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Data and Technology Manager

Champaign County Regional Planning Commission
Urbana, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $33 to $42 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, dental,
Job Description

The Data and Technology Manager is responsible for leading a team of software engineers, GIS professionals and data analysts focused on using data and technology to support informed decision making and effective communication. The Data and Technology Manager manages and supports technical activities such data collection and management; database and server administration; and application development and support.
Effective planning for a sustainable and equitable region demands high quality, accurate data and modern tools and applications. To that end, the Data and Technology Manager also evaluates new technologies and promotes ongoing technical innovation.
Minimum Requirements:

  • A master’s degree in a technical field and at least one year of experience leading technical teams; or a bachelor's degree and at least three years of experience leading technical teams is required. Additional years of relevant work experience may be considered as a substitution for the educational requirement.
  • Understanding of planning issues and processes
  • Experience with software development in languages such as Python and JavaScript
  • Proficiency with GIS software, database administration, data management, and data analysis
  • Experience with agile project management and version control using platforms such as GitHub and GitLab
  • Familiarity with containerization technology such as Kubernetes and Docker
  • Experience scoping and managing technical projects
  • Demonstrated innovative, strategic, and analytical capabilities
  • Advance level knowledge of spreadsheets, databases, and report generating
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, partner agencies, and the public

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Office Location:  1776 E. Washington Street, Urbana, IL  61802
Schedule: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., M-F (A flexible schedule is necessary to support program goals.)
Status:  Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)
Pay Grade:  Exempt/8
Starting Wage:  $33.32 - $41.65
Competitive benefits, health insurance, dental insurance, retirement, high-quality programming, and great work environment!

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Company Description
Who We Are

Champaign County Regional Planning Commission logoThe Champaign County Regional Planning Commission is an intergovernmental membership organization that provides a variety of programming in the areas of regional, environmental and transportation planning; economic, community, and workforce development; social services; early childhood education; and technical assistance in East Central Illinois. As a multi-faceted government agency, the Commission administers over 100 federal and state grants and contracts with an annual operating budget of $25 million and a staff of over 230 professionals housed in 12 locations serving over 30,000 clients annually.

In 2016, the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission reached a 50-year milestone in promoting, planning, and facilitating improvements to the health, safety, welfare, education, economic conditions, environment, and development within our region. We are proud of our many achievements over the past 50 years and look forward to continuing to develop collaborative strategies to improve the quality of life and economic vitality of our region.

Formed in 1966, the Regional Planning Commission has spent 50 years cultivating partnerships and alliances that range from the federal government to local boards, councils, and committees. The Commission works collaboratively with stakeholders to address community issues, create and advance comprehensive plans and strategies, and provide quality services to the citizens of our region.

As the Regional Planning Commission looks to the future, we will continue to seek new opportunities to expand and impact our community beyond the current measures of success. As we explore these opportunities, our work may take shape in new and exciting ways, beyond what has been the norm in terms of our service area and approach to programming. We will approach the future with innovative practices and solutions that will enable us to better serve community needs and support sustainability for future growth. The Regional Planning Commission recently rebranded itself to represent what the next 50 years of services will bring. Our new tagline provides the context for our daily efforts: PEOPLE.POSSIBILITIES

Champaign County Regional Planning Commission


1776 E. Washington Street

Urbana, IL



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