- Plan, organize, and prioritize projects.
- Evaluate information and make recommendations.
- Assess stakeholder and end user information needs.
- Promote the use of business intelligence/informatics to make effective business decisions.
- Communicate verbally and in writing to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
- Collaborate with IT/BI and program staff to achieve shared goals.
- Perform analysis and evaluation.
- Engage with diverse audiences and stakeholders.
- Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations and streamline work processes.
- Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.

Selective Preference(s):

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Management or closely related field and 2 years of experience in a business intelligence or data analysis role, public health data, stakeholders, owners, data systems/applications, and consumers of public health data.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11).

Must possess a valid level one fingerprint clearance card issues pursuant to A.R.S. §36-113.


The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
− Affordable medical and dental insurance plans
− Paid vacation and sick time
− 10 paid holidays per year
− Wellness program and plans
− Life insurance
− Short/long-term disability insurance
− Defined retirement plan
− Award winning Infant at Work program
− Credit union membership
− Transit subsidy
− ADHS Student Assistance Pilot Program

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


To help you build a financially secure future, the State makes monthly contributions to finance your retirement benefit. The State will make a contribution to the ASRS in an amount equal to your contribution. In other words, you and the State will each pay 50% of the total cost of the benefit. New State employees have a 27 week wait period for contributions to begin.

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.